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SoutheastHEALTH Holds Groundbreaking To Introduce Multipurpose Facility Expansion

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Anthony McPherron, DO, Medical Director of Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine speaks at the groundbreaking on July 30.

  On July 30, SoutheastHEALTH hosted a groundbreaking press conference celebrating the development of its $125 million Phase 2 West Campus expansion. The multi-phase project is the largest in the history of SoutheastHEALTH. 

Credit Sally Owen Marketing & Communications Specialist at SE Health
Arial image of the new SE Health West Campus.

The new facility is a 70,000 square foot building that will house the Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center and Southeast Women’s Integrated Health Services. 

Women's Health Serviceswill include specified care features such as exam rooms, ultrasound rooms, mammography rooms, and on-site lab services. 

Heather Cugini, MD, an Obstetrician and gynecologist with Southeast Obstetrics and Gynecology, said meeting the individualized needs of women across the life spectrum and providing excellent care will be enhanced with the new Women’s Integrated Health Services.

Anthony McPherron, DO, Medical Director of Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, said Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine was built on a commitment to providing world-class, innovative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in a community setting. 

The Orthopedics Center features 47 exam rooms, five procedure rooms, three x-ray rooms and a physical therapy assessment space.

The project’s goal was to be able to create designated medical buildings for patients in specialized subjects of care.

“Nationally, healthcare services are increasingly moving to outpatient settings because of advancements in medical technology, patient preference and financial incentives from payers”, said SoutheastHEALTH President and CEO Ken Bateman.

Credit SE Health

  Phase 1 of the project, the $30 million Southeast Behavioral Hospital, was completed earlier this March. Completion of the new West Campus facility and other renovations part of the project’s second phase are expected by mid-2023. 

Planning is underway for Phase 3, which will add a $20 million Ambulatory Surgery Center featuring surgical suites for specialties including Orthopedics, General Surgery and Women’s Health.


The West Campus location will be just off I-55, in 2011 with the opening of the Southeast Cancer Center and Southeast Medical Plaza. 


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