Mercy Health – Rookwood Medical Center Celebrates First Anniversary

(CINCINNATI; July 8, 2014) – In just one year of operation, Mercy Health – Rookwood Medical Center, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care to residents of Norwood, Oakley, Hyde Park and other nearby neighborhoods, has established itself as a community resource.

“Our research showed that Norwood and surrounding neighborhoods were underserved when it came to accessible emergency and medical care,” said Mercy Health Cincinnati Market President and CEO Yousuf J. Ahmad. “The residents of Norwood, Oakley, Hyde Park and nearby communities have proven the validity of the research, welcoming Mercy Health – Rookwood Medical Center with open arms. Patients of all ages from Norwood and more than 20 other neighborhoods have called in on our team for top quality emergency care provided in minutes, not miles.”

Staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and trained nurses, Rookwood Medical Center and its lab, radiology and CT scan center are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide emergency care, usually within 10 minutes.

The medical center is also home to two medical practices providing primary care and specialist heart care.

Susan Abbott, MD and Michael Yi, MD practice at Mercy Health - Rookwood Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, located on the second floor of Rookwood Medical Center at 4101 Edwards Road in Norwood, ZIP 45209. Call 513-981-2222 to learn more about Drs. Abbott and Yi or to schedule an appointment at Rookwood Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Also located on the second floor of Rookwood Medical Center is Mercy Health – The Heart Institute, Rookwood. Practicing from this location are the following specialists:

• Electrophysiologist and cardiologist Jefferson Burroughs, MD
• Interventional cardiologist and peripheral vascular disease specialist Jonathan Rapp, MD
• Interventional cardiologist Daniel Tramuta, MD
• Cardiovascular disease specialist Donald Wayne, MD

Serving in The Heart Institute practice are Nurse Practitioners Cindy Griffith and Cathy Jenkins. Call 513-981-2222 to schedule an appointment at The Heart Institute, Rookwood.

Rookwood Medical Center, a 24,000 square foot facility, is located conveniently at the corner of Edwards Road and Williams Avenue near the on-ramp to Interstate 71 north, serving residents of nearby Hyde Park, Mariemont, Mt. Lookout, Norwood and Oakley. For more information, please visit http://e-mercy.com/medicalcenters.aspx or call 513-979-2999.