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|SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital|
|Sisters of St. Mary/SSM Health Care|
|Location||1465 South Grand Boulevard|
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
|Care system||SSM Health|
|Affiliated university||Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine|
|Emergency department||Level I trauma center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Missouri|
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is a non-profit 195-bed inpatient and outpatient pediatric medical center in St. Louis, Missouri. Since its founding in 1956, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon has provided care for children regardless of ability to pay. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon primarily serves children from eastern Missouri and southern Illinois, but also treats children across the United States and from countries around the world.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon also serves as a teaching hospital affiliated with the neighboring Saint Louis University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and nine other education institutes. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is a member of SSM Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the country. SSM Health is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary and owns, operates and manages hospitals in four states -- Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. In 2002, SSM Health was the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is ranked by U.S. News and World Report for their cardiology, gastroenterology, and nephrology departments in the 2017-2018 edition. It is home to more than 200 specialists in more than 60 areas of pediatric medical and surgical sub-specialties including cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, critical care, emergency, ENT, gastroenterology/hepatology, hematology/oncology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, plastic surgery and pulmonology. Surgical services include fetal surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, in partnership with Saint Louis University School of Medicine, offers 12 pediatric fellowship programs including allergy and immunology, anesthesia, cardiology, critical care, developmental/behavioral, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, neonatal, neurology, surgery and rheumatology. The hospital is home to the Level 1 pediatric trauma center and a Level 4 neonatal intensive care unit, both the highest available classification, and the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute. The St. Louis Fetal Care Institute is the only comprehensive fetal care center in middle America.
In addition, the hospital offers:
In addition, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon was the first pediatric medical center to:
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is committed to bringing patient care and access throughout St. Louis and Illinois communities, with multiple pediatric primary and specialty clinics. Additionally, there are seven SSM Health Cardinal Glennon pediatric emergency rooms throughout Missouri and Illinois.
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World-renowned sportscaster Bob Costas has provided a tremendous amount of support to Cardinal Glennon, hosting the annual Bob Costas Charity Benefit at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for 26 years, raising nearly $16 million for The Costas Center.
Former NFL St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner sponsored "Warner's Corner," an interactive playroom for pre-teen and teenage in-house patients.
Former NFL football player and television sportscaster Dan Dierdorf holds his annual Dierforf/Pronger Golf Classic with former St. Louis Blues hockey defenseman Chris Pronger to support the Dan Dierdorf Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Center.
Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday and his wife Leslee began Homers for Health in 2012, raising $3.7 million for the hospital in just five years. Said SSM Health Cardinal Glennon's Vice President of Philanthropy, Sandy Koller: "He has done more than any other Cardinal has done for this hospital since Stan Musial." The program is now in its sixth year, and led by St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter.
The hospital can be seen in the April 2019 film Breakthrough, where, based on true events written in a novel that the movie is based on, the young male lead character is successfully revived after 15 minutes under ice in cold water at Lake St. Louis, and spends about 60 minutes in cardiac arrest.