Catholic Health System of Buffalo
Formed in 1998 under four religious sponsors, Catholic Health in Buffalo, NY is a non-profit healthcare system that provides care to Western New Yorkers across a network of hospitals, primary care centers, imaging centers, and several other community ministries.
History: Privately owned facility with a 65 year history of treating behavioral health in Western New York (Buffalo area) and Canada. It is the first licensed psychiatric hospital Western New York established in 1955. 1976 addiction services were established and 1991 the facility began treatments for dual diagnosis of addiction and mental health disorders. In 2002, acupuncture was added to its Substance Abuse Program and in 2010 yoga, tai chi, and drumming circles provide alternatives in programming. Brylin Behavioral Health Services continues to expand options and offerings to patients and families.
Location: The inpatient hospital is located in downtown Buffalo on Delaware Avenue (known as the Mansion Row) which is minutes from the Buffalo Medical Corridor and the new Buffalo Medical School which will be opening in 2017. Outpatient services are located in the Buffalo suburb of Williamsville, NY. Commuting times are short between locations.
Catholic Health brings together the strengths and talents of more than 8,200 full and part-time associates and 1,200 physicians under one healthcare ministry that stretches across all areas of Western New York.
How We're Different
Our mission sets us apart. It's the human side of healthcare the touch, smile or comforting word that can help make your healthcare experience better. It's treating all people with respect and dignity, and providing comfort in times of greatest need.
Our $10 million alliance with Siemens Medical Solutions brings cutting-edge healthcare solutions and medical imaging technology to our system and our patients.
Awards and Designations
In recognition of our superior service, Catholic Health has been named as among the top 100 integrated healthcare systems by SDI.