Peninsula Regional Medical Center

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Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Peninsula Regional Health System
Geography
Location 100 East Carroll Street, Salisbury, Maryland, United States
Coordinates 38°21′43″N 75°35′54″W / 38.36194°N 75.59833°W / 38.36194; -75.59833Coordinates: 38°21′43″N 75°35′54″W / 38.36194°N 75.59833°W / 38.36194; -75.59833
Organization
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type District General
Affiliated university Johns Hopkins University
Services
Emergency department Level III trauma center
Helipad Yes
Beds 288[1]
History
Founded 1898
Links
Website http://www.peninsula.org
Lists Hospitals in Maryland

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Salisbury, Maryland.

Established in 1897 by Dr. George W. Todd with six beds in an old home, the institution once known as Peninsula General Hospital has grown to contain approximately 300 beds.[2] It serves nearly 500,000 patients every year in a multitude of specialties. Close to 2,000 babies are born at PRMC every year. There are approximately 3,300 employees, placing it among Salisbury’s largest employers.[3]

A planned expansion will increase the size of the hospital's 16 operating rooms to at least 600 square feet.[2]

Dr. Peggy Naleppa, MS, MBA, FACHE has been president and CEO since January 2010.

Medical Specialties[edit]

Specialties include [4]

  • Comprehensive Cardiac Care (including Open Heart Surgery and Rehab) at the Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Comprehensive Cancer Treatment at the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute
  • Diagnostic and Imaging Services
  • Emergency and Trauma Care
  • Outpatient Surgical Services
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics (including total joint replacement) and Rehabilitation
  • Breast Center
  • Special Care Nursery
  • Heartburn Treatment Center
  • Sleep Center
  • Women’s and Children’s Services
  • Wound Care
  • Outpatient Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy & Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric and neonatal services, provided in collaboration with Children's National Medical Center
  • Psychiatric Services, in partnership with Sheppard Pratt
  • Access to Clinical Trials (Peninsula Regional is part of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network)[5]

Accreditations and Awards[edit]

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission. Its Joint Commission certifications include Acute Myocardial Infarction; Joint Replacement - Hip; and Joint Replacement - Knee. It has also been named a Primary Stroke Center for the Delmarva Peninsula.

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