Expansion plans are rife among orthopedic practices in 2021. Here are 11 orthopedic groups developing flagship facilities:
1. Orthopaedic Medical Group of Tampa Bay (Fla.) is building a 37,000-square-foot complex in Lithia, Fla., that will serve as its new headquarters. The 10-surgeon practice expects to have 50 to 75 staff — with the capacity to add more — at the complex, which will include an ASC and medical offices.
2. Providence-based Ortho Rhode Island, a 25-physician group, opened a $33 million flagship facility in Warwick. The 66,000-square-foot facility has an ASC with eight operating rooms and is on the same campus as a biotechnology research and development center.
3. Fargo, N.D.-based Northern Neurosurgery & Spine is set to begin construction in June on a $16 million medical facility with a surgery center in Duluth, Minn., combining clinical and surgical care under one roof. The center is expected to open in late 2021.
4. Coastal Orthopedics is developing an 88,000-square-foot facility medical center and headquarters in Bradenton, Fla. The facility will include a surgery center, physical therapy and imaging services, and offices. Construction is set for completion by spring 2022.
5. Akron, Ohio-based Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is opening a $100 million hospital for orthopedic, reconstructive and plastic surgery in the fall. The 165,000-square-foot facility in Fairlawn, Ohio, will include 60 private patient rooms and 12 operating rooms equipped with robots for joint replacement.
6. In February, Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth broke ground on a $100 million medical office building that will be Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's Florida headquarters. The 12-story, 300,000-square-foot facility will be at AdventHealth's Health Village campus in Orlando, Fla.
7. University of Tennessee Medical Center and OrthoTennessee are developing an orthopedic institute in Knoxville, Tenn., with an orthopedic ASC and a research center. The 91,000-square-foot facility will employ 150 people, including 14 orthopedic surgeons.
8. Bradley, Ill.-based Oak Orthopedics is expected to open a $15.5 million facility in Bourbonnais, Ill., in January. The 43,700-square-foot center will feature a medical clinic, radiology suite and an ASC with three operating rooms.
9. Watauga Orthopaedics, a 20-physician group, is developing a $17 million surgery center in Johnson City, Tenn. The four-operating room surgery center is expected to open in 2022.
10. Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare and Delaware Neurosurgical Group are developing a joint venture spine surgery center. The ASC will cost about $4.8 million in capital expenses and be located at ChristianaCare's Wilmington, Del., campus.
11. Neenah, Wis.-based Neuroscience Group, along with ThedaCare and Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin, both in Appleton, are developing a $144 million orthopedic and spine center. The 230,000-square-foot facility will include a medical office building, surgery center and a 25-bed orthopedic and spine hospital. It is expected to open in 2022.