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Awards and Honors

Christian Hospital is proud of its long history of award-winning care. Recent awards and honors are highlighted below.


Please check back soon for the full list of awards and recognition we received in 2017. In the meantime, visit the Newsroom for stories featuring some of these honors and other hospital milestones.


Patient Perception Excellence in Healthcare Awards

  • 5-Star Award for Cardiac Catch Lab (95th percentile nationwide)
  • 4-Star Award for Outpatient Services (75th percentile nationwide)

St. Louis Magazine's "Best Doctors" List

Congratulations to the medical staff physicians featured on the list of “Best Doctors” published in the August 2016 issue of St. Louis magazine. These physicians have been nominated by doctors, who have been ranked as Best Doctors in the past. They vote on physicians in their own specialty, selecting the ones they’d choose if they or a loved one needed a doctor in that specialty.

Saad Bitar, MD
Ali Zaiee, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Traves Crabtree, MD
Akinobu Itoh, MD, PhD
Hersh Maniar, MD
Marc Moon, MD
Nabil Munfakh, MD

Emergency Medicine
John Oldham, MD

Jay Seltzer, MD

Internal Medicine
Susan Adams, MD

Timothy Rearden, MD

Nicholas Gourtzelis, MD
Heidi Joist, MD

Robert Margolis, MD

David Mutch, MD


Timothy Rearden, MD

Oncologic Gynecology

David Mutch, MD

Blonie Dudney, MD
Lawrence Gans, MD
Joseph Gira, MD
David Glaser, MD
John Goltschmann, MD

Jacques Herzog, MD

Susan Rayne, MD

Plastic Surgery
Keith Brandt, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
Gary Goldstein, MD

Garry Vickar, MD

Radiation Oncology
Jeffrey Bradley, MD
Hiram Gay, MD
Perry Grigsby, MD
Jeff Michalski, MD
Parag Parikh, MD
Clifford Robinson, MD
Wade Thorstad, MD
Christina Tsien, MD

Richard DiValerio, MD

Arnold Bullock, MD
Ralph Torrence, MD






Clinical Excellence based on federal data for more than 5,000 hospitals

  • Ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for medical excellence in stroke care (2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Ranked among the top 100 hospitals nationally for patient safety in coronary bypass surgery (2016)
  • Ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for patient safety related to major cardiac surgery, coronary bypass surgery, heart failure treatment and stroke care (2016)
  • Ranked in the top 7 percent nationally for clinical quality excellence for heart failure treatment (2015)
  • The Joint Commission “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” for achieving excellence in accountability measures performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care (2014)
  • The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification (2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2016)
  • Gold Level Start Fit-Friendly Company, as designated by the American Heart Association (2016, 2015, 2014)
  • 2016 Community Service Award from the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA) to Christian Hospital’s Community Health Access Program (CHAP)
  • 2015 Presidential Leadership Award from the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA) presented to Christian Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • 2014 National EMS Provider of the Year by The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and EMS World.
  • Old Jamestown Association “2015 Citizen of the Year”
  • The American Red Cross (ARC Champions for Life - Silver Level (2016,2015,2014)
  • Komen St. Louis “Community Partner of the Year” (2014)

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare, members of BJC HealthCare, provide world-class medical care to the communities of North County, Greater St. Louis County and Southern Illinois.

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11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63136

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