601 S 169 Hwy 
Smithville, MO 64089 

Behavioral Access Center: 816-532-7220 
Billing: 816-932-5678 
Gift Shop: 816-532-7762 
Spiritual Wellness: 816-880-6142 
Volunteer Services: 816-880-6250

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:

Darren Bass, Chief Executive Officer 
Erin Parde, Chief Financial Officer 
Amy Brummer, Chief Nursing Officer 
Patrick Altenhofen, Vice President, Operations


Family Medicine




Parking and maps
Free parking is available for all patients and visitors. View our campus map (PDF).

Visiting guidelines

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 two visitors per patient in the unit at a time, and no visitors under 18 years of age. Lockers are provided for purses and cell phones. Outside food is not allowed. For additional information, call 816-532-7160.

Saint Luke's North Hospital Auxiliary provides opportunities to give back to the hospital though fundraisers, events, and supporting hospital departments and programs. All are welcome to join.

Dining options
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.

Sending mail/flowers
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.

Gift shop
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 816-532-7762.


  • Monday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Spiritual Wellness
A chaplain is available during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for consultation. Please call Spiritual Wellness at 816-880-6142.

Smoking Policy 
All Saint Luke’s Health System locations are smoke-free environments—inside and outside. The use of tobacco, marijuana, electronic cigarettes, and vapes is prohibited in all buildings, parking garages, and surrounding grounds of our hospitals and facilities.


Insurance Accepted
Financial Assistance

Patient advocate
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.

Preparing for your visit
Learn more about what to expect during your stay, safety and security, patient satisfaction, advance directives, and privacy. Learn how to access your medical records.

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