As the only academic medical center within nearly 150 miles, Albany Med's service area encompasses twenty-five counties with a combined population of approximately 3 million residents; Albany Medical Center hosts some of the most advanced facilities available.
Following its commitment to the three-fold mission of excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education, Albany Medical Center maintains a standard that is state-of-the-art and remains in continual upgrade. Albany Med is often among the first group of institutions in the region to explore and adopt new technologies and procedures as they emerge.
With nearly 12,000 staff members, Albany Medical Center is the regional referral center for a wide range of specialty services from trauma care and organ transplants to a variety of cardiovascular, vascular, neurosurgical and pediatric services. These services continue with the recent addition of the $360 million dollar Patient Pavilion.
Albany Medical Center has also established numerous affiliations with neighboring healthcare providers including the Stratton VA Medical Center and community hospitals.