comayagua, honduras
St. Benedict Joseph Medical Center
SBJ Courtyard


The St. Benedict Joseph Medical Center is a two story facility with consult rooms, a pre-op area, 4 operating rooms, recovery room, patient rooms for short-term recovery after surgery, a pharmacy, a dental clinic, and the St. Gerard Program for pre and post-natal care.

The Center operates as a basic healthcare clinic year round, treating approximately 3000 patients per month.

Several times a year SBJ hosts visiting surgical teams who offer their services free of charge to the poor.

Those We Serve:

Families with income of less than $200 per month
Single mothers and their children
Senior citizens with no family support
The homeless, handicapped, and mentally ill
Residents of homes for children, youth, and the elderly
Manual laborers without professional degrees or titles
The malnourished, undernourished, abused and neglected
Those who lack adequate housing
Those who live in remote rural areas, engage in substinence farming for survival, and members of indigenous tribes.

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Common Illnesses, Conditions and Health Risks among St. Benedict Joseph Medical Center Patients:

Respiratory Problems
Cleft Lip and Palate
Insect-borne Diseases
Crippling Burn Scars
Cataracts and Vision Problems
Malnutrition and Vitamin Deficiency
Urological Difficulties
Women's Health Concerns
Hernias and Goiters
Skin Conditions
Infectious Diseases
Maternal Death
Infant Mortality

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Our Facility

SBJ Entrance SBJ Entrance
SBJ Chapel Chapel located on second floor of facility
SBJ Consult Room

Patient Examination/
Consult Room

SBJ Operating Room #2 One of SBJ's four Operating Rooms
SBJ Recovery Room Recovery Room
Corridor leading to patient rooms Outdoor corridor leading to patient rooms
SBJ Patient Room Patient Room for short-term observation after surgery
SBJ Staff Lounge Doctor's

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  Surgical Assistant