Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a 1,400-bed nonprofit teaching hospital -- the largest in Missouri.
It has been consistently ranked in the top ten hospitals in the nation by US News and World Report.
The physicians treating patients at the hospital include the 750 full-time clinical faculty of Washington University School of Medicine who treat adults. In addition, over 200 community physicians, who are part-time faculty members of the medical school, admit patients to the hospital.
The medical staff is augmented by a house staff of more than 850 Residents and Fellows (physicians in post-graduate specialist training) and interns. The physician practice is supported by an exceptional cadre of professional nurses, technicians, and administrative and support personnel.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Click here to go to the Barnes-Jewish Hospital web site.
The Emergency Department at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a Level I Trauma Service, seeing 80,000 patients annually. Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a principal sponsor of the Area Rescue Consortium of Hospitals (ARCH), the fifth busiest aeromedical service in the nation.