Welcome To UW Medical Center
Through patient-centered care, UW Medical Center provides highly specialized health-care for patients throughout the region and beyond.
FeaturesWi-Fi Service is now available
for patients and visitors at UWMC and Harborview. No special UW login or password is required.
UW Medical Center has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality
for Cardiac Medical Intervention. This designation reflects the broad scope of services and excellent outcomes in every aspect of procedural cardiac care provided at UWMC through UW Medicine’s Regional Heart Center
.UW Medicine hospitals and programs rank high
in U.S. News & World Report
’s 2011 edition of America’s Best Hospitals. UW Medical Center was ranked #13 in the nation overall, and has made the U.S. News
national Honor Roll since the rankings began in 1990.See all awards >
Maps, Directions and Parking
UWMC is located on the south end of the University of Washington campus, close to state road 520 and Interstate 5, and easily accessible by car or public transit.Go to Maps and Directions >
Kirsten Switzer of Seattle suffered from debilitating back pain for more than a decade, but is walking and exercising again after receiving a new spinal cord nerve stimulator at the Center for Pain Relief. Watch the story >
More patient stories >
Chris Marshall, implanted in the Spring with a total artificial heart, received a donor heart Sept 12. The device’s portable battery pack enabled Marshall to walk 600 miles between implant and transplant. Read more >