About Us

Gundersen Health System is:

  • A comprehensive healthcare network including one of the nation's largest multi-specialty group medical practices, teaching hospital, regional community clinics, affiliate hospitals and clinics, behavioral health services, vision centers, pharmacies, and air and ground ambulances.
  • A physician-led, not-for profit healthcare system
  • Located throughout western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa and southeastern Minnesota caring for patients in 19 counties
  • Able to meet patients' needs for primary and specialized care
  • Comprised of more than 700 medical, dental and associate staff
  • Supported by a staff of more than 5,500
  • A tertiary referral center
  • A teaching hospital with 325 beds and a Level II Trauma and Emergency Center
  • Named among the Top 100 in the nation time and time again
  • The designated Western Clinical Campus for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
  • Environmentally responsible, achieving energy independence in October 2014.


1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
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(608) 782-7300 or (800) 362-9567

(608) 782-7300 or (800) 362-9567


Mission, Vision, Values

We distinguish ourselves through excellence in patient care, education, research and through improved health in the communities we serve.

We will be a Health System of excellence, nationally recognized for improving the health and well-being of our patients and their communities.

Integrity - Perform with honesty, responsibility and transparency.
Excellence - Achieve excellence in all aspects of delivering healthcare.
- Treat patients, families, and coworkers with dignity.
Innovation - Embrace change and new ideas.
Compassion - Provide compassionate care to patients and families.

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