The main operating suite, located in the Weinberg Building (pictured right), consists of 19 modern operating rooms, two minor surgery/procedure rooms, a 32-bed, centralized adult recovery room for trauma and main operating room patients, a 12-bed pediatric surgicenter, a 28-bed ambulatory surgery care unit and a family waiting area. The pre-operative evaluation clinic, also located in the Weinberg Building, is under the direction of the department of anesthesiology. The Obstetric Suite, located in the Main Hospital, has four operating rooms and nine labor and delivery rooms.
The 110-bed R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center has six operating rooms, forty-eight ICU beds and a hyperbaric medicine facility. The trauma center is one of the original freestanding medical facilities devoted solely to the emergency and critical care of the trauma victim.
The multidisciplinary University of Maryland Pain Center is located at Kernan Hospital and provides acute postoperative and chronic outpatient pain management and consultations at Kernan Hospital and at the University Center Campus. The newly-designed pain center has five examination rooms, three post-procedure recovery areas and a procedure room equipped with fluoroscopy.
The Baltimore Veteran's Affairs Medical Center (pictured left) is conveniently connected to the University of Maryland Hospital via a walkway. The 154-bed facility has nine operating rooms equipped with state of the art technology, including the first filmless radiology department and the computerized medical record.
A network of physiologic monitors allows access from each operating room to the physiologic status of patients in the preoperative areas, intensive care units and the emergency room. The medical center has the largest funded research and development program in the VA system.
The James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, four miles west of the main hospital, provides operative and rehabilitative care for orthopaedic patients. The hospital has a 150-bed capacity, six operating rooms and a recovery room. The intensive care unit, designed and managed by anesthesiology faculty, is designated for the acute management of patients following orthopaedic surgery.
The animal and bench Research Laboratory, a 7500 square-foot facility, is located in the Medical School Teaching Facility and in the Bressler Research Building (pictured right), both of which are just behind the hospital and also connected via a walkway. The research laboratories include the Programs in Advanced Telemedicine and Technology, Human Factors Research, Neuroprotection and Neurodegeneration.
The department maintains its own library and computer network linking all locations. The Health Sciences and Human Services Library is a state-of-the-art building that has 900 seats, 40 study rooms, 1500 data connections and 34 microcomputer teaching laboratories.