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Hospital facts

Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis is a pediatric orthopaedic hospital providing surgical care and rehabilitation to children with congenital conditions and complex medical needs regardless of the ability of the patient or family to pay.

Located on the campus of the prestigious Washington University School of Medicine, the St. Louis Shriners Hospital treats children with orthopaedic conditions, specialized plastic surgery  and other surgical needs. Our hospital is a destination of choice for families throughout the Midwest.

National ranking

Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis is ranked 11th in pediatric orthopaedics together with St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 – 2019 rankings of children’s hospitals in the United States. The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings highlight the nation’s top 50 U.S. pediatric facilities in 10 specialties. Rankings are based on a combination of clinical data and reputation with pediatric specialists.

Opened

April 1924
Current location – June 2015

Patient and family experience

Shriners Hospitals for Children strives to deliver an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Our caregivers provide the highest quality and compassionate care to children with specialized health care needs. Shriners Hospitals for Children has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey Associates for excellence in patient satisfaction.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis consistently ranks high among pediatric facilities for patient and family satisfaction. The St. Louis Shriners Hospital ranks in the 99th percentile of pediatric hospitals nationwide for willingness to recommend inpatient services in 2018.

What our patients and families are saying about us:

“The service we have received at Shriners is the best overall of any medical experience we've ever had. Thank you to all of the staff!” – February 2018

“Amazing care! Shriners has changed my child's life so much. He has always had the care he needed regardless of cost. Being given the chance to have him cared for at Shriners changed our lives.” – February 2018

“Shriners Hospital staff are the most considerate and caring individuals I have ever met. You can tell they do their jobs for the love of the children.” – July 2018

“Your hospital and staff are by far the best I've encountered! I will always come back and refer people to your facility.” – July 2018

“The compassion and care from everyone you encounter at the hospital is phenomenal. Shriners is truly a gift.” – November 2018

“We love Shriners Hospital and ALL you ALL do for us! We are very thankful and appreciate your hard work and genuine care!” – December 2018

Patient satisfaction metrics

Inpatient services: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Likelihood of recommending hospital for inpatient services chart

(Based on patient and family responses to Press Ganey survey. On a scale from 0 to 100, the average score of respondents when asked if they would recommend our hospital to others.)

Outpatient services: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Likelihood of recommending hospital for outpatient services chart

(Based on patient and family responses to Press Ganey survey. On a scale from 0 to 100, the average score of respondents when asked if they would recommend our hospital to others.)