"To provide superior and compassionate healthcare to our community by raising the level of health, Hozho, and quality of life."
Fort Defiance Indian Hospital a 245,000 square foot facility is a state of the art rural hospital that opened in August 2002. The hospital is located in the beautiful high-desert climate of Northeastern Arizona, about 8 miles north of Window Rock, Arizona (the capitol of the Navajo Nation). Fort Defiance Indian Hospital boasts a 24/7 Community Hospital Emergency Department, and is licensed for 56 inpatient beds including: an Intensive Care Unit; a Medical-Surgical Unit; a Pediatric Ward; an OB/GYN Ward; and an inpatient Adolescent Psychiatric Care Unit. In 2004, FDIH accumulated over 235,000 outpatient visits to its 65-exam room Ambulatory Care Center and 24 chair Dental Clinic. Currently the facility employs over 850 staff. Adjacent to the hospital is a new 193-unit government housing area. Public elementary, mid-school and high school are 300 feet to ½ mile away. The surroundings, and weather, are ideal for outside activities such as hiking, biking, skiing, stargazing, and horseback riding. The staff of Fort Defiance Indian Hospital strives to provide the best continuity of care to our patients.