UR Medicine Thompson Health

Thompson Health

Our Mission: To continuously improve the health of the residents and communities of the Finger Lakes and the surrounding region.

Michael F. Stapleton, Jr., FACHE - President/CEO
Kurt M. Koczent RN, BSN, MHSA, FACHE  - Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mark Prunoske - Sr. Vice President of Finance/CFO
David E. Baum, MD, JD - Sr. Vice President of Medical Services

Thompson Health
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 396-6000

Thompson Health is widely recognized as a provider of high-quality medical care.  We are an award-winning, non-profit healthcare system that began as a small community hospital more than 100 years ago. Today we are the premier healthcare provider for more than 165,000 people in upstate New York’s Greater Finger Lakes area. We have more than 475 practitioners, 1,500 Associates and 400
community volunteers and offer a full range of healthcare services.

Our System Includes:

  • The 113-bed, recently renovated and expanded F.F. Thompson Hospital
  • Independent senior apartments and enriched living residences at Ferris Hills
    at West Lake
  • 24-hour skilled nursing care at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, and a
    medical adult day care center at The Brighter Day
  • Primary care services at nine Thompson medical practices in the Finger Lakes area
  • Family Health and Wellness services and educational programs to promote healthy lifestyles
  • Cancer care at the Sands Cancer Center, part of UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute
  • A full range of rehabilitative services
  • Seven Lab Draw Stations
  • 2 Urgent Care Centers


Thompson Health was named one of Becker Hospital Review's 150 Top Places To Work in Healthcare 2017, 2016 and 2015. F.F. Thompson Hospital is an ANCC Magnet®-designated hospital for excellence in nursing and a New York State Designated Stroke Center. We are also a 2017 recognized top performer in LGBT Healthcare Equality.

Thompson Health, part of UR Medicine, is the parent corporation overseeing the operation of five affiliate healthcare organizations in Ontario, Livingston, Monroe and Wayne counties. The corporations include F.F. Thompson Hospital, M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, FFTH Properties and Services, F.F. Thompson Foundation and F.F.T. Senior Communities.

F.F. Thompson Hospital

F.F. Thompson Hospital, Inc. is a community hospital which exists to serve the health care needs of the people in partnership with regional health care providers. F.F. Thompson Hospital serves as the center of a health care network to provide a full range of health care services and to improve community health.

Michael F. Stapleton, Jr., FACHE, President/CEO
Kurt M. Koczent RN, BSN, MHSA, FACHE, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
David E. Baum, MD, Medical Director

F.F. Thompson Hospital, Inc.
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

(585) 396-6000

F.F. Thompson Hospital is a 113-bed acute care community hospital which boasts some of the finest technology and staff in all of upstate New York.  F.F. Thompson Hospital is proud of its commitment to primary care medicine and being a part of the community it serves. We are an ANCC Magnet designated hospital for nursing excellence.

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, overlooking scenic Canandaigua Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a not-for-profit residential health care facility offering quality skilled nursing, medical adult day health care and short-term care in a clean, safe and pleasant environment. M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center has 188 skilled nursing beds on five avenues: Lakeview, Pines, Gardens, Rosewood and the Meadows. In addition, The Brighter Day serves up to 36 adult day health care registrants per day.

Amy Daly, Vice President Long Term Care

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

The Associates at M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center specialize in caring for those who need daily nursing and other personal service. Single and semi-private accommodations are available with community dining and activity areas to encourage socialization while meeting individual needs and preferences.

A special care environment has been developed on the Gardens avenue for those residents who have Alzheimer's and dementia-related illnesses.

Short-term care, available in private rooms, gives caregivers an opportunity to rest or pursue other activities while their loved ones are receiving quality care. A short-term stay may be reserved for up to six weeks a year according to availability.

The Pines Pathway provides post-acute care to those requiring rehabilitation or restoration following illness or surgery.

Dedicated, licensed professionals and caregivers work closely with each other and each family to deliver the best possible care while maintaining the resident's individual dignity and independence. Residents and registrants are assured convenient access to acute care and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services through affiliation with the adjacent F.F. Thompson Hospital.

FFTH Properties and Services, Inc.

FFTH Properties and Services, Inc. plans, develops, implements, owns, and manages health-related business ventures and services to support the financial and business needs of Thompson Health.

Steve Guida, Manager

FFTH Properties and Services, Inc.
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

F.F. Thompson Senior Communities, Inc.

F.F.T. Senior Communities, Inc. is a senior living environment comprised of independent and enriched living apartments and services. A variety of activities and personal services are provided to promote lifelong learning for a vibrant and secure community.

Lloyd Theiss, Executive Director

A not-for-profit senior living community, F.F.T. Senior Communities, Inc. is committed to providing an enhanced lifestyle of independence and peace of mind in beautiful, scenic and secure surroundings for all residents. A variety of activities, personal services and lifelong learning opportunities create a vibrant community and a quality home environment. Respect, trust and friendship are the foundation of our community.

Nestled on 57 acres of wooded countryside, complete with breathtaking views of Canandaigua Lake, Ferris Hills provides the perfect setting to discover the many charms of the Finger Lakes.

As a complete senior living community, Ferris Hills at West Lake is a lifestyle experience encompassing independent and enriched living, with a continuum of skilled nursing care available at nearby Thompson Health.

From services and amenities to residency plans and options, Ferris Hills maximizes freedom and independence while providing the security and comfort that are the hallmarks of the area.

This one-of-a-kind senior living community blends the energy and enthusiasm of the community with the comfort and security of the area's most well-respected health care provider – Thompson Health.

Allowing residents to remain right at home in the Finger Lakes, Ferris Hills represents the natural choice for those considering their senior living options.