Department of Medicine
UMass Memorial Health Care
The Clinical Partner of UMass Medical SchoolUMass Memorial Health Care is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts.It is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system designed to provide all levels of health care, from primary to quaternary. UMass Memorial Health Care delivers care through the UMass Memorial Medical Center and its member hospitals (Clinton, HealthAlliance, Marlborough and Wing Memorial) with health care services further enhanced and augmented by UMass Memorial Medical Group, University Commons Nursing Care Center, Fairlawn Nursing Home, Highlands Long-term Care Facility, Community HealthLink, Diversified Visiting Nurses Association and UMass Memorial Home Health and Hospice.
As the tertiary care referral center for Central and Western Massachusetts, UMass Memorial Medical Center offers a full complement of sophisticated technology and support services, providing the region with a broad range of specialists renowned for their work in areas such as cancer, cardiology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, surgery, women’s health and children’s medical services, including an internationally recognized newborn intensive care unit. UMass Memorial is a 783-licensed bed facility on three campuses: University, Memorial and Hahnemann, and also operates a 26-bed mental health unit at Worcester State Hospital. UMass Memorial is also the region’s transplantation center and provides liver, kidney, pancreas, small bowel and bone marrow transplantation.
At the University Campus, which has 406 licensed acute-care beds, clinical services are focused on radiation therapy and cancer care, neurology, trauma and critical care, psychiatry, surgery and advanced cardiovascular care. The new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory employs the most advanced electrophysiology and interventional cardiology technology to evaluate heart structure and function and to detect and treat heart disease.
In addition, the University Campus is home to the Children’s Medical Center, a pediatric specialty center providing care in all principal fields, including orthopedics, psychiatry, neurology, pulmonology, oncology and surgery, with the only pediatric intensive care unit and pediatric AIDS treatment facility in Central Massachusetts. The Children's Medical Center also conducts a Child Protection Program, providing evaluations of children for suspected abuse, neglect and maltreatment.
The University Campus, which houses the region’s only Level I trauma center, is the home base of Life Flight, New England’s first hospital-based air ambulance and the only emergency helicopter service in Central Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1982, Life Flight has become one of the busiest single-aircraft services in the country, with more than 20,000 patient flights.
The Memorial Campus is a leading provider of acute-care services in the greater Worcester area and offers a broad array of primary, secondary and tertiary care services. An acute care facility with 334 licensed beds, it is well known for its long history of outstanding patient care and excellence in teaching. It is the regional referral center for women with high-risk pregnancies, and houses the region’s only Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit, a 43-bed unit providing the most advanced life-saving care for fragile infants.
The Levine Cancer Center at the Memorial Campus is a leading center for the care and treatment of cancer patients. It is also the site of the New England Hemophilia Center and the Comprehensive Breast Center, a unique multidisciplinary facility focused on the diagnosis and treatment of women with breast cancer and other diseases of the breast.
In addition, the Memorial Campus houses the Spince Center and Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center and provides a full spectrum of multidisciplinary care for orthopedic patients, including arthroscopic and open surgery for injury and orthopedic disease.
The Hahnemann Campus is a patient-centered, full-service outpatient surgery center focusing on dermatology, hand and upper extremity surgery and therapy, ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery. This state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery and specialty care practice center contains eight day-surgery operating rooms; two ophthalmologic operating rooms; three surgical rooms for Moh’s microsurgery, a specialized type of skin cancer surgery; six procedure rooms; 28 exam rooms; 25 physician offices; and admission, testing and discharge areas. The campus also contains physicians’ offices and laboratory and X-ray facilities, as well as the Hahnemann Family Health Center.