About OU Health

OU Health cares for you. Wherever you and your family live in Oklahoma or across the region, you can rely on the exceptional healthcare services, outstanding physicians and collaborative partnerships you’ll find at OU Health.

Partners for Innovative Care & Treatment

In partnership with The University of Oklahoma, OU Health offers you the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence focused on delivering the evidence-based healthcare that means you receive the most advanced care and treatment available anywhere. With the state's largest and most comprehensive physician practice, OU Health Physicians, our doctors are the experts in prevention, treatment and cures, all while training the physicians of tomorrow.

Healthcare Expertise for You & Your Family

When you choose OU Health for healthcare, you’ll work with many of our 11,000 employees, including more than 1,300 physicians and advance practice providers in Oklahoma’s largest physician network offering a complete roster of specialty care.

Oklahoma’s Only Specialty Care Facilities

Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health, Oklahoma’s only freestanding children’s hospital, provides comprehensive pediatric healthcare to the state and the region. At OU Health, you’ll also find the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center – OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center – and Oklahoma’s premier hospital, OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center, which serves as the state’s only Level 1 trauma center, taking on the most challenging health conditions, as well as providing top-quality care for everyday needs.

Enhancing Your Experience at OU Health

With your well-being in mind, we’re enhancing your experience at OU Health by expanding the facilities designed for your care and treatment, which includes adding an innovative medical tower at University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City. No matter where you get care at OU Health, you benefit from the latest advances in medical technology and exceptional amenities that comfort and support you and your family in the healing process.

More About OU Health

Learn more about our mission, values and responsibility to Oklahoma and the region, including information about OU Health in your community. Explore news at OU Health to read about the latest medical advancements, inspiring patient stories, and the innovative strides OU Health is making. Discover our specialized healthcare centers and centers of excellence, review our commitment to quality and safety, and explore careers and job opportunities at OU Health.

Where to Stay in Oklahoma City & Tulsa

When you need accommodations or meals in the local community while you support or care for a loved one at OU Health, ask your care team or patient navigator for information about special discounts or resources that may apply to your specific situation. Find out more at these city websites:

OU Health Sciences Center

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is the academic partner of OU Health, the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence. One of the nation’s few academic health centers with seven professional colleges – Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Graduate Studies – the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center serves approximately 4,000 students in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs on campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The OU Health Sciences Center is ranked 108 out of over 2,900 institutions in funding received from the National Institutes of Health, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. For more information, visit ouhsc.edu.

OU College of Medicine at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Founded in 1910, the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine trains the next generation of healthcare professionals. Campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa offer the state’s only Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree program, a nationally competitive Physician Assistant (PA) program, a M.D./Ph.D. dual-degree program, the option to take MPH coursework and a multitude of graduate medical education (GME) residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit medicine.ouhsc.edu.

OU Health Physicians

With nearly one million patient visits per year, OU Health Physicians provides healthcare with a depth and breadth of expertise that is unmatched in the region. Locations range from the Oklahoma Health Center in downtown Oklahoma City to 23 total clinics in the Oklahoma City area, Edmond and Midwest City. In the Tulsa area, 300 physicians and specialists provide clinical care at five OU Health Physicians clinics. Most providers also serve as faculty of the OU College of Medicine at OU Health’s academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, training the next generation of physicians. For more information, visit ouhealth.com.

OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center

OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center is the only comprehensive academic hospital in Oklahoma, offering the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region. Serving as Oklahoma’s only Level I trauma center, the hospital is a multi-state resource for every aspect of injury prevention and treatment. University of Oklahoma Medical Center offers the highest level of care for stroke patients, providing unmatched neurology and neurosurgery services, and is home to Oklahoma’s most experienced organ transplant team. OU Health’s oncology program at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center and University of Oklahoma Medical Center was named Oklahoma’s top facility for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020-21 rankings. Working alongside Stephenson Cancer Center, the hospital is home to the state’s only comprehensive bone marrow transplant center and more radiation therapy options than any hospital in Oklahoma. From advanced cardiac care to orthopedic services and more, University of Oklahoma Medical Center patients benefit from healthcare based on the latest research and advances in medicine. For more information, visit ouhealth.com.

Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health

At Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health, staff blends years of training with education, research and technology to improve the lives of women and children throughout the region. Oklahoma Children’s Hospital was named one of the Top 50 Children’s Hospital for Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery byU.S. News & World Report in its most recent rankings. The Oklahoma Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of newborn care in Oklahoma. An embedded service within the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital is the Women’s and Newborn Service, which is a regional referral center for the state, providing prenatal and delivery care for pregnancies ranging from low-risk to the most complicated. Oklahoma Children’s Hospital is also home to the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in Oklahoma City. With a family-centered approach to healing, Oklahoma Children’s Hospital offers resources from pet therapy to child life specialists who help families cope with hospitalization and illness. From advanced surgical services to general pediatrics, oncology care and more, Oklahoma Children’s Hospital provides cutting-edge research and treatments through hospital-based and outpatient services. To learn more, visit oklahomachildrens.org.

OU Health Edmond Medical Center

A cornerstone of the Edmond community for 75 years, OU Health Edmond Medical Center is a full-service community hospital offering a direct connection to the knowledge and resources of the state’s only comprehensive academic medical center. The facility offers patients clinical excellence in services ranging from emergency care to surgical procedures. Outpatient services include cutting-edge diagnostic imaging, a cardiac catheterization lab and outpatient physical rehabilitation programs. The OU Health Autumn Life Center for Geriatric Behavioral Health is Edmond’s only inpatient behavioral health program and is recognized for its innovative therapy programs. For more information, visit ouhealth.com.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center. Stephenson Cancer Center is one of the nation’s elite centers, representing the top 2% of cancer centers in the country. It is the largest and most comprehensive oncology practice in the state, delivering patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for every type of cancer. As one of the nation’s leading research organizations, Stephenson Cancer Center uses the latest innovations to fight and eliminate cancer, and is currently ranked No. 1 among all cancer centers in the nation for the number of patients participating in clinical trials sponsored by the NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network. For more information, visit stephensoncancercenter.org.

OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Committed to curing diabetes and ending the diabetes pandemic in the 21st century, OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center stands among the largest and most comprehensive institutions of its kind across the globe, integrating top-flight academic research with clinical care and disease prevention. The center oversees the world’s top research prize in the diabetes field. You’ll find our facilities in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and affiliated sites across the state, including partnerships with Native American communities. Through Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, you can take advantage of a wide range of innovative services, including support groups, cooking classes, lifestyle-intervention programs and a summer camp for children and teens. For more information, visit hammdiabetescenter.org

OU-TU School of Community Medicine

Among the nation’s leaders in the growing field of community medicine, the OU-TU School of Community Medicine focuses on population-based health outcomes and how our social situations and communities affect our health. Located at OU-Tulsa, this four-year medical school represents a track within OU College of Medicine as a joint effort between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Tulsa. For more information, visit ou.edu/tulsa/community_medicine.