Thompson Health

Executive Team:

Michael F. Stapleton, Jr., FACHE 
Thompson Health 

Kurt Koczent, RN, BSN, MSHA, FACHE 
Executive Vice President, Thompson Health 
COO, F.F. Thompson Hospital 

David E. Baum, MD, JD 
Senior Vice President, Medical Services 
Chief Medical Officer, Thompson Health 
Medical Director, F.F. Thompson Hospital 

Mark Prunoske, MS 
Senior Vice President, Finance
Cheif Financial Officer 
Thompson Health 

Jennifer DeVault, MS 
Vice President, Associate Services and Wellness 
Thompson Health 

Mathew Janczak, DPT, PT, LNHA 
Vice President, Long-Term Care 
M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center 

Hazel Robertshaw, PhD, RN, CENP 
Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer 
F.F. Thompson Hospital 

Elizabeth Talia, Esq. 
General Counsel and Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs
Chief Compliance/Privacy Officer
Director of Risk Management
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
Elizabeth A. Talia, Esq. - General Counsel and Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Chief Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer, Director of Risk Management
Jennifer DeVault, MS - Vice President, Associate Services and Wellness 

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

Thompson Health, part of UR Medicine, is the parent corporation overseeing the operation of five affiliate healthcare organizations in Ontario, Livingston, 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. With a respected medical staff numbering more than 900, an active group of volunteers, and more than 2,000 associates, Thompson provides quality health care to approximately 215,000 residents of the greater Finger Lakes region.

With locations in Ontario, Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties, our health system includes:

  • The 113-bed 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
  • Primary care services at twelve Thompson medical practices in the Finger Lakes area
  • OB/Gyn care services at four Thompson practices in the Finger Lakes area
  • Specialty care services at three Thompson practices
  • Family health and wellness services, with educational programs and support groups 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
  • Two lab draw stations
  • Three urgent care centers


Thompson Health was named one of Becker Hospital Review's "150 Top Places To Work in Healthcare" in 2023, 2022, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015. Also, in 2022, 2020, 2019 and 2018, the health system was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” In recognition of workplace wellness initiatives, Thompson received the Wealth of Health Award from the Rochester Business Journal and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in 2009, 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2019.


F.F. Thompson Hospital

F.F. Thompson Hospital is a community hospital which exists to serve the healthcare 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
Hazel Robertshaw, PhD, RN, CENP, Vice President, Patient Care Services/ CNO

F.F. Thompson Hospital
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 designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® hospital, in recognition of nursing excellence, as well as a New York State-designated Stroke Center.

Other quality achievements include a number of honors from the nation's premier healthcare quality improvement and accrediting body, The Joint Commission:

  • Certificate of Distinction - Hip Replacement
  • Certificate of Distinction - Knee Replacement
  • Advanced Perinatal Certification
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Certification

In addition, the hospital in 2016 became the first hospital in New York State to be named a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery™ by the independent, non-profit Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), with further accreditation from the SRC as a Center of Excellence in Robotic General Surgery™.

The hospital also has the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center

The M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center is a not-for-profit skilled-nursing facility offering quality long-term care as well as rehabilitative care in a clean, safe and pleasant environment. M.M. Ewing has 178 skilled nursing beds on five avenues: Lakeview, Pines, Gardens, Meadows and the Skilled Transitional Unit.


Mathew Janczak, Vice President, Long-Term Care

M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 396-6040

The associates at the 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.

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 are assured convenient access to acute care and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services through affiliation with the adjacent F.F. Thompson Hospital.

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 in a vibrant and secure community.

Meghan Gravino, MSW, 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.

With 57 acres of wooded countryside overlooking Canandaigua Lake, Ferris Hills at West Lake is located just a mile from the main Thompson Health campus and offers 84 independent living apartments. Surrounded by hiking trails and gardens, Ferris Hills residents enjoy housekeeping, restaurant-style dining and a wide variety of activities, personal services and educational opportunities perfect for those looking to enjoy retirement to the fullest. 

The adjacent Clark Meadows is a 48-apartment enriched living community for those who need a little assistance with the tasks of daily living and also offers exceptional chef-prepared meals, security, and a range of activities.




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