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Location DB > United States > Ohio > Massillon > Doctors Hospital
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Doctors Hospital
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 Database Info
created by Cfourexplore on 9/25/2020 6:41 PM
last modified by KD20 on 3/26/2021 9:14 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Full-sized, 3-story hospital building (300,000 sq. feet).
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
420 Austin Ave.
Massillon, Ohio
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    -Lots of old equipment and furnishings left behind.
    -The morgue!
    -While very moldy and dirty, this hospital had very little vandalism, and featured a nice retro, 60's style decor.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1963
    Closed: 2009
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    Copied from an online article by the Ohio Exploration Society:

    The OES visited Doctors Hospital of Stark County on March 13, 2010. The facility was also known as Affinity Medical Center: Doctors Campus or simply Doctors Hospital to those in the Canton/Massillon area. The hospital was formed in 1963 by five physicians and a businessman. The original building was shaped like an airplane with a main corridor and two wings that included 48 beds. The hospital was expanded several times over the years to keep up with demand and the building eventually encompassed 300,000 square feet.

    Doctors Hospital offered a full range of medical and surgical services including an emergency department, an outpatient clinic, intensive care units, cardiovascular services, a maternity ward, a pain treatment center and more. The hospital also served as a teaching hospital for Ohio University. In 2006, Doctors Hospital merged with Massillon Community Hospital to become Affinity Medical Center. The merge would prove to be a fatal blow to Doctors Hospital. In September 2008, all services were relocated to the Massillon facility and Doctors Hospital was permanently closed. The building was put on the market for some time, but no deals could be reached. The Stark County morgue moved out of the building in 2009 and in December of that year, it was decided that Doctors Hospital would be demolished. Luckily a property company bought the facility in 2010, sparing it from the wrecking ball. There has been interest in converting the facility into an assisted living center, a halfway house or even apartments, but none of those deals have gone through thus far. Doctors Hospital was sold in 2019 and demolished to make way for new development.
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    Doctor my Eyes (Oct 2017 Explore, Part 1)
    Fri, Sep 25th, 2020
    posted by Cfourexplore
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    Oct. 2017 Explores, Part 2
    Sat, Oct 10th, 2020
    posted by Cfourexplore
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 3/27/2021 12:04 AM.

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  • on Mar 27 21 at 0:04, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Mar 26 21 at 21:14, KD20 changed the following: Status
  • on Oct 11 20 at 14:10, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Oct 10 20 at 23:33, Cfourexplore added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 10 20 at 23:32, Cfourexplore added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 10 20 at 23:28, Cfourexplore added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 10 20 at 23:24, Cfourexplore created a new gallery
  • on Sep 25 20 at 23:59, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 25 20 at 19:17, Cfourexplore made this location available
  • on Sep 25 20 at 19:17, Cfourexplore updated gallery Doctor my Eyes (Oct 2017 Explore, Part 1)
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