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Women's Services

The newly renovated Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center offers a full range of services for women at all stages of life. Women who are admitted to the pavilion for inpatient care are given private accommodations with their own bathroom, shower and cable TV.

Obstetrics and Prenatal Care

A range of offerings to make quality prenatal care more accessible and ensure area women deliver healthy babies is available at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

Providing obstetrical and gynecological services are Dr. Renee T. Baughman, Dr. Donna A. Feldman, Dr. Patrice Paolucci and Physician Assistant Laura M. DeBacco, RPA-C of Women’s Medicine of Niagara, a comprehensive women's medical practice with offices in Lewiston and Grand Island; and Dr. Daniel J. Burns and Vicki Wlock, WHNP, whose office is in Town of Niagara. 

Gynecological care also is provided by longtime medical staff member (and 2012 Niagara Gazette Woman of Distinction) Dr. Jayaselvi Kolli.

The OB/GYN Center at Niagara Falls Memorial is open Monday through Friday on the third floor of the hospital’s Mary C. Dyster Women’s Pavilion, 621 10th St., and provides healthcare and related support services. For information about the center, call 278-4747.  To schedule an appointment call 278-4444.

Obstetrics and prenatal care for this service are being provided by Dr. Burns, Dr. Feldman and resident physicians from the hospital's osteopathic family medicine residency program. 

Patients with gestational diabetes can receive specialized care at the Diabetes and Endocrinology Center of Niagara, also located in the Mary C. Dyster Pavilion.

Diagnostic Imaging

Memorial's Diagnostic Imaging services feature state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Services include standard diagnostic imaging, mammography and ultrasound procedures.

MRI, CT Scanning and Bone Densitometry studies are available for the early detection of diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart disease and osteoporosis. No appointment is necessary for mammograms, bone density studies or routine X-rays performed at our Summit Healthplex outpatient center.

Tests and procedures are conducted by certified technologists and overseen by a full-time board-certified radiologist.

For more information on services at Summit, call 716-298-5872. To learn more about services at our Niagara Falls campus call 278-4341,

Labor and Delivery Suites

Our suites offer private homelike, accommodations for labor, delivery and recovery all in one room. Each room has a private shower, rocking chair, sleep chair, bassinet and television with cable access.

Rooming-in is available for newborns to enhance family bonding. Other features include advanced monitoring systems for mom and baby.

All registered nurses on our maternity floor specially trained to care for moms and babies before and after delivery and are certified in neonatal resuscitation procedures.

Specialized services are available for high-risk maternity patients. Epidural anesthesia is available 24 hours a day.

Newborn Nursery

Our nursery is fully equipped to provide care for both well babies and babies who need extra medical attention. Rooming in with Mom is encouraged whenever possible to enhance bonding and to give parents a chance to become comfortable caring for their newborns.

Lactation (Breastfeeding) Support

Our comprehensive lactation program includes breastfeeding classes, individual breastfeeding assistance during your childbirth stay and follow-up consultation after you return home both by telephone or in our modern lactation suite.

In addition, LaLeche League breastfeeding support group meetings are held here monthly. For more information, call (716) 278-4623.

Community Education

We offer classes on prenatal care, delivery, nutrition, breastfeeding, and much more. For information, please phone (716) 278-4604.

For more information on our women's services, please call the Mary C. Dyster Women's Pavilion at (716) 278-4433 or Women's Services Director Vicki Smith, MS, RN, WHNP-BC, EFM-C at (716) 278-4123.

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