Wesley Medical Center
Wesley Medical Center
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Geography
Location 550 North Hillside
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Coordinates 37°41?47?N 97°17?54?W / 37.69639°N 97.29833°W / 37.69639; -97.29833Coordinates: 37°41?47?N 97°17?54?W / 37.69639°N 97.29833°W / 37.69639; -97.29833
Organization
Care system Medicare, Medicaid, and all insurance providers
Funding Public hospital
Affiliated university University of Kansas
School of Medicine
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 760 beds and 102 bassinets
Helipad Yes
History
Founded 1912
Links
Website WesleyMC.com
Lists Hospitals in the United States

Wesley Medical Center, located in Wichita, Kansas, is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. The medical staff of 900 physicians and 3,000 employees provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients from throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Every year, more than 25,000 adults and children are inpatients and more than 6,000 babies are born at Wesley. The Center was founded in 1912 by the Methodist Church, but has been part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) since 1985.[1]

An unrelated organization, Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, has 211 licensed beds and is owned by Triad Hospitals, Inc.

Facilities

Wesley's campus in the heart of Wichita, Kansas, has eight buildings, including:[2]

  • A state-of-the art Critical Care Building - houses three adult intensive care units
  • A freestanding Family Medicine Center
  • A freestanding BirthCare Center
  • Wesley Women's Hospital
  • Wesley West Emergency and Diagnostic Center - provides 24-hour emergency care and outpatient diagnostic services, and is located at the northeast corner of 13th Street and Tyler Road.

Advanced technology and services

Although Wesley provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services, the medical center is especially noted for:[2]

  • The largest Emergency Department in Kansas
  • The Children's Center (affiliated with the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions)
  • A Level 1 (highest level) trauma center
  • The area's only Gamma Knife Center
  • State-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatric Intensive Care units
  • Cardiovascular services and accredited
  • Chest Pain Center Stroke treatment and certified Stroke
  • Center Advanced care for high-risk pregnancies
  • Cancer care
  • The area's only hyperbaric oxygen chambers Outpatient clinics

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