About Us

Our Mission
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.

Our History

Mary Free Bed Guild

In 1891, a small group of women set out to help people who couldn’t afford health care. The Grand Rapids community came together in the name of all Marys. Read how the first “free” bed was established, and how far we’ve come.


Mary Free Bed Guild Photo BW


Wherever you are, we’re close by! You’ll find dozens of inpatient and outpatient locations throughout Michigan and Indiana.


Kalamazoo Southwest

What We Do

Scope of Services

Mary Free Bed is the nation’s most comprehensive rehabilitation provider and one of the largest not-for-profit, independent rehabilitation hospital systems in the country. We offer specialized physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) programs and services.

Services Conditions

Orthopedic Residency (2016)
Cranial molding - baby helmets
Clementine with therapist Jacob Miller
Rec therapy and the therapy garden
Woman with Spinal Cord Injury


We’re dedicated to generating evidence for innovative treatments that create better futures for our patients.
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Dr. Yablon with patient


An exclusive focus on rehabilitation enables our specialty physicians and staff to help patients achieve outstanding clinical results.

Residents In Action - Dr. Hordt With Dr. Fechtner


Learn with us, and further the field of rehabilitation. We offer residencies and clinical rotations, continuing education and volunteer opportunities.

Change a life. Change yours.

Take your career to the next level at Mary Free Bed.