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Sound Shore Medical Center
Location New Rochelle, New York, United States
Care system not-for-profit
Hospital type primary, acute, emergency, long-term
Emergency department New York State Area Trauma Center
Beds 476
Founded 1892
Website home page

Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is a community-based, teaching hospital located at 16 Guion Place in New Rochelle, New York. SSMC is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. The hospital has most recently been identified as a national Solucient 100 Performance Improvement Leader, a center of excellence for bariatric surgery, and 1st Trimester Antepartum Screening, awarded approval with commendation by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

SSMC serves both the local community as well the greater Southern Westchester region, northern New York City and western Connecticut. It is now the largest private teaching hospital in Westchester County, with residencies in Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pediatrics, and fellowship programs in Laparoscopic Surgery, Endocrinology, and Gastroenterology.[1] SSMC is a designated Perinatal Hospital, Stroke Center, and is the only designated New York State Area Trauma Center in Southern Westchester County.

Specialty facilities include a New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) designated Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, the Schaffer Extended Care Center for seniors, and the Harriet and Bernard Miller Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. There are programs in cancer care, bariatric weight loss, renal dialysis, laparoscopic surgery, orthopaedics, gerontology, and sleep medicine. The facility has 50 rehabilitation, 326 acute and 100 extended care beds and offers primary, acute, emergency and long-term health care. Also on the hospital campus is the 150-bed Schaffer Extended Care Center, which provides 50 beds for short-term rehabilitation patients and 100 for long-term residents. There are 550 affiliated physicians, 637 allied health professionals and nurses, and a support staff of 783. [1]


● Awarded the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer certificate for its cancer program
● SSMC is identified as a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and 1st Trimester Antepartum Screening [2]
● SSMC Chief Operating Officer awarded top healthcare management credential by Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives [3]




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