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About Kaleida Health

Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive health care services. Our expert, compassionate health care professionals are committed to providing the best experience possible for those who enter our facilities, from patients to visitors, because we understand that when people are sick – or when someone they love is sick –they are often at their most vulnerable.

That’s why more than 1 million sick or injured patients choose to visit Kaleida Health hospitals annually, including Buffalo General Medical Center, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Gates Vascular Institute, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo and numerous community health care centers.

We also provide important services through our long-term care facilities, behavioral health programs and the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY, Inc.

Each of our member facilities has a strong tradition of outstanding service to the WNY community, dating back to as early as the 1800s. Together we are bringing our patients a strong history of dedication to the community and the finest quality medical care -- every day.

With 1,800 physicians practicing across the system and 3,000 nursing personnel, Kaleida Health offers a wide array of career choices and continuous learning opportunities for health care professionals, as well as serves as the major teaching affiliate of the State University of New York at Buffalo’s Schools of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Dental Medicine.

Kaleida Health's Hospitals

Buffalo General Medical CampusBuffalo General Medical Center

Founded in 1855, Buffalo General Medical Center has 501 beds and is the largest facility in the Kaleida Health system. It provides a wide spectrum of clinical inpatient departments and outpatient services, and its specialized programs include: cardiac services, general surgery (including robotics), bariatrics, orthopedics, urology, vascular services, gastroenterology, rehabilitation medicine and neurology.

DeGraff Memorial HospitalDeGraff Memorial Hospital

Located in the city of North Tonawanda, DeGraff Memorial Hospital has 70 inpatient beds and provides medical and surgical services; a specialized medical rehabilitation unit for patients requiring extensive rehabilitation following surgical procedures; a subacute unit for the care of patients who require less intensive rehabilitation services; and a skilled nursing facility.

Gates Vascular InstituteGates Vascular Institute

The Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) is a combination of the finest researchers, surgeons, physicians, and other clinicians devoted to the study, treatment and prevention of cardiac stroke and vascular diseases. In essence, Kaleida Health is building a healthier future through a collision of talent and knowledge, bringing the brightest medical minds together on behalf of the patients of Western New York.

Millard Fillmore Suburban HospitalMillard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital is a 261-bed hospital located in Amherst, one of Western New York’s fastest growing areas. Built in 1974, this facility provides non-tertiary hospital services including gynecology/obstetrics, dialysis, orthopedic surgery, general and ambulatory surgery (including robotics), and diagnostic nuclear medicine.

Women & Children's Hospital of BuffaloWomen & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

For more than 100 years, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has been the regional center for comprehensive, specialized pediatric and women’s health services. Its 190 inpatient beds are allocated to pediatric care, maternity, pediatric intensive care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neonatal continuing care, neonatal intensive care, and neonatal intermediate care. The hospital enjoys a worldwide reputation for innovation and research and also provides highly specialized care and treatment through a broad array of outpatient clinics and has been listed on the US News and World Report’s Best Hospitals ranking.