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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:

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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.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - DMC’s Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital Obtain Coveted “Center of Excellence” Designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Women’s minimally invasive gynecologic surgery program is one of only nine in the entire nation – to receive “gold standard” recognition from authoritative AAGL.

DETROIT – DMC Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital program in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery has been awarded the highly sought-after “Center of Excellence” designation by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery among surgeons throughout the world. The announcement by the AAGL last week confirmed that the minimally invasive surgery program at both DMC Harper University Hospital and DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital is now officially enrolled (as of Oct. 4) as a Center of Excellence (COE) in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Only nine U.S. medical institutions have been named as COEs by the AAGL, which created the special designation for excellence less than a year ago.

The coveted “Center of Excellence” award is based on a strenuous evaluation by the authoritative Surgical Review Corporation of 16 different quality measures . . . including successful patient outcomes, complications following gynecologic surgery, total number of procedures completed each year by surgeons, and the level of experience and education achieved by surgeons in demanding areas of practice such as robotic surgery.

“Winning a Center of Excellence designation from the AAGL is a major step forward for the minimally invasive gynecologic surgery program at Harper and Hutzel Hospitals,” said Thomas A. Malone, M.D., the President of DMC Harper-Hutzel University Hospital.

“We’re greatly encouraged by this title at Harper-Hutzel, because it provides authoritative evidence for patients who need gynecologic surgery that they can be assured of getting the best treatment available in the world today right here at the DMC.”

“Minimally invasive procedures can preserve women’s fertility, minimize pain and scarring, and offer a speedy return to daily living for millions of women. These procedures treat common gynecological problems such as fibroids, endometriosis, incontinence and abnormal bleeding,” said Susan L. Hendrix, D.O., Harper-Hutzel Center of Excellence Director. “Two-thirds of women experience a pelvic health problem during their lifetime and we now have a less invasive option to address those problems. As well, it shows our promise to provide the best in care to our patients by showing our dedication to the continual improvement of healthcare quality and safety.”

David C. Kmak, M.D., the Director of the DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital Outpatient Gynecology Clinic, was equally upbeat about the new designation. “This assures patients that they can get the best care available today at Harper - Hutzel Hospitals.”

Describing the “best practices” standards for the COE designation, Dr. Kmak noted that the evaluation by the internationally recognized Surgical Review Corporation carefully examines patient outcomes – along with physician expertise – in such high-tech, challenging procedures as robotic laparoscopic gynecologic surgery.

“One of the key things that [surgery] patients always ask is: can the surgeon effectively manage the very latest techniques successfully, and how often has this surgeon performed a state-of-the-art procedure?”

“The DMC program has now been certified as one of the top nine such programs in the entire U.S. - clear-cut evidence that patients can get world-class robotic and other minimally invasive forms of gynecologic surgery at DMC Hutzel - Harper Hospitals.”

S. Gene McNeeley, M.D., Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harper-Hutzel noted that Hutzel Women’s Hospital has been at the forefront of women’s heath care since it was established in 1868. “We continue that legacy by being designated a COE. Our minimally invasive facilities and surgeons are among the best in the country.”

Ann Marie Creed, MSA, the Associate Vice President of Adult Clinical Services at both Harper and Hutzel Hospitals, said that the COE designation “underlines the fact that our program has now achieved gold-standard status in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, worldwide.”

“The AAGL is the governing body that determines what excellence in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery is,” said Ms. Creed, “and their recent selection of our program speaks for itself.” The Surgical Review Corporation – which performs the actual evaluations – has in recent years helped to establish the standards for both bariatric and stroke surgical care, and their new program [now one year old] is now doing the same for women’s gynecologic surgical care.

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