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Garden City Hospital

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Garden City Hospital began as an osteopathic teaching hospital in the 1950's, providing internship and residency training to over 1300 D.O.'s. Our commitment to excellence has been recognized in numerous clinical quality awards, including a Thomson 100 Top Hospitals Performance Improvement Leaders, the Governor's Award of Excellence for improving care in the emergency department and hospital setting, and top scores among southeastern Michigan hospitals as ranked by the Greater Detroit Area Health Council. In addition to delivering quality care, Garden City Hospital has been named one of the "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in Michigan for multiple years.

Garden City Hospital offers a full range of community medical services at its main campus. The Westland Specialty Center provides a Wound Care and Hyperbaric Treatment Center, digital mammography and a sleep medicine lab. and on-site magnetic resonance imaging.

From the student perspective, GCH has been a base campus for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine since the College's inception. Our philosophy has been to involve students as a part of the clinical team, from H&P's and progress notes to entering electronic orders and participating in hospital call.

Graduate medical education opportunities include a wide array of internship, residency and fellowship programs, each accredited by the AOA. Details may be found on the AOA Opportunities website or at

Medical education is central to Garden City Hospital's past, present and future. Students, interns, residents and fellows here find a welcoming and collegial that emphasizes learning and professional development.

City Profile

Located between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Garden City offers affordable living and easy access to all of the cultural, entertainment, educational, and recreational amenities of its nearby neighbor cities.


6245 N. Inkster Road
Garden City, MI 48135-4116
Phone: 734 421-3300

Director of Medical Education and Designated Institutional Officer
Carmen Obando-Solano, Ph.D.
734 458-4202

Medical Education Coordinator
Alice Brown
734 458-3614

Medical Education Coordinator
Theresa Campbell
734 458-7513

Medical Education Coordinator
Yolanda Vargas
734 458-3405

Medical Education Coordinator
Rayford McKinstry
734 458-7513

Residency Coordinator
Angela Masters, BScHA
734 458-4319

Residency Coordinator
Maha Musharbash
734 458-4232

Student Coordinator Medical Education
Susan Patterson
734 458-7238

AOA/ACGME Approved Residencies

  ACGME Approved
Emergency Medicine 
Family Medicine 
General Surgery 
Internal Medicine  18
Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Orthopedic Surgery 
Traditional Rotating Internship 
Total Positions:  18

AOA/ACGME Approved Fellowships

  ACGME Approved
Cardiology  6
Total Positions:  6

Clerkship Rotations:

Anesthesiology; Cardiology; Diagnostic Radiology; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Gastroenterology; General Surgery; Hematology/Oncology; ICU, Critical Care; Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Neurological Surgery; Neurology; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Oncology; Orthopedic Surgery; Otolaryngology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Rehabilitation Medicine; Sports Medicine; Urological Surgery; Vascular Surgery