Saint Louis University Hospital
|Saint Louis University Hospital|
|Tenet Healthcare Corporation|
|Location||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Network||Tenet Healthcare Corporation|
|Emergency department||Level I trauma center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Missouri|
Saint Louis University Hospital is a hospital in St. Louis. Saint Louis University Hospital, also widely known as SLU Hospital, has been owned by the Tenet Healthcare Corporation since the university sold it in 1998. SLU Hospital remains the main teaching hospital for Saint Louis University School of Medicine. SLU Hospital has been recognized by US News & World Report magazine as one of the top 10 geriatric hospitals in the United States.
Saint Louis University Hospital is a 356-bed academic teaching hospital.The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the St. Louis community for more than 70 years. Saint Louis University Hospital is a regional leader in providing tertiary-quaternary health care and has an organ transplant program. The hospital is also a certified Level I Trauma Center in both Missouri and Illinois. Other specialties include geriatrics, orthopedics, rheumatology, urology, heart care and digestive diseases. Saint Louis University Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Saint Louis University Hospital has an organ transplant programs that offers lung, kidney, kidney-pancreas, liver, bone and cornea transplant
Much of the current Saint Louis University Hospital was constructed in 1986 as an addition to Firmin Desloge Hospital. Firmin Desloge Hospital first opened in 1933 as a partnership between the Jesuits of Saint Louis University and the Sisters of Saint Mary, and named for the benefactor, Firmin V. Desloge. The Chapel at the Hospital, Firmin Desloge Chapel, was also donated by the Desloge family.