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Hospital and Academic Facilities

The OU Health Center campus is a 200-acre campus located one mile south of the state capitol in Oklahoma City. It includes Oklahoma Children's Hospital, University of Oklahoma Medical CenterOU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, and OU Health Sciences Center one of only a few comprehensive health centers in the nation with seven health professional colleges, MedicineDentistryAllied HealthPublic HealthNursingPharmacythe Graduate College, the Robert M. Bird Library, Oklahoma Medical Research FoundationDean McGee Eye Institute, the state Department of Health, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Medical Examiner’s Office and the Veterans Affairs Hospital. 

University of Oklahoma Medical Center is a full-service, acute care hospital with 500 adult beds and 36 operating rooms with an adjacent recovery room and 126 ICU beds. The hospital serves as a tertiary referral center for all of Oklahoma and surrounding states. It stands apart as the only American College of Surgeons (ACS)-verified designated Level One Trauma Center in the state. In 2020-21, the team cared for 720 trauma cases, with 1,699 trauma admissions, 932 ICU admissions, and 5,814 trauma activations.

ED visits totaled 43,802 and admissions totaled 17,616, with more than 13,750 surgeries performed. The hospital operates a large outpatient clinic, with the surgery clinic meeting two days a week and caring for nearly 3,200 patients each year. 

It's also the site of the largest healthcare infrastructure build in the state, and one of the largest in the country. A new bed tower was completed in 2020 with 450,000-square feet of additional space, eight floors and room to grow, 144 added beds, 32 new operating rooms, and more.

Children's Hospital Mother & Baby Center is home to all OB-GYN and pediatric services. Oklahoma Children's Hospital is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in the state, serving as the referral center for the entire region. The pediatric surgical team performs the majority of complicated pediatric surgery cases in the state, and the cardiothoracic pediatric surgical team is responsible for most of the complicated pediatric heart cases, including extensive cardiac reconstruction of congenital defects. The facilities combined offer 314 beds, with 96 NICU, 25 PICU, and 14 ORs (11 pediatric, 3 OB).

In 2017-18, the team cared for 5,363 women’s admissions, 45,222 ED/hospital visits, 7,986 ED/women’s visits, and 9,792 operations, 2,400 of which were pediatric surgical procedures.

In 2020-21, the team cared for 9,080 pediatric operations, 2,775 were inpatient surgeries and 6,305 were outpatient surgeries.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is the state's only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center. 

• Providing patient-centered, multidisciplinary care, including surgical, medical, and radiation oncology

• Conducting innovative basic, translational and clinical research

• Raising the level of cancer awareness and prevention

• Educating the next generation of cancer health care professionals

• Serving as a statewide resource for patients, researchers, health professionals, and communities

Stephenson Cancer Center is one of only 70 NCI-designated cancer care centers, leading the way in cancer research.

OU Health Edmond Medical Center is located 13 miles north of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus in Oklahoma City. Patients in the Edmond area have access to a local resource for the highest level of care, with an emphasis on outpatient and minimally invasive procedures. The hospital is equipped with five ORs, 60 inpatient beds, 10 ICU beds, and a bariatric surgery unit. The team at Edmond Medical Center focuses on outpatient and minimally invasive procedures, overseeing an average of 750 general surgery cases per year.