Grand Rapids residents and visitors enjoy access to world-class healthcare and medical services. Since 2000, the city has experienced more than $2 billion of investment in its Medical Mile – an expansive downtown corridor that encompasses hospitals, health research facilities, university medical programs and pharmaceutical industry players (including one selected to produce a life-saving COVID-19 vaccine).

Six acute-care hospitals serve the area, supported by a network of urgent-care providers and satellite locations.


Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is a nationally ranked pediatric hospital providing comprehensive specialty and sub-specialty care to infants, children, teens and young adults aged 0-21.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is an acute-care rehabilitation hospital for children and adults who have experienced a brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation or other injury or illness requiring physical rehabilitation.

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, recognized as one America’s 250 Best Hospitals in 2021, is a progressive leader in neuroscience, cardiovascular and cancer care, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrine care, kidney transplants and integrative medicine.

Spectrum Health – Butterworth Hospital has been ranked among the top 1% of hospitals for providing high-quality clinical care. Its wide range of advanced medical, surgical and specialty care services include the area’s only Regional Burn Center and Level I Trauma Center.


Spectrum Health – Blodgett Hospital, located in East Grand Rapids, has also been ranked in the top 1% for quality clinical care, with its bariatric, stroke, heart failure, and joint replacement services earning particular distinction.


Metro Health – University of Michigan Health provides state-of-the-art treatment for a full array of health needs, including cancer, heart and vascular disease, stroke and trauma. Its Wyoming campus serves more than 250,000 patients annually, including 61,000 emergency patients.