9 hospitals expanding spine, neurosurgery programs in 2020

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Here are nine hospitals expanding spine and neurosurgery programs this year:

Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital in May partnered with Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare to develop a $35 million rehab facility for spinal cord injury.

In May, Penn Highlands Dubois (Pa.) began construction on a multistory building that will house The Brain and Spine Center and an orthopedic Center of Excellence.

Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital in April received approval to build a neuroscience medical research and treatment facility.

In April, construction began on an urgent care medical complex in Clifton Park, N.Y., which will be operated by Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center. The center will feature a satellite office for The Bone and Joint Center that will serve spine and orthopedic patients.

Menorah (Kan.) Medical Center, of HCA Midwest Health, is expanding with a $65 million facility that will focus on orthopedics and neuroscience. The facility is set to open in late 2020.

New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery in January opened a 60,000-square-foot hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., providing care for the full spectrum of spine and orthopedic conditions.

In January, Midwest Orthopaedic Hospital at UnityPoint Health-Proctor opened in Peoria, Ill., offering spine care.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill., is moving its Brain and Spine Institute into a new 5,700-square-foot facility, with 12 exam rooms and 12 consultation rooms.

Chester County (Pa.) Hospital – Penn Medicine completed a $300 million facility in January, expanding its spine and orthopedic service lines.

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