Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the largest hospital in Missouri and an affliliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine. It provides clinical experience for house staff and for all clinical departments except pediatrics. The medical staff is composed exclusively of members of the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the result of a merger 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 integrating their resources and areas of expertise, high-quality care is maintained while allowing for greater efficiency and eliminating duplication of services.

For 27 years straight, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, including a place on the 2020-2021 Best Hospitals edition.