Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center logo.png
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Medical Center main campus
Geography
LocationThe Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States
Coordinates39°59′41″N 83°01′04″W / 39.994798°N 83.017695°W / 39.994798; -83.017695Coordinates: 39°59′41″N 83°01′04″W / 39.994798°N 83.017695°W / 39.994798; -83.017695
Organization
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeShort Term Acute Care
Affiliated universityThe Ohio State University
Services
Emergency departmentUS Level I Trauma
Beds1,382
HelipadFAA LID: OH54[1]
History
Founded1834
Links
Websitehttps://wexnermedical.osu.edu Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
ListsHospitals in Ohio

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, formerly called The Ohio State University Medical Center, is a multidisciplinary academic medical center located in Columbus, Ohio, United States, on the main campus of The Ohio State University. In 2012, the Ohio State Medical Center changed its name to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.[2] In 2017, for the 25th consecutive year, the center was named among the best hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017 rankings,[3] Ohio State was recognized a national leader in seven specialties: ear, nose and throat (#6); nephrology (#17); cardiology and heart surgery (#22); neurology and neurosurgery (#22); cancer (#23); pulmonology (#25); and diabetes and endocrinology (#26). Additionally, five specialties were named as high performing: gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; orthopedics; rehabilitation; and urology.

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center was named the best hospital in central Ohio in 2017.[4]

The Ohio State University College of Medicine[edit]

The Ohio State University College of Medicine is the medical school at The Ohio State University. The college is recognized in both education and research, as reflected by 2018 rankings in the Top 40 U.S. News & World Report. In the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, The Ohio State University College of Medicine ranked 31st among all research medical schools in the nation. Among public universities, Ohio State is ranked number 11.[5]

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute[edit]

The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is a dedicated cancer hospital and research center that is part of the university's Comprehensive Cancer Center, with a governance structure separate from, but coordinated with, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

Ohio State Health System[edit]

The Ohio State Health System includes University Hospital and University Hospital East, Ohio State's two full-service hospitals. Other hospitals include Ohio State Harding Hospital, an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric hospital; the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, dedicated to the study, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases; Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital, meeting the specialized needs of patients with brain and spine disorders; Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, one of America's best rehabilitation centers, according to U.S. News & World Report; and the OSU Primary Care Network, an extensive network of community-based primary and subspecialty care facilities throughout central Ohio.

More than 60,000 inpatients receive medical care annually from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Health System manages more than 1.75 million outpatient visits each year.[6]

The Wexner Medical Center has more than 23,000 employees, including more than 1,500 physicians, more than 800 residents and nearly 5,000 nurses.[6]

Ohio State University Physicians, Inc.[edit]

OSUP is a unified physician practice representing more than 700 Wexner Medical Center physicians.

Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Expansion[edit]

The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

In 2017, Ohio State announced plans for the development of a new hospital and ambulatory center. The new medical tower will include more than 800 beds, 60 neonatal intensive care unit bassinets, and state-of-the-art inpatient service areas. University leaders hope the new hospital tower will be completed by 2025.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AirNav: – Ohio State University Hospital Heliport". airnav.com. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ Encarnacion, Pyle (10 February 2012). "Ohio State adds Wexner's name to medical center". Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Best Hospitals | U.S. News & World Report". U.S. News & World Report.
  4. ^ "Best Hospitals in Columbus Ohio | U.S. News & World Report". U.S. News & World Report.
  5. ^ "Best Graduate Schools". U.S. News & World Report.
  6. ^ a b "Key Facts and Figures". Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
  7. ^ "New hospital envisioned for Ohio State Medical Center". osu.edu.

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