Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Emergency Department at Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Level II Trauma Center

Emergency Departments

30 Livingston St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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When it comes to lifesaving and emergency care, the facility that you choose matters. The Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Emergency Department at Vassar Brothers Medical Center provides lifesaving, rapid-response treatments to residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley. The Trauma Center at Vassar Brothers Medical Center brings together the advanced capabilities of the hospital to address the full spectrum of injuries, with dedicated trauma and other surgical care available around the clock. The team is capable of responding within minutes of a trauma activation.


Vassar Brothers Medical Center's Level II Trauma Center features:

  • Specially designed Trauma bays
  • A team of dedicated, fellowship-trained Trauma and critical care surgeons*
  • The only hospital in the Mid-Hudson Valley with advanced neuro-interventional surgery expertise available 24/7
  • A multidisciplinary team approach involving a range of specialists and sub-specialists
  • The Mid-Hudson Valley's first and only cardiothoracic surgery center
  • Trauma prevention and continuing education programs for hospital staff
  • Continued commitment to and collaboration with the EMS community


  • Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center
  • American College of Surgeons Level 2 Trauma Center
  • STEMI Primary Coronary Intervention Center
  • ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) accredited Emergency Medicine residency program


  • American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Award
  • Fellowship trained and board-certified subspecialists in pediatric emergency medicine, emergency ultrasound, emergency medical services, toxicology
  • Core faculty with academic appointments at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Teaching at regional and national conferences through the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), the Council of Emergency Directors (CORD) and other leading organizations
  • Representation in national committees through the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American Academy of Emergency Physicians (AAEM), representation on the Board of Directors of New York’s ACEP Chapter, the second largest in the country
  • Medical control and continuing education lead for regional EMS