St. Vincent Infirmary


CHI St. Vincent Infirmary is a 600-bed faith-based, not-for-profit hospital and level II trauma center serving the health care needs of Central, Arkansas.


CHI St. Vincent Infirmary [Get directions]
2 St. Vincent Circle, Little Rock, AR 72205
Parking is free in the garage.
Free shuttle service is available from parking areas to the main entrance.
Phone: 501.552.3000
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Best Hospital in Little Rock, AR


Welcome to St. Vincent Infirmary

In 1888, two vitally important developments occurred in the history of Arkansas health care. A pair of pioneering hospitals both opened: St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock and St. Joseph’s in Hot Springs. Learn more about our history. With more than 600 licensed beds, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization serving the health care needs of Arkansans, including patients from all 75 counties. We've been consistently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the state's best hospitals, with high performance in heart care, colorectal surgery, and joint replacement.




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Behavioral Health

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Cancer Care

Our cancer specialists offer customized care following you from initial diagnosis all the way to remission.

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Heart & Vascular Care

Our Heart Institute provides excellent patient experience partnered with advanced technology.

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Our patients receive the best outcomes for the most complex head, neck, and spine conditions.

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Primary Care

Our providers offer expert care for you and your family so you can stay well during every phase of life.

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Latest news from CHI St. Vincent Infirmary


CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Named 2022–23 Best Hospital in Arkansas for Cardiology and Heart Surgery by U.S. News and World Report

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For the third straight year, U.S News & World Report has named CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock as the best hospital in Arkansas for cardiology and heart surgery. In the publication’s Best Regional Hospital rankings for 2022–23, U.S. News & World Report also identified the Infirmary as “High Performing” in the treatment of Heart Attack and Heart Failure patients in addition to five other procedures and conditions.

“Heart disease has long remained the leading cause of death in Arkansas and even with the many challenges facing healthcare in recent years, we at the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute have remained razor focused on consistently improving care, treatment options and outcomes for our patients,” said Marcia Atkinson, president of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute. “This incredible recognition for the third year in a row highlights that mission to provide quality, compassionate care for our communities and shows that with early detection and proper care, Arkansans have access to the heart care resources they need.”

For cardiology and heart surgery, CHI St. Vincent earned an aggregate score 35% higher than the second ranked hospital in the state. The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on an independent analysis of multiple data categories, including patient outcomes, volume of high-risk patients, patient experience, nurse staffing and advanced clinical technologies.

In May, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary was recognized by the American College of Cardiology as one of the nation’s top performing hospitals for the treatment of heart attack patients and one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the college’s NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award. Cardiovascular surgeons with the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute at the Infirmary in Little Rock also earned two distinguished three-star ratings for patient care and outcomes from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the highest quality rating that organization bestows. For more information about the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, visit:


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