Samaritan Medical Center (Watertown, New York) is a 290-bed not-for-profit community medical center, offering a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. From primary and emergency care to highly specialized medical and surgical services, such as cancer treatment, neonatal intensive care, behavioral health and addiction services, and imaging services, Samaritan Medical Center and its team of healthcare professionals proudly serves the medical needs of our civilian and military community. Quality, compassion and safety are basic principles by which exceptional care is delivered at Samaritan.
In addition to the inpatient and outpatient services available at the main hospital and numerous community clinics and satellite testing centers, Samaritan is recognized as the leader in serving the community’s long-term care needs. Samaritan Keep Home, a 272-bed long-term care facility, and Samaritan Summit Village, a 288-bed long-term care and assisted living facility, have established an exceptional reputation for caring for the senior population in northern New York.
Over 180 physicians in 45 different specialties work together with the 2,400+ employees at Samaritan Health to offer a full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment services for people of all ages. We invite you to explore Samaritan’s commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our civilian and military community, as well as our promise to you: to be here whenever and wherever you need us, and to do so with exceptional care and compassion that you and your family deserve.
January 24, 2020
Children’s Miracle Network at Samaritan Selects 2020 Champion
Kai Diggs Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Northern New York is pleased to announce Kai Diggs, 6, of Watertown, as its 2020 Champion! Each year, 170 Children’s Miracle Network hospitals across the country identify a champion in their community to…
January 20, 2020
Samaritan Medical Center Commits to Safe Sleep for Infants
Samaritan Medical Center is doing its part to ensure safe sleep for all infants. When an infant is born at Samaritan, staff at our Car-Freshner Center for Women and Children will educate and demonstrate to families the importance of safe…
January 16, 2020
Samaritan Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Spine Surgery
WATERTOWN, NY – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has selected Samaritan Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved…
Brain Injury Support Group
Adult Day Health Care Room, Samaritan Keep Home, 133 Pratt Street, Watertown
February 5th Class – Topic: Resource Sharing and Brain Training Apps A properly working brain sustains life. It keeps our heart beating and helps us walk, talk, breathe, eat, remember, and solve problems. Acute brain injuries involve sudden damage to…
Breastfeeding Basics/Caring for New Families
Samaritan Conference Room 2B
Breastfeeding Basics Everyone needs help and support as a new breastfeeding parent! Learn about breastfeeding before your baby is born. The class is taught by a Registered Nurse and certified breastfeeding specialist. Learn about: Holding your baby skin-to-skin right after…
Prepared Childbirth Class
Samaritan Medical Center Conference Room 2nd Floor
What is labor exactly? How can I stay as comfortable as possible? Find out in this course designed to be taken near the seventh month of your pregnancy. Topics include: relaxation and pain control options for labor, how to stay…