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Academic Medicine at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an academic medical center. Our team approach includes the diligent work of our doctors, residents and nurses. This team puts great emphasis on the research and development of new treatments and cures. As we train tomorrow’s medical providers, we show you what it means to receive attentive and compassionate care.

About the Hospital

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is a leader in academic medicine. Learn more about services and where to find them.

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Building for the Future

The new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital facility is scheduled to see its first patient September 1, 2020.

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Educating Future Generations

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine has several residencies available, including pharmacy and nursing options.

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Get a Second Opinion

Have confidence in a diagnosis by requesting a second opinion from an academic medical center.

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Leaders in Heart Care

We were the first hospital in St. Louis to offer the option of a Leadless Pacemaker.

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Transplant Services

Contact our Transplant Services team for more information.

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Patient Success Story

When Curtis’ kidney disease became life threatening his family began looking for a living kidney donor. He found his match thanks to a living donation from his uncle Steve. 

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Advantages of an Academic Medical Center

An academic medical center is not meant for residents alone. It provides patients with a unique experience, and a type of care that far exceeds traditional health care. Some of the advantages include:

  • Traditional health care services, with a focus on unique care for complex illnesses and injuries
  • Continued research efforts, with access to the latest discoveries in medicine
  • The opportunity to participate in clinical trials, making an impact on the medical community

Our Physician’s Expertise

We work with some of the brightest minds in medicine. Their focus on quality patient care, teaches tomorrow’s physicians how to do the same. Our providers are committed to finding answers. Breakthrough research efforts are made every day, giving all of our patients hope and confidence where it may not have been seen before.


The Sept. 1, 2020, opening of the "Grand New" SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is fast approaching, and we have much to be proud of. 

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