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Unity Hospital Opens New Joint Replacement Center

May 8, 2014

Unity Hospital in Greece officially opened its new Charles J. August Joint Replacement Center this week. This marks completion of the next big milestone of the four-year $160 million Unity Hospital Modernization and Expansion Project.

A grand opening celebration and dedication event will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 9, in the Joint Replacement Center Community Room at Unity Hospital, 1555 Long Pond Road.

During the celebration, the Joint Replacement Center will be dedicated to the August Family. The August family has been active supporters of Unity Health System and its programs for more than 30 years. The August family has supported many Unity programs and services including maternity services, emergency services, the Transitional Care Center and the new Joint Replacement Center.

In June, the Unity Hospital Modernization Expansion Project will be complete and will include major renovations and updates to Unity Hospital including:

  • A new 4th floor with more inpatient beds
  • Larger, all-new private rooms
  • The Golisano Restorative Neurology & Rehabilitation Center
  • Added capacity for heart care and joint replacement
  • A new cafe and lobby
  • 200 additional free parking spaces
  • Larger elevators and more of them

About Unity Health System

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include Aging and Community Services, Behavioral Health, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, and Women's Services. The Village at Unity is Unity's senior living community that offers a full continuum of housing programs including independent, enriched living, and a memory care community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, India and Singapore, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. Unity was also named the #1 Top Workplace by the Democrat and Chronicle in 2014. For more information, visit


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