HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area Regional Medical Center (Bay Area Regional) and Medistar Corporation (Medistar) announced today the development of a new Ambulatory Surgery Center at Gemini III, located on Medistar's three-building Gemini Medical Campus at Gemini Avenue and Buccaneer Lane in Houston, Texas.
Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, the new surgery center is configured with 2 special procedure rooms and 4 operating suites with future expandability to a total of 6 ORs. Gemini I and II are fully leased to orthopedic surgeons, pain management and primary care physicians. On this same campus, the Gemini III surgery center is the latest partnership of Bay Area Regional with leading surgeons to serve patients in a modern and convenient outpatient setting.
Tim Schmidt, CEO of Bay Area Regional Medical Center, said, "Bay Area Regional is excited to join with leading physician partners on this important initiative. Our new surgery center will provide best-of-class, patient-centered outpatient services, with a focus on excellent orthopedic, spine, neurological, general, ENT and pain management surgical care for our Bay Area Houston community." Plans are now underway, with construction scheduled for completion in late 2017.
In neighboring Webster, TX, Medistar is developing a new 70-bed skilled nursing facility and 60,000 SF medical office building. Both projects further complement the rapid growth of Bay Area Regional, which Medistar is currently expanding from 104 to 191 total beds.
BAY AREA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER is committed to providing the highest quality medical care while making a difference in people's lives. A beautiful and modern healing environment, Bay Area Regional provides exceptional care, delivered with the latest and safest medical technologies. The hospital first opened its doors in July 2014 with 104 beds and is currently under construction to double the capacity, including expansion of the emergency room, operating room and cardiac catheterization lab, as well as a Women's Center and NICU. With over 400 physicians on the medical staff, Bay Area Regional offers services such as heart and vascular care, orthopedics, neurosurgery, bariatrics, radiology, general surgery, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, pain management and more. For more information about Bay Area Regional Medical Center or to find a physician, visit www.BARMC.us.
MEDISTAR CORPORATION is a full-service medical real estate development company headquartered in Houston, Texas. As it has for 44 years, Medistar primarily specializes in the design, development, financing, acquisition and construction of acute care hospitals, post-acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, senior care facilities, integrated medical plazas, medical office buildings and related facilities for the healthcare industry nationwide. Please visit www.MedistarCorp.com for more information.
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