About Bethesda Hospital

At Bethesda Hospital, a member of HealthEast, we treat both our patients and their families with the respect and attention they deserve. We understand that a sudden trauma or long-term illness requires serious, specialized care within a family-focused facility. We’re here to help you through this difficult journey, with innovative treatments, 24/7 CaringBridge connection, chapel and meditation rooms — even pet visits.

About Bethesda Hospital

At Bethesda Hospital, we understand the staggering effects of a severe injury or illness. As a specialty hospital, we offer services specifically designed to treat patients with multiple medical conditions and complex needs, particularly ones that require longer-term, hospital-level care with daily physician involvement.

Bethesda Hospital

Decades of experience in reinventing lives.

Bethesda is a long-term acute care hospital that offers integrated programs for patients whose illnesses or injuries have long-term effects. We provide care for our patients' physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.

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559 Capitol Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55103

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Bethesda Video Tour: Brittany's Story

Bethesda is a long-term acute-care hospital. Patients that come here have a serious injury or illness. Sometimes they have several medical conditions, such as complications from surgery or like Brittany, they’re in a coma.

Watch this video to tour the campus and learn more about the services and care teams at Bethesda Hospital.

Visitor Guidelines & Illness

Year-round we’re acting to reduce the spread of illnesses by emphasizing our visitor policy throughout HealthEast hospitals and clinics.

If you are sick—for example, if you have a fever, cough, flu-like illness, diarrhea or are vomiting—please delay visiting until you’re well.

About HealthEast

Bethesda Hospital is a member of HealthEast. HealthEast serves the Twin Cities' East Metro and surrounding communities through hospitals, clinics, outpatient services, rehabilitation care, transportation and more.

High-quality, compassionate and specialized care

Cultivating the desire and skills necessary to re-engage in life after a serious injury or illness is no simple task. It takes a special hospital with special people. The right facility addresses a person’s full range of needs, from diagnosis to recovery to long-term life solutions.

Treating more than 1,400 people each year— more than any comparable long-term acute care hospital in the Midwest—Bethesda fosters strength through customized therapy programs that promote independence and result in success rates among the best in the nation.

On-site services for inpatient and outpatient needs

Bethesda offers an extensive array of inpatient physical, occupational, speech, respiratory and recreational therapies, plus 24-hour physician services.

We also offer outpatient programs and clinics including care for Alzheimer’s and memory loss, brain injury and concussion management, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, physical medicine and psychology.

Why choose Bethesda?

The fact that you are visiting our web site most likely means that you and your family have experienced a life-changing, catastrophic health event. You want to make sure that the long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) you select can, and will, meet your loved one's needs - as well as yours - during this challenging time.

Our leadership team welcomes your questions and comments. Please feel free to contact us.

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Checklist: Choosing an LTACH

We have developed the following checklist to help you determine which facility can offer you the broadest, most appropriate range of services and programming for post-acute respiratory care, complex medical care and brain injury care to help your family member achieve the highest level of recovery possible.

If, once you have completed this checklist, you feel you need more information about our individualized treatment plans or interdisciplinary approach to care, or you would like to arrange for a personal tour, please contact us:
651-232-2760 or toll-free 800-566-2720
Choosing an LTACH checklist

Offering MyChart Bedside

Bethesda Hospital is pleased to offer MyChart Bedside. Patients and families can use a tablet-based app in the hospital to see their chart, daily schedules, test results, educational materials, get to know their care team and more. Patients are provided a tablet in the hospital or they can bring their own.

Certification and accreditation

We are certified by Medicaid and accredited by The Joint Commission.


Brian D. Amdahl, MD
Pulmonary Disease
Internal Medicine
Alvin C. Holm, MD
Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine
Joseph Y. Lee, DO
Internal Medicine
Laura Y. Li, MD

Robert J. Sevenich, MD

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If a caregiver made sure your care was exceptional, that person is your Shining Star.

When you make a gift in honor of your Shining Star, you say “thank you” to someone who made a difference to you and your gift ensures we can continue providing excellent care in the future. If you prefer not to give online, go here for a donation form that you can print and mail to us.
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