About Upstate University Hospital Community Campus
Upstate University Hospital Community Campus is a nationally recognized health care facility that offers a comprehensive range of services, including medical and surgical care, emergency services, intensive care, acute rehabilitation and inpatient psychiatric care.
The 306-bed hospital has been named a "Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Performance Improvement Leader," and is also nationally recognized for its premier orthopedic program, spine surgery, bariatric surgery and maternity services. The hospital is rated number one in New York State for orthopedic services by HealthGrades (2007-2010). The hospital is also the only hospital in Central New York with a five-star rating for prostate surgery (2007-2010) and is Syracuse's only five-star rated hospital for maternity services (2008-2010) as ranked by HealthGrades. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has also designated Community General Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, Knee and Hip Replacement, and Bariatric Surgery.
Since opening its doors in 1963, Community General has substantially grown and is now home to the Wellspring Breast Center, Wound Care Management Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, the award-winning Jim and DeDe Walsh Family Birth Center, and a fully accredited Sleep Center. In January 2010, the hospital opened its new 25,000 sq.ft. Center for Orthopedics.
Community General has a medical staff of some 460 physicians who provide obstetric, psychiatric, orthopedic, gynecological and medical/surgical services to over 12,000 patients each year. The hospital also offers a wide range of outpatient and community health education services, including nutrition counseling and weight loss programs.
On July 7, 2011, Community General Hospital was formally acquired by Upstate Medical University and renamed Upstate University Hospital Community Campus.