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We're driven by compassion and dedication to serve those most in need.

What We Do

At Ascension Health, we are dedicated to spiritually-centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the individuals and communities we are privileged to serve. Ascension Health includes hospitals, outpatient centers, and senior, home health and long-term care facilities. Our facilities and services are building or participating in regional clinically integrated systems of care to better meet health needs across the entire continuum of care.

Our Sites of Care
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The nation’s leading non-profit and faith-based health system, offering personalized, compassionate care for all in 24 states and the District of Columbia. 


Ascension Health
4600 Edmundson Road
St. Louis, MO 63134

Robert J. Henkel, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascension Health; Executive Vice President, Ascension

Robert J. Henkel, FACHE, is responsible for leading Ascension Health, the healthcare delivery subsidiary of Ascension, with more than 1,900 sites of care in 24 states and Washington, D.C. During his career, he has held executive leadership positions with numerous healthcare organizations, including the Daughters of Charity National Health System, Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, SSM Health Care and Montefiore Medical Center.

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