Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville
601 S 169 Hwy
Smithville, MO 64089
Saint Luke’s North Hospital–Smithville (formerly called Smithville Community Hospital and later known as Spelman Memorial Hospital) was founded in 1938 by Arch E. Spelman, MD. Dr. Spelman and his colleagues achieved many firsts, including the region’s first home health care program and the first inpatient rehabilitation unit. Those two programs continue to provide outstanding care to thousands of patients from Smithville and the surrounding communities.
Located just north of 169 Highway and Missouri Highway 92, Saint Luke’s North Hospital–Smithville features:
- Saint Luke's Primary Care–Smithville, a family medicine clinic, all ages welcome
- 24-hour Emergency Department
- Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Units for intensive physical, occupational, and speech therapy
- Behavioral Health Unit serving adults—the only such facility in the area
- SHAPE, a community fitness center open to the public
- Care Van transportation service for patients needing assistance
Adele Ducharme, President & Chief Executive Officer
Erin Parde, Chief Financial Officer
Amy Brummer, Chief Nursing Officer
Patrick Altenhofen, Vice President, Operations
PATIENTS & VISITORS
Parking and maps
Free parking is available for all patients and visitors. View our campus map (PDF).
We encourage visitors. All children must be under the direct supervision of an adult. Family waiting areas are available on each floor.
Behavioral Health visiting hours, 4 – 5:30 p.m., are scheduled to ensure therapy sessions are not interrupted. Sign in with staff when entering and leaving the unit. Limit three visitors per patient in the unit at a time, and no visitors under 12 years of age. Lockers are provided for purses and cell phones. All food must be in its original unopened container. No restaurant food, homemade food, or caffeinated beverages. For additional information, call 816-532-7160.
Saint Luke’s is a tobacco-free environment, and tobacco use, as well as e-cigarettes, is prohibited in all buildings, parking garages, and all surrounding grounds of our hospitals and facilities.
The hospital cafeteria is located on the first floor of the hospital. Dine in and to-go options available. Vending machines are located on the first floor outside the cafeteria.
To ensure prompt delivery, mail and flowers should be addressed using the Patient Name, Room No., c/o Saint Luke’s North Hospital–Smithville, 601 S. 169 Highway, Smithville, MO 64089.
The Saint Luke’s North Hospital Auxiliary Gift Gallery is conveniently located off the main lobby. It provides greeting cards, gift items, snacks, and personal items. Contact the Gift Gallery at 816-880-7762. Hours:
- Tuesday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Spirit of Spelman Care Van provides transportation to and from your medical appointment. Find contact information and hours.
The chapel is located down the main hall between the main hospital lobby and SHAPE Fitness Center. A chaplain is available during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for consultation. Please call Spiritual Wellness at 816-880-6419.
The Saint Luke’s North Hospital Patient Advocate Department serves as a liaison between patients, their families or representative(s), and the hospital. Call 816-880-2899 and ask to speak with the patient advocate. The advocate will typically respond to your concern within one business day.
Patient rights and responsibilities
Quality patient care is a primary concern of Saint Luke’s Health System. The goal of patient rights and responsibilities is to improve care, treatment, services, and outcomes by protecting and promoting each patient’s rights.
Saint Luke’s Health System complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. View patient rights and responsibilities.
Language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 816-932-6145.
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