Central Maine Medical Center

The Central Maine Medical Center is a hospital located at 300 Main Street in the city of Lewiston, Maine. It serves most of Androscoggin County, including Lewiston and Auburn, Maine and various small and medium-sized communities. It is designated as a Level II trauma center. The hospital was established in the 1860s and officially incorporated in 1888 by Dr. Edward H. Hill, an alumnus of nearby Bates College and also Harvard Medical School. The hospital is currently a teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine and University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.[1]

Central Maine Medical Center
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Central Maine Medical Center, seen from High Street
Central Maine Medical Center is located in Maine
Central Maine Medical Center
Shown in Maine
Geography
LocationLewiston, Maine, United States
Coordinates44°06′04″N 70°12′52″W / 44.101129°N 70.214395°W / 44.101129; -70.214395Coordinates: 44°06′04″N 70°12′52″W / 44.101129°N 70.214395°W / 44.101129; -70.214395
Organization
Affiliated universityBoston University School of Medicine; University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Services
Emergency departmentLevel II trauma center
Beds250
History
Founded1860s
Links
Websitehttp://www.cmmc.org/
ListsHospitals in Maine

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CMMC is located downtown at High Street near Bates College. The hospital campus includes several large parking facilities, a LifeFlight of Maine helipad. In recent years the hospital has created the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, and the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing. The hospital has approximately 250 beds, and approximately 300 physicians. Central Maine Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Central Maine Medical Family. The organization runs two other hospitals, one in Bridgton and another in Rumford. It also operates CMMC College of Nursing and Health Professions; and many affiliated long-term care facilities, clinics and practices throughout central and western Maine. The current CEO of the hospital chain is Jeff Brickman. The Central Maine Medical Family is located a block away from the hospital on Bates Street in the Lowell Square Building, a refurbished textile factory. CMMC recently underwent major renovations to their emergency department.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) (accessed December 24, 2012)

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