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Baptist Hospital Breaks Ground on Ortho Innovation Destination

Jul 24, 2015

(SAN ANTONIO)— Baptist Health System broke ground today on its new $50 million institute dedicated to orthopedic innovation which will be housed at North Central Baptist Hospital. The new three-story, 76,800 square foot building will offer patient-centered orthopedic care that address the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including:

  • Joint replacement and arthritis
  • Sports medicine injuries
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Spine treatment
  • Care and surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, knee, foot and ankle

The building will transform the façade of NCBH, creating a new hospital entrance off of Madison Oak. Its design will be unlike any in San Antonio with a hotel-like experience focused on patient comfort and healing. Slated for completion in fall 2016, the building will house an 18-bed pre-operation unit, a 15-bed post-anesthesia care unit; 10 operation and recovery rooms and a 30-bed inpatient unit. Upon opening, the new orthopedic institute will offer patients additional services including:

  • Hand therapy and physical therapy
  • Industrial rehabilitation 
  • Worker’s comp
  • Digital imaging 
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Orthopedic urgent care

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