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4B Adult Psychiatry

The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (4B) is a 24-bed adult psychiatric unit located at the Downtown Campus. It was established to admit voluntary and involuntary patients, 18 years and over, with major psychiatric diagnoses.

The treatment philosophy for the inpatient unit is to provide a comprehensive bio-psychosocial plan of care utilizing psychopharmacology, group and individual psychotherapy, therapeutic activities, occupational therapy, and psychoeducational groups within a therapeutic milieu. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is available as a treatment when clinically indicated.

5A Adult Surgical

5A Surgical Unit is a 25 bed medical surgical unit at the Downtown Campus. Our patient population includes medical surgical patients along with our specialty services of Trauma, ENT, and GYN patients.

5B Adult Surgical

5B Surgical Unit is a 25-bed medical surgical unit at the Downtown Campus. This 25-bed unit provides for surgical patients requiring telemetry and Masimo, as well as post-operative care, including transplantation, burns and urology.

6A Adult Medicine

6A is a 24-bed general Medicine Unit located on the 6th floor of the north wing at Upstate University Hospital downtown campus. This unit provides care to patients with acute medical conditions and multiple co-morbidities, with a focus on pulmonary diseases and cardiovascular disorders. The unit has the capacity for caring up to three ventilated patients and also has the capability to monitor up to 12 telemetry patients. All 6A staff are cross trained to the 7U secure unit and move between the two units.

6E Burn ICU

The Burn Intensive Care Unit is a 6-bed regional burn referral center for adult and pediatric patients (cared for on Floors 11E & 12F of the Golisano Children's Hospital, Downtown Campus), that serves over 37 counties. The Burn Intensive Care Unit provides high quality multidisciplinary care for burns ranging from those that can be managed on an outpatient basis to the most catastrophic of injuries. Patients requiring complicated wound management are also serviced by the Burn Intensive Care Unit.

6H Medical ICU

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (6H) is a 16-bed Intensive Care Unit that provides high quality multidisciplinary care to a wide-ranging population of highly acute and critically ill patients in 17 counties.

6I Medical ICU

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (6I) is a 16-bed Intensive Care Unit that provides high quality multidisciplinary care to a wide-ranging population of highly acute and critically ill patients in 17 counties.

8E Surgical ICU

The Surgical/Trauma ICU (SICU) is a 13-bed Intensive Care Unit that provides high-quality multidisciplinary care to a wide-ranging population of highly acute and critically ill patients.

8F Cardio-Pulmonary/CCU

The Cardio-Pulmonary/CCU (8F) is a 14-bed adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Downtown Campus. The unit provides an intensive level of care for Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Coronary Care ICU patients. Our patients are admitted directly from the operating room, PACU, post-procedural from the Heart and Vascular Center as well as direct admissions requiring ICU nursing/ provider coverage. The bedside nurses are trained to care for patients requiring high level ICU needs, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiac assist devices including Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) and Ventricular Assist devices. Nurses are also trained to care for patients requiring Extra corporal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

8G Cardiothoracic Step-Down Unit

8G is a 19-bed inpatient Cardiothoracic, Vascular and Cardiology Step-Down unit. The unit specializes in the care of Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic, Vascular and Cardiology services. Our patients are admitted directly from the PACU, post procedural from the Heart and Vascular Center as well as transfers from ICU or direct admissions from Emergency department that require Step-down level of care. 8G has the capability of monitoring up to 19 patients via portable telemetry and central monitoring.

** (formerly a Med/Surg Unit)

9E Neurocritical Care

The Neurocritical Care Unit (9E) is a state-of-the-art 13-bed unit caring for stroke, neurosurgical, and neurology patients requiring advanced neuromonitoring and neuro assessments. The nurses are trained in critical care as well as epilepsy monitoring. The neurocritical care nurses are focused on the neuroscience specialty, delivering comprehensive care required for this unique patient population.

** (formerly a Step Down Unit)

9F Neurocritical Care

The Neurocritical Care Unit (9F) is a state-of-the-art 14-bed unit. The nursing staff in 9F are experienced and specialized nurses whose advanced knowledge of the neurosciences allows for a highly skilled delivery of nursing care. Nurse to patient ratios at or below national averages allows for a comprehensive patient and family centered approach to nursing that enhances safety.

Emergency Department - Adult

The Emergency Department at Upstate Medical University Hospital, Downtown Campus, provides comprehensive care to all patients of all ages that present with varying levels of illness and or injury.

As the region's only Level-One Trauma Center, Upstate University Hospital is a fast-paced facility with modern technology and up-to-date interventions in caring for the critically ill or injured. Serving 17 counties, we support a population transported by ground or air from the central New York region.

https://www.upstate.edu/emergency/healthcare/aed.php

Emergency Department - Pediatrics

The Pediatric Emergency Department at Upstate Medical University Hospital, Downtown Campus, provides comprehensive care to pediatric patient’s birth to 19 years of age that present with varying levels of illness and or injury.

As the region's only Level-One Trauma Center, Upstate University Hospital is a fast-paced facility with modern technology and up-to-date interventions in caring for the critically ill or injured. Serving 17 counties, we support a population transported by ground or air from the central New York region.

https://www.upstate.edu/emergency/healthcare/ped_ed/index.php

Upstate New York Poison Center

Upstate Triage & Transfer Center

6B Adult Medicine

6B is a 24-bed adult inpatient unit, located on the 6th floor of the north wing of Upstate University Hospital downtown campus. The unit specializes in the care of adult medical patients who require treatment in an acute care setting. The unit also has the capacity to monitor patients with telemetry on 12 beds.

6K Adult Medicine

6K is a 16 bed inpatient, acute general medicine floor, located on the 6th floor in the East Wing of Upstate University Hospital downtown campus. 6K has telemetry capability-each room has a bedside monitor with hard wired cardiac monitors, which is utilized for telemetry.

7A Adult Orthopedics

The Orthopedic Surgical Unit (7A) has a capacity of 26 beds. Patients access the unit via the Emergency Department, as direct transfers from other facilities or in-house transfers, or as scheduled elective admissions. The orthopedic staff cares for patients who have sustained multiple trauma/orthopedic injuries, procedures and/or surgical interventions.

7U Secured

7U is a 10-bed combination Medical-Surgical unit which is specially designed and constructed to house correctional inmates/parole violators who require general medical-surgical inpatient hospitalization. The unit has the ability to monitor up to 4 patients on telemetry as well as provide inpatient chemotherapy treatments. 7U also accepts One Day Surgery patients post-procedure, as well as Ambulatory Procedure patients, as space permits. All 7U staff are cross trained to 6A and move between the two units.

9G Neuro Medical Surgical

9G is the 19-bed Neuroscience Medical Surgical Unit and epilepsy monitoring unit. The nurses on this unit also cares for a wide range of neurology diagnoses, with a specialty in stroke care. The unit also has telemetry monitoring capability for 16 patients.

10G Adult Medicine

10G is a 13 bed Medical Surgical Unit focusing on cardiac services, we work with cardiology, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiac surgery. The nurses on 10G are provided special education related to caring for the elderly; as much of our population is geriatric. We also care for hepatobiliary patients and oncology overflow.

Two of the beds on the unit are negative pressure so on occasion are used for patients who have been, or need to be, ruled out for having airborne communicable diseases.

10E Adult Oncology

The Adult Medical Oncology Unit (10E) is a 27-bed unit (all private rooms) specializing in the care of adult medical hematology and oncology patients who require treatment in an acute-care setting, particularly those receiving chemotherapy, biological modifiers, undergoing radiation therapy, and those requiring symptom management. The unit also provides care to overflow medicine patients with a multitude of diagnoses and patients that meet General Inpatient Hospice (GIP) criteria with CNY Hospice. 10E provides services to accommodate the needs of oncology patients in the Central New York area, including the 17 counties surrounding Syracuse.

10H Bone Marrow Transplant

10H is a 6-bed (private rooms) adult inpatient bone marrow transplant unit Blood & Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy unit (BMTU).

The Bone Marrow Transplant Program, the first in central New York, opened in 1992. Its major objective is to provide optimal medical and nursing care for all patients undergoing cytoreduction and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

10I Hemapheresis

The apheresis service encompasses a 2-bed unit located in UH, adjacent to the inpatient oncology unit, used for both inpatients and outpatients. Inpatients that are too ill to be transported or cared for in the apheresis unit, are treated at the bedside.

11E Pediatric Medical Surgical

Unit 11E is a specialized, multi-faceted, 23-bed Pediatric Surgical Unit in Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Downtown Campus. We service the 20-county referral area of Central New York. Our patients range in age from newborn up to 20 years. 11E utilizes Family-Centered Care to maintain high standards of quality care for children and their families being treated at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.

11G Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Unit 11G of the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Downtown Campus is part of the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders and is part of a specialized, multi-faceted pediatric Hematology/ Oncology program.

Upstate University Hospital is the only institution in the Central New York region to offer comprehensive pediatric services for children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders including leukemia, solid tumors, anemia, sickle cell anemia and hemophilia. The Autologous Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant Program was developed and implemented in 2001. The center is a member of the International Children's Oncology Group which is an organization for the advancement of childhood cancer treatment. The inpatient unit works in conjunction with our outpatient clinic area to assure quality consistent care is delivered to patients and families. 11G is also the primary inpatient clinical area for the treatment of nephrology-associated diagnoses.

12E Pediatric Medical Surgical

12E is a 21-bed Medical Surgical Pediatric Unit in Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Downtown Campus which serves both acute and chronically ill children referred from all over Central New York. The 12E team cares for mainly medical patients, with surgical overflow as needed. This unit specializes in caring for children and adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis, new onset diabetes, and houses the video epilepsy monitoring units for the children’s hospital.

12F Pediatric ICU

The Pediatric ICU (PICU) is a 15-bed unit, located on 12F at Upstate University Hospital Downtown Campus that provides intensive medical and surgical care for pediatric patients.

3N Pediatric Operating Room

The Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is proud to have this child-only surgical center. The Center for Children's Surgery at Upstate University Hospital is located on the 3rd floor of Upstate University Hospital. The Center reflects the high degree of specialization in pediatric surgery at Upstate and is staffed by specially trained Nurses, Surgical Technicians, Child Life Specialists and Physicians who are dedicated to the care of children.

The Olivia Louise Pietrafesa Center for Children's Surgery offers surgical services for children from birth to 18 years and is designed to be child—and family—friendly. We perform approximately 4,900 operative procedures a year in five state-of-the-art Operating Rooms and one OR/Procedural

Room.https://www.upstate.edu/gch/services/ccs/

3N Pediatric Pre/Post

The Center for Children's Surgery has a 15-bed pre/post procedural care unit with seven acute recovery room slots. The pre/post care area individualizes each patient's care experience. Parents are encouraged to play a constant and active role in their child's experience at Upstate University Hospital. The PACU staff work in a critical care environment in collaboration with the Surgical and Anesthesia faculty and residents, caring for patients through the critical recovery period after anesthesia. The PACU focuses on carefully monitoring the patient’s airway and breathing in the immediate postoperative period. The PACU also focuses on initiating postoperative pain management during this timeframe.

5E Adult Operating Room

The Downtown Campus Operating Room Suite features a team model approach to deliver quality patient care. Services represented include Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, ENT, Cardiopulmonary, GU, GYN, General Surgery, Vascular, Thoracic Transplant, and Burns. Team members work with leading-edge technology including stereotactic radiosurgery, laparoscopy, Deep brain stimulator placement, Brain Lab Imaging with Intra-op MRI and robotics.

The Operating Room supports the hospital's Level-One Trauma Center designation by providing expert patient care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It serves as the only surgical site in the CNY area for pediatric open-heart procedures, kidney transplant surgery, trauma and severe burn treatment.

Pre-Admission Testing

Pre-Admission Testing is located in Suite H at 550 Harrison St. The unit has 8 exam rooms. On a monthly basis, the department supports over 1100 cases that are done with anesthesia services in our 5E Adult OR, 3N Children’s Surgery Center, Outpatient Surgery Center, Interventional Radiology, MRI, Endoscopy Suite, Cancer Center, and Heart and Vascular Center, preparing neonates to geriatric patients for procedures.

Pre-Surgical Holding/Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Pre-Surgical Holding Area:
An 8-room pre-op unit admits and prepares all surgical patients and their families for surgical and/or procedures that require anesthesia.

Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU):
A 16-bed unit that is specialized in the recovery of patients undergoing general or regional anesthesia for both surgical and non-surgical procedures. The PACU staff work in a critical care environment in collaboration with the Surgical and Anesthesia faculty and residents, caring for patients through the critical recovery period after anesthesia. The PACU focuses on carefully monitoring the patient’s airway and breathing in the immediate postoperative period. The PACU also focuses on initiating postoperative pain management during this timeframe.

AP-1 Ambulatory Procedures

AP-1 is an outpatient setting that serves patients being registered in the hospital for an outpatient procedure. The unit provides a setting for the pre- and post-procedural care the patient will require. Clinical services provided in this area include: interviewing, screening and the work-up of patients, IV therapy, patient teaching, patient teaching, on-going patient assessment and discharge planning.

One-Day Suite:

This is a 23-hour post-procedural unit that cares for both surgical and procedural patients. The unit provides nursing care and treatment for patients that do not need to be admitted to the hospital but need additional medical support prior to leaving the hospital. Patients are generally discharged the following morning.

Endoscopy

Gamma Knife

Heart & Vascular Center

Interventional Radiology

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