Mount Nittany Medical Center

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Mount Nittany Medical Center
Geography
Location State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Organization
Funding Non-profit hospital
Affiliated university Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Cancer Institute
Pennsylvania State University
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 260
History
Founded July 8, 1902 as Bellefonte Hospital
Links
Website http://www.mountnittany.org
Lists Hospitals in Pennsylvania

The Mount Nittany Medical Center is a hospital in State College, Pennsylvania. It is an acute-care facility offering medical, surgical, diagnostic and community services and is affiliated with the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The hospital is located adjacent to the Pennsylvania State University campus near Beaver Stadium, with a view of Mount Nittany to the southeast.

History[edit]

The hospital opened at its current location in 1972 as Centre Community Hospital. In 2003, the name was changed to Mount Nittany Medical Center. Over the years, the facility has gone through several renovations and expansions. Some of the notable recent expansions include the addition of a new 52,000 square foot state-of-the-art east wing in 2010 and a brand new comprehensive Cancer Center in 2012.

Cancer Research[edit]

The hospital is a founding member of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute (PSHCI).

Facts[edit]

  • Number of beds: 260
  • Services provided: Acute care inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical services
  • Officially Started: July 8, 1902
  • Number of Specialties/Subspecialties: 60
  • Number of Employees: 2,200 (skilled healthcare professionals and support staff)

Address[edit]

1800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-6797

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°49′08″N 77°50′33″W / 40.81900°N 77.84251°W / 40.81900; -77.84251