UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital - Cedar Rapids

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About Us

At St. Luke's Hospital, our top priority is you — you are the center of everything we do. We understand who you turn to for healthcare is a choice, so we thank you for choosing us. Through our shared mission, vision and values, we show the people and communities we serve how much they matter.

Our personal mission is to give the healthcare we'd like our loved ones to receive. We do this by combining the best technology, innovation and personal expertise, all while putting you first. We are proud of our many accomplishments and to be part of the amazing community of Cedar Rapids, which was recognized nationally for providing high-quality healthcare at a low cost.

St. Luke's has been a committed and involved member of the Cedar Rapids community since its founding more than 140 years ago. Part of that commitment is providing financial assistance to the underinsured and uninsured. We also offer a number of services to help our community live thriving, healthy lives.

Hours & Location Details

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours


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Heart & Vascular Care
Department Information

As a nationally recognized leader in heart care and the area's only Accredited Chest Pain Center, St. Luke's is Cedar Rapids' Heart Hospital. We offer a full range of cardiovascular services, from prevention through treatment, performing more advanced heart procedures and treating more heart patients than any other hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Learn more about St. Luke's heart and vascular care services:

  • Open heart surgery
  • Advanced structural and interventional heart procedures
  • Vascular treatments
  • Specialty programs (Heart Failure Clinic, Valve Clinic, Vein Clinic and more)
St. Luke's Heart Clinics

St. Luke's has the largest and most specialized team of cardiologists in the area. This allows us to travel to more communities in eastern Iowa than any other area hospital, to bring heart care consultation and cardiac diagnostic services to you, so there's no need to travel. Meet St. Luke's Cardiology team and find a heart clinic near you.

For more information, call St. Luke's Heart Care Clinic at (319) 364-7101.

Birth Care
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

You deserve the very best for you and your baby. Our comprehensive OB/GYN services provide individualized care, support and education throughout pregnancy, delivery, recovery and the many stages of life. Our trusted team of professionals includes family practice physicians, obstetricians, nurses and support staff. We respect your individual needs and goals, promote family-centered care and offer the resources you need to prepare for your growing family.

Pre-register Your Delivery

There's no need for added stress at the hospital. Pre-register online and take care of the paperwork before the contractions start by providing your contact, mailing and insurance information.

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(319) 369-7264

Emergency Services
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

When you have a medical emergency, every minute counts. Call 911 and tell first responders to take you to St. Luke's.  Our Emergency Room is open 24/7. We offer the most experienced hospital ER team in Cedar Rapids, who are specially trained to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency.

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(319) 369-7105

Imaging
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

At St. Luke's, our imaging technologies include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), interventional/vascular lab, mammography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and X-ray. These tools play a critical role in patient diagnosis. Medical imaging is also used extensively for post-treatment assessment.

St. Luke's medical imaging team is the only facility in the state of Iowa to achieve the American College of Radiology's Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) designation and provides patients with the highest levels of imaging quality, safety and care.

Find an outpatient imaging services site.

Schedule a mammogram.

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(319) 369-7363

Lab
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

You can schedule your appointment at MedLabs in one of three ways:

  1. Text "Schedule" to your preferred location listed below
  2. Call (319) 368-5650
  3. Schedule online at one of our four locations:

Once your appointment is made, you will receive a confirmation via text. Upon arrival, text the word "Arrived" to the phone number of your location, and when the lab is ready for you, you'll receive a text or phone call with screening questions and an invitation to come into the lab.


To reach MedLabs customer service, call (319) 368-5650, Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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$25M St. Luke's Heart & Vascular Center Expansion

The multi-million-dollar expansion will consolidate and enhance St. Luke's heart and vascular capabilities into one comprehensive center, building upon an already strong foundation as the leader of heart and vascular services in Eastern Iowa.
Read the Latest Update on Expansion Progress

Accreditations

Magnet Recognized for Nursing Excellence
St. Luke's Hospital has succeeded in achieving Magnet recognition for the fourth time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), signifying successful implementation of the national Magnet standards for nursing excellence.
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program Certification
St. Luke's Cardiac Rehab program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation which recognizes outstanding programs that follow best practices in patient care and program management.
Certified Quality Breast Center in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™
St. Luke's Hospital Breast and Bone Health has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™. This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community.
Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and Resuscitation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)
St. Luke's is the first hospital in Iowa to achieve the ACC Chest Pain with Primary PCI and Resuscitation accreditation.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
St. Luke's is the first rehabilitation program in Iowa to receive the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Inpatient Rehabilitation Stroke Specialty Program accreditation. St. Luke's Brain Injury Program also received accreditation and St. Luke's Inpatient Rehabilitation unit received a three-year accreditation - the twelfth consecutive three-year accreditation for the unit.
Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons Accreditation
The cancer program at St. Luke's Hospital earned a three-year approval with commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the Commission on Cancer is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival rates and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive, quality care.
Member of American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR)
In its continuing mission to provide the best patient care possible, St. Luke's is a member of the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), an independent, not-for-profit database designed to store comprehensive data about joint replacement procedures and to help physicians and artificial joint manufacturers improve the experiences of patients who undergo joint replacement surgery.
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
St. Luke's Hospital has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
Primary Stroke Center Certification (DNV)
St. Luke's Hospital has been designated as a Primary Stroke Center by Det Norske Veritas, Inc. (DNV). The DNV Primary Stroke Center Certification is based on standards set forth by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association and affirms that St. Luke's Hospital addresses the full spectrum of stroke care - diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education - and establishes clear metrics to evaluate outcomes.
Transcatheter Valve Repair/Replacement (TAVR) Certification from the American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently recognized St. Luke's for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients receiving transcatheter aortic valve repair and replacement (TAVR) procedures. This is the second time St. Luke's has received ACC's TAVR Certification, and St. Luke's Heart Care is the only program in Iowa to have achieved the designation. St. Luke's received its first designation in 2021 and was the first hospital in Cedar Rapids to perform the TAVR procedure in 2016.

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St. Luke's Named Top 100 Hospital

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by PINC AI™ and reported by Fortune. This is the ninth time St. Luke’s has been recognized with this honor. The annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience and financial health. Hospitals do not apply or pay to participate in the studies, nor do winners pay to promote their award – this honor is based on performance.
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Proud To Be a Magnet Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital has succeeded in achieving Magnet recognition for the fourth time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), signifying successful implementation of the national Magnet standards for nursing excellence.

Awards & Recognition

Hospital Quality Awards

St. Luke’s Named Top 100 Hospital
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke's Hospital has been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by by PINC AI™ and reported by Fortune. This is the ninth time St. Luke’s has been recognized with this honor. The annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience and financial health. Hospitals do not apply or pay to participate in the studies, nor do winners pay to promote their award. St. Luke's earned this award in 2023, 2019, 2018, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2005 and 2004.
St. Luke's Named to Becker's List of Great Hospitals in America
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke's Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review "Great Hospitals in America" list for a seventh time for 2023. St. Luke's has been named to this list in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2023. This annual publication is a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. The hospitals included on Becker's Hospital Review list are renowned for excellence. They are industry leaders in innovation, quality patient care and clinical research, and have received recognition across various publications and accrediting organizations.
U.S. News & World Report Names St. Luke's One of Best Hospitals in Iowa

St. Luke's Hospital is among the nation's Best Regional Hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report. St. Luke's is ranked fourth best hospital in Iowa in the U.S. News & World Report 2023-24 edition. For more than 30 years, the annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

St. Luke's was ranked "high performing" (the highest rank possible) in seven adult procedures and conditions: heart attack, heart bypass surgery, stroke, hip and knee replacement, prostate cancer surgery, and pneumonia.

St. Luke’s Receives Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Highest Rating
In 2019 and 2021 St. Luke's Hospital has received the highest rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). CMS Hospital compare recently updated its overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings and St. Luke's was one of only 12 hospitals in Iowa to receive five stars. CMS uses metrics from the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and Hospital Outpatient Quality Report (OQR) Program to determine star ratings for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide.
Voted Best Hospital in the Corridor
For 2022, St. Luke's Hospital was voted Best Hospital in the Corridor for the ninth time by the Corridor Business Journal. UnityPoint at Home in Cedar Rapids won Best Home Health Care Agency in 2022.
St. Luke’s Receives Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence
The Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence is an award given by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and specifically designated to recognize the nation's top hospital critical care units. Critical care units that receive the Beacon Award will have exhibited high quality standards, exceptional care of patients and their families and healthy work environments.
Designated One of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
St. Luke's has been designated as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals six times. The study, singles out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinic outcomes in this critical area of hospital care.  As is the case with the PINC AI™ 100 Top Hospitals study, the rigorous processes used to calculate and measure hospital service lines leverage industry-leading, risk-adjusted methodologies developed and maintained by scientists from PINC AI and its predecessors over many years. St. Luke's achieved Top 50 Cardiovascular status in 2016, 2015, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2004.
Blue Distinction® Center+ for Cardiac Care
St. Luke's was selected by Blue Cross Blue Shield for demonstrating a commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients.
American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award
St. Luke's Hospital has received the 2023 Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Chest Pain – Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) from the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry. St. Luke’s is one of only 262 hospitals in the nation, and the only hospital in Cedar Rapids to receive the honor. The award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that St. Luke’s ER and heart care teams have met the stringent standards for treating these patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
American Heart & Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus with Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite & Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
This award recognizes St. Luke's commitment and success in using the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke, Target Stroke and Target: Type 2 Diabetes programs. These programs offer the most up-to-date evidence-based guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in its community.
U.S. News & World Report Names St. Luke's High Performing in Adult Maternity Care
St. Luke's Hospital has been recognized as High Performing in Adult Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. This is the first time U.S. News has published a list of Best Hospitals for Maternity. To be recognized among the Best Hospitals for Maternity, hospitals had to excel on multiple quality metrics that matter to expectant families, including complication rates, C-sections, whether births were scheduled too early in pregnancy, and how successfully each hospital supported breastfeeding. Only one-third of the hospitals evaluated by U.S. News for maternity care earned a 'High Performing' rating.
Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care

The Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care program plays a key role in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s (BCBSA) National Health Equity Strategy aimed at reducing racial health disparities across the care spectrum and improving patient outcomes for all Americans. To align with this strategy, the Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care program enhanced its quality and measurement standards to recognize higher-quality facilities that have taken action to respond effectively to obstetric emergencies, reduce racial disparities and improve maternal health outcomes.

Based on data from the current designation cycle, facilities designated under the Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care program demonstrate higher-quality care compared to non-Blue Distinction Center facilities, with overall average rates of 26 percent lower episiotomies, 60 percent fewer elective deliveries and 17 percent lower cesarean births — all of which point to healthier outcomes for patients. BDC+ designated facilities also exhibited an average savings of 21 percent for maternity care.

Outstanding Family Centered Maternity Care Award
St. Luke's Women's and Children's Center is the first birth care center in the nation to receive the national award for outstanding Family-Centered Maternity Care. Family-Centered Maternity Care is an approach to providing care for women and their families that integrates pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and infant care into the continuum of the family life as normal, healthy life events.
Selected by March of Dimes as First NICU Family Support Site in Iowa
The March of Dimes has selected St. Luke's NICU as Iowa's first and only site to house a new program called March of Dimes NICU Family Support. The project's purpose is to provide information and emotional support to families of critically ill newborns being cared for in a neonatal intensive care unit.
Blue Distinction® Center+ for Spine and Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries
St. Luke's was selected by Wellmark for demonstrating a commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for spine surgery and hip and knee replacement patients.
Blue Distinction® Center+ for Spine Surgery
St. Luke's Hospital is a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed by Blue Cross Blue Shield companies with input from the medical community.
Selected by UnitedHealth Premium as a Total Joint Specialty Center
St. Luke's Hospital is proud to be selected as a UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Specialty Center. UnitedHealthcare evaluated our associates, services and procedures using specific quality criteria and guidelines based on nationally recognized standards and expert advice.
St. Luke's Hospital Receives Advanced Hip & Knee Replacement Certification from DNV
This designation recognizes St. Luke's excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of Hip and Knee Replacement and related procedures. The certification means St. Luke's has demonstrated compliance with the DNV standard and adherence to guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
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Nassif Community Cancer Center Partnership

A partnership of St. Luke’s Hospital and Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, in collaboration with other community-based specialty providers, the Nassif Community Cancer Center helps you face cancer with confidence.
Learn more about the services available at the Nassif Community Cancer Center.

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