Bassett Medical Center has been verified as a Level II trauma center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it the only Level II trauma center in the eight-county region served by Bassett Healthcare Network and one of only a handful of trauma centers... read more
Bassett Medical Center, the foundation for the Bassett Healthcare Network, is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, New York. Bassett offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties. The Bassett Clinic is located on the same campus as the medical center and provides outpatient primary and specialty care. The medical center also provides postgraduate residency training programs in Medicine and Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S). In 2009, Bassett became a medical school campus of Columbia P & S. The Bassett Research Institute, located on the medical center campus, conducts programs in clinical science, and population and public health studies.