St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (St. Joe's) is a 777-bed academic and research hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada that is affiliated with the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine of McMaster University as well as Mohawk College. It is part of the St. Joseph's Health System and serves as the regional kidney transplant centre for a population of approximately 1.2 million people.

Located in the "Heart of Hamilton," the hospital is known for being one of the top national institutions for robotic surgery and for having one of the largest kidney and urinary programs.[citation needed] It's also first in Canada to partner a mental health worker with police to respond to a 911 crisis call.[citation needed]

Locations[edit]

Charlton Campus[edit]

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Charlton campus is a busy, acute care centre that includes facilities such as the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, and the Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre.

West 5th Campus[edit]

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's West 5th Campus provides specialized tertiary mental health services for residents of Central South Region in Ontario, operating specialized mental health beds and providing leading-edge community services to thousands of outpatients.

The West 5th Campus recently underwent a major redevelopment. Construction began in January 2011 and the new building was completed in the summer of 2014. The new facility is approximately 800,000 square feet.

King Campus[edit]

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's King Campus is a stand-alone facility that has pioneered models of ambulatory care and includes a robust Surgery Centre for cataract surgeries and a satellite dialysis centre.

Programs[edit]

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cancer Care
  • Chest
  • Complex Continuing Care
  • Critical Care / ICU
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency and Urgent Care
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Kidney and Urinary Program
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Mental Health and Addictions Program
  • Outpatient
  • Orthopedics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
  • Women and Infants Care

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