24-Hour Emergency Department
The Avon Hospital Emergency Department, located at Richard E. Jacobs Campus, features board-certified, emergency medicine physicians available around-the-clock to provide comprehensive care to adults and children. Depending on your type of visit, there are specific areas designed to take care of your individual needs efficiently and compassionately. Backed by the full resources of Cleveland Clinic, the Emergency Department provides the advanced care of Cleveland Clinic in your community.
- 24-hour emergency care, seven days a week, 365 days a year
- Comprehensive state-of-the-art emergency care for adults and children
- Staffed full-time by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and nurses
- Reduced door-to-provider time with split-flow triage assessment process
- Private treatment emergency rooms
- Access to complete lab and radiology services
- Access to Cleveland Clinic primary and specialty care as well as surgical services all within the Health Center
- Transport services by ambulance or helicopter for hospital admissions
Primary Stroke Center
Avon Hospital is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Obtaining this certification signifies that Avon Hospital has undergone an extensive onsite evaluation and meets strict national stroke care standards as required by The Joint Commission. Avon Hospital also has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Awards.
Earning this recognition demonstrates that Avon's stroke program follows national guidelines regarding quality and patient safety, which can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.
Utilizing advanced technology and innovative treatment options, Avon Hospital’s specially-trained stroke team provides the highest level of comprehensive care, diagnosing and treating patients quickly and significantly improving health and recovery time.
Patient Blood Management is a means of patient care that reduces the need for blood transfusion. Cleveland Clinic nurses and doctors provide Patient Blood Management as a normal part of your care and can help you decide which options regarding management of your blood are best for your condition, as well as when to make the decision to get a blood transfusion. Cleveland Clinic offers Patient Blood Management at all of its hospital facilities located in the United States.
- Learn more about Patient Blood Management at Cleveland Clinic, including frequently asked questions, how to prepare for surgery and information about refusing a blood transfusion
The Breast Program at Avon Hospital is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive, high-quality care to every patient. We provide breast screening and diagnostic mammography, and breast procedures including aspirations, needle biopsies and localization for surgical planning close to home.
Our cardiologists diagnose and treat heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease, valvular disease and rhythm disorders. Complex cases are referred to Cleveland Clinic's Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, which is nationally ranked and recognized as the global leader in cardiovascular care.
Cath Lab / Interventional Radiology
Cleveland Clinic's Section of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology offers the latest, most technologically advanced diagnostic tests and catheter based treatments for atherosclerosis, heart valve disease, adult congenital heart disease and peripheral artery disease.
Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland Clinic's Critical Care Medicine and Intensive Care Unit services are internationally recognized as a model for providing critical care resources and managing both common and complex diseases. Critical Care specialists at Avon Hospital are committed to providing the highest level of patient-centered care.
The endocrine system is a major control system of the body, regulating temperature, metabolism and other processes. Specialists at Cleveland Clinic provide care to people with endocrine disorders such as diabetes mellitus; obesity; osteoporosis and related problems of androgen excess (such as acne and menstrual irregularity); hypoglycemia; and glandular dysfunction of the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, ovaries and testes.
A variety of upper endoscopic diagnostic procedures are offered in order to identify the causes of abdominal or chest pain, nausea and vomiting, heartburn, bleeding and swallowing disorders. More accurate than X-rays, endoscopy can also help identify inflammation, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers and tumors. Lower endoscopy is used to evaluate stomach pain and intestinal bleeding, as well as to detect polyps in the colon that may lead to colon cancer.
General Internal Medicine
Our internal medicine staff provides comprehensive services for adults, such as diagnosing and treating health problems that require prompt attention, conducting general physical examinations and performing screenings, which may detect health problems early.
Our board-certified general surgeons provide evaluation and treatment, including minimally invasive surgery, for a broad range of medical problems, such as hernia repair and gall bladder removal.
Geriatric Emergency Department
The Avon Hospital Emergency Department, located at Richard E. Jacobs Campus, has achieved the silver standard for Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians. GEDA recognizes emergency departments that provide excellent care for older adults.
Avon Hospital’s accreditation signals we are a senior-friendly emergency department and our focus is on providing the highest standards of care for the communities’ older adults which includes:
- Geriatric-friendly treatment areas
- Enhanced staffing
- Standardized approaches to care that address common geriatric issues
- More efficient, patient-centered geriatric emergency care
- Enhanced education
- Optimal transition of care from the Emergency Department to other settings such as home, inpatient care, community-based care, rehabilitation or long-term care
- Improving patient outcomes
This voluntary accreditation provides best practices for geriatric care and education. We’re pleased that our dedication to seniors has been recognized and look forward to continuing to provide the best geriatric emergency care to the community.
Gynecologists offer specialized care for women, including preventive health screenings and general gynecology services. If necessary, the expertise of other gynecologic specialists is available in areas such as infertility, high-risk obstetrics and gynecologic cancer.
A hospitalist specializes in the care of hospitalized patients. Our hospitalists are Cleveland Clinic board-certified internal medicine specialists who have additional training or experience in caring for hospitalized patients. They do not see outpatients, nor do they continue caring for hospitalized patients after they leave the hospital, but they communicate closely with your outpatient physician(s) at admission, during your hospital stay and at discharge to ensure that your primary care physician is engaged in planning your care in the hospital.
Imaging / Radiology
Services include: CT scans, General X-ray, MRI, digital mammography, bone density scans and ultrasounds.
Our infectious disease specialists treat patients with infectious diseases, including community-acquired infections and infections related to complex medical conditions.
Cleveland Clinic's Department of Nephrology and Hypertension provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with renal disease and hypertension. The department participates in an active renal transplant program, all modalities of dialysis care, and clinical research studies of diabetic and other glomerular disease. In addition to unique diagnostic capabilities, the department offers specialty clinics in renal stone disease, renal transplantation, chronic renal diseases and hypertension.
General and pediatric orthopaedic care, sports medicine and spine care are offered. Patients with orthopaedic problems related to the hands and upper extremities, or feet, ankles and knees can access specialty care from our staff.
Pulmonology specialists treat pulmonary and respiratory problems. Related conditions such as chronic bronchitis with acute exacerbation and emphysema are also treated.
Our board-certified urologists provide the latest in diagnostic and treatment techniques for a wide range of urologic conditions in adults and children. These include kidney disease, bladder control, prostate disorders, sexual dysfunction, male infertility, cancer (testicular, bladder, adrenal, prostate and kidney), chronic urinary tract infections and obstructions, and birth defects such as undescended testes and hypospadias.
Cleveland Clinic's Section of Vascular Medicine offers comprehensive care to patients with diseases of the vascular system (blood vessels). A wide range of medical disorders can affect the body's intricate network of arteries, veins, and even tinier blood vessels. Among these conditions are peripheral artery disease, Raynauds, and more. Vascular Medicine specialists diagnose and manage arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders. They also provide acute and long-term care to patients with coagulation and thrombotic abnormalities.
Vascular surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and management of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms, and poor circulation to the legs and abdominal organs. Acting in close cooperation with vascular medicine specialists, cardiologists and radiologists, our vascular surgeons provide comprehensive services for all types of peripheral vascular disorders, including the new technology of catheter-based intervention, as well as traditional surgical treatment for aneurysms and obstructive arterial disease.