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Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the result of a merger in 1996 between Barnes Hospital and The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. By combining the strengths and traditions of these two national leaders in health care, Barnes-Jewish created a single center of medical excellence with a nationally renowned medical staff. The combined organization has a premier reputation in patient care, medical education, research and community service. By combining their resources and areas of expertise, high-quality care is maintained while allowing for greater efficiency and eliminating duplication of services.

More About Our Top-Rated Hospital

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital has ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report’s. It’s the only hospital in the St. Louis region to be recognized among the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
  • BJH was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital, an elite distinction awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have maintained this honor for more than a decade.
  • BJH is the flagship member of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the country, with net revenue of $5 billion.
  • For over 20 years, we have been ranked the Consumer Choice Winner for the hospital with the most preferred overall quality and image in its metropolitan area, out of 300 markets.