About Medina Hospital
History of Medina Hospital
Medina Community Hospital opened on October 22, 1944. The hospital was originally the four-bedroom home of the Theodore Weidner family. In 1936, the Weidner's youngest son was stricken with a serious illness requiring round-the-clock medical attention. Mr. Weidner then vowed that if his son recovered, he would sell the house for conversion into a hospital. A group of public-spirited Medina citizens helped that pledge become a reality by starting a fundraising campaign to buy and convert the home.
Medina Community Hospital opened during WWII with a modest 35 beds, dual surgical suites, a single X-ray camera, and an emergency room that was little more than a first aid station. The 20,000 square-foot facility only had an 8-member physician staff and 30 employees.
Today Medina Hospital is a modern, 171-bed hospital, that is still located on the corridor to the Medina community. The hospital features the latest technology and procedures with more than 300 physicians on the Medical Staff covering more than 30 areas of specialization. In August 2009, the hospital affiliated with Cleveland Clinic providing residents with local access to world class care.
Exceptional birthing care awaits you and your baby at Medina Hospital. For over 60 years, our Family Birthing Center has been making moms and their newborns the center of expert attention. Backed by the expertise of Board-Certified obstetricians and gynecologists and the vast resources of Cleveland Clinic hospitals, we offer the highest-quality care for growing families.
The quality of orthopaedic care at Medina Hospital is stronger than ever. We offer an expanded program with even greater expertise and advanced treatments. Medina Hospital provides a full spectrum of orthopaedic care with excellent outcomes. The orthopaedic team is made up of an expert group of trusted and experienced physicians, renowned for their success in a wide variety of specialties. These physicians provide quality care and convenient access.
Medina Hospital has been supporting the community with expert emergency care, since 1944. The Emergency Department (ED) at Medina Hospital features the latest technology to treat minor problems to critical injuries and illnesses. Should you need to be admitted, you are only steps away from our inpatient care and specialty services. You’ll feel confident knowing you have easy access to Cleveland Clinic world class care whenever you need it.
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