Nationally ranked care. Another way our love for kids just keeps on growing.


Since July 1956, we’ve been caring for the children of St. Louis and beyond.


Together with our partners, we are leading pioneers in health care for children.


We're a member of SSM Health & a teaching hospital for Saint Louis University.

Recent News

Headlines about medical news, new procedures and events and expertise from SSM Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis.

Mission & Values

Learn about the mission and values that drive us to serve all children despite ability to pay, race or religious creed.

Tobacco Free

The only safe amount of tobacco for kids is zero. Read all about our "Tobacco Free" campus.

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Information about visiting or living in St. Louis either as a patient, physician or student in training. See different area accommodations here.

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By the numbers

Admissions: 7,819

Emergency visits: 56,681

Outpatient visits: 146,891

Inpatient surgeries: 2,076

Outpatient surgeries: 5,510

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SSM Health hosting three free Camp MAGIC summer retreats for children to help cope with the loss of loved ones
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Steven Burghart hired as president for SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
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