Ellis Medicine

ABOUT ELLIS MEDICINE

For more than 125 years, people from across the region have counted on Ellis for the finest in health care services. Today, the breadth and quality of care Ellis Medicine provides is larger and stronger than ever.

With four campuses – Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center, Bellevue Woman’s Center and the Medical Center of Clifton Park – six additional service locations, more than 3,300 employees and more than 700 affiliated physicians, Ellis Medicine is proud to provide a lifetime of care for patients, from maternity, acute hospital care and outpatient services to nursing home care.

OUR MISSION:

To meet the health and wellness needs of our community with excellence.

OUR VISION:

To provide world class healthcare:

  • By providing patient-centered care and collaborating with our physicians.
  • By striving for results in the top 10% of available national comparative databases by 2017.

OUR HONORS:

  • A New York State designated Primary Stroke Center and recipient of the Gold/Gold Plus Award from the American Stroke Association (2007-2012).
  • A fully accredited Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
  • A Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care and for Knee & Hip Replacement as awarded by BlueCross BlueShield of Northeastern New York.
  •  Among the nation’s top 101 spine and neurosurgery programs by Becker’s Hospital Review.
  • 2012 MassExcellence Gold Baldrige Award winner, recognized for our dedication and work to create a culture and systems where innovation and performance excellence become the accepted norm.
  • 5 Rings Award by IntelliCentrics, Inc. in recognition for excellence in vendor credentialing and creating a culture of vigilance, making hospitals safer for employees and patients.

 OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

 WRIGHT HEART CENTER

Ellis is one of only three hospitals in the Capital Region authorized by New York State to perform cardiac surgery.

 NEUROSCIENCE CENTER

Ellis’ neuroscience experts treat conditions ranging from stroke, brain trauma and epilepsy to migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis and conditions of the spine and neck. Ellis’ Stroke Center is an American Stroke Association Gold/Gold Plus Award winner seven years in a row.

 MATERNITY AND WOMEN’S CARE

One of the largest obstetric programs in Northeastern New York, delivering more than 2,600 babies each year. Women’s health services include GYN surgery, pelvic health and a Breast and Heart Health Center.

 ASTHMA CARE

Comprehensive asthma education programs that help children and adults live well with their disease.

 BARIATRIC CARE CENTER

A nationally recognized surgical weight loss program designated as a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

 CANCER CARE

Advanced radiation oncology, including a radioactive seed implant program and intensity modulated radiation therapy. Comprehensive care from diagnosis and treatment to recovery.

 CRITICAL CARE

A modern 36 bed Intensive Care Unit, Neurological Intensive Care and a level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

 DAY SURGERY

A dedicated center for general and specialty surgery, including orthopedic, ophthalmology, gynecology, podiatry and plastic surgery.

 DENTAL CARE

Complete preventive care and treatment for all ages, from routine exams and x-rays to fillings and oral surgery.

 DIABETES CARE

Certified diabetes educators provide education and support programs for children and adults with diabetes.

 EAR NOSE & THROAT CARE

Board certified otolaryngologists diagnose and treat a variety of conditions of the head and neck to help people overcome sensory loss and restore their quality of life.

 EMERGENCY CARE

Two Emergency Departments offering highly skilled care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 EMERGENT CARE

24/7 emergent care, imaging and laboratory services are offered at the Medical Center of Clifton Park, as well as primary care and specialty services.

 GI SERVICES

Endoscopic screenings and diagnosis and treatment of gastroenterological conditions.

 INFUSION THERAPY

Our highly experienced IV nurses administer IV medications, IM medications and blood products in a safe, comfortable outpatient setting.

 INPATIENT SURGICAL CARE

State-of-the-art operating rooms utilized by our region’s leading surgeons.

 LABORATORY SERVICES

Comprehensive laboratory services offered at five convenient locations.

 MEDICAL IMAGING

State-of-the-art diagnostic services, including a 64-slice CT scan, digital angiography, MRI, mammography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and X-rays.

 MEDICAL HOME

Offers comprehensive primary care for the entire family in one convenient location at the Ellis Health Center campus. Services include adult and pediatric care, dental care, child/adolescent mental health, diabetes education and emergency services. It features specially trained nurses who help patients connect to the health care and social services they need, and a free Community Shuttle to provide transportation to the campus.

 MENTAL HEALTH

Ellis is the only inpatient mental health provider in Schenectady County and serves adolescents in a 16 county radius. Offers a comprehensive array of inpatient, outpatient and crisis services.

 ORTHOPEDIC CARE

Treating all aspects of disease and injuries involving the musculoskeletal system in both children and adults. Specializing in joint replacement, hip resurfacing, sports medicine, rehabilitative therapy.

 PEDIATRIC CARE

Ellis Medicine provides comprehensive care for infants, children and adolescents both in the hospital on a dedicated and secure pediatric unit, and at all of our primary care offices. Plus, Ellis operates a level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Bellevue Woman’s Center. Ellis also provides both inpatient and outpatient adolescent mental health programs.

 PRIMARY CARE

Ellis operates several primary care offices in the region. Each site welcomes patients of all ages and provides a full range of services – from colds and flu, to physical exams and immunizations to the concerns that come with getting older.

 REHABILITATION (INPATIENT & OUTPATIENT)

Helping people recover from illnesses and injuries through physical, occupational, speech and swallow therapy.

 RHEUMATOLOGY CARE

Comprehensive care for patients with diseases and conditions affecting the joints, muscles and bones, including arthritis, osteoporosis, gout and connective tissue disease.

 RESIDENTIAL & REHABILITATION CENTER

Long-term nursing home care and short-stay rehabilitative care in a quality, comfortable environment, with all hospital resources immediately at hand.

 SCHOOL OF NURSING

The only registered nurse education program in Schenectady County, fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the NYS Department of Health.

 SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER

Expert medical-based treatment for all types of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, teeth grinding and sleep walking.

 WOUND CARE

Specialized care for chronic and non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory problems and other medical conditions.