Saint Luke’s East Hospital Maternity Center

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For the safety of our patients, visitors, and staff, all Maternity Center tours will be conducted by phone until further notice. Please call one of our Maternity Centers for more information about your hospital stay and to answer any questions you may have.

Eastern Jackson County’s Premier Maternity Center

More than 20,000 babies delivered and counting

The maternity center at Saint Luke’s East Hospital was designed with you in mind—providing family-centered care for our littlest patients and their mothers. Our services range from low intervention, natural childbirth with our certified nurse midwife, to high-tech care for high-risk pregnancies. Saint Luke’s East maternity care was named in the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Take a virtual tour to learn about important locations, such as the check-in area, view the spacious birthing suites, and gain confidence in the care of our Level II NICU.

Take a 360-degree tour of our maternity rooms.


  • A Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with rooming-in for parents and rooms designed specifically for twins
  • A secure environment with restricted access, a separate entrance, and 24-hour security
  • Breastfeeding support from certified lactation consultants during your hospital stay and after discharge
  • Room service meals and refreshments available for mom and sleeping accommodations for your spouse, partner, or support person
  • Recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield as “Blue Distinction Center Plus” for maternity care for our demonstrated history of quality care, treatment expertise, and better patient results
  • Missouri “Show-Me 5” recognition by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services for our adoption of evidence-based maternity care practices that support breastfeeding


Lisa L Amsterdam, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Courtney Ann Angell, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mary Ellen Brulja, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Toni L Buchheit, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Susan M Suozzo Ezell, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rocco Jason Florio, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cathanie W Halberstadt, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rebecca P Lobell, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sarah R Pearl, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Carla R Pearman, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Crystal D Taylor, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amanda Wait, DO

Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Advanced care for premature babies.



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Classes to help the whole family prepare for baby

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists
High-risk pregnancy care for both mother and baby


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Delivering at Saint Luke’s? Complete your paperwork today

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FOX4: Saint Luke’s East Hospital holds fifth annual breastfeeding parade
In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, hundreds of moms and babies attended Saint Luke's annual breastfeeding parade.
KMBC: Saint Luke’s East Hospital earns prestigious Missouri “Show-Me 5” Recognition
The award recognizes Saint Luke’s East Hospital as a center of adoption of evidence-based maternity care practices that support breastfeeding. Saint Luke's East Hospital has become the first in Eastern Jackson County to be given this recognition.
KMBC: ‘Diaper Dozen’ reunites three years later
Six sets of twin born at Saint Luke's East in 2015 celebrate their third birthday together.
KC Baby Magazine: Surviving Bed Rest

Bed rest often comes as a surprising prescription for pregnant women. The good news is that these days, bed rest should occur very rarely.