Albany Medical Center Hospital

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Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany Medical Center main entrance
Albany Medical Center main entrance
Location 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY, United States
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Albany Medical College
Emergency department Regional Trauma Center
Helipad IATA: NK64
Beds 734
Founded 1849
Lists Hospitals in the United States

Albany Medical Center Hospital is a hospital located in Albany, New York. The 714-bed,[1] Level-I Trauma Center was founded in 1849, ten years after the College. It serves over 3 million residents in 25 counties. It is one of New York's largest teaching hospitals.


In 1839 Dr. Alden March founding Albany Medical College in the former Lancaster School at the corner of Lancaster and Eagle Streets in the City of Albany. Albany Hospital was incorporated in 1849 and established two years later on the southwest corner of Dove Street and Lydius Street (now Madison Avenue). Physicians who taught in the medical school saw patients in the hospital, and students transitioned from lecture halls in the medical school to “shadowing” assignments on the floors of the hospital.[2]

New York State Department of Health designations[edit]

  • Regional Trauma Center[1]
  • Stroke Center[1]
  • Regional Perinatal Center[1]
  • AIDS Center[1]


  • William Wallace Farley (1874-1952).[3]

Notable patients[edit]


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Coordinates: 42°39′14″N 73°46′37″W / 42.654°N 73.777°W / 42.654; -73.777