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Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital are located just minutes off of I-75 in the heart of Detroit’s cultural center. Just a mile north of the Fox Theater, Comerica Park and Ford Field, the DMC’s main campus is at the center of a vibrant neighborhood. Other nearby attractions include:

DMC Central Region Campus Parking Map 

DMC Harper University Hospital Wayfinding Map 
 

Directions

Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital are located at  3990 John R in Detroit. 


Directions from north of Detroit

  • Take I-75 south to the Mack Avenue exit.
  • Turn right onto Mack Avenue and continue on to John R.
  • Turn right or north onto John R.
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be on your right after approximately two blocks.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.


Directions from south of Detroit

  • Take I-75 north to the Mack Avenue exit.
  • Turn left onto Mack Avenue and continue on to John R.
  • Turn right or north onto John R.
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be on your right after approximately two blocks.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.


Directions from east of Detroit

  • Take I-94 west to southbound I-75.
  • Stay in the right lane once you are on I-75 south.
  • Take the Mack Avenue exit off of I-75.
  • Turn right onto Mack Avenue and follow to John R.
  • Turn right or north onto John R.
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be on your right after approximately two blocks.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.


Directions from west of Detroit

  • Take the I-94 Freeway east to southbound I-75.
  • Stay in the right lane once you are on I-75 south.
  • Take the Mack Avenue exit off of I-75 and follow to John R.
  • Turn right or north onto John R.
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be on your right after approximately two blocks.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.


Directions from Lodge Freeway (southbound)

  • Take Lodge Freeway southbound to Warren/Forest exit
  • Exit off ramp and stay in center lane
  • Turn left onto Forest and continue (east) straight to John R
  • Turn right or south onto John R and proceed to Alexandrine
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be located on the left side at the intersection of Alexandrine and John R.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.


Directions from Lodge Freeway (northbound)

  • Take Lodge Freeway northbound to Warren/Forest exit
  • Turn right onto Forest and continue (east) straight to John R
  • Turn right or south onto John R and proceed to Alexandrine
  • Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital will be located on the left side at the intersection of Alexandrine and John R.
  • For more information, call 313-745-8040.

Friday, October 28, 2011 - DMC Harper University Hospital is the First in Michigan to Utilize New Device for Brain Tumor Removal
One of a kind device gives hope to patients with hard to reach tumors

Detroit, MI – DMC Harper University Hospital is the first in Michigan to use a new device, the NICO Myriad™, for brain tumor removal. This one of a kind device is progressing minimally invasive surgery giving many patients hope that their previously inoperable or hard to reach brain tumors can now be safely removed.

The Myriad is an automated, non-heat producing surgical device that removes tumor tissue using either open or endoscopic surgical techniques. What sets this new technology apart from other neurosurgical devices is its ability to access hard to reach places in the brain.

Murali Guthikonda M.D., Chief of Neurosurgery at DMC Harper University Hospital and Professor of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, is one of a handful of neurosurgeons in the U.S. who has used the Myriad. “The Myriad, a ground-breaking device in brain tumor removal, was essential for us to have at the DMC Harper University Hospital not only for clinical breakthroughs, but to continue our reputation for staying on the leading edge of technology.”

DMC Harper University Hospital neurosciences program is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best in the nation. Neurosurgeons in Michigan and across the U.S. view Harper as a top care facility for patients with complex neurological cases and no hospital in Michigan offers more neurosurgery options.

The NICO Myriad™ is a versatile tool and comes in sizes from 0.9mm to 3mm in diameter. The tool has an opening at the tip on its side, moving at 1400 cycles per second. It is controlled by the surgeon allowing the removal of the tumor to be very precise.

“Patients who have tumors that are located in the depths of brain and are hard to reach can be removed using a dime sized opening in the skull and using a combination of navigation and endoscopes with the Myriad. This device allows the surgeon to get to the tumor without damaging the brain along the way,” states Dr. Guthikonda. “We are also optimistic that this device will make a difference in treating patients with brain hemorrhages allowing us to achieve better outcomes with our patients and improve their quality of life.”
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DMC Harper University Hospital is one of nine hospitals operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC). It is the region’s specialty hospital for treatment of the minor to the most complex cases in cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery, organ transplants and bariatric surgery. Physicians from across the country refer their patients to Harper University Hospital because it offers their patients Exceptional Doctors. Exceptional Care. The DMC has a combined 2,000-licensed beds, 2,600 affiliated physicians and is the academic health system for Wayne State University School of Medicine, which is one of America’s top medical schools.