About - Eskenazi Health

Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 333-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus including at a network of Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review, Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana and the first community mental health center in Indiana, just to name a few.

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“At Eskenazi Health, our focus is on excellent, patient-centered care. Our physicians put patients first, providing care without bias or financial consideration. This patient-focused model encourages participation and interaction, and we always welcome questions from patients and family members. For us, it’s not just about services, it’s about people. We look forward to providing you with the high-quality care you deserve.”

Lisa E. Harris, M.D.


Fast Facts About Eskenazi Health

  • Our Mission

    The mission of Eskenazi Health is to:

    • Advocate
    • Care
    • Teach
    • Serve

    With special emphasis on the vulnerable populations of Marion County.

  • Our Vision

    Eskenazi Health will continuously strive to enhance our ability to meet the needs of the underserved and all people of Marion County, will be sound economically and will lead innovatively in clinical care, research, education and service excellence.

  • Our Values

    • Professionalism
    • Respect
    • Innovation
    • Development
    • Excellence
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Eskenazi Health exists to promote equity. It is the very foundation upon which the organization was built more than 160 years ago. Along with equity, diversity and inclusion are at the core of what Eskenazi Health is as an organization. Continued focus on these principles allows Eskenazi Health to better live out the mission and values and contributes to everything done in the community.

    With this in mind, Eskenazi Health has partnered with other local health care systems and the Indianapolis Recorder and Greater Indianapolis Branch of the NAACP to create the Central Indiana Alliance for Health Equity website with the goal of improving access to high-quality and equitable health care for all in Central Indiana. It includes reports that focus on health equity data for blood pressure, diabetes and the health of mother/baby.

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