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About Saint Luke's Health System

Pioneering Health Care Innovation

Saint Luke’s Health System includes 10 hospitals and campuses across the Kansas City region, home care and hospice, behavioral health care, dozens of physician practices, and more. Saint Luke’s offers:

  • The region’s longest continuously operating adult heart transplant program, and one of the nation’s top 35 cardiology and heart surgery programs, at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
  • Treatment for complex brain and spinal cord diseases, and the nation’s leading stroke reversal program dedicated to preventing and treating stroke, at Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute
  • The region’s only treatment center for advanced breast cancer, the Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute
  • Saint Luke’s Convenient Care clinics for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • Liver and kidney transplantation programs
  • A comprehensive maternal-fetal diagnostic and treatment center
  • Four Neonatal Intensive Care Units, including a Level IIIb unit at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
  • An eICU, an innovative electronic intensive care patient care and monitoring program that spans multiple hospitals throughout the region and enhances outstanding bedside care
  • A nationally recognized children's behavioral health center, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City’s Crittenton Children’s Center

Learn more about the history of Saint Luke's Health System or watch a video about the Saint Luke's Difference.


Saint Luke’s Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to the highest levels of excellence in providing health care and health-related services in a caring environment. We are dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities we serve.


The best place to get care. The best place to give care.


Melinda L. Estes, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer
Bob Bonney, Senior Vice President, Non-Acute Services & Business Development
Katherine A. Howell, R.N., Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive
Dawn Murphy, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Julie Quirin, Senior Vice President, Hospital Operations
Chuck Robb, Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Jan Murray, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Michael VanDerhoef, Senior Vice President, Development and CEO, Saint Luke’s Foundation
Richard D. Rolston, M.D., CEO, Saint Luke’s Physician Group