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About Mercy Medical Center

With 700 physicians, a staff of 1,700, the latest technology, and one of Long Island's newest hospital facilities, Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre offers outstanding expertise in an environment dedicated to compassionate care.

Conveniently located just off Southern State Parkway exit #19 (Peninsula Boulevard), Mercy is a 375-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving the healthcare needs of Nassau County and its surrounding area, with services ranging from maternal health, oncology and physical medicine to cardiology, rehabilitation, orthopedics, weight-loss surgery and behavioral health.

A member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, and founded nearly a century ago by the Sisters of the Congregation of the Infant Jesus, Mercy today provides a full range of medical and surgical services including 24-hour Emergency and Express Care for adults and children.

Mercy is ranked among the top hospitals in New York State in the 2012 ratings of Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report.

The hospital is a New York State-designated Stroke Center, and the recipient of a Get With The Guidelines ®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association.

Mercy also is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designated by the American College of Radiology, and Mercy's Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program has received a coveted Outstanding Achievement Award from The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

Mercy is the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and provides cancer care in collaboration with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, which has been providing state-of-the-art outpatient medical and radiation oncology services at Mercy since 1997.

The hospital is home to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - the only such facility on the south shore of Nassau County, providing complex care for some 300 premature and sick newborns, in a mother-baby program that delivers more than 1,200 babies each year.

Mercy also is home to the largest inpatient acute rehabilitation program on the south shore of Nassau County, offering superior care for stroke, spinal cord injury, hip fracture, disabling arthritis, neurological disorders, and recuperation from orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery.

Mercy is a leader in weight-loss surgery, designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

And in recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy has received Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center -- the only hospital in the region, and one of only two in New York State, to receive the designation.