5 sports medicine projects costing $12M or more

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In the past five months, Becker's has covered five orthopedic and sports medicine projects that cost at least $12 million to develop:

1. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is seeking approval to build a 185,000-square-foot orthopedics and sports medicine center in Little Rock. The proposed $85 million facility will have up to 12 operating rooms.

2. Rochester, N.Y.-based UR Medicine is preparing to break ground on a $240 million orthopedic campus with a surgery center at Marketplace Mall. The 330,000-square-foot campus will be one of the country's largest orthopedic campuses, which UR Medicine estimates will see about 250,000 patients annually. Spine, orthopedic and sports medicine care will be provided at the center.

3. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen opened a $12 million sports medicine center in February. The 31,000-square-foot facility provides access to orthopedic surgeons, rehabilitation and sports performance training.

4. The Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center opened at the Atlanta Falcons' Flowery Branch, Ga., training facility in February. The $15 million, 29,000-square-foot facility houses the Emory Sports Performance and Research Center, which will work to advance research on common sports medicine issues.

5. In November, Phoenix-based Banner Health unveiled plans to develop a $54 million orthopedic sports medicine center in Scottsdale, Ariz. The 80,000-square-foot facility will include a surgery center, physical therapy, imaging and a concussion center. It is expected to open in 2022.

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