Landmark Hospital of Joplin

Landmark Hospital of Joplin is a 28-bed critical-care hospital located in Joplin, Mo. It is situated in a quiet, wooded environment, yet is in the heart of the medical district, just minutes from both Freeman Health System and Mercy Hospital Joplin.

Landmark Hospitals are taking critical care in a new direction, and the Joplin location is no exception. Landmark Hospital of Joplin is focused on compassionate, quality care coupled with a true commitment to patients and families. The road to recovery is led by an interdisciplinary team that consists of hospitalists, intensivists, specialty physicians, respiratory therapists, physical/occupational and speech therapists, wound care specialists, nutritionist, pharmacists, case managers and a well-trained nursing staff.

When a loved one requires an extended hospital stay, consider Landmark Hospital of Joplin as your partner in the commitment to your loved one’s care and recovery. Its medical and support team offer the solution of exceptional medical treatment in conjunction with advanced therapies to meet the goals of restoring health, regaining strength and returning your loved one home.

Our Specialties

  • Ventilator/tracheostomy weaning
  • Respiratory failure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Severe stroke
  • Multi-system failure
  • Specialized wound care
  • Post-surgical/traumatic wounds
  • Diabetic ulcers and ischemic ulcers
  • Individualized in-house Tablo Dialysis services


  • CIHQ and COLA accredited

Robert Samples

CEO of the Joplin facility

Robert Samples is a highly qualified and well developed executive professional with extensive experience in directing all aspects of executive operations for various healthcare facilities to include hospitals, clinical operations, rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing, CCRC’s, and long-term care organizations. He is experienced in business development, physician and referral source relations, negotiating managed care contracts, strategic development and planning, quantitative analysis, marketing management, acquisitions and mergers, human resource management and streamlining workflow processes to increase profitability.

Robert comes to Landmark with more than 20 years of healthcare experience, with his previous experience being the President of a long term care organization in Oklahoma. Robert received his Bachelor’s in Business Management and Master’s in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma.

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