Medical Services

Serving Lakewood and the surrounding communities of Spanaway, Steilacoom, DuPont, University Place and South Pierce County, St. Clare Hospital is a 106-bed community hospital that offers leading-edge care and the latest medical technology provided by expert, compassionate staff. Backed by the resources of St. Joseph Medical Center’s specialized services, patients are able to stay close to home and still receive outstanding care.

Primary care doctors at Franciscan Medical Group

Our primary care doctors not only provide annual physicals and take care of common colds, they are also trained in disease prevention and medical treatments that help patients live a healthy life. Find a Franciscan Medical Group physician by calling 1-888-825-3227.


The orthopedic surgeons that practice at St. Clare Hospital are among the best in the nation. St. Clare was recently recognized for orthopedic and joint camp excellence with patients by a third party healthcare monitor. Whether you have hip, knee, ankle, foot or shoulder pain, we will help you connect the best physician and care to get you back to the life you love! For a physician referral, call 1-888-825-3227.

Joint Camp

Our Joint Camp program offers a comprehensive, planned course of joint replacement treatment to help restore you to a higher quality of living with your new prosthetic replacement joint. Our goal is to involve you in your treatment through each step of the joint replacement program.


Our comprehensive and innovative programs are designed to help our patients achieve their maximum rehabilitation and independence. Our physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists are experts in both medical and surgical rehabilitation services.

Diagnostic Imaging

St. Clare offers virtually all types of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging from simple X-rays to minimally invasive interventional procedures for heart conditions. The Eva McLean Interventional Radiology Suite offers the least invasive and most advanced treatment options for a wide variety of medical conditions.

Spine Center

Come to St. Clare if you have back pain—whether it’s caused by a work or sports injury, an illness or has no specific cause. At the Franciscan Spine Center, we are dedicated to helping restore a healthy way of life for our patients.

Chronic Pain Management

The Franciscan Chronic Pain Management Program at St. Clare Hospital can teach you to manage your chronic pain. Our team of specialists will work with you to develop and implement an individualized pain treatment and management program, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which oversees programs like ours to ensure that they meet nationally recognized standards. Call us to learn more about our 18-20 day program. 253-985-6560.