Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a 1,400-bed nonprofit teaching hospital — the largest in Missouri.

It has been consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

The physicians treating patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital include the 750 full-time clinical faculty of Washington University School of Medicine who treat adults. In addition, over 200 community physicians, who are part-time faculty members of the medical school, admit patients to the hospital. The medical staff is augmented by a house staff of more than 850 Residents and Fellows (physicians in post-graduate specialist training) and interns. The physician practice is supported by an exceptional team of professional nurses, technicians, and administrative and support personnel.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  

The Emergency Department at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Service, seeing 80,000 patients annually. Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a principal sponsor of the Area Rescue Consortium of Hospitals (ARCH), the fifth-busiest aeromedical service in the nation.