Holy Cross Hospital (Silver Spring)

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Holy Cross Hospital is a 501(c)(3)[1] not-for-profit teaching hospital with revenue of $515 million located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The hospital, the second largest in Maryland, was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. The hospital is part of Holy Cross Health, which is a member of Trinity Health of Livonia, Mich., one of the largest health care systems in the country.

By the Numbers

  • Revenue: $515 million*
  • Licensed Hospital Beds: 570* (adult, pediatric & neonatal services)
  • Employees: 4,200
  • Physicians: 1,400
  • Total Patients: 248,340*  (excludes healthy newborns)
  • Inpatient Discharges: 35,710* (excludes healthy newborns)
  • Outpatient Visits: 212,630*
  • Emergency Center Visits: 108,213*
  • Births: 9,703 *

*FY 2016 statistics. [1]


The Hospital started in 1963 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross congregation. The hospital is a member of Trinity Health, as is Holy Cross Germantown. The hospital was the first in Maryland to have an MRI machine. In 2008, the hospital created an emergency center specifically designed to treat seniors who had acute health problems that were not life-threatening.[2] In 2015 the hospital concluded a historic expansion on the same footprint in Silver Spring.


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Coordinates: 39°00′54″N 77°02′06″W / 39.015°N 77.035°W / 39.015; -77.035