Formed in 1997 by combining the operations of University Hospital, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, and their ambulatory care facilities, The Nebraska Medical Center is Nebraska’s largest health-care facility.
The medical center employs more than 4,900 employees and has over 1,000 physicians in all major specialties and sub-specialties on staff. More than 350 medical and surgical residents assist in the training and education of a thousand students on campus in a given year.
The Nebraska Medical Center is known for excellence, innovation and quality patient care. As the teaching hospital for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, this 627 acute-care bed facility has an international reputation for providing solid organ and bone marrow transplantation services. The Nebraska Medical Center serves patients regionally including Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Missouri with comprehensive oncology, neurology and cardiology programs.
Serving as the designated trauma hospital three days each week, The Nebraska Medical Center is ready to treat critically injured patients from around the metro with only a moment of notice. The state of Nebraska has designated The Nebraska Medical Center as a Comprehensive Trauma Center, its highest designation.
The Biocontainment Unit at The Nebraska Medical Center is accessible to civilians in the United States equipped to safely care for anyone exposed to a contagious and dangerous disease.