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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 needs 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 25th in pediatric orthopaedics together with St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 - 2018 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

Distinctions

  • Ranked in the 2017 - 2018 U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 pediatric orthopaedic programs in America in conjunction with St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
  • Fully accredited by the Joint Commission.

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 2016.

What our patients and families are saying about us:

“Awesome doctors and nurses!  Also an awesome recreational therapy/child life program. We couldn't have asked for a better experience with our large group and how things were handled!” – January 2017

“The overall experience at Shriners Hospital was fantastic – from the second we walked through the front door until we went home. Every doctor, nurse, staff member and security team member was happy to assist and make us feel welcome throughout stay.” – March 2017

“Shriners Hospital has become a part of my family and the medical outcomes of my son's life. Every part of our experience with the hospital and staff has been above and beyond. I speak very highly of everyone involved with Shriners Hospital in St Louis and would refer anyone, knowing that they would receive [care from] the best medical professionals.” – March 2017

Patient satisfaction metrics

Inpatient services – October 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017

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(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 – October 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017

Graph

(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.)

   
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