Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the largest hospital in Missouri, is a result of the 1996 merger between Barnes Hospital and The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. Rated by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a premier reputation in patient care, medical education, research and community service. The hospital has more than 160,000 inpatient admissions and outpatient surgery and emergency department visits each year from patients around the world.
As an affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a medical staff of more than 1,700 members that includes full-time academic faculty of the school, as well as private physicians. The medical staff is supported by a house staff of approximately 800 residents and fellows, in addition to professional nurses and technicians, and service and support personnel. The hospital, which has 1,158 licensed beds, is a nonprofit institution and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Siteman Cancer Center
The $46-million Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center opened in 2001. This dedicated, state-of-the-art cancer care and research facility is part of the Center for Advanced Medicine. The Siteman Cancer Center is among the nation’s highest ranking cancer research and treatment institutions with a designation by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
All outpatient cancer services, including physician practice areas, an infusion center, radiation therapy, a clinical research office and a Cancer Information Center, are available in this single location designed to enhance patient convenience and comfort. Its staff includes more than 350 affiliated Washington University researchers and physicians aided by nursing, administrative and support staff. These health care professionals provide care for about 8,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year. Siteman Cancer Center offers more than 240 clinical studies, including many collaborative efforts with other leading cancer centers throughout the country.
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Center for Advanced Medicine
Outpatient care is provided at the Center for Advanced Medicine.
The Center opened its doors in Fall 2001 to a new way of caring for patients – multispecialty consultation, diagnostics, medical treatment, same-day surgery and support services, all in one convenient location – with the outstanding, innovative care patients have come to expect from Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. At the Center for Advanced Medicine, health care professionals are constantly striving to pioneer techniques and pathways that will improve the care of patients. This building, located on the north campus of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is a 645,000-square-foot facility where 17 medical and surgical specialties collaborate to provide the best in outpatient care.