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The Right Care, Find It Here

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is built around what our community needs most — services like cancer care, women’s health and the best cardiac care in the state. But most importantly, we know how it feels to require hospital care. That’s why we bring leading-edge medicine right to the heart of west St. Louis County, at the intersection of I-270 and Highway 40.

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Getting Back into the Swing After Breast Cancer

As a former marketing executive at Anheuser-Busch and a sales and operations vice president with Staples, Geri saw her diagnosis as just another challenge that needed an execution strategy.

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Laboratory Services

The laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a full-service laboratory providing testing support for both inpatient and outpatient platforms. We are committed to improving the health of the people and communities we serve by providing accurate, timely and quality laboratory test results for more than 2 million tests each.

The laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission (TJC), and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

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Symptoms Lead to Unexpected Diagnoses

When Leslie heard the word, “cancer,” her stomach sank.

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Regular Cancer Screenings Save Lives

Cancer screening tests are important because they can identify a malignancy before symptoms appear, when the disease may be easier to treat.

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Cancer Registry Report 2019

The Cancer Registry is known for its substantial supportive role in the Missouri Baptist Medical Center’s Cancer Program. The Registry works with physicians, administrators, healthcare providers and planners to provide support for cancer program development, to ensure compliance to regulatory reporting requirements and standards, and to serve as a primary resource for cancer information and statistical information.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at MoBap

Under Pressure - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, also known as HBO, is used to treat some medical conditions. About 10% of patients who visit the Wound Healing Center will qualify for HBO treatments. The treatment takes place in a chamber where you are monitored by an HBO technologist.
 

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Doctors Karthik Ramaswamy, MD; Andrew Krainik, MD; Curtis Steyers, MD

Arrhythmia Center

At the Arrhythmia Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, we want to help you understand everything there is to know about arrhythmia, especially finding the right treatment just for you. Our goal is to keep you and your heart healthy.

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Routine Mammograms Can Keep You Healthy

There’s nothing more beautiful than being proactive about your health. And that means taking time to schedule your annual mammogram. If you cannot afford a mammogram, you may be eligible for a free exam through one of Missouri Baptist Breast HealthCare Center’s grant programs.

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines - Gold Plus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients

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Did You Know?

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, many people wonder whether it's right for them. BJC HealthCare wants you to have the information you need to make the right decision for yourself and your loved ones.

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Cardiac Testing at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Diagnosing a heart condition often requires a combination of cardiovascular diagnostic and screening tests. These advanced tests can often determine the existence, type and severity of heart disease.

At Missouri Baptist Medical Center, our Cardiac Diagnostics Center is equipped with advanced technology and expertly trained staff to conducts these tests. Your test results will be evaluated by a board-certified cardiologist on staff at MoBap and discussed with your physician to tailor a treatment plan for your specific condition.

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Fast Action Helps Donna Recover From Stroke Quicker

Donna was with her son Brian when he noticed that the left side of her face was drooping, and then she collapsed.

As an emergency room nurse at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Brian recognized the signs of a stroke and told his mom, "I think you're having a stroke," before beginning an assessment and calling 911.

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Washington University Heart Failure Center at Missouri Baptist

At the Washington University Heart Failure Center at Missouri Baptist, we use a team approach to develop an individualized plan of care for you to manage your disease.

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Lung Cancer Screening Results in Early Detection

Michael, a 51-year-old business owner, was a one-pack-a-day cigarette smoker for 30 years who quit in 2017. As someone who enjoyed good health, Michael never worried about his lungs. However, chronic shoulder pain that he attributed to over-exercising and weightlifting began to bother him. On a whim, Michael Googled "causes of shoulder pain" and was surprised when lung cancer came up in the search result.

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Cancer Research - the leading edge of finding a cure.

Missouri Baptist is part of Heartland Cancer Research, one of 34 community networks that comprise the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

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Children's ER: Child-Focused, Family-Centered

The pediatric emergency unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is staffed 24-7 by specialty-trained pediatric nurses and St. Louis Children's Hospital (Washington University) pediatricians dedicated to the health needs and comfort of children and their families.

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center Medical Center Outpatient Center — Sunset Hills

Outpatient Services, Close to Home

Missouri Baptist offers outpatient services at Sunset Hills and Rock Hill facilities, providing women's health, cancer, imaging and other services closer to home.

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Heart Valve Surgery Gives New Lease on Life

Looking forward to resuming their active lifestyle in 2022, Connie and Arlin have two trips planned early in the year. Connie said that her heart surgery has given her a new lease on life. "Every time I'm at Missouri Baptist, I feel cared for, listened to and taken seriously. I always tell people that if you have heart problems, go to MoBap."

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Nurse caring for senior patient in GEDA accredited ER at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

MoBap achieves ACEP Geriatric Accreditation; first in region

MoBap is first emergency department in the region to achieve ACEP’s Geriatric Accreditation.

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New Technology for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias

The new technology at MoBap — robotic magnetic navigation (RMN) — introduces the benefits of robotic precision and safety to cardiac ablation, a common, minimally invasive procedure used to treat arrhythmias

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