We Welcome our Canadian Neighbors
When your health is involved, nothing matters more than getting the help you need.
There's no need to wait for health care—we're right next door!
Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana, is a neighbor you can count on for access to quality health care in a timely manner. We have an array of services, with specialty programs specifically designed to meet your needs and to move you easily through diagnosis and treatment. Just two hours south of Coutts or three hours from the Port of Wild Horse (near Havre, MT), Benefis is here whenever you need us. Call us today at 1.800.648.6646. In Montana, call 1.406.455.5000.
Some of the services we provide include:
Benefis Bariatric Institute for Weight-Loss is the premier facility for bariatric surgery in Montana with Center of Excellence designation. Bariatric surgeons perform the gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y), gastric sleeve and Lap Band surgeries. From dietary/nutrition assistance to support groups and a dedicated Bariatric Nurse Navigator, our Institute is the leader in Montana for performing the largest number of Bariatric surgeries—with excellent patient outcomes! Find more information here.
CyberKnife® Technology for Inoperable Conditions
At Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, our CyberKnife® uses radiation to treat tumors and other conditions—all without incision, anesthesia or pain. This state-of-the-art technology delivers radiation from over 1,200 positions and is the first to allow radiosurgery to be performed successfully anywhere in the body. With its extreme accuracy, no blood loss, and no recovery time, CyberKnife® could be right for you. Find more information here.
Heart and Vascular Care
Benefis Heart and Vascular Institute is led by the regions most experienced team of cardiac and vascular specialists. Benefis provides comprehensive cardiac and vascular care, from prevention to diagnosis, treatment to rehabilitation, all provided in a new state-of-the-art facility utilizing the latest cutting-edge technology. The Benefis Heart and Vascular team is committed to providing the best heart and vascular care available in the Northwest. Find more information here.
da Vinci® Robotics for Sensitive Surgeries
The da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. By performing complex and delicate procedures with small incisions and unmatched precision, the patient recovers more quickly, has less scarring and blood loss, and a lower incidence of side effects. Find more information here.
Spine and Joint Surgery
If joint or back pain is keeping you from the activities you love, the orthopedic and spine experts at The Orthopedic Center of Montana can help. Our clinical team offers complete care from diagnosis through surgery and rehabilitation. Nurse Navigators will guide you every step of the way, and can often get patients from diagnosis to surgery within a week, meaning less time away from home. Find more information here.
MRIs, CT Scans and Other Radiology Services
Benefis Radiology Center provides state-of-the-art imaging services and the region’s most advanced technology. We offer comprehensive services, which include CT scans and MRIs, ultrasound and tomography. Our team of highly-trained and -experienced physicians and technologists will perform and interpret all imaging procedures with the utmost precision ensuring that you receive the most accurate diagnosis available. Find more information here.
Treatment for Non-Healing Wounds
Designated as a Center of Excellence, Benefis Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center provides a comprehensive approach to the treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds that do not respond to ordinary methods. Find more information here.
And much more!
If you don't see the service you're looking for, please call 1.800.648.6646 or email us to find out more. We'd be happy to assist you.
Funding for Out-of-Country Health Services
If you have a question or concern about receiving specialized health services that cannot be obtained in Canada, please contact Alberta's Out-of-Country Health Services Committee through Alberta Health and Wellness. The committee will determine if the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan will fund these services.
13th Floor, Telus Plaza, North Tower
10025 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5J 1S6
Telephone: 780-415-8744 Edmonton Area
Toll-Free: 310-0000 followed by 780-415-8744
For more information, log onto www.health.alberta.ca. If you are wanting to access care at Benefis from another Canadian province, please contact your provincial health care plan administrator.
If you will be self-paying for services at Benefis, payment will be due at the time medical services are rendered. Please call 1.800.648.6646 for more information.
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Benefis Health System
1101 26th Street South
Great Falls, Montana 59405
500 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, Montana 59405
Call toll-free 1.800.648.6646 • In Montana call 406.455.5000
Accomodations and Helpful Links
Where to Stay
If you need accommodations while visiting Benefis, The Great Falls Inn is within walking distance of our East Campus and specializes in providing quality accommodations in a comfortable, informal atmosphere. They offer quiet, comfortable facilities, daily Continental breakfast, high-speed Internet access, laundry facilities, refrigerators and microwaves, and smoking and non-smoking rooms. Pets are also welcome. For more information or to make a reservation, call 1.406.453.6000. Be sure to let them know that you are visiting Benefis Health System and would appreciate the patient rate.
Additionally, local housing is available that can be arranged on an as-needed basis.