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A Critical Care Leader

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) is a 443-bed comprehensive, community teaching hospital and member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Long recognized as a leader in Cardiology, Critical Care,Women's Health and Orthopedics, SJMO has been serving and improving the health and well-being of the community for more than 85 years.

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, recently verified as a Level II trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, provides first responders, patients and the community with increased access to highly specialized care during emergency situations. The verification ensures that patients with severe injuries receive priority access to the full spectrum of SJMO's resources, including in-house coverage for trauma surgery, anesthesia, critical care and radiology, as well as cardiology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, vascular and thoracic care. Learn More. a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Oakland County's newest Trauma Center.

SJMO is honored to be a nine-time award winner for excellence in cardiovascular care and a two-time Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital. We were recently named a Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center (+) for Knee and Hip and Spine Surgery, and designated by the Aetna Institute of Quality for Total Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery for demonstrating excellence in care, a commitment to continuous improvement and an exceptional value to patients for Orthopedic care. SJMO continues to achieve national recognition for its quality, patient safety and cost-efficiency. Once again SJMO was recognized as a 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital for patient safety and quality.

SJMO offers a comprehensive array of advanced surgical and minimally invasive procedures (including da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery ( http://www.stjoesoakland.org/oakland-davinci-robotic-surgery ) in both our Surgical Pavilion within the hospital and our outpatient surgical center. SJMO offers the latest in cancer diagnostics, clinical research trials and therapeutic technology.

The St. Joe's Cancer Center is nationally recognized for quality, with accreditations from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and American College of Radiology for our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.With the opening of our new Cancer Resource and Support Center (CRSC), patients at risk for cancer, the newly diagnosed patient, those in treatment and those in survivorship have the availability of a full continuum of services in an environment of patient comfort and dignity. Located on the first floor of the Alice Gustafson Center on the hospital's campus, the CRSC serves as a comfortable “one-stop-shop” for information and education on cancer topics, social support and counseling, as well as complementary therapies and classes. Among the services offered are: American Cancer Society-trained cancer resource volunteers to provide educational information and guidance, new patient orientation classes, nurse navigators, financial navigator, genetic counselor, survivorship nurse practitioner, registered dietitian, integrated therapy, support groups and community forums. A member of the Mercy Cancer Network, St. Joe's patients have access to a broad array of clinical research trials in the country.

Named among the top five percent of U.S. hospitals in women's health excellence, SJMO has been given the honorable distinction of five-star rating for women's health services. From supporting healthy young women on their journey through adolescence to preparing them during their pregnancy years and beyond, SJMO is ready to assist. We offer Board-Certified specialists in the areas of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast Care, Pediatrics, Neonatology and Maternal Fetal Medicine (for high-risk pregnancies).SJMO offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), family centered comprehensive care in one of the safest facilities in the country with the latest in technology and cutting edge procedures.

SJMO has also revolutionized its approach to stroke care, offering a complete range of neuroscience services and dedicated resources to diagnose, treat and manage stroke. SJMO created the Michigan Stroke Network , providing comprehensive stroke care to more than 30 partner hospitals across Michigan through the use of telemedicine.

For patients who have chronic and non-healing wounds, SJMO instituted the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine . Located on the second floor of the Alice Gustafson Center on the hospital's campus, the center uses advanced therapies for wound care treatment, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Our team of multi-disciplinary specialists will provide patients with access to evidence-based therapies to improve their quality of life.

To maintain the highest level of excellence, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland is preparing for the future with the development of an eight-story, contemporary-styled South Patient Tower. The new tower will feature 208 private, technologically integrated and enhanced patient care rooms, providing plenty of support space for family and friends who are vital to the healing process. Completion of the project is scheduled for Spring 2014.

If you would like to learn more, call us at 248-858.3000 or make an appointment with an SJMO physician or specialist by calling our referral line at 800.372.6094. You may also schedule a diagnostic test online.

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