For Patients & Families 

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Welcome to the MidAmerica Stroke Network at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. We realize hospitals may be overwhelming; we are here to help you feel better.

As a certified Stroke Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission, SLU Hospital created the MidAmerica Stroke Network to collaborate on quality stroke care measures throughout the region. Our staff is committed to providing current and clinically-effective stroke care to the patients we serve.

The representatives in Saint Louis University Hospital’s Patient and Guest Services department are the link between patients and their families. They are available to help with matters concerning patients’ hospitalization, to answer questions, and to listen to suggestions and opinions.

Patient and Guest Services can be reached between 8 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at 314-577-8500. At other times, messages may be left for Patient and Guest Services with the hospital operator or by telling a nursing supervisor, social worker or chaplain.

Patient & Guest Services can provide assistance with:

  • Housing and hotels
  • Directions, maps and St. Louis Visitor’s Guide
  • Information about restaurants
  • Travel arrangements
  • Interpreters
  • Notary public services
  • Hair styling
  • Patient compliments and/or grievances

Gift Shop

A wide variety of flower arrangements and gift options are available at the Fleur de Lis Gift Shop, located in Saint Louis University Hospital. To order an arrangement or for more information, call 314-577-8032.

Food Services

Saint Louis University Hospital’s cafeteria, located on the first floor, is open at the following times:

  • Midnight to 2 am
  • 6:30 to 9:30 am for breakfast
  • 11 am to 2:30 pm for lunch
  • 4:30 to 7 pm for dinner

Full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are available during regular meal hours, and snack and grab-and-go items are available between breakfast and lunch and lunch and dinner. Vending machines located in the cafeteria offer a selection of soft drinks and snack items. In addition, the hospital’s Coffee Cart, located between the main lobby and the parking garage escalators, offers specialty coffees and pastries from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Hotel Rate

The Mid-America Stroke Network has arranged special discounted rates at St. Louis area hotels for families of those stroke patients who have been admitted to Saint Louis University Hospital for further medical care. Be sure to mention that you are a family member associated with a patient at the hospital. These rates are based on room availability.

Helpful Phone Numbers

Emergency Department 314-577-8777
Main Line 314-577-8000
Inpatient Referral Line 866-491-0858
Hospitality House 314-268-5350
Patient and Guest Services 314-557-8500