Facts About Missouri Baptist

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a 489-bed, acute-care hospital in West St. Louis County, offering a full continuum of medical and surgical services as well as 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency services. 

We are leaders in open-heart surgery, operate a nationally recognized cancer care program, and offer comprehensive orthopedic, gastrointestinal and women’s health services. In addition, our hospital’s Rural Outreach Program has been sending physician specialists to communities throughout Missouri and southern Illinois since 1993.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center was named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters in 2009, 2010 and 2011 in its annual study identifying the 100 top U.S. hospitals based on excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance and operational efficiency. Missouri Baptist also ranks among the top 5 percent of all U.S. hospitals for Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center 2012 Statistics:

  • Employees -- 2,560
  • Physicians -- 1,270
  • Nurses -- 980
  • Licensed Beds -- 489
  • Inpatient Admissions -- 22,150
  • Surgeries -- 14,970
  • Emergency Department Visits -- 42,110
  • Deliveries (births) -- 4,100
  • Volunteers -- 450
  • Net Revenues -- $458 million

Heart Center

Among the best in Missouri, our heart program is nationally recognized for excellence in cardiac surgery, cardiac care and stroke care. We are rated 5-star for the treatment of heart attacks (2005-2013) and rank No. 1 among Missouri hospitals for major cardiac surgery. More than 6,400 heart procedures are performed at Missouri Baptist Medical Center each year, including more than 700 open heart surgeries/year – more procedures than any other hospital in St. Louis County.

Gastrointestinal/Digestive Diseases Center

Missouri Baptist Medical Center ranks among Missouri's top hospitals in this area of care. Our services include the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal, gastric, intestinal, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancers. We also diagnose and treat liver diseases and diseases related to food absorption as well as swallowing disorders.

Orthopedics and Spine Center

The orthopedics and neurology team at Missouri Baptist Medical Center specializes in the care of bone and joint disorders, spine injuries and musculoskeletal diseases. The team includes orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and neurosurgeons. Rheumatologists, plastic surgeons and specially trained nurses, therapists and support staff complete a care team that offers a wide range of prevention and treatment options.

Women's Health & Childbirth Center

From childbirth to advanced gynecology care, Missouri Baptist Medical Center delivers one out of every six babies born in the greater St. Louis area, providing expectant mothers the assurance of top medical expertise in every phase of pregnancy and delivery. Pediatric specialists, nurses and other healthcare professionals from St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine staff the Special Care Nursery. Our all-digital Breast HealthCare Center and Mammography Van screen nearly 17,000 women each year. The Center offers the most advanced digital screening and diagnostic technology, to help detect breast cancer in its earliest stages.


Missouri Baptist Medical Center (main campus)
3015 North Ballas Road
St. Louis, Missouri
63131 USA (Crossroads of I-270 and Hwy. 40/I-64 - just south at the Ballas Road exit, which is open during the highway construction)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center - Sunset Hills (outpatient services)
3844 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63127 USA (On the east side of Lindbergh Blvd., just south at I-44)

Research at Missouri Baptist

In keeping with the Hospital's mission "to improve the health of the people and communities we serve," Missouri Baptist Medical Center has an active clinical research program which allows physician investigators to pursue new and innovative treatments in the care of their patients. Through these research initiatives, Missouri Baptist Medial Center provides patients with alternative methods of treatment when conventional methods have failed.

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