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 Barnes-Jewish 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 team of professional nurses, technicians, and administrative and support personnel.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
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.