St. Louis October 26, 2017
If You’re Sick, These 6 Hospitals Are The Best Around St. Louis
In today’s ever-changing healthcare field, it’s important to stay informed and know your options if you need specialty care in St. Louis. The hospitals on this list provide outstanding care in state-of-the-art facilities, and each one is ranked as some of the best in both the St. Louis area and the entire nation.
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1. Barnes-Jewish Hospital
For 25 consecutive years, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in the country by
U.S. News and World Report magazine. This hospital has also been acknowledged for its world class nursing staff. Barnes-Jewish is certified as a 'Magnet Hospital,' a distinction awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for skilled, comprehensive, and compassionate nursing services. Specialty care at this hospital include cancer treatment, transplants, and complex surgeries. Barnes-Jewish Hospital is located at 1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63110.
2. Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Dr. William H. Mayfield could have never foreseen that opening his home in 1884 to patients would led to the creation of one of the best hospitals in St. Louis. Missouri Baptist Medical Center also holds the distinction of 'Magnet Hospital' for their award-winning nursing staff. Always a leader, they are nationally ranked as the 2nd best hospital in St. Louis and 3rd best in the state by
U.S. News and World Report. Missouri Baptist Medical Center is located at 3015 N Ballas Rd., St. Louis, MO 63131.
3. Mercy Hospital
Mercy Hospital is recognized by both
U.S. News and World Report and by Truven Health as one of the best medical centers, both locally and nationally. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1871, Mercy Hospital continues to provide compassionate quality medical care. This hospital offers all private patient rooms, is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in St. Louis County, and is the leading birthing center in the area. Mercy Hospital is located at 615 S New Ballas Rd., St. Louis, MO 63141.
4. St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital has the distinction of being one of only 24 children's hospitals in the country to rank highly for all 10 specialties. It's the oldest children's hospital west of the Mississippi River and cares for children in St. Louis, the Midwest region, and patients from around world who seek top quality treatment. This hospital is a leader in pediatric care and also serves as a teaching hospital.
St. Louis Children's Hospital is located at 1 Children's Pl., St. Louis, MO 63110.
5. Shriners Hospital for Children
Shriners Hospital for Children has a mission is to treat children with superior care and love. Among their specialties are burn injuries, neuromusculoskeletal conditions, and research to help prevent child illness and aid injury. They are a top rated facility by
U.S. News and World Report in pediatric orthopedic care. Shriners Hospital for Children is located at 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.
6. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Cardinal Glennon is another nationally-ranked children's hospital by
U.S. News and World Report magazine. Their mission is to provide exceptional care through the values of compassion, respect, caring, and commitment to the community. Cardinal Glennon is also home to the St. Louis Cord Blood Bank, a leader in research and cures of over 80 life threatening diseases. It's the second largest cord blood bank in the world. Cardinal Glennon is located at 1465 S Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63104.
Illness and injuries are impossible to predict, but we’re lucky to have some of the best treatment centers for a wide spectrum of care right here in St. Louis. Whether you’re looking for routine care or need emergency attention, you’re in good hands at any of these St. Louis hospitals.
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