Spectrum Health Opens Orthopedic Surgery and Care Center in Grand Rapids Township


GREAT RAPIDS TWP. — BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan plans to open a new outpatient orthopedic surgery and care center in the Township of Grand Rapids today.

The 117,000 square foot Orthopedic Health and Performance Center located at 2770 E. Beltline Ave. NE will house five operating rooms in an outpatient surgery center. The facility will also include physical and occupational therapy, performance training spaces, an orthopedic urgent care center, an indoor training area, a basketball court, turf areas and a movement analysis laboratory for athletes.

The center is a joint venture between Spectrum Health and Arizona-based Atlas Healthcare Partners.

“It will be a privileged place for resourcing and mobility. In addition to treating injuries and illnesses, we will focus on prevention and optimizing performance. Our goal will be to help people function at their best. We are thrilled to offer this incredible resource to meet the needs of the community,” said Dr. Jason Slaikeu, vice president and department head of orthopedic health at Spectrum Health West Michigan, in an announcement.

Spectrum Health is targeting the Orthopedic Health and Performance Center, which will be adjacent to its Integrated Care Campus, for completion and opening in 2024. The center is designed to transition many of Spectrum Health’s outpatient orthopedic surgeries and procedures, such as knee and hip arthroplasties. – now performed in its hospitals in a lower-cost setting.

A certificate of need last year to the state estimated the surgical center would handle 3,059 cases in the first 12 months of operation and 5,640 in the second year.

“This facility will be the culmination of years of planning across all of our orthopedic disciplines, including joint care, trauma and sports medicine,” Spectrum Health West Michigan President Dr. Darryl Elmouchi said in a statement. . “We already provide excellent orthopedic care and now we will have facilities to match, all in one convenient location.”

HKS Architecture Inc. and Hammes Co. designed the facility. The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. serves as a contractor. An announcement from Spectrum Health did not indicate the cost of the project. The 2021 certificate of need application pegged the cost of the day surgery center at $15.1 million.

The Orthopedic Health and Performance Center is the latest project developed by Spectrum Health. The health system began work in August on a $37 million rehabilitation and nursing center in Grand Rapids. The 94,000 square foot facility at 1226 Cedar St. NE will replace Spectrum Health’s aging continuing care facility located nearby on Fuller Avenue, which is owned by Kent County.

Scheduled to open in the spring of 2024, the new Cedar Street campus will have the capacity to support 120 long-term care patients, include five palliative care beds, and provide onsite dialysis care and therapy.

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