Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, SSM Health St. Louis is committed to delivering quality patient care to the St. Louis area as embodied in its mission statement:
"Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God."
In accordance with the philosophy of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with both our heritage and ministerial priorities:With over 11,200 employees and 2,500 staff physicians, SSM Health St. Louis is one of the largest, full-service health care networks in the St. Louis area. SSM Health St. Louis includes seven hospitals, a SSM Health Managed Care Organization, and a Physicians' Organization with over 250 employed physicians in SSM Health Medical Group, SSM Health Cancer Care, SSM Health Breast Care, SSM Health Orthopedics, SSM Health Neurosciences, and SSM Health Heart & Vascular.