Mercy Hospital South Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital South

10010 Kennerly Road
St. Louis, MO 63128
(314) 525-1000

Mercy Hospital South Services

  • Mercy Kids ER
  • David M. Sindelar Cancer Center
  • Heart and Vascular Center
  • Birthing Center
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Surgery Center (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Ortho-Spine Center
  • Endoscopy Center
  • Hyland Behavioral Health Center
  • de Greeff Hospice House
  • Home Health
  • Sleep Center
  • Hyperbaric and Wound Care
  • Medical Doctors Buildings

Mercy Heritage

  • 1873: Franciscan Sisters of Germany open their first hospital in St. Louis, St. Boniface Hospital is south St. Louis
  • 1900: Sisters open St. Anthony’s Hospital at Grand Boulevard and Chippewa Street in south St. Louis
  • 1946: St. Anthony’s Hospital becomes the Midwest’s primary treatment center for polio
  • 1967: Sisters transfer ownership and control of the hospital to a lay board

Just the Facts


  • da Vinci Surgical System
  • 3D tomosynthesis mammography
  • 3D heart mapping system


  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • CARF-Accredited Acute Rehab Unit
  • Accredited Cancer Care Center


  • The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations’s Heart-Checkmark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Heart Failure 
  • Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue for commitment to hospital care for heart patients.
  • Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 3-star (highest) rating for isolated coronary bypass grafting (CABG)
  • AHA/ASA Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus
  • AHA/ASA Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll


  • The Joint Commission
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Commission on Cancer

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2021)

  • Total Beds: 767
  • Clinic and Outpatient Locations: 58
  • Co-workers (hospital only): 2,898
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 340
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 22,569
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 13,348
  • Emergency Visits: 63,181
  • Births: 791
  • Outpatient Visits: 358,547
  • Traditional Charity Care: $19.3 million
  • Unreimbursed Medicaid: $28.4 million
  • Other Community Benefit: $840,000

About Mercy

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for four consecutive years by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy is one of the nation’s most highly integrated, multi-state health care systems, including more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, convenient and urgent care locations, imaging centers and pharmacies. Mercy has 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians and more than 40,000 co-workers serving patients and families across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Media Contact

Joe Poelker
St. Louis, St. Louis - South, Festus, Troy
Phone: 314-525-4005