Mercy Hospital Springfield

Mercy Hospital Springfield

Hospital or Emergency Room
1235 E. Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804

Phone: (417) 820-2000
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Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri

Mercy Hospital Springfield, located just west of U.S. 65 off S. Fremont Avenue, is committed to carrying out Christ's healing ministry and continuing a tradition of healing that's more than 130 years old. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1891, our 886-bed Springfield hospital serves people across the regions of southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. 

Mercy Hospital Springfield is known for its unique combination of leading-edge health care and our compassionate team of caregivers. Our common goal is to provide you with high-quality care and an easier, more personal experience. Patient satisfaction is our top priority, with a strong focus on safety and innovation we have earned several hospital recognitions including:

  • American College of Cardiology in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue for commitment to hospital care for heart patients
  • Highest CMS Star Rating in the area
  • Level 1 Trauma & Burn Center
  • Level 2 Stroke Center by MoDHSS
  • Joint Commission Stroke Certification as Primary Stroke Center

Mercy patients have access to MyMercy, a free app that lets you manage your health and connect with your care team from your computer, tablet device or smartphone at any time.

Featured Hospital Services in Springfield, Missouri

Mercy uses the latest technologies and design innovations to provide patient-friendly care with a broad range of services on one campus. 

Women's Health Care & Maternity Services 

For every stage of health and life, Mercy Hospital Springfield provides specialty care, including:

  • Women’s health services, offering a full range of services, from routine checkups and mammograms to menopause care and surgical procedures
  • Mercy Birthplace, a warm, comfortable and secure environment with private labor, delivery and recovery rooms
  • A Level III NICU with specialists in neonatology providing the area’s most advanced care

Stroke Care

Every minute matters when it comes to caring for stroke. At Mercy Hospital Springfield, we provide 24/7 access to life-saving neurological care, with the expertise and technological resources to quickly diagnose and treat stroke within one hour of arrival. Mercy Hospital Springfield is accredited as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, designated as a Level 2 Stroke Center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and has been awarded Stroke Certification by the American Stroke Association. 

Emergency & Trauma Care

Our Springfield emergency room has the area’s highest designation for emergency/trauma care and the region’s only burn unit. Mercy Life Line operates five air ambulance helicopters covering more than 6,800 square miles across 14 counties. 

Mercy Kids ER

Our new pediatric emergency room provides complete pediatric emergency care 24 hours a day, every day. A new dedicated drop-off route and entrance, as well as new pediatric reception, triage and waiting areas, provide faster access to care and a safe space to protect children from situations in the adult ER that might seem frightening. 

Clinical Research Trials

Mercy patients may also participate in national clinical trials through Mercy Research. As a teaching and research facility, Mercy Hospital Springfield is helping to improve the health care experience for future generations.

Classes, Seminars and Events in Springfield

Mercy Hospital Springfield offers a variety of classes, seminars and events:

Bariatric Support Group

Connect with our team and others for ongoing bariatric weight loss support and motivation in our virtual support group.

Cancer Classes and Support

Get information on cancer center wellness and support groups.

Maternity Classes and Tours

Prepare for the arrival of your little one with childbirth preparation and breastfeeding classes and tours.

Senior Classes and Events

Sign up to stay informed with community events and seminars for seniors.

Talent Development

Find a seminar or conference to enhance your health career at Mercy.