High-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare is vital to any top-tier community. The host of medical and quality-of-life practitioners in the greater Rochester area have been on the forefront of human services for decades, and continue to provide superlative care and award-winning service, technology and innovation in the medical field.
CRITTENTON HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
1101 W. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Since opening its doors in Rochester in 1967, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center has provided the finest in healthcare for Oakland County residents. The 290-bed hospital boasts a support staff exceeding 1,600 and a medical staff comprised of more than 500 physicians—making it one of the area’s largest employers. Crittenton provides a full listing of services, with several Centers of Excellence including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics and women’s and children’s services. A variety of specialized programs are also offered through Crittenton, such as sports medicine, executive/travel medicine, sleep and neurophysiology services, wound management and hyperbaric medicine and a heartburn center—among many others. On top of all of this, an affiliation with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute provides access to the most modern offerings in cancer care, and an affiliation with the University of Michigan offers the Crittenton community a highly rated open-heart surgery program.
POH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
50 N. Perry St., Pontiac, MI 48342
Located in northern Oakland County, POH Regional Medical Center was established in 1953 and today hails as one of the largest osteopathic teaching hospitals in the country. POH began its years in a neighborhood clinic, after three physicians transformed the structure into a fully functional hospital. By 1955, POH had outgrown its facilities, which led to the purchase and renovation of the seven-story Pontiac Hotel. Part of the renowned McLaren Health Care network, the hospital has continued to expand its facilities and services, and is now well-equipped with more than 300 knowledgeable physicians and a support staff that numbers around 1,200. In addition to the main hospital campus in Pontiac, POH Regional Medical Center operates eight satellite facilities throughout northern Oakland County, offering an assortment of services ranging from a blood bank to nuclear medicine and geriatric psychiatry.
BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, TROY
44201 Dequindre Road, Troy, MI 48085
In 1977, Beaumont Hospital, Troy, a mere 10-mile drive from Rochester, became the second hospital in its system to open its doors as a 200-bed acute-care community teaching hospital. Today, Beaumont Hospital, Troy has expanded into a 361-bed medical institution that is continuously recognized for its excellence in healthcare. The hospital broke ground on June 19, 2007 for a major construction project with plans to incorporate a new emergency center, which includes 40,000 square feet of renovations and a 123,000-square-foot addition; and a Critical Care Tower, consisting of 8,000 square feet of renovations on top of 100,000 square feet of new space. The majority of construction was finished in 2009. Furthermore, construction on the three-floor, 137,000-square-foot West Tower expansion project began in winter of 2008, with plans for completion in spring of 2010.
BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, ROYAL OAK
3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Another short drive will bring patients to the expansive Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, a 1,061-bed tertiary care, teaching, research and referral hospital that stands as the largest inpatient hospital in the U.S. A staple in the area since its establishment in 1955, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is the sole Level I Trauma Center in Oakland and Macomb Counties, and is recognized as one of the country’s top centers for the treatment of liver disease, hepatitis, ulcer and additional related conditions. Adding to all of this, the hospital offers one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive interventional cardiology programs and boasts being one of the nation’s leading centers for cardiac research. No wonder U.S. News and World Report recently ranked it as one of America’s Best Hospitals 2008.