Doctors at Upstate Medical Hospital wheel a patient into MRI room.
Clinical Care

Clinical Care

SUNY medical centers are known at the local, state, and national levels for their high quality, innovative care.

University at Buffalo

UBMD is Western New York’s largest medical group with more than 500 physicians in 18 practices across seven affiliated regional hospitals and clinics, representing virtually every medical specialty. Unlike other health care providers, all UBMD physicians are professors at the University at Buffalo training the next generation of doctors, conducting research and discovering answers to today’s top medical questions. Patients can be assured that UBMD physicians keep current on best practices and the latest advances in medicine to provide the most up-to-date care.

Downstate Medical Center

Downstate Medical Center is the only academic medical center for health education, research, and patient care in Brooklyn. The clinical services that Downstate provides complement its educational mission. At the heart of these services is University Hospital of Brooklyn, which serves over 300,000 outpatients, 62,000 ER patients, 12,000 hospital admits, and delivers over 1,200 babies annually. With 9 outpatient sites, 16 clinical departments and numerous specialty centers, Downstate Medical Center provides the full range of healthcare, from emergency, primary, and preventive services through advanced specialty care. It is the regional center for cardiac care, neonatal and high-risk infant services, pediatric dialysis, and transplantation.  It also houses a major learning center for children with physical or neurological programs and sponsors five school-based health clinics.

College of Optometry

As one of the largest optometric outpatient facilities in the nation, the University Eye Center at the SUNY College of Optometry offers primary and specialized vision care services. These services include primary care for pediatric and special needs patients, as well as advanced care for patients with cataracts, macular degeneration, and other conditions, and rehabilitation for patients with visual disorders and head trauma. The UEC takes their patient care an extra step by offering social work services to patients including free support groups and referrals for long-term counseling. The volume of referrals and patient visits speaks to the quality of care provided by the faculty and students at UEC with over 13,000 patients referred to UEC by physicians, optometrists and health care providers and nearly 70,000 patient visits between FY 2016-2017.

Stony Brook University Hospital

Clinical care at Stony Brook Medicine is extensive, with more than 31,000 inpatient visits, 108,000 emergency room visits, and 940,000 outpatient visits on an annual basis. Patients are seen at three hospitals: Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, for treatments under 52 different service categories with access to groundbreaking clinical trials and state-of-the-art technology. Centers and institutes at Stony Brook Medicine include a Cancer Center, Heart Institute, Neurosciences Institute and Trauma Center, all of which provide patients with cutting-edge multidisciplinary specialty care.

Upstate Medical University

Upstate Medical University’s clinical care enterprise is the largest in the Central New York with two hospital campuses, the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and more than 90 clinic sites. It is the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center and Pediatric Emergency Room and the only officially designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Upstate Cancer Center offers some of the latest cancer-fighting technology for patients and a host of clinical trial opportunities. Upstate sees more than 34,000 inpatient visits, 95,000 emergency room visits and 793,000 outpatient visits annually.

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