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About St. Joseph Health Center

SSM St. Joseph Health Center, located in historic downtown St. Charles has been serving the needs of your community since 1885.

The SSM St. Joseph Health Center campus has grown structurally and technologically throughout the past 125 years to meet the needs of an ever-growing and changing population. Today, the 433-bed acute care hospital excels in many areas. It is home to the SSM Heart Institute, SSM Center for Sleep Disorders, SSM Cancer Care and the SSM Vascular Institute and is a state-designated Level II Trauma Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center.

2014 St. Joseph Health Center Information

Beds: 433
Employees: 1,582
Admissions: 14,401
Births: 733
Emergency Visits: 53,342
Outpatient Visits: 111,658
Inpatient Surgeries: 1,920
Outpatient Surgeries: 3,732
Physician Staff: 598