Ruth Hennessy
Ruth E. Hennessey, President, Good Samaritan Hospital

At Good Samaritan Hospital, patients are our highest priority. Founded more than 50 years ago by the Daughters of Wisdom, Good Samaritan Hospital has served the community by offering the finest inpatient and outpatient services, along with free educational programs, health screenings and more. The not-for-profit hospital provides millions of dollars in charity care each year, in addition to funding scholarships for local youths and sustaining nearby health clinics for the medically underserved and financially distressed.

Good Samaritan is a recipient of the Magnet® designation, the highest honor in nursing excellence. Good Samaritan is also the flagship hospital for Catholic Health in Suffolk County. As an integrated health care network, Catholic Health provides residents of Long Island with some of the best options in quality and services:

  • More than 2,000 primary providers and specialists
  • 6 acute care hospitals 
  • More than 1,900 certified hospital beds
  • 12 multispecialty ambulatory locations and growing
  • 4 cancer institutes
  • 9 outpatient rehabilitation locations
  • A home health service
  • Good Shepard Hospice
  • Skilled nursing facilities  

Learn more and also view our system Annual Report.
 

To better shape the future of health care, Good Samaritan Hospital has developed plans for a Patient Care Pavilion providing health care solutions for the growing population on the south shore of Long Island. Learn more about the Patient Care Pavilion.

Our expert physicians, nurses and other staff are committed to safeguarding your well-being. On this site, you can find a physician, learn about the many patient-focused programs and explore the specialized services available to you and your family. Please visit our Community Health section for information on Good Samaritan Hospital’s free lectures, wellness fairs and other events in your community. Please be assured that I wish you and yours the best of health.
 
Sincerely, 

Ruth E. Hennessey

President, Good Samaritan Hospital