Valley Medical Center


Profile: Valley Medical Center

General: Public Hospital District #1 of King County, also known as Valley Medical Center (VMC), is an acute care hospital and clinic network. The oldest and largest public district hospital in the State of Washington, VMC serves over 400,000 residents in South King County.

Accredited: Yes. Visit the Joint Commission’s page on Valley Medical Center:

Number of Beds: 303

Physician Staff: 601

Research: No


VMC focuses resources on major disease areas and specialties, including: emergency and trauma care, joint replacement, neuroscience, childbirth and Level III neonatal ICU, surgical services, critical care, cancer services, breast health, sleep medicine, diabetes education and much more.

Through Valley Medical Group, a  network of Primary Care clinics serve as a medical home for care management, Urgent Care clinics provide a safety net of after-hours care and walk-in consult and treatment, and over a dozen specialty clinics provide convenient access throughout the District.

As the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma, Valley Medical Center is South King County’s only disaster recovery facility and offers advanced emergency care in its Level III Trauma Center.

VMC’s joint replacement program was rated #1 in Washington by HealthGrades for 2009 and 2010. Ranked Top 10 in the Nation as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare for 2009 and 2010 by Modern Healthcare magazine.


Main telephone: (425) 228-3450


Valley Medical Center (main campus)

400 S. 43rd Street

Renton, WA 98057

Map and Directions: on Valley Medical Center’s website: