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Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, centrally located in the Village of Southampton, New York, is a 125-bed hospital accredited by the Joint Commission. A location of Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is a New York State-designated Stroke Center and the home of the first Level III Trauma Center on the East End of Long Island. The hospital admits more than 6,000 patients annually and has about 25,000 emergency department visits each year (about 50% during the summer season). The hospital’s multidisciplinary approach to healthcare provides access to a wide variety of medical specialties for a full range of clinical services. The hospital officially became part of the Stony Brook Medicine healthcare system on August 1, 2017.

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is located in New York
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Shown in New York
Location240 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY, United States
Coordinates40°53′06″N 72°22′49″W / 40.8851°N 72.3802°W / 40.8851; -72.3802Coordinates: 40°53′06″N 72°22′49″W / 40.8851°N 72.3802°W / 40.8851; -72.3802
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeCommunity
Affiliated universityStony Brook University Hospital
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Emergency departmentYes
ListsHospitals in the United States


In 1909, the Southampton Hospital Association bought the Hervey J. Topping house on the corner of Lewis Street and Meeting House Lane and planned to build the hospital on an adjoining lot. In 1911, Samuel Parrish donated 2.5 acres (1.0 ha) on Old Town Road, stretching from Meeting House Lane to Herrick Road, where the present hospital opened in 1913 and still stands today. Southampton Hospital is the healthcare hub for an ethnically and financially diverse population of year-round residents, second homeowners and visitors. The original brick building is scarcely recognizable for all its additions and improvements during its first century, but the community spirit responsible for its existence still thrives in the care that the hospital offers today.


Southampton Hospital engaged the Stony Brook Medicine as a partner in 2012 to provide a higher level of care for residents and visitors to the East End. The alignment with Stony Brook will afford Southampton Hospital the opportunity to build anew state-of-the-art hospital on the campus of Southampton College, also part of Stony Brook. Southampton Hospital’s Residency Program will benefit from the collaboration, strengthening the hospital’s ability to fully staff its community-based health care satellite centers throughout the North and South Forks of Long Island.

Medical Residency ProgramEdit

The Residency Program in Social Medicine at Southampton Hospital was developed to train osteopathic physicians for placement in the community setting, though now trains both osteopathic and allopathic physicians. The objective of this Residency is to provide a comprehensive and longitudinal experience that will afford new physicians exposure to the various required disciplines. This program emphasizes inpatient and outpatient primary care medicine and the importance of the physician’s role not only as a healthcare provider but also as a patient advocate, educator, and as an agent of change. The new hospital planned to be located at Southampton College will allow for expansion of the program.

Associated charitiesEdit

The Southampton Hospital Foundation, a separate nonprofit corporation with an independent Board of Trustees, supports Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's mission to deliver healthcare services and expand clinical programs to meet the needs of the community. The Foundation concentrates its efforts on increasing critical philanthropic support to ensure high-quality healthcare for all of our neighbors on the East End.

The Coalition for Women's Cancers provides volunteer services to women in the Eastern End of Long Island, New York, from Riverhead to Montauk, who have been affected by breast, ovarian and uterine cancers. The organization focuses on early detection and empowerment to bring about better health care and an improved quality of life. They provide educational and therapeutic programs, transportation assistance, support groups and many, many more services. The coalition engages in various fund raising activities. In 2014 the coalition entered a partnership with the pop-up street artist known as The Tanster. Her public art installations include donation instructions for people to give contributions to the Coalition and support their good works. The website for donations is located here.

Notable deathsEdit


  1. ^ "Robert Gardner, Architect, 70, Dies. Designer of Many Residences Here Pioneer in Use of Reinforced Concrete". New York Times. September 9, 1937. Retrieved 2015-01-12. Robert Waterman Gardner of Hampton Bays, L. I, architect and archaeologist, died last night at the Southampton Hospital. Mr. Gardner, who was 70 years old, had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on Aug. 10.

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