Erie, PA–Bayside Ob/Gyn Infertility and OB/GYN Associates of Erie have chosen to practice exclusively at Hamot Women’s Hospital.
Bayside Ob/Gyn Infertility moved to the Hamot campus this past fall, bringing Drs. Finn, Weibel, Brown and Abraham. OB/GYN Associates of Erie, with Drs. Dailey, Scutella, Brzozowski, Jeffress, Thompson, Achenbach and Warner and nurse midwife, Kim Bennett relocated their office to our campus in May of 2010.
According to Michael Scutella, MD, medical director of Hamot Women’s Hospital and a physician at OB/GYN Associates of Erie, “it is a great honor and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to practice medicine at a brand-new cutting-edge facility.”
Hamot Women’s Hospital President Debbie Burbules, RN, MSN, MPA, said the organization is very excited about having two of the area’s largest Ob/Gyn physicians groups practicing solely at Hamot Women’s Hospital.
“It is clear that our sophisticated and beautifully designed facility is matched by the region’s largest and most experienced medical team,” Burbules said.
Hamot Women’s Hospital is also privileged to have Dr. Mark Townsend, Contemporary Gynecology, providing gynecologic services exclusively at Hamot Women’s Hospital and Dr. Robert L. Collins, Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology Specialist from Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC on staff.
Other providers who have privileges at Hamot Women’s Hospital include Lake Erie Ob/Gyn, consisting of Drs. Vemulapalli, Wise andSemple,; Erie Women’s Health Partners, consisting of Drs. Tseng, Picardo, and Stull and nurse midwives, Peggy Boyd and Stefanie Young.
“My colleagues and I are now able to offer our patients the highest level of care in exceptionally designed, safe family centered environments,” Scutella said.
On January 10, 2011, Hamot opened Hamot Women’s Hospital and began revolutionizing healthcare services for women and newborns throughout our region. Hamot Women’s Hospital already has expanded Hamot’s scope of specialized female services in areas such as treatments for infertility and ovarian diseases. This is just the beginning; anticipated in the near future, as the result of a new affiliation with UPMC, are the additions of maternal fetal medicine and genetic counseling. To date, the hospital has cared for nearly 300 patients, including delivering 106 babies, caring for many new mothers and performing 42 gynecologic procedures.
Hamot Women’s Hospital is a five-story, 165,000 sq ft, 93-bed facility that opened January 10, 2011. In addition to OBGYN surgeries and procedures, Hamot Women’s Hospital will accommodate more than 2,000 births each year. The Women’s Hospital houses the region’s most sophisticated level III neonatal intensive unit. Hamot Medical Center is a 375-bed, tertiary care facility, located in Erie, PA. Hamot has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report- America’s Best Hospitals, Top 50 for Pulmonary Medicine, Most Wired, and Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for overall performance, as well as Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for outstanding outcomes in heart care, neurological services, urology, orthopaedics, gerontology and critical care medicine. Hamot was founded in 1881 and nearly 130 years later continues to be the Best Place to Be. For more information, visit www.hamot.org.