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.
    Connect with us
New Presidents Named at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center 
Joan Magruder, who has served as president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center, will become president of St. Louis Children’s Hospital March 1, 2013. John Antes will succeed Magruder as president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center effective March 18, 2013. Antes currently is president of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West HealthCare Center in St. Charles County.

Read the whole story


TAVR now at Missouri BaptistHeart Center at Missouri Baptist Chosen as One of Few in U.S. to Perform Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) through the Ribs 
Missouri Baptist Medical Center has been chosen as one of the few heart centers* in the U.S. approved to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) to treat high-risk aortic stenosis patients by implanting a new valve either through the ribs or via an artery in the groin, without open-heart surgery.

Read the whole story


Dr. Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, Heart Surgeon at Missouri Baptist, Authors Most-Cited Cardiac Surgery Text Book -- Fourth Edition
-- Cardiac surgeons nationwide and around the world point to one source for the answers on adult and pediatric cardiac surgery – the Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery textbook. And the lead author practices right here in Saint Louis, Missouri. Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD, is a cardiac surgeon at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and just released the fourth edition of the textbook with his fellow authors.

Read the whole story


Missouri Baptist Medical Center Named Center of ExcellenceMissouri Baptist Medical Center Named Center of Excellence
Missouri Baptist Medical Center was recently designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the AAGL, the leading association of minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons worldwide, and Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The hospital and program director, Scott Biest, MD, are the first Midwest COEMIG designees.

Read the whole story


MoBap Opens New Door

MoBap Opens New Front Door
On August 20, Missouri Baptist Medical Center opened a new door – the new front door to the hospital. The $112 million, six-story, 227,000-square-foot tower is now the main entrance to the hospital complete with hundreds of nearby patient parking spots and free valet.

Read the whole story


Low-dose CT now at Missouri Baptist

Faster, Safer CT Exams; Low-Dose CT Scanners at Missouri Baptist Medical Center Offer 30 to 68 Percent Less Radiation
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, in St. Louis, Missouri, is investing $3.2 million to convert its entire Computed Tomography (CT) scanner platform to advanced low-dose technology.

Read the whole story


TAVR now at Missouri Baptist

TAVR Now Performed at Missouri Baptist
A new heart valve procedure treating aortic stenosis is not only saving lives, but can make patients feel years younger. Missouri Baptist Medical Center was recently approved to be one of the few centers in the country to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Read the whole story


Nursing Excellence Award nominees

MoBap Nurses Win Nursing Excellence Award
Two MoBap nurses were named winners in their respective categories in St. Louis Magazine's annual Excellence in Nursing Award.

Read the whole story


21 Years with a Fearful Heart — Now Free from Fear
Rachel Howard had dealt with an irregular heart rhythm for 21 years before finding relief at The Arrhythmia Center at Missouri Bapist.

Read the whole story


Missouri Baptist Opens Clinic Devoted to Heart Valve Care
Missouri Baptist Medical Center cardiac surgeons and cardiologists are teaming up to provide better treatment options for patients with heart valve conditions.

Read the whole story


Doctors at Missouri Baptist are First in St. Louis to Treat A-Fib with New “Freezing” Technology
Cardiologists at Missouri Baptist Medical Center are the first in the St. Louis region to use a new balloon catheter system that freezes small sections in the heart that cause erratic and irregular heart rhythms, offering the potential to cure patients with atrial fibrillation (A-Fib), a serious heart rhythm disorder that affects millions of Americans.

Read the whole story


First in Missouri to Implant New Heart Failure Device
Cardiologists at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, one of Missouri’s leading heart centers, were the first in the state to implant a new type of cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D), designed to better manage patients with heart failure.

Read the whole story


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Missouri Baptist Medical Center Among “Best Hospitals in St. Louis”
Missouri Baptist Medical Center was again ranked third behind two academic hospitals in St. Louis in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings.

Read the whole story


Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

Missouri Baptist and Goldfarb School of Nursing to Open Nursing School
Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College have partnered to open a state-of-the-art nursing school in west St. Louis County that will graduate more than 100 nurses into the workforce annually.

Read the whole story


News You Can Use

Low-dose CT

Find a doctor

Call for a referral

For more information or a referral, call (314) 996-LIFE (5433) or toll-free, (800) 392-0936. We’ll put you in touch with a physician who can give you the guidance you need. We can even make an appointment for you while you’re on the phone.

Site Map | Financial Assistance | Our Policies | Talk to Us | Quality Reports | HIPAA 
Joint Commission | Sunset Hills | Clinical Nursing Institute

Need a physician? Call (314) 996-LIFE (5433) or toll-free (800) 392-0936,
or request a call from a referral specialist.
3015 North Ballas Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63131 USA (314) 996-5000
Copyright © 1997- BJC HealthCare. All Rights Reserved.