Health Care in St. Charles

Health Care in St. Charles MO
SSM Health in St. Charles County

SSM Health in St. Charles County has your health care needs covered. With SSM Health leading the way, St. Charles County residents have the latest in medical advancements and technology at arm’s length.

Anchored by a 333-bed acute care center in historic downtown St. Charles, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles has been caring for local families for more than 130 years. The facility has been designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and a Level II Trauma Center. It continues to expand and enhance services, recruit outstanding physicians and caregivers, and upgrade its physical space to provide an exceptional patient experience.

To achieve its goal of providing convenient, efficient and personalized care, SSM Health is actively engaged in developing innovative ways to partner with patients to manage and achieve individual health and wellness goals. The newly opened SSM Health Outpatient Center at 711 Veterans Memorial Pkwy. allows for easy access to primary and specialty health care services, including an urgent care clinic and advanced imaging services. It also provides a home for specialists in internal medicine, pediatrics, endocrinology and SSM Health Physical Therapy. Additionally, there’s an outpatient laboratory, retail pharmacy, education center and a café.

Similar SSM Health Outpatient Centers are located in St. Peters (1475 Kisker Rd.) and Wentzville (1598 W. Meyer Rd.). So no matter where you’re located in the county, there’s a facility close by equipped to accommodate patients’ outpatient needs.

To meet the growing health care demands of western St. Charles County, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis was established in 1986. This 200-bed acute care hospital is a leading market provider of emergency and obstetric services. It recently completed a significant expansion project consisting of the construction of a patient tower and outpatient services center. The three-floor, 75,000-square-foot tower adds 84 patient beds, a dialysis center and a physical therapy gym. The outpatient facility features expanded laboratory services, nuclear medicine and cardiovascular procedure rooms, a larger pharmacy and extra parking.

Complementing these two acute care hospitals is SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville. The facility houses a 24-hour emergency department and is primarily dedicated to inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services. It is licensed for 77 inpatient behavioral health beds.

SSM Health’s capital investments in St. Charles County supports its vision of being a high-performing, fully-integrated health delivery network.

Awards and distinctions for SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles

◆ 2016: Premier Citation of Merit, QUEST Award for High-Value Healthcare

◆ 2016: Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center – GOLD, Achievement Award Hospital

◆ 2016: Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD PLUS, American Stroke Association

◆ 2016: National Cardiovascular Data Registry – Gold Performance Achievement Award

◆ 2017: Received “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

Awards and distinctions for SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis

◆ 2016: Women’s Choice Awards for Orthopedics, Stroke Care and Patient Safety

◆ 2016: Received “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

◆ 2016 U.S. News and World Report High Performer in Heart FailureBarnes-Jewish St Peters Hospital

and Progress West HospitalFor more than 35 years, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital has proudly provided accessible, world-class health care in St. Charles, Warren and Lincoln counties. About 1,000 employees and 400 physicians are encouraged to take a hands-on approach as they bring the latest technology and medical innovations to the immediate area.

As part of the extended BJC HealthCare family, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters specializes in a broad range of services, including emergency care, surgery, cardiology, pulmonology, women’s health, endoscopy, neurology and stroke, diabetes services, orthopedics, sleep and breathing, therapy services and more.

The revered Siteman Cancer Center on the hospital campus offers a full range of adult cancer services, including medical therapy, radiation therapy, education and support programs. The 37,000-square-foot center allows patients to access state-of-the-art care at a facility named among the top 10 in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

What’s more, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis provides rehabilitation and therapy services on the hospital’s third floor. The 35-bed, 40,000-square-foot inpatient rehabilitation hospital is designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives, and offers all private rooms with cable television and wireless internet capabilities.

The hospital team understand that community health extends far beyond hospital walls. BJC HealthCare offers ongoing programs, screenings, support groups and educational outreach. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West hospitals offer a variety of programs to connect people with resources that empower them to make healthy lifestyle choices. Classes and services offered include family and children education, health screening, senior services, tours of the childbirth center and support groups.

Since its opening in 2007, Progress West Hospital has focused on elevating the health care experience. This bright, modern facility creates a welcoming, healing environment from the moment patients step inside. Adding to this experience is a friendly team that is able to care for the whole family, bolstered by the fact that St. Louis Children’s Hospital physicians are on hand. Not to mention that they also offer renowned obstetrical care, comprehensive heart care, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, imaging, occupational and physical therapy, cancer care, women and infant services, pediatric care, surgery, award-winning heart care, wound care, a sleep lab and more.

Progress West Hospital’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit is staffed by Washington University neonatologists and pediatric hospitalists. The team also includes neonatal nurses with advanced training to take care of babies born prematurely.

In 2017, health care professionals at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West hospitals cared for 8,000 inpatients, delivered 700 babies and attended to 50,000 people in their emergency departments.

MercyProud to be your neighbor

Convenient Mercy locations throughout St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties make it easy to get expert health care close to home. It allows you to get the care you need to keep your family healthy, so you can do more of what you love.

Mercy Clinic Primary

You don’t often think about your doctor until you get sick, our team wants that to change. Being well between visits is just as important. We focus on education and answering your health care questions and concerns, enabling you to take an active role in your health care.

Mercy primary care providers are ready to handle whatever life throws your way. You can use our online medical record called MyMercy to manage your family’s health as well as to connect with your care team anytime, anywhere using your computer, tablet or smart phone. Find care for the whole family at

For additional needs, Mercy provides other services such as laboratories, an endoscopy center, diagnostic cardiology, sports medicine and therapy services, maternal-fetal medicine, pulmonary function testing and imaging services.

Walk-in Care

Mercy makes it easy to get care when you need it – without an appointment. Our Urgent and Convenient Care locations are open every day and evening, for quicker, less costly care than the ER.


Mercy Kids Convenient Care

4525 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.

Cottleville, MO 63376

(636) 229-3350


Mercy Urgent Care O’Fallon

300 Winding Woods Dr. | Suite 100

O’Fallon, MO 63366

(636) 379-4329


Mercy Urgent Care Piper Hill

107 Piper Hill Dr. | Suite 100

St. Peters, MO 63376

(636) 477-4149


Mercy Urgent Care Lincoln

1000 E. Cherry Street

Troy, MO, 63379

(636) 528-3495

And be on the lookout for an entirely new urgent care experience coming to St. Charles in fall 2018!

Mercy Kids

Choose from among five St. Charles County pediatric locations and keep your child’s care close to home. His or her electronic health record, with a complete listing of health history and immunizations, follows your child from one Mercy location to the next. Call Mercy Clinic Pediatrics for an appointment today.

Find your pediatrician at

Convenient Imaging Services

When your doctor orders x-rays, an MRI or other imaging tests, rely on your Mercy team for great services and convenience with locations across St. Charles County,

◆ Better images for better diagnosis. Choose a team that offers more than “open” MRI, which doesn’t produce the highest quality image. We use the latest technology that also provides the best images for your doctor, helping make an accurate diagnosis.

◆ Expertise and experience. Our team includes board-certified physicians and nationally certified experts.

For a location nearest you, visit

Mercy Lab

Mercy has you covered with laboratory services that are convenient, comprehensive and connected. Visit a Mercy lab without an appointment for a full range of services, using technology to stay connected to you and your doctor. And with a MyMercy online health record, you’ll be able to quickly view your lab results online.

Find services for the whole family at

Mercy Birthplace

One of the most joyful moments of life is welcoming a new baby into the world. Mercy offers you and your family an exceptional birthing experience in comfortable, home-like surroundings. And with the Page Extension, I-70 and I-64 thoroughfares from St. Charles County, Mercy Hospital St. Louis in Creve Coeur provides convenience along with the premier birthing experience in the area.

Mercy Hospital St. Louis

615 S. New Ballas Rd.

St. Louis, MO 63141

(314) 251-6000

Schedule a birthplace tour at