Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective form of treatment. At Mercy Hospital St. Louis, it is offered in the ECT Suite on the fifth floor of the main hospital. The ECT Suite is open for ECT on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Treatment appointments are based on the times your treating physician is available. This may vary from time to time based on the doctor’s schedule and the number of patients being treated.
We recommend you or your physician contact our utilization review department regarding your insurance coverage for ECT at least 48 hours prior to requesting an ECT appointment.
In order to receive ECT treatments the following documentation and tests need to be received at least 24 hours before we can schedule an appointment:
All of this information may be faxed to ECT: 314-251-5903.
For questions regarding the process, please call our office number: 314-251-6224