Vassar Brothers Medical Center General Information
To ensure a healthy and safe environment for our patients, staff, and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuvance Health has implemented the COVID-19 Temporary Visitor Policy. These guidelines will help you prepare for your next visit to VBMC.
Buildings and Services
Building A - 45 Reade Place
Patient Pavilion - This extraordinary 752,000-square-foot addition to our campus allows us to dramatically enhance how healthcare is experienced here. With its distinctive shape that follows the aesthetic of the Hudson River, the Patient Pavilion adds an eight-level addition with private rooms to our medical center. This addition features amenities that provide the caliber of healthcare and the environment expected by sophisticated, modern-day patients and their families .
Acute care floors
Emergency Department/Level II Trauma Center - When you or a loved one arrives to the Trauma Center, you'll be assessed and treated in a designated room. These are fully equipped with the diagnostic technology and tools needed to rapidly assess your concerns. If necessary, we can quickly move severely injured patients to one of our operating suites, where a multidisciplinary surgical team can intervene.
This service requires multiple specialties to work together. Trauma surgeons collaborate with specialists in emergency medicine, orthopedic surgery, neuro-interventional surgery, radiology, anesthesia, critical care, neurosurgery, neurology, cardiology, general surgery and more.
- Specially designed trauma rooms
- A team of dedicated, fellowship-trained trauma and critical care surgeons
- Advanced neuro-interventional surgery expertise available 24/7
- The Mid-Hudson Valley's first and only cardiothoracic surgery center
- Trauma prevention and continuing education programs
- Commitment to and collaboration with the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) community
Building B - 45 Reade PlaceLegacy hospital
Maternal Child Health
Building C - 1 Columbia Street
The Heart Center
Building D - 45 Reade PlaceDyson Center for Cancer Care - Everything you need for cancer care in the Hudson Valley is available here. We offer patients and families access to treatment and supportive services in one comfortable, convenient outpatient location. You’ll have access to leading-edge cancer treatment. Our broad range of therapies include chemotherapy, clinical trials, advanced radiation therapy and surgery, which can be used alone or in combination with other treatments .
The center includes:
• Radiation therapy suite with image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
• Infusion center
• Space to meet with medical and surgical oncologists
• Access to support services
Building E - 21 Reade PlaceCenter for Ambulatory Services
Dyson Breast Center - The Dyson Breast Center provides comprehensive breast health services in a calm, welcoming environment. You’ll find advanced technology needed for accurate screening and diagnosis of breast disease, plus an experienced team of surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, radiologists and nurses. We offer complete supportive care services during and after treatment, including counseling and nutrition. The Dyson Breast Center imaging suite features an advanced 3D mammography/tomosynthesis unit, which produces high-quality images that decrease the need for additional screenings and increase accuracy in cancer detection. We use 3D mammography to screen women with dense breast tissue. We also offer bone-density screening and prone-stereotactic biopsy. All patients regardless of their clinical history, are screened using 3D mammography.
Dining and Cafeteria
*Currently not open for visitors due to COVID-19.
You have two dining choices at VBMC:
Panichi Family CaféYou have access to indoor and outdoor dining at the 300-seat Panichi Family Café on the first floor of the Patient Pavilion (Building A).
Our chefs produce high-quality nutritious meals. They partner with a team of registered dietitians to make sure meals satisfy a variety of needs and taste great for patients, staff and visitors.
Monday through Friday: 6:30 am– 8 pm
Weekends and holidays: 6:30 am–6:30 pm
Avanti MarketLocated next to the café, the market offers sandwiches, beverages and snacks 24/7.
Access valet parking at the lobbies of VBMC Buildings A and B and the Dyson Center for Cancer Care (Building D). Our valets also help you manage wheelchairs and other equipment and will perform minor services such as jump-starting dead batteries. Rely on them to provide directions to hospital destinations plus an umbrella service during inclement weather.
Patient Pavilion (Building A): 5 am–8 pm
Legacy hospital (Building B): 6 am–8 pm
Garage and Street ParkingYou can park in the Livingston Street garage (levels 1 and 2 are reserved for visitors). Find Emergency Department (Building A) parking in the outside lot. Both the Patient Pavilion and the Emergency Department (Building A) have drop-off circles at the entrance.
We expect to open our new gift shop in 2021.
To ensure effective communication with patients and their caregivers, learn more about language services. Ask your nurse for assistance or call (845) 431-9491 or TTY (800) 421-1220 Monday through Friday 8:30 am–5 pm
We are committed to patients and their family members feeling valued and respected. Learn more about health equity, diversity and inclusion.
We support patients and their families in finding spiritual strength and hope. Find out more about spiritual care services.WiFi
We are pleased to offer complimentary WiFi access to our guests throughout the medical center. When you log on you’ll be presented with a disclaimer screen that prompts you to enter your email address to gain full access.