Oklahoma City hospitals: OU Medical Center

By Sonya Colberg Modified: August 21, 2010 at 10:23 am •  Published: August 16, 2010
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— Location: NE 13 and N Lincoln Boulevard

— History: OU Medical Center is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. On January 1, 1910, Dr. Foster Kendrick and his wife, Janet, bought St. Luke's Sanitarium, located on the ninth floor of the Campbell Building at 10 N Broadway, and opened Wesley Hospital, which ultimately became OU Medical Center.

Highlights

— OU Medical Center, which includes The Children's Hospital, is the largest hospital in Oklahoma.

— Services in Children's Hospital include Oklahoma's highest-level neonatal intensive care unit and the state's only pediatric bone marrow transplant unit.

— Adult services include a gamma knife center for treating brain tumors that can't be treated by conventional methods, a bone marrow transplant center, Oklahoma's only Level One trauma center and three new Medi Flight air ambulances, including one dedicated to babies. Additional special services include robotic surgery, high-risk and alternative pregnancy care and heart care services.


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