Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak (Mich.) Campus | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak (Mich.) Campus. Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak stems back to 1955, when it opened as a 238-bed hospital. Years later, after growing into a three-hospital health system, Beaumont – Royal Oak is a 1,070-bed tertiary care, teaching, research and referral hospital. The medical staff includes more than 3,100 physicians representing more than 91 medical and surgical specialties.
Beaumont is named after William Beaumont, MD, a medical pioneer of discoveries about human digestion. Dr. Beaumont's pioneering spirit has been carried on throughout Beaumont's history as physicians at the hospital carried out other medical firsts. For instance, Beaumont physicians performed the nation's first closed-chest heart valve replacement and pioneered surgery to treat urology disorders. With nearly $30 million in funding from all sources, more than 900 research studies are active at Beaumont Hospitals, including applied and clinical research and clinical trials.
For 2015-16, Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak is ranked No. 2 in the Detroit metro area and No. 2 in Michigan by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also nationally ranked by U.S. News in nine adult specialties. It is ranked No. 22 in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery and No. 40 in the nation for gynecology. Additionally, Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak is a Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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