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Outpatient facility opens at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus

Katy Texas News
Posted December 2, 2010

Texas Children’s Hospital announced that the outpatient clinic building is open at its new West Campus, I-10 and Barker Cypress, and that the pediatric emergency center and hospital services are on target to open in spring 2011.

“We are excited to begin offering outpatient services at West Campus as the first step in providing expanded access to the unsurpassed care of Texas Children’s Hospital,” says Michelle Riley-Brown, vice president of Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. “As we celebrate this first milestone, we also look forward to spring 2011, when we will open our pediatric emergency center and hospital services.”

The newly built 220,809-square-foot outpatient clinic building at West Campus offers the most current diagnostic and treatment services in a cheerful, family-focused and welcoming environment. The facility is designed to provide a comprehensive array of specialized pediatric services delivered by a dedicated team of board-certified pediatric specialists and experts including nurses, rehabilitation specialists and child life specialists.

To ensure the smoothest possible opening experience for patient families, Riley-Brown noted that the outpatient clinic facility is opening in two phases. As of Dec. 1, the first and second floors of the building are open, which includes outpatient treatment areas for physical/occupational therapy and speech therapy; diabetes/endocrine; and gastroenterology and nutrition practices.

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is on track to open additional outpatient clinic practices by Dec. 7, said Riley-Brown.  These include: audiology, cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedic surgery, pediatric surgery, pulmonary medicine and urology.

In spring 2011, the hematology/ oncology clinic will open, increasing the number of outpatient clinics at the facility to 11. The West Campus will also open a 12-bed pediatric emergency center, 48 inpatient rooms, three operating rooms, a special procedures suite, advanced diagnostic imaging services including MRI and CT scans, and a neurophysiology sleep laboratory.

For more information about Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and services available at the outpatient clinic facility, visit westcampus.texaschildrens.org. Please mention you found this on www.KatyMagazine.com.

The outpatient clinic at Texas Children's Hospital's West Campus is now open. More specialty clinics will open in spring 2011.

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