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About University Hospital

University Hospital is the flagship patient care facility of The Ohio State University Medical Center. Located just north of downtown Columbus, Ohio, with more than 900 beds and the latest advances in patient care, research and technology, University Hospital provides a safe, comfortable environment where patients receive the best medical care available.

Fulfilling our education mission, the knowledge and expertise of our doctors and nurses give medical professionals the opportunity to obtain excellent additional training and to learn from world-class leaders in the medical field. Furthermore, our commitment to medical research means that our patients benefit from medical breakthroughs months, sometimes years ahead of other hospitals and physician offices.

Our Healthcare Services
University Hospital specializes in critical care, organ transplantation, women’s health, digestive diseases, minimally invasive surgery, rehabilitation and neurosciences. Other features include:

  • Serving as a major referral center for patients from Ohio and throughout the Midwest
  • Only adult solid organ transplant program in central Ohio (ranked among the top in the world for volume of kidney and pancreas transplants)
  • Providing a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit  – the highest level of medical care available for infants – and spacious birthing suites designed with your comfort in mind
  • Ranked among the top ten rehabilitation programs in the country
  • Designated a Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, a national accrediting body
  • Offering the most sophisticated surgical intensive care units in the area
  • A leader in minimally invasive surgery and various types of heart and gynecological surgeries 

    Learn more about our healthcare services Patient and Visitor Information and Awards & Accreditations

Our Physicians
University Hospital is consistently recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the “Best Doctors in America” list includes more than 250 faculty members at OSU Medical Center. The list is considered to be one of the most recognized and credible resources available to consumers for selecting a physician.

To obtain a physician referral, call toll-free at (800) 293-5123.