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, NY offers outstanding expertise in an environment dedicated to compassionate care.

Mercy is a 375-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving the health care needs of Nassau County and its surrounding area, with services ranging from maternal health, oncology and physical medicine to cardiology, rehabilitation, orthopedics, and behavioral health.

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, Trauma and Express Care for adults and children. The hospital is a state-designated Stroke Center, and home to the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on the south shore of Nassau County, supporting a mother-baby program that delivers 1,500 newborns each year.

The hospital’s diagnostic facilities include a state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computer Tomography (CT) Scanning, and a Women’s Imaging Center that offers new digital mammography and stereotactic breast biopsies for diagnosing breast cancer.

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 the recipient of the 2008/2009 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ from HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings company.

Mercy also has been named by HealthGrades as best hospital in Nassau County for Joint-Replacement Surgery 2009 and previously received the HealthGrades Orthopedic Care Excellence Award™ four years in a row. Mercy is the only hospital in New York State offering Robotic Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement, along with a unique “Joint Endeavor” Program designed to achieve superior results through holistic care.

Mercy 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 offers the latest techniques in brain and spine surgery, with experts in minimally invasive procedures, cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery, and microneurosurgery. Home to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Nassau County, Mercy is a leader in cancer care, with advanced breast cancer and gynecologic oncology services.

Mercy Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island.