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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 400 adult beds and 22 operating rooms with an adjacent recovery room. 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 2017-18, the team cared for 847 trauma general surgery cases, with 1,627 general surgery trauma admissions, 943 ICU admissions and 3,148 trauma activations.

University of Oklahoma Medical Center is a 355-bed facility with 22 ORs and 78 ICU beds. In 2017-18, ED visits totaled 45,100 and admissions totaled 10,900, with more than 13,350 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 will be 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.

 Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) was constructed in 1953, making it one of the first veterans hospitals to be located within a university medical center. The building has undergone numerous renovations over the years.

With 190 acute care beds, eight operating rooms, 30 ICU beds, and endoscopy and vascular/IR suites, the hospital serves as a major teaching facility for the university. The team cared for more than 600 general surgery cases in 2017-18.

Oklahoma 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.

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.