Bridgeton has a state of the art healthcare community, including a full-service hospital, rehabilitation facilities, dental offices, and sports medicine centers.

SSM DePaul Health Center

SSM DePaul Health Center is a 476-bed, full-service Catholic hospital and a member of SSM Health Care-St. Louis, founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary. Opened in 1828, SSM DePaul was the first hospital west of the Mississippi River and remains the oldest continuously existing business in St. Louis.

Today SSM DePaul offers the only Level II Trauma Center in North St. Louis County and serves patients from across the St. Louis metropolitan area, with concentration in the surrounding communities of:

SSM DePaul Health Center

  • Bridgeton
  • Florissant
  • Hazelwood
  • Maryland Heights
  • Olivette
  • Overland in Missouri
  • St. Ann
  • St. John

SSM DePaul offers a wide range of comprehensive medical care. DePaul has all private rooms in a convenient, central location at the busy intersection of I-270 and I-70. DePaul offers the most advanced technology and procedures available including minimally invasive surgeries such as:

  • Heart
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Spine
  • Weight loss

2012 DePaul Health Center Information

  • Admissions: 21,203
  • Beds: 476
  • Births: 1,098
  • Emergency Visits: 64,494
  • Employees: 2,347
  • Inpatient Surgeries: 4,974
  • Number of Physicians on Staff: 648 (Active and Provisional)
  • Outpatient Surgeries: 5,571

SSM Rehabilitation Hospital

As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals to rebuild their lives after encountering conditions and incidents such as:SSM Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Amputation
  • Brain injury
  • General medical rehabilitation needs
  • Joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma
  • Neurological disorders
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke

SSM Rehabilitation Hospital's three inpatient rehabilitation units are located within acute care hospitals (SSM St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis, and SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles) or operate as a stand-alone hospital (the 60-bed SSM Bridgeton Hospital in Bridgeton). This wide footprint in the greater St. Louis area provides patients with convenient, on-site access to very specialized medical care during their rehabilitative stay.