Foothills Hospital

Foothills Hospital
PO Box 9047
Boulder, CO 80301-9047

4747 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 415-7000

The hospital is located at the northwest corner of Arapahoe and 48th Street, near Foothills Parkway in east Boulder.

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Foothills Hospital is Boulder's main acute care hospital. It has 110 inpatient beds and is known for its outstanding cardiology, orthopedic and neurological services. The hospital has a 25-bed emergency department, an 18-bed intensive care unit and offers complete laboratory and imaging services, including CT and MRI scanners. Maternity services are also offered at Foothills Hospital.

More than 540 physicians in 54 medical specialties have privileges at Foothills Hospital. Many of our registered nurses and technologists have earned national certification in their specialties.

Adjacent to the hospital are four medical office buildings: Anderson Medical Center, Foothills Medical BuildingReynolds Family Medical Building and Tebo Family Medical Building. For a map, click here.

Services at a Glance

A Green Hospital

Foothills Hospital was constructed as a “green” facility. It was the first hospital in the U.S. to earn the prestigious LEED certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a national green building program that is fostering the development of high performance, sustainable buildings.

In planning the hospital, air quality and resource and energy efficiency were given high priority. A highly efficient power plant was built to provide heat, lighting and hot water for the campus. Lighting with compact fluorescent bulbs adds to energy savings as does painting the roof white to reflect summer heat and reduce air conditioning demand.
Outdoor lighting was carefully designed to reduce light pollution in the night sky. To conserve water, drought tolerant plantings and other xeriscaping surround the area.

The northern section of this undeveloped area is part of a wildlife corridor and includes a wetlands area that is not impacted by the hospital. 

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