About The University of Kansas Hospital

The region's premier academic medical center

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Convenient locations

The University of Kansas Hospital is conveniently located one mile south of I-35 on Rainbow Boulevard at 39th Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The hospital offers valet parking for patients who need additional assistance.

The University of Kansas Hospital – Indian Creek Campus is located north of I-435 on Nall Avenue at 107th Street in Overland Park, Kansas. The Indian Creek Campus offers multiple surgical specialties and services, and diagnostic imaging.

To make an appointment or learn more about our programs:

Call 913.588.1227 or toll free 800.332.6048.

The University of Kansas Hospital brings a level of expertise to patient care that comes from leadership in medical research and education. Our physicians are researchers and educators expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge. Their major breakthroughs in research lead to the treatments and technologies of the future.

For the past seven years, The University of Kansas Hospital has ranked on U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals lists. Of almost 5,000 hospitals evaluated for 2013-14, nine of our specialties rank among the nation's top 50: Cancer; Cardiology and Heart Surgery; Diabetes and Endocrinology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Nephrology (kidney disorders); Neurology and Neurosurgery (brain and spine care); and Pulmonology. We're the only ranking hospital in adult specialties in the Kansas City area and the state of Kansas.

The University of Kansas Physicians is the largest physician practice in Kansas, representing more than 200 specialties at our hospital. The collective expertise and teamwork of our specialists ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Cancer care

The University of Kansas Hospital provides patient care for The University of Kansas Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center. NCI-designated Cancer Centers are recognized for their scientific excellence and development of more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Heart Care

Members of our heart team are among the most respected cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in the nation. With a long history of innovative, compassionate care, they use the most advanced technologies and treatments to produce outstanding patient outcomes. Our heart and heart surgery patients experience significantly better survival and lower stroke, heart attack and infection rates than the national average.


Nationally known for diagnosing and treating neurological disorders, The University of Kansas Hospital's Center for Advanced Brain and Neurological Care is one of the first in the nation to receive designation as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center recognized for exceptional care and treatment provided to stroke patients. Additionally, we have attained the highest level designation as a comprehensive epilepsy center. The hospital's Marc A. Asher, MD, Comprehensive Spine Center offers relief and support for patients with back pain and spinal disorders.


The University of Kansas Hospital cares for the sickest of the sick, receiving the most complex cases in our region. Our highly specialized surgeons are experts in uncommon surgeries, performing approximately 100 procedures per in state-of-the-art operating rooms located at both our main campus and The University of Kansas Hospital – Indian Creek Campus. This expertise, combined with a multidisciplinary approach, enables our surgeons to determine the most appropriate treatment for each patient, ensuring the best patient outcomes.

Organ transplant

The liver, kidney and pancreas transplant programs at the hospital's Center for Transplantation are among the nation's best. We have some of the highest survival rates – and some of the shortest waiting times – in the country. Our team has developed innovative techniques that minimize transplant trauma and prevent organ rejection.

Trauma and critical care

The University of Kansas Hospital has the area's only nationally verified Level 1 Trauma Center, the highest designation any trauma program in the country can achieve. Our trauma team includes board-certified surgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians and nurses, plus laboratory, radiology and respiratory therapy staff. These highly trained specialists can be assembled quickly to begin treatment the moment a patient arrives in our Emergency Department.

Burnett Burn Center

The Gene and Barbara Burnett Burn Center is the region's only accredited adult burn center. It offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art care, an on-site operating room, outpatient and inpatient hydrotherapy, and complete rehabilitation and support services for adults and children.

Wellness and prevention

Prevention is the best medicine. The hospital offers a wide variety of health and wellness programs designed to help people stay healthy through lifestyle management and early detection of disease.

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