Hospitals in the Diocese

St. James Healthcare, Butte

Established by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1881, St. James Health-care is committed to providing quality healthcare to Butte-Silver Bow and the surrounding areas. St. James offers specialized services in cardiology, oncology, radiology, orthopedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, dialysis, neurosciences, women’s services, surgical services and rehabilitation. St. James is a 100-bed facility staffed by approximately 500 employees.

Physical Address: 400 S. Clark St., Butte, MT 59702
Mailing address: P.O. Box 3300, Butte, MT 59702
Phone: 723-2500
Fax: 723-2443

President and CEO: Jay Doyle

Spiritual Care Team:
John Uggetti, Director of Spiritual Care (Phone: 723-2647)
Pastor Blaire Smith, Chaplain (Phone: 723-2647)
Office of Mission Services (Phone: 723-2795)

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Polson

This 22-bed facility is sponsored by the Sisters of Providence.

Physical Address: 6 13th Ave. E., Polson, MT 59860
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1010, Polson, MT 59860
Phone: 883-5377
Fax: 883-8488

CEO: James R. Kiser II
Chief of Medical Staff: Dr. Steve Irwin
Pastoral Care: John Payne


Total Employees: 213

St. Patrick Hospital 

Sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, St. Patrick has 195 acute-care beds and 18 transitional-care beds.

Physical Address: 500 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59806
Mailing address: P.O. Box 4587, Missoula, MT 59806
Phone: 329-5630

Chief Executive: Joyce Dombruski

Pastoral Care Team:
Mary Anne Sladich-Lantz, director; Chaplains: Thomas King, Henry Littlehales, Linda McKnight, Sister Elizabeth Olsen, BVM

Total Employees: 1,600

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