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Major Medical Care in Rochester, MN

Residents can rely on world-class care

By Kari Kynard Ridge on June 26, 2018

Rochester, MN
Rochester / Courtesy of University of Minnesota Rochester

Mayo Clinic opened in Rochester in 1889 and is ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report among hospitals overall, as well as No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country in 2017-2018. More than a million people from this country and abroad come to Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Florida and Arizona campuses each year. Many patients are seeking care from Mayo’s highly specialized experts who are experienced in treating rare and complex conditions.

Rochester, MN Cultivates a Compassionate Community

The nonprofit academic medical center is consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the United States. It offers cutting-edge technologies and studies and employs experts who are among the best in the world.

Also serving the community is Olmsted Medical Center, which has been an important resource for residents of Southeast Minnesota since 1949 and today sees more than 316,000 patients and performs more than 4,100 major surgical operations. The facility delivers nearly 1,000 babies each year and cares for 23,000 patients annually in its Emergency Care Department.

Rochester, MN: A City on the Move

The not-for-profit OMC encompasses 20 locations, which include a Level IV trauma hospital with 24-hour emergency room, two acute care clinics, two multi-specialty clinics, a Skyway Clinic in downtown Rochester and 11 community branch clinics to serve the region. The OMC Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance department’s diverse programs include cardio classes and Hockey Ultimate Training.

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