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Masks are required in all our health care locations. View current visitor policy
Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, we have implemented new visitor restrictions to ensure the health and safety of our patients, their families and our staff. Some entrances may be closed and all visitors are subject to health screenings.
University Hospital is the flagship patient care facility of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. We are a 900-bed hospital that offers patients the latest in care, research and technology. Our specialties include critical care, organ transplantation, women’s health, digestive diseases, minimally invasive surgery, rehabilitation and neurosciences.
A major referral center for patients from Ohio and throughout the Midwest, Ohio State’s University Hospital is consistently recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. In addition to our designation as a Level I Trauma Center, we’re also home to the most advanced intensive care units in the area, including a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and a comprehensive burn center.
University Hospital is unique in the region for many services, including central Ohio’s only adult solid organ transplant program and a groundbreaking Center for Neuromodulation, which pioneers procedures such as deep brain stimulation that can dramatically improve the lives of people with specific neurological and psychiatric symptoms.
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- Monday: Open 24 Hours
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- Wednesday: Open 24 Hours
- Thursday: Open 24 Hours
- Friday: Open 24 Hours
- Saturday: Open 24 Hours
- Sunday: Open 24 Hours
Due to COVID-19 we're allowing limited visitation at all Ohio State health care locations.
Patients and their visitors will pay a reduced fee for all garages in the medical center (12th Avenue, SAFEAUTO, Wexner Medical Center Garage). Parking validations can be obtained at registration or at any Information Desk located throughout the hospital. You must bring your garage ticket with you for proper validation. Free transportation is available for patients and visitors to and from the medical center parking garages and buildings. View options.
Effective July 1, 2021, valet services at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center main campus locations (James, Ross, University Hospital, Brain and Spine) will transition to a “no tip” service, which means that valet attendants will not accept tips from customers. The daily valet rate will increase from $8 to $10. As part of the transition, valet enhancements are being made at the medical center main campus locations as well as Martha Morehouse Outpatient Care to enhance the customer experience, including the acceptance of credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay as well as ticketless valet check-in options.
Parking for people with disabilities is available next to the building and in all garages on the medical center campus. Additional parking is located in the SAFEAUTO Garage at 1585 Westpark St. It is connected to the Medical Center by a second-floor covered walkway. For those with mobility challenges, please drop off at Davis Outpatient Care entrance on Medical Center Drive before parking your vehicle.
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Patient pick-up and drop-off is located at entrance of Rhodes Hall, 450 W. 10th Ave. Ohio State’s University Hospital is located just south of The Ohio State University campus in Columbus.