The Mission of Sparta Community Hospital District:

Sparta Community Hospital District exists to improve the wellness of our communities by providing and coordinating compassionate, value-based health services.

The Vision of Sparta Community Hospital District:

Sparta Community Hospital District will transform the healthcare delivery system of SCHD by utilizing the coordinated efforts of our team of healthcare professionals to provide a consistent, patient centered experience. SCHD will promote a culture that emphasizes patient safety and engages the members of our communities, our physicians, and our employees to enhance lives through the improvement of wellness and effective management of chronic diseases.



Sparta Community Hospital is a critical access facility offering a wide range of services including: Surgery, Orthopedics, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine, a state-of-the-art Laboratory, and Diagnostic Services. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed by Board Certified contracted physicians, who also provide coverage for the Hospitalist program.

Our service area encompasses a 25 mile radius including the local communities of Sparta, Steeleville, Coulterville, and Marissa. To meet the need of our service area, the hospital has established primary care physician offices in each of these communities. In addition, specialized services are located on the two Sparta Community Hospital campuses, including; Physical Therapy and The Center, a Specialty Clinic, Cardiology, General Surgery, Occupational Health and Cardiac Rehab. The Specialty Clinic is home to visiting specialists from the region and the greater St. Louis metro area including: Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Vascular, ENT, Plastic Surgery, and Pulmonology.

Sparta Community Hospital's Radiology Department boasts state of the art technology typically found in larger institutions. In addition to Digital Mammography and plain film x-rays; the department has 32 slice CT scanner, 4D Ultrasound technology, and a nuclear medicine scanner as well as a PET Scanner. Stationary, full-time MRI services are available.

The Medical Staff at Sparta Community Hospital includes employed and non-employed independent physicians. Physicians on staff at this hospital, including but not limited to, emergency room physicians, pathologists, radiologists, and other specialty and consulting physicians are not employees or agent of the hospital. Such physicians are independent contractors who have been granted privileges at this facility for the care and treatment of their patients. These physicians exercise their own independent medical judgment and they are not subject to the supervision or control of the hospital with respect to patient treatment.