Mercy Hospital South Quick Facts

Mercy doctor's coat Mercy Hospital South has been a healing presence in the St. Louis region for nearly 150 years.

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  • The Joint Commission
  • Commission on Cancer
  • Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center - Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement
  • Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Heart Failure
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - venous treatment, nuclear medicine and echocardiography 
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation certification
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology Accreditation Program for Excellence (ASTRO- APEx) 
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Ultrasound Practice Accreditation for Fetal Echocardiology
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 3-star (highest) rating for isolated coronary bypass grafting (CABG)
  • AHA/ASA Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Advanced Therapy and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • AHA/ASA Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll
  • Leapfrog Top Hospital Award - Top Teaching Hospital
  • Leapfrog A Grade hospital
  • The Joint Commission‘s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification
  • Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Edwards Benchmark status for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) - one of only 30 programs in the country
  • Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • Accredited Cancer Care Center
  • 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
  • 1975: New hospital, called St. Anthony’s Medical Center, opens at current location in south St. Louis County
  • 1977: Hyland Behavioral Health opens
  • 1999: de Greeff Hospice House opens
  • 2008: Heart & Vascular Center opens
  • 2017: St. Anthony’s affiliates with Mercy
  • 2018: St. Anthony’s renamed Mercy Hospital South
  • 2020 - David M. Sindelar Cancer Center opens 
  • 2021 - New state-of-the-art suites for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum needs at Mercy Hospital South open
  • 2022: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - South opens

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

By The Numbers (FY2023)

263,853 visits


$6.6 million

Traditional Charity Care

$2.14 million

Other Community Benefit

$26.4 million

Unreimbursed Medicaid

767 Beds

Inpatient Care

60 Locations

Clinic and Outpatient

22,488 Discharges

Acute Inpatient

2,780 Co-workers

Hospital Based

237 Physicians

Mercy Clinic

13,429 Surgeries

Inpatient and Outpatient

57,468 Visits

Emergency Room

1,189 Births

Maternity Services

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Joe Poelker

St. Louis - South, Festus, Perryville
Phone: 314-525-4005
Cell: 314-724-6095