How to show your support for a patient at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center

Phone

To contact a patient by phone, you may call Patient Information at 614-293-8000 and ask to be connected to the patient's room phone.  

Mail 

U.S. Mail is delivered each morning by volunteer staff. Include the patient's name and the following addresses when sending mail: 

  • University Hospital Rhodes Hall (Room #) or University Hospital Doan Hall (Room #)  410 W. 10th Ave.  Columbus, Ohio 43210 
  • Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital (Room #)  452 W. 10th Ave.  Columbus, Ohio 43210 
  • Dodd Hall (Room #)  480 W. 9th Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43210 

Flowers

When ordered from local florists, flowers are delivered as follows:

  • Main Campus – Volunteers deliver flowers to rooms on weekdays before 4 p.m. On weekends, florists deliver upon arrival
  • University Hospital East – Florists deliver upon arrival

Please note: For the safety of our patients, live plants and cut flowers are not permitted in intensive care units. 

Balloons

Only Mylar-style balloons are permitted in Medical Center buildings, due to latex allergy concerns. 

In general, address all items to: Patient Name, Room Number, Hospital Name and Address.

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