The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is a large academic medical center located in Columbus, Ohio. The center is part of The Ohio State University and includes the university's medical school, as well as several hospitals and research institutes. The medical center is known for its expertise in cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, and transplant services. The center has more than 23,000 employees and is one of the largest employers in the state of Ohio. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center was founded in 1834 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.