Awards and Recognition 

Des Peres Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

The accreditation award recognizes Des Peres Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s standards. Learn more.






Des Peres Hospital's weight loss surgery program has been designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)




Des Peres Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American College of Cardiology Foundation secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.
This is the fourth year that the AHA has recognized us with a quality achievement award. Learn more.




Des Peres Hospital has also been recognized as follows by insurers and other organizations:

  • Aetna's Institute of Quality (IOQ) for Bariatric (Weight Loss)Surgery



  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Gastric Banding and Gastric Stapling (Bariatric or Weight Loss Surgery)


  • CIGNA Center of Excellence designation in Bariatrics (weight loss surgery), Knee and Hip Replacement, and General Cardiac Surgery 


  • Optum Center of Excellence designation for Bariatric Surgery