The Division of Hospital Medicine - Committed to Your Career

We appreciate your interest in the Bassett Medical Center (BMC) Hospital Medicine Program. Hospitalists at BMC in picturesque Cooperstown, NY enjoy a practice that combines the joys of small town life with the challenges of big city medicine. BMC is a unique hybrid of close-knit community relationships and a tertiary medical atmosphere. It serves as the 180-bed flagship and referral hub of Bassett Healthcare Network, which consists of six corporately affiliated hospitals, over two dozen community-based health centers, 20 school-based health centers, two skilled nursing facilities, and other health partners in related fields extending across eight counties in central New York.

Contact us:
Bassett Medical Center
Division of Hospital Medicine
One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY 13326

For medical transfers:

BMC and the Division of Hospital Medicine work with regionally-affiliated hospitals to accept patient transfers to the main Cooperstown hospital campus in certain circumstances. To contact our transfer physician, dial 607-547-4999.

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    MyHealthy Decisions | Robotic-Assisted Partial Knee Replacement

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    MyHealthy Decisions | da Vinci Robotic Surgery

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