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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.
At Mercy's Specialty Hospital in 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.
We provide inpatient surgical care at our Southeast Kansas Specialty Hospital. Our fellowship-trained and board-certified surgeons use the latest surgical techniques and technologies. Types of surgeries performed include:
Outpatient surgeries and procedures are also performed on our campus at our Southeast Kansas Outpatient Surgery Center.
When your mobility is affected, you look for the best possible care. Turn to the trusted team at our Galena orthopedic clinic. We offer neck-to-toe care from the region’s leading orthopedic and sports medicine specialists. Our full spectrum of services includes orthopedic surgery, leading-edge, minimally invasive spine treatment options, pain management, physical therapy (including aquatic), rehabilitation services, athletic training and sports injury prevention programs.
Our specialty hospital also offers physical therapy services in Galena at the region’s largest, 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.
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:
We offer the following amenities for the comfort of our patients, families and visitors:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive testing services to diagnose conditions and injuries, including:
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of treatment services, including:
We encourage you to send electronic well wishes to family and friends when you can’t visit the hospital in-person.
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