Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis
|Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis|
|Indiana University Health|
|Location||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Affiliated university||Indiana University School of Medicine|
|Emergency department||Level I trauma center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Indiana|
Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis is a hospital part of Indiana University Health, located in Indianapolis, state of Indiana, United States. It is the largest hospital in the state of Indiana and one of only two regional Level I Trauma Centers in the state. It has 802-staffed beds and is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the area.
The hospital specializes in numerous treatment areas, including adult cardiovascular services provided in the new Clarian Cardiovascular Center. Methodist physicians and staff performed the first open-heart surgery in Indiana in 1965. The hospital is also considered a neurosurgery center of excellence, as well as an expert in organ transplantation, urology, neurology, orthopedics and pediatrics. Methodist also staffs the LifeLine helicopter ambulances and houses the Indiana Poison Center. In 2004, Indiana University Health became Indiana's first magnet hospital system.
Indiana University Health operates the Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Hospital and James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children campuses as a single hospital under Indiana law. They are all connected by the Indiana University Health People Mover.
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