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World Class Heart Care

Known for its exceptional heart surgery program, Missouri Baptist Medical Center continually ranks among the very top hospitals for cardiac surgery in the nation, and is recognized nationally for its patient care, exceptional outcomes and its early adoption of innovative procedures and research.

  • Our cardiac surgery program ranks among the top 100 best in the U.S. and among the top 25 centers in the U.S. for CABG and valve surgery.
  • Our team of cardiac specialists partners with rural hospitals and EMS personnel to offer the region’s leading heart attack network, saving heart muscle and saving lives.
  • We are one of the leading heart centers in the world to offer advanced robotic ablation technology to treat patients’ arrhythmias.
  • In 2012, we became one of the few heart centers in the nation approved to perform the transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a minimally invasive procedure used to cure severe aortic stenosis in high-risk or inoperable patients.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 314-996-3627 or contact us online.

Experience & Volume Matter

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is one of the highest volume cardiac surgery centers in Metro St. Louis. We have performed more than 19,000 cardiac surgeries since the program’s inception in 1984. More importantly, our cardiac surgery programs outcomes exceed national benchmarks.

Recognized for Quality & Outcomes

Care Focused on You

At Missouri Baptist you are assigned a dedicated team of physicians and cardiac nurses who only care for cardiac and thoracic patients.  The specialization of our team allows our staff to have an in-depth knowledge of cardiac diseases and treatments, which allows our team to treat the patient, not the condition.


Heart Health "Tip of the Day"

Women and heart disease

Women are very different than men when it comes to heart disease. Not only do symptoms vary between men and women, heart disease kills more women than all types of cancer combined.

Men vs. Women

Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. Heart disease generally affects men at a younger age, while women tend to have more heart issues after menopause.

Tips plan to reduce stress

Ask yourself these questions:
1. What areas of stress are affecting me?
2. Are symptoms occurring at home or work?
3. Am I overextending my time?
4. What can I change?
If experiencing chest pain, fatigue, irregular heartbeats or shortness of breath, don’t assume its stress. See your doctor.

What is A-fib?

A-fib is the most frequent cardiac arrhythmia and the leading cause of stroke among people over 65. During A-fib, the heart’s two small upper chambers (the atria) quiver rather than beat effectively, which may form in a blood clot and cause a stroke.

Sex after heart attack 

The relative risk of triggering a heart attack during sex is not increased among patients with heart disease as compared to the general population, and is further reduced by participating in regular exercise, like cardiac rehab. Always, talk with your doctor first.

Understanding stroke

With a stroke, time is critical. Eligible stroke patients may be given the clot-dissolving drug tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), which can reduce long-term disability if given within the window of time after stroke onset.

News Library
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ST. LOUIS – November 19, 2012 – Missouri Baptist Medical Center has been chosen as one of the few heart centers* in the U.S. approved ...
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Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 North Ballas Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63131
314-996-5000
Missouri Baptist Outpatient Center — Sunset Hills
3844 South Lindbergh Blvd.
Sunset Hills, Missouri 63127
314-525-0500
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