Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center tour

Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital is the flagship teaching hospital of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. The 460-bed hospital is located on the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center campus in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has more than 25,000 annual discharges, and outpatient visits to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics sites in Lebanon and throughout the region total over 1.2 million per year. The hospital is New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and maintains its own air ambulance service. Also located at the hospital is the Norris Cotton Cancer Care Pavilion Lebanon, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and the only one in the state.

Residents gain balanced operating experience in open, traditional laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted laparoscopy surgical techniques throughout the training program. The Outpatient Surgery Center is a freestanding ambulatory surgical complex adjacent to the hospital. The outpatient urology clinic includes an ambulatory cystoscopy suite and a urodynamic suite with state-of-the-art pressure and electro-physiological monitoring equipment as well as fluoroscopy. Transrectal ultrasound is done in conjunction with an ultrasound technician from the Radiology department. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center also boasts a Patient Safety Training Center, which offers residents extensive opportunities in traditional and laparoscopic surgical simulation.

The Children's Hospital at Dartmouth is the state's only comprehensive, full-service children's hospital and contains an inpatient unit with a dedicated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Intensive Care Nursery. Residents are trained in a variety of pediatric urologic surgeries in this integrated hospital within a hospital.

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in White River Junction, Vermont, provides health care to 75,000 veterans throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Located on 64 acres across the Connecticut River, the VAMC campus includes an inpatient hospital with 43 medical/surgical beds and a seven-bed Intensive Care Unit; an ambulatory care building; a 47,000-square-foot research building; and administrative units. Residents spend 6 months as the resident at the VAMC, making full use of its 4 operating rooms, including an extensive cystoscopy and endourology suite.

Concord Hospital is a 238-bed hospital serving central New Hampshire. Its Center for Urologic Care offers a full complement of urologic procedures through specialized programs in urologic oncology, stone disease, pelvic medicine and sexual health, and men's health. Core technologies at this facility includes the da Vinci Surgical System, Greenlight Laser Therapy, Holmium Laser Ablation, and Storz SLX-F2 Lithotripter. Residents rotate at Concord Hospital for 6 months, training in a range of surgical and ambulatory procedures alongside the Concord-based faculty.

New London Hospital is accredited by the State of New Hampshire as a 25-bed critical access hospital, providing primary care, emergency, and specialized clinical services to the community it serves, continuing its rich tradition of quality service and caring. Residents rotate at New London Hospital 1 or 2 days weekly, training in the surgical treatment of a variety of male sexual health and voiding dysfunction issues. Residents will assist with general male penis and scrotum surgeries, penile prosthesis placements, surgeries to treat Peyronie’s disease, incontinence surgeries, and a wide variety of transurethral options to treat male voiding dysfunction. Operating at New London hospital will allow the residents to assist in and perform these procedures.