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Whether it’s an occasional trip to the doctor for a minor ailment or regular treatments for chronic conditions, Mequon and Thiensville residents are well-situated, with a number of excellent health care providers located right in their own backyards.

An abundance of health care options are available, providing residents with a wide range of emergency, primary and specialized care.

On the northeast side of the city, Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee, part of Ascension, offers the community a 182-bed community hospital. The medical campus also includes a Physician Office Building, Lawliss Family Hospice and the Columbia Birth Center Birth Hospital.

Located on N. Port Washington Road , the hospital features an award- winning Cancer Center, one of 74 U.S. healthcare facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

The hospital is also home to an accredited chest pain center and an accredited stroke center. The facility offers substance abuse treatment, pain management, pulmonary medicine and orthopaedic, cardiovascular, rehabilitation and gastroenterology services.

Patients visiting this location of the Ascension medical health system also will find a Vascular Institute, a Continence Center, a Perinatal Assessment Center, podiatry care, robotic surgery and plastic and re constructive surgery services. Aurora Health Center Mequon, located at 12203 Corporate Parkway on Mequon’s east side, offers clinic services, including primary and specialty care for adults and children, diagnostic testing, lab work and imaging. Specialty care includes family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and general surgery.

The health center is part of a network of 15 hospitals, 150 clinics and 70 pharmacies that serve eastern Wisconsin and is headquartered in Milwaukee.

More than 20 pediatric specialties are available at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Mequon Clinic.

The clinic, located on the east side of the city at 1655 W. Mequon Road, just west of Route 43, opened its doors in early August 2016. A pediatric eye clinic was added at this location in the fall of 2016.

The Mequon Clinic offers both primary care and specialty care for children. On nights and weekends, the urgent care center is open as the area’s only walk-in urgent care center exclusively designed to treat kids.

On-site laboratory services and imaging services, including MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and x-ray, are available. The campus is also home to the Skywalk Pharmacy, where pediatric medications and specialty products for children and moms are available.

The campus offers ease and convenience for parents and patients, bring ing many of Children’s services to Mequon, said Juliet Kersten, vice president, ambulatory and regional services.

Another relative newcomer to the area will be the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin health network, which plans to open a clinic on Mequon’s east side in late 2017.

The clinic will offer primary care, Urgent Care, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, Lab, Radiology and a few other specialty services, said Andrew Dresang, Froedtert’s director of community engagement.

The clinic will be located near the corner of North Port Washington Road and Venture Court.

Since the fall of 2015, Wright House Senior Living of Mequon has offered assisted living services for patients with memory impairment. The facility offers private apartments, nursing and personal care, social events and assistance with scheduling and transportation for medical appointments. The facility is located at 6729 W. Mequon Road.

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