Community Programs 

We serve patients and families in our hospital, but also reach out to members of the community with health and wellness seminars, events, screenings and blood drives, as well as other community activities.

Here is a list of upcoming events:

Summer Concert Series -- City of Des Peres -- Friday, August 8, 7-9:30 pm. Des Peres Hospital is proud to be a sponsor of this free summer concert series.  For more information, visit the city's web site.

Unexplained Fainting and Falling -- Thursday, August 14, 6:30 pm.  SLUCare electrophysiologist Peter Mikolajczek, MD, reviews the causes and treatment options for sudden, "unexplained' syncope (fainting) and falling. Call 1-888-457-5203 to register.

Alleviating Knee and Hip Joint Pain -- Wednesday, August 20, 6:30 pm.   Pain in a joint often arises due to cartilage damage, either from injury or general wear and tear. As a result, the joint becomes less mobile and even more painful. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatment alternatives for knee and hip osteoarthritis pain, including therapy, diet, medications and minimally invasive surgical techniques from Dr. Leo Whiteside, orthopedic surgeon. Call 1-888-457-5203 to register.

Surgical Weight Loss Seminars -- Multiple times during the month. Learn more about weight loss surgery options with the team from MyNewSelf and a surgeon.  Call 1-866-573-5673 to register for these free seminars.