No matter what type of care you need, from a simple screening to a complex kidney transplant surgery, you can find it at University of Missouri Health Care.

At an academic health system such as MU Health Care, physicians from every field of medicine work together to offer comprehensive care. Our patients have access to the latest treatments and research. Our team approach takes into account all your needs, so that in good or poor health, you receive personalized attention.

Our expert physicians offer a wide depth and breadth of services, from preventive health care to treatment for serious illnesses or injuries. We treat all patients who come to us with advanced procedures, giving you access to:

Innovative, inspiring care

As an academic health system, MU Health Care is home to groundbreaking research that has made us an international health care destination. From three new, FDA-approved cancer treatments to a biological treatment for joint pain, MU Health Care physicians help patients, across Missouri and around the world, receive leading-edge care.

Our researchers, scientists and physicians work together to provide bench-to-bedside treatment. These treatments give you access to truly personalized medicine based on factors as specific as the DNA of cancer tumors. As the home of a research reactor, we are able to pursue innovative research and make advanced, customized treatments right here in Missouri.

As a patient at MU Health Care, you benefit from the latest research and medical evidence. Your physicians are on the leading edge of medical care, helping you get the answers you are looking for and the treatments you need to heal.

Convenient care close to home

At MU Health Care, we have committed ourselves to making care convenient for all our patients. We have a large primary care network to care for all your everyday health concerns. From extended care hours to Mizzou Quick Care clinics in Hy-Vee grocery stores, you have access to the care you need, when and where you want it.

If you are facing serious health problems, we provide advanced care right here in Columbia, so you can stay close to home throughout treatment. Our specialists also visit outreach clinics in towns across mid-Missouri, from Fayette to Ashland to Jefferson City, so you don’t have to travel far to see our health experts.

No matter which MU Health Care location you visit, you receive care in an environment designed for healing. Many of our facilities have undergone extensive renovation so you can enjoy a comfortable stay in a private room. Our patient areas are geared toward your needs and include the latest technology to monitor your health and deliver treatment.

Teaching the next generation of health professionals

At MU Health Care, we train future health professionals to provide advanced, patient-centered care. The students and faculty at University of Missouri stay up-to-date on the newest treatments and methods, getting the hands-on experience that will help them care for patients for years to come. Through the MU School of Medicine, MU Sinclair School of Nursing and MU School of Health Professions, we teach your future doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and more to offer personalized care with confidence and compassion.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

To save and improve lives – through exemplary education, research, and patient care.
We will be the premier and transformational academic health system for Missouri.
Inclusion, Diversity & Equity • Respect • Service • Discovery • Responsibility • Excellence

MU Health Care leadership ensures success and sustainability through a well-defined and strong strategic plan. The strategic plan maintains focus on achieving our mission and vision and serving the needs of our primary stakeholders to include patients and their families, employees and learners.

Strategic Plan