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Edmond has plenty of health care options

The new medical office building at Integris Health Edmond. [Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman]

The new medical office building at Integris Health Edmond. [Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman]

EDMOND — Three major providers continue to pledge quality health care to Edmond's nearly 90,000 residents: OU Medical Center Edmond, Integris Health Edmond and Mercy Edmond I-35.

OU Medical Center Edmond

Next year the hospital marks 70 years of service to the Edmond community, according to director of community relations and volunteer services, Leslie Buford.

At Bryant and Second, the 76-bed facility has a full array of health services including a 24-hour emergency department, an intensive care unit, a diagnostic imaging center and 24-hour laboratory services.

Patients have access to pain management units as well as the Autumn Life Center, which provides psychiatric care for adults 55 and older.

Advanced procedures include advanced robotic surgery, bone density testing, nuclear medicine and ultrasound services.

“At OU Medical Center Edmond, we combine state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care for the residents of Edmond, northern Oklahoma County and southern Logan County,” Buford said.

Among the improvements have been technology upgrades, updated patient rooms and remodeling of the Autumn Life Center.

Mercy Edmond I-35

Mercy Edmond I-35, at 2017 W. Interstate 35 Frontage Rd., is a 200,000-square-foot health and wellness facility. Yet it is only one part of Mercy's Edmond presence.

Courtney Landsberger, spokeswoman for Mercy, said 255 employees are working full-time at nine Edmond locations, including clinics.

Mercy I-35 offers outpatient surgery, imaging, pharmacy and a fitness center.

Landsberger looked back at the origins of Mercy Edmond I-35.

“We focused heavily on input from a panel of 12 Edmond residents who offered insight and feedback on what they would like to see in the community,” she said. “That ranged from different service lines to a fitness center that's available to both patients and those in the community.”

Integris Health Edmond

Integris Health Edmond is also in the I-35 area, near 15th and Interstate 35. On Oct. 3 it will mark five years of service.

The 155,000-square-foot hospital has an emergency department, diagnostic services, inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgery and a 45,000-square-foot medical office building.

One of the biggest additions last year was the Jim Thorpe Outpatient Rehabilitation center, part of a second 45,000-square-foot facility.

It was warmly welcomed by Integris Health Edmond President Avilla Williams.

“We promised our Edmond neighbors we would continue to grow with our community,” said Williams. “That promise means offering the newest services and a multitude of physicians and specialists on the same campus as our 24/7 ER.”

The three-story center at 4509 Integris Parkway is a full-service rehabilitation clinic providing physical, occupational and speech language therapy services for all patients and diagnoses.

Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›

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