HCA Gulf Coast Division President Maura Walsh announced the groundbreaking for its $71 million, 144,000-square-foot Pearland Medical Center. The groundbreaking celebration is Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at 10970 Shadow Creek Parkway, Pearland, 77584.
Pearland Medical Center will be located at the southwest intersection of Highway 288 and Shadow Creek Parkway on a 48-acre site currently home to a full-service, freestanding emergency department, imaging center and 3-story, 80,000 square foot medical office building. The new, 30-bed acute care hospital will expand patient services to better meet healthcare needs in Pearland and surrounding communities, especially in the areas of obstetrical, surgical and cardiac services and additional outpatient diagnostic services.
The hospital will open in the Fall of 2014, and feature surgical suites, medical/surgical beds, intensive care beds and a 24-hour emergency department. Imaging services will include magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, a catheterization lab, echocardiogram testing, and nuclear medicine modalities. The Center’s new women’s services will provide digital mammography, labor and delivery suites, cesarean-section operating rooms and a newborn nursery.