Florida Mayo Clinic to construct 2 new buildings, neurosurgery floor: 6 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | March 30, 2016 | Print  |

Two construction projects on Jacksonville, Fla.-based Mayo Clinic will begin this summer, according to jacksonville.com.

Here are six highlights:

 

1. The new 150,000-square-foot building will house neurology, neurosurgery and cancer services.

 

2. This building will have four floors, with the possibility of 11 additional stories.

 

3. One floor will be dedicated to neurosurgery and neurology services. This department will require 12 additional neurologists and neurosurgeons.

 

4. The clinic expects traffic of more than 126,000 patients in this building in the first year after opening.

 

5. The second construction project involves a positron emission tomography radiochemistry facility.

 

6. This facility will create the choline C-11, which highlights cancer for therapy.

 

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