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Honors & Awards

St. Luke's Hospital and St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital are consistently honored for excellence in patient care, employee satisfaction and more.
Recent honors and awards:



St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital Recognized as Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023

St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, has been recognized as a 2022-2023 Best Hospital in 15 categories by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to ranking 5th in Missouri and 4th in the St. Louis Metro area in Best Regional Hospitals, St. Luke’s Hospital received “High Performing” ratings in 13 specialty areas, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, back surgery (spinal fusion), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, knee replacement, and lung cancer surgery.

St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital received “High Performing” ratings in 3 specialty areas, including hip fracture, spinal fusion, and pneumonia. U.S. News evaluated each hospital's performance using a variety of measures such as survival and complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care, factoring in data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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America's 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™, Healthgrades®, 2022

St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield has been named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™ by Healthgrades® for the fourth year in a row (2019-22). St. Luke's is the only hospital in Missouri to achieve this 2022 designation and is among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for cardiac surgery for superior outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting procedures and heart valve surgery.
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America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™, Healthgrades®, 2022

St. Luke's Hospital is recognized as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ by Healthgrades®. St. Luke’s Hospital is the only hospital in the St. Louis region to receive these honors.
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America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spinal Surgery™, Healthgrades®, 2022

St. Luke's Hospital is recognized as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spinal Surgery™ by Healthgrades®. St. Luke’s Hospital is the only hospital in the St. Louis region to receive these honors.
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Medicare Quality 5-Star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2022

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), along with key stakeholders, developed a methodology to calculate and display overall hospital-level quality using a star rating system of one to five stars. St. Luke's Hospital received the highest rating, five stars, and placed in the top 13 percent of all hospitals nationwide. St. Luke's was also one of only three hospitals in the St. Louis Metro Area to receive the rating.
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Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Healthgrades® 2011-2022

St. Luke's Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades® 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction places St. Luke's Hospital among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide based on an analysis of patient experience data. St. Luke's Hospital is the ONLY hospital in Missouri that has achieved this award for 12 years in a row!
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Women's Choice Award®, WomenCertified Inc., 2022

For the eighth straight year, St. Luke’s has earned the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals. The 2022 honor recognizes St. Luke’s as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care, Heart Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obstetrics, Orthopedics, Patient Safety, Stroke Care and Women’s Services, and as one of America’s Best Mammogram Imaging Centers. 

WomenCertified Inc., an advocate for female consumers, created the national Women's Choice Award program. According to WomenCertified, the Women's Choice Award is based on robust criteria that consider patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and what women really want when it comes to treatment and a quality hospital experience.

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St. Luke's Hospital Named One of the Best Hospitals for Maternity by U.S. News & World Report, 2022

St. Luke’s Hospital has been named one of the Best Hospitals for Maternity by U.S. News & World Report. In its inaugural list of Best Hospitals for Maternity, U.S. News has recognized St. Luke’s as “High Performing” in caring for patients with uncomplicated pregnancies. To be recognized among the Best Hospitals for Maternity, hospitals had to excel on multiple quality metrics that matter to expectant families, including complication rates, C-sections, whether births were scheduled too early in pregnancy and how successfully each hospital supported breastfeeding. The evaluation reflects 2019 hospital data related to uncomplicated pregnancies.
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Best Nursing Homes for Short-Stay Rehabilitation, U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022

St. Luke's Surrey Place has been named a "Best Nursing Home for Short-Stay Rehabilitation" by U.S. News & World Report. This distinction places St. Luke's Surrey Place among the top 1.5 percent of nursing homes in Missouri to receive this short-stay rehabilitation top rating.
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Top Three-Star Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

St. Luke’s Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute has earned the top three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three out of three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places St. Luke’s Hospital among the elite for heart bypass surgery in the United States and Canada.
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Top Three-Star Rating from the TVT Registry™

St. Luke’s Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute has earned the top three-star rating from The TVT Registry™ (Transcatheter Valve Therapy), a benchmarking tool developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes related to the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. The three out of three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places St. Luke’s Hospital among only 8% of programs in the United States to receive the rating.
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Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, 2020

St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital is a recipient of the 2020 Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. This marks the tenth year that St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital has been recognized with a quality achievement award for heart failure and the eighth year as a Gold Plus provider.
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Castle Connolly, St. Louis Magazine, "Top Doctors, 2022"

Each August, the much-anticipated “Top Doctors” issue hits the newsstands, naming the best of the best in each specialty in the field of medicine. In spectacular fashion, 85 of our St. Luke’s physicians graced the 2022 issue! Dr. Keith Mankowitz, Dr. Jeremy Leidenfrost, and Dr. Shane LaRue were individually highlighted in this very important edition.
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One of the Best Places to Work, St. Louis Business Journal, 2021

St. Luke’s Hospital has been named one of the Best Places to Work in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal, most recently in 2021. In addition, St. Luke’s also received the 2021 Advancement of Women Award from the St. Louis Business Journal.
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Spirit of Women® Premier Hospital, Relevate Health Network®

The Spirit of Women Health Network named St. Luke's Hospital a Spirit of Women Premier Hospital. The national designation is based on a comprehensive evaluation of innovation and excellence in women's healthcare and community outreach. The standards were developed by the Spirit of Women Health Network in consultation with the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Spirit of Women is a coalition of hospitals and healthcare providers across the United States that ascribes to the highest standards of excellence in women's health, education and community outreach. St. Luke's is the only Spirit of Women hospital in St. Louis. To learn more, visit Spirit of Women.
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