About Us

Guthrie is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system designed to offer patients a full-spectrum of health services incorporating primary care, complex specialty care, behavioral health services, surgical services, inpatient care, durable medical equipment services, home health, long-term care, palliative care and hospice care. Our integrated approach creates a better experience for our patients and is working to decrease the cost of the delivery of health care.

We serve a large population of people over a wide geographic area. Regardless of how patients enter the Guthrie system, our electronic health record, enables our specialists and primary care physicians to actively collaborate – literally and virtually – to coordinate patient care. Our robust electronic health record enables Guthrie physicians and clinicians to quickly gain a comprehensive understanding of patients’ health needs and our patient portal, eGuthrie, allows patients to access their health information easily on a computer, tablet or smart phone.

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

A 254-bed tertiary care referral center, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa., is the recipient of numerous national awards for the high quality care it provides to patients. The hospital is a Regional Level II Trauma Center, accredited by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, and is served by Guthrie Air, a regional aeromedical helicopter program. Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital offers a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services, including:

Guthrie Corning Hospital

Guthrie Corning Hospital, located in Corning, N.Y., opened a new 65-bed hospital and regional cancer center in 2014. The new facility provides the region emergency, ICU, labor and delivery, surgical, inpatient and outpatient services including wound care, cardiology, medical imaging and cancer care services, including:

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital a 35-bed community hospital in Towanda, Pa., joined Guthrie in April 2015. Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital serves Bradford and Sullivan counties as well as the surrounding communities and offers additional specialty care services including pain management and hand surgery. Long-term care services are provided for patients at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital with a skilled nursing unit and 94-bed personal care home.

  • Imaging services
  • Medical/surgical services
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 24-Hour emergency services with 24-hour laboratory, radiology and ultrasound support
  • Ambulatory surgery
  • Cardiology stress testing
  • Laboratory services
  • Rehabilitation - physical and occupational therapy
  • Sub-acute care
  • EMS services

Guthrie Troy Community Hospital

Located in Troy, Pa., Guthrie Troy Community Hospital is 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital. A new facility was built in 2013 and offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including sub-acute and ventilator management programs and is a Level IV Trauma Center.
  • Imaging services
  • Medical/surgical services
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 24-Hour emergency services with 24-hour laboratory, radiology and ultrasound support
  • Ambulatory surgery
  • Coronary care, cardiology stress testing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sub-acute care
  • Ventilator management program

Guthrie Medical Group

Guthrie values are founded on the life and work of Donald Guthrie, MD, who came to the booming railroad town of Sayre, Pa. in 1910. After a three-year surgical residency under the exacting tutelage of Drs. Charles a and William Mayo of the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Guthrie began to replicate the Mayo’s multi-specialty group practice model to create the organization that now bears his name.  Guthrie Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 200 advanced practice providers has more than 1,000,000 patient visits each year. With its headquarters in a large medical office complex adjacent to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., the regional office network encompasses 32 subspecialty and primary sites in 22 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie’s primary care network encompasses all of the major population centers in the Twin Tiers and provides easy and convenient access to the best medical care available in the region.

Guthrie Foundation for Education and Research

The Guthrie Foundation for Education and Research is a 501(c)3 and separate entity within the Guthrie Clinic. The Foundation was established in 1942 with an initial gift of $25,000 from Dr. Guthrie. This was prior to governmental funded research and the original charter specified that these funds were to be used to “foster education and research on the Campus of the Robert Packer Hospital”. Since the initial inception, the Foundation has grown and evolved however, still maintains a similar vision to develop, grow and conduct meaningful quality research to improve the lives of patients in the Twin Tiers community. In 2014, under a broader organizational re-structure the Foundation was re-named the Donald Guthrie Foundation however, still maintained its same mission statement. With the re-structure the Foundation is now comprised of the three research departments of clinical research, LEAP testing service and the Institutional Review Board. 

Medical Education

Includes the Mansfield University/Robert Packer Department of Health Sciences -- Nursing Program, the Radiology Technology Program and the Respiratory Therapy Program. These education programs are all co-sponsored by Mansfield University. Other educational programs include the Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science Program, and the Medical Education Department.

The Guthrie/Robert Packer Hospital Medical Education Department offers residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pharmacy and general surgery. Medical student training is provided for students from affiliated medical schools (SUNY Upstate Medical University, Drexel Medical College, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Jefferson). The department also offers a three year cardiovascular disease fellowship. Medical Education also offers Continuing Medical Education courses, sponsors Medical Grand Rounds each week, and supports the Guthrie Scholars Program, which offers early acceptance to medical school for exceptional students from surrounding communities

Other Services

Guthrie Home Care, Home Health is licensed in both Pennsylvania and New York and Hospice is licensed in Pennsylvania. Home Care provides various levels of care in the home, based on patient need, including:

  • Nursing care
  • Personal care
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • HomMed monitoring system for patients with chronic conditions
  • Hospice care for terminally ill patients
  • Personal Emergency Response System