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.

Featured Services

Additional Services

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

Just the Facts

  • The Joint Commission
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Commission on Cancer
  • 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
  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • CARF-Accredited Acute Rehab Unit
  • 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
  • da Vinci Surgical System
  • 3D tomosynthesis mammography
  • 3D heart mapping system

By The Numbers (FY2022)

272,939 visits


$8.2 million

Traditional Charity Care

$3.1 million

Other Community Benefit

$10.8 million

Unreimbursed Medicaid

767 Beds

Inpatient Care

57 Locations

Clinic and Outpatient

2,898 Co-workers

Hospital Based

192 Physicians

Mercy Clinic

63,252 Visits

Emergency Room

904 Births

Maternity Services

About Mercy

Mercy, one of the 20 largest U.S. health systems and named the top large system in the U.S. for excellent patient experience by NRC Health, serves millions annually with nationally recognized quality care and one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy is a highly integrated, multi-state health care system 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, more than 4,000 physicians and advanced practitioners 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
Festus, St. Louis - South
Phone: 314-525-4005