Metro Health and OAM expand downtown surgery center
Caroline MacGregor November 15, 2012 | WGVU Metro Health will also add approximately 10,000 square
feet of space to expand heart and vascular services, and Metro Health
orthopedic physician services, in adjoining space. The surgery
center will be renamed the Metro Health OAM Surgery Center as the health system
continues to expand.
President and CEO of
Metro Health, Mike Faas, says demand for Metro Health and OAM services is
strong and continues to grow since the surgery center opened in 2009.
“We feel blessed to have found a great partner, not only in Orthopaedic Associates but also the large OB/Gyn group of plus 20 doctors that are the owners of the Women's Health Center along with Pinnacle Construction company.”
Faas says partnerships
are key to the center’s success.
"This is really a way of showing, not just Metro, but the greater community that partnerships do work and if everyone gets in it for the right reasons: increased access, improved quality and great patient experiences being great; good things happen and the good thing this time was additional growth and our need for a 4th surgery and another 10,000 square feet for other services.”
Health OAM Surgery Center is located at 555 Mid Towne Street, near the corner
of Michigan Street and College Avenue, also known as Medical Mile or Pill
Hill. The center features three state-of-the-art operating suites
and is the only surgical center in the Grand Rapids-area focused solely on
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