191 Iowa Blvd
Trenton, MO 64683

Billing: 660-358-5871
Physicians' Group: 660-358-5750
Saint Luke's Mercer County Clinic: 660-748-4040
Specialty Clinic: 660-358-5818

Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton delivers high-quality health care to Grundy County, Missouri, and the surrounding communities. Founded in 1903, Wright Memorial Hospital opened a new, state-of-the-art facility in 2011, and is a Joint Commission-accredited hospital. The hospital was awarded the prestigious Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey in both 2019 and 2020 for reaching the 95th percentile for clinical quality. In 2021, Wright Memorial Hospital earned a five-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, making Wright Memorial the only five-star rated Critical Access Hospital in the state of Missouri.

The 25-bed acute care hospital offers comprehensive care, including a 24-hour emergency department staffed by board-certified physicians, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing, 3-D mammography, inpatient and outpatient surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, a specialty clinic, and primary care offices adjoining the facility.

Visitors to Wright Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department benefit from lifesaving heart and stroke protocols developed by the world-renowned Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute.

Darren Bass, Chief Executive Officer   
Catherine Hamilton, Administrator
Paula Littleton, Chief Financial Officer  
Karen Gillespie, Director of Human Resources
Jennifer Dixon, Associate Chief Nursing Officer   


Visiting guidelines
As we work to protect the health and safety of everyone at our hospital, we have temporarily revised our visiting guidelines.

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.

Dining options
The cafeteria is located near the main lobby. Fresh food prepared daily, including cold and hot meals, salad bar, soups, snacks, and pre-made sandwiches. Vending machines offering beverages and snacks are located in the cafeteria and Emergency Department waiting area.

Sending mail/flowers
To ensure prompt delivery, mail and flowers should be addressed using the patient’s full name and room number.

Gift shop
Located off the main lobby, it provides greeting cards, gift items, and personal items. Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Spiritual Wellness
If you’d like to see a chaplain, please ask a nurse or the hospital operator. Located near the main lobby, the hospital chapel is open to all for prayer, meditation, and solitude.


Insurance Accepted
Financial Assistance

Patient advocate
The Wright Memorial Hospital Patient Advocate serves as a liaison between patients, their families or representative(s), and the hospital. Call 660-358-5774 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.


Saint Luke's News

Apr. 4, 2024

Kristen Booth Named Wright Memorial Hospital’s Employee of the Quarter – First Quarter 2024

Catherine Hamilton, administrator at WMH, presented the award to Booth at a ceremony held in her honor.
Feb. 26, 2024

Stephanie Muck Named Wright Memorial Hospital 2023 Employee of The Year

Stephanie Muck, a registered nurse III in the Wright Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic, was presented with the award at a ceremony held in her honor on February 22.
Feb. 9, 2024

Wright Memorial Hospital Offers Free Sports Physicals

Wright Memorial Hospital will once again offer free sports physical exams for area students who plan to participate in athletic/cheerleading activities during the 2024-2025 school year.