Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Opens its Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Service Line at the New McNair Campus

New campus will be the future home of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

HOUSTON (June 25, 2019) – Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) announced today that it is opening its Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation service lines at the new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center – McNair Campus (McNair Campus), signaling the start of a multi-year process to move all service lines and offerings to the campus. In the interim, the McNair Campus will support sports medicine, joint replacements, hand and foot surgeries, and rehabilitation.

“We are excited to expand our orthopedic and rehabilitation capabilities to the McNair Campus, commencing the eventual move of our flagship hospital and service line offerings to the new campus,” said Doug Lawson, Ph.D., chief executive officer of CHI Texas Division and president of Baylor St. Luke’s. “This has been years in the making and we look forward to continuing to deliver quality, compassionate care to patients in a new state-of-the-art facility.”

Seven new integrated surgical suites will be open at the new campus, all serving the orthopedics unit. Additionally, 12 pre-operation beds, 30 inpatient orthopedic beds, 16 post-anesthesia care unit beds and 30 inpatient rehabilitation beds will also open. The expansion allows for more room at Baylor St. Luke’s current location for inpatient care.

This announcement comes after opening imaging and radiology, pharmacy, laboratory services, clinical engineering, central supply, emergency support services, medical records and inpatient food services earlier this year.

The McNair Campus is located at 7200 Cambridge Street.

Orthopedic inpatient room at the new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Orthopedic inpatient room at the new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center – McNair Campus with natural light, scenic views, spacious restrooms and brightly colored decor. The Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation service lines opened the week of June 24, 2019.

 State-of-the-art operating at new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

State-of-the-art operating at new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center – McNair Campus, which opened the week of June 24, 2019.

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center – McNair Campus lobby welcomes patients, families and staff with high ceilings, natural light and artwork. The Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation service lines opened the week of June 24, 2019.

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About Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

About the CHI Texas Division

The CHI Texas Division, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is comprised of three markets―in Houston, CHI St. Luke’s Health (CHI St. Luke’s) is home toeight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife Center, and numerous Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston; CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute care facility in East Texas); and CHI St. Joseph Health (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley). In addition, CHI St. Luke’s flagship hospital, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Texas Medical Center, is a part of a joint venture agreement with Baylor College of Medicine. Together, CHI St. Luke’s and Baylor College of Medicine are transforming healthcare delivery with a mission to usher in a new era of healthcare to create healthier communities. For more information, visit CHITX.org.

About Catholic Health Initiatives

CHI St. Luke’s Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 17 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including three academic health centers and major teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Learn more at CatholicHealthInitiatives.com.

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019