Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

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Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
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Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont is located in Montreal
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Location in Montreal
Geography
Location Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°34′26″N 73°33′30″W / 45.573889°N 73.558333°W / 45.573889; -73.558333Coordinates: 45°34′26″N 73°33′30″W / 45.573889°N 73.558333°W / 45.573889; -73.558333
Organization
Care system RAMQ (Quebec medicare)
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine
Services
Beds 800
History
Founded 1971
Links
Website http://www.maisonneuve-rosemont.org
Lists Hospitals in Canada

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont is a hospital in Montreal, located in the borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie. It serves the eastern part of the city and offers 700 beds. It employs 5,000 people and 3,000 students annually. It is the largest hospital in Quebec.

History[edit]

Construction of the Sanatorium Saint-Joseph (now the pavillon Rosemont of the hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont) located on boulevard Rosemont in Montréal

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont was founded in 1971 as a result of a merger of two previous hospitals: Hôpital Maisonneuve and Hôpital Saint-Joseph de Rosemont.[1]

Hôpital Maisonneuve was founded by the Grey Nuns in 1954, and housed a nursing school and the Montreal Heart Institute. Hôpital Saint-Joseph de Rosemont was founded in 1950 by the Misericordia Sisters. It specialized in treating Tuberculosis.

Specialization[edit]

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont offers general medical care, but it is known for specializing in a few particular areas: Ophthalmology, Stem cell treatments of various cancers and Nephrology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Un peu d'histoire" (in French). Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Denis Goulet, L'hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, une histoire médicale, 1954-2004, Septentrion, 2004.

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