Founded in 1926 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother, St. John Medical Center is nationally
recognized for its cardiovascular, orthopedic, palliative, and stroke care. St. John is also a
regional leader in neurosurgery, oncology, surgical services, bariatrics, radiology,
fitness/wellness, urology and women's health. St. John Medical Center is the only Magnet®
designated facility in northeastern Oklahoma, recognized for nursing excellence by the American
Nurse Credentialing Center. St. John is sponsored by Ascension Health, the nation's largest
Catholic and nonprofit health system.