Mercy Specialty Hospital - Southeast Kansas

Hospital or Emergency Room
1619 K66
Galena, KS 66739

Phone: (620) 783-1732
Fax: (620) 783-4679
Open daily 24 hours

Hospital in Galena, Kansas

Mercy’s specialty hospital in Southeast Kansas is an innovative healing environment for surgery, specialty care, physical therapy, imaging and wellness programs. With all-private rooms and spa-like surroundings, we offer a patient-centered experience like no other. And our central location in Galena, Kansas, near downtown Joplin allows us to serve the four-states area.

We’re now part of Mercy, a health system with a nearly 200-year legacy of compassionate care. As a Mercy patient, you’ll have access to MyMercy – a free online tool and app that allows you to connect with your care team and manage your health.

As Premier Surgical Institute, we were recognized as a CMS Five-Star Hospital and earned Healthgrades distinctions, including the Joint Replacement Excellence Award, America’s 100 Best Hospitals or Spine Surgery Award, Outstanding Patient Experience Award and Patient Safety Excellence Award.

Featured Medical Services

At Mercy Specialty Hospital – Southeast Kansas, you have an entire care team bringing a wealth of expertise to you on one campus. Learn more about our surgical care, orthopedics and sports medicine care, and physical therapy services.

Surgical Procedures

We provide inpatient surgical care at Mercy Specialty Hospital – Southeast Kansas, and outpatient procedures are also performed on our campus at Mercy Outpatient Surgery Center – Southeast Kansas. Our fellowship-trained and board-certified surgeons use the latest surgical techniques and technologies.

Types of surgeries performed at our Galena hospital include:

  • Urologic surgery – Adrenal-gland surgery, bladder surgery, kidney and ureter removal, prostate removal, incontinence procedures, urinary stone removal, and other surgeries of the male and female reproductive organs
  • Gastrointestinal surgery – Colonoscopy, endoscopy (esophagus, stomach and small intestine), liver biopsy, sigmoidoscopy and proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Orthopedic surgery – Spine surgery, hip and knee surgery, upper-extremity surgery (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand), foot and ankle surgery
  • Pain management procedures – Epidural steroid injections, joint injections, nerve ablations and blocks, ganglion impar block (for pelvic pain) and other pain treatments and procedures

Orthopedic, Spine & Sports Medicine

If you have an unexpected injury from an accident, sports activity or anything else life brings your way, we’re here for you.

We offer neck-to-toe care from the region’s leading orthopedic and sports medicine specialists. Our full spectrum of services includes orthopedic surgery, pain management, physical therapy (including aquatic), rehabilitation services, athletic training and sports injury prevention programs.

When your mobility is affected, you look for the best possible care. Turn to the trusted team at our Galena orthopedic clinic.

Physical Therapy Services

Mercy offers physical therapy services in Galena, Kansas, at the region’s largest and most advanced facility. It features a full rehabilitation gym, a certified hand therapy clinic, athletic training programs and two HydroWorx aquatic therapy pools.

Our physical therapists provide the care and support you need to get you back to your active life. Therapy plans focus on relieving pain, reducing swelling, building strength, restoring function, improving balance and coordination, and maximizing range of motion.

We’ve been honored by Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO) for clinical excellence and exceeding the national average for functional outcomes. Only physical therapy facilities with the highest care standards and outcomes receive this honor.

Visitor Information & Amenities

Visitor Guidelines

Visitors bring emotional support and enhanced recovery to our patients. To provide a restful and safe environment, we ask that all visitors comply with the following guidelines:

  • Be considerate of other patients by keeping noise to a minimum.
  • Refrain from visiting if you have a cold, sore throat or any illness.
  • Observe “No Visiting” and precaution signs before entering a room.
  • Don’t smoke on our hospital campus.
  • Leave the room during tests or treatments if asked.
  • Feel free to use the seating areas available in the main lobby and outdoor courtyard.

Galena Hospital Amenities

We offer the following amenities for the comfort of our patients, families and visitors:

  • All-private rooms with independent temperature control, a spa robe, comfortable bedding, satellite television and an en suite bathroom with granite sink
  • An onsite restaurant and cafeteria, the Red Onion Café Espressoria, with excellent dining options; open Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • A stained-glass chapel with a quiet, comforting atmosphere; always open
  • Free parking available near all hospital entrances
Email a Patient

We encourage you to send electronic well wishes to family and friends when you can’t visit the hospital in-person.

To send a message to a Mercy hospital patient, use our online form.

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