Cox Medical Center South
3801 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
HoursGeneral: 7 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. daily
Some units, including the intensive care units, Stepdown unit, Pediatrics unit and 700 East, have varying exceptions to visiting hours. Optional Maternity quiet hours at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. We request no more than two visitors per patient in a room at the same time. Children are welcome to visit, but they must be accompanied and carefully monitored by an adult at all times.
Cox Medical Center South is the jewel of the Medical Mile. Located on the southern edge of Springfield, this full-service facility has been serving physicians and their patients since 1985. The growing campus includes many physician offices, a Level I Trauma Center, the Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Jared Neuroscience Center and more.
Visitor Restrictions Due To COVID-19
Please note there may be visitor restrictions at some of our locations due to coronavirus. Please view our coronavirus page to get up-to-date information on current restrictions.
Cox South Amenities
Each parking lot has designated parking for visitors. Handicapped parking is available near each entrance. Please do not park in the drive directly in front of the main entrances; this area is reserved for patient loading and unloading.
Free valet parking services are available 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday-Friday, at the North Entrance and the West Tower Entrance of Cox South. Parking services are provided by Springfield Parking Company, and are a safe and secure parking option for our patients and guests.
Our cafeteria is open for complete meals during the following hours: 6-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 4:30-8 p.m. and 1-3 a.m. The grill is open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Snack items, beverages and fruit are also available during these hours. Call 417- 269-6368 for a recorded description of the day's cafeteria specials.
Atrium Bakery & Cafe
The Atrium Bakery and Café is located in the West Pavilion, and offers a variety of breads and pastries, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches and desserts. The café is open 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 417-269-6761 for a recorded listing of the daily specials, or call 417-269-6760 to place an order.
A wide selection of magazines, cards, toiletries and gift items are for sale in the Gift Shop, located off the North Entrance. Hours are: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; and 1-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. You can reach the Gift Shop at 417-269-4171.
A Gift Shop Kiosk is located just inside the West Tower Entrance. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Salon 3800, a beauty salon, is located in the lower level of Hulston Cancer Center. Patients and visitors are invited to use its full range of services. Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, with late appointments available upon request. Call 417-269-5545 to make an appointment.
The Primrose Perk coffee shop offers whole-bean specialty coffee, espresso drinks and smoothies, plus a variety of pastry items.
North Lobby location: Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Patients and visitors are invited to meditate in our chapel, which is located just beyond the Information Desk in the main Cox South lobby. The chapel is always open. Monday through Friday at 11 a.m., a chaplain delivers a brief, inspirational message.
Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks is located across Primrose Avenue from Cox South and provides low-cost lodging for parents and siblings of children hospitalized at Cox South. For more information, call 417-885-0500.
Cox Plaza Hotel
This 30-room hotel is conveniently located on the second floor of Wheeler Heart & Vascular Center, directly across the street from Cox South, via the National Avenue Skywalk. For more information, stop by the registration desk or call 417-269-5900. Other hotel arrangements may be made through the Customer Service office at 417-269-4112.