Medical City Frisco February 06, 2018

Construction begins on $21.6 million women's service unit

Medical City Frisco is expanding to meet the needs of growing families in northern Collin County by creating a dedicated and comprehensive unit for women's service.

Construction began this week on a $21.6 million renovation on the third and fourth floors of the hospital. For the first time, Medical City Frisco will be able to deliver babies in 13 luxurious and spacious delivery and recovery rooms. The unit also will feature a six-bed, Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), three dedicated operating room sand 10-bed nursery. The new unit is expected to open by the end of 2018.

"Frisco is considered one of the fastest-growing cities in our nation, and we are thrilled that we can expand to meet the growing healthcare needs of the many families who choose to make Frisco their home," said Charles Gressle, CEO of Medical City Frisco and Medical City Plano. "It is a privilege for us to be a part of these special family milestones and provide caring, compassionate and expert care to moms and babies. We look forward to serving the Frisco area in the new way and delivering dreams together."

The renovations coincide with a major capital investment initiative of more than $1.5 billion spent or committed over three years across the Medical City Healthcare system. Investments include expansion and improvements to existing hospitals, new services such as burn and trauma care, upgraded technology, and purchasing new facilities. Since opening in April 2016, Medical City Frisco has increased its services to include a leading edge cardiac cath lab, along with an expanded emergency department, surgical robots and an increased list of specialty surgical services for patients, including weight loss surgery. The new unit will further expand the hospital's mission to the care and improvement of human life.

About the Medical City Frisco

Medical City Frisco, a Medical City Plano facility, is a full-service 54-bed, acute care hospital located in Frisco, Texas. The hospital offers a variety of adult and pediatric clinical services, emergency medicine, state-of-the-art cath lab and surgical specialties. Medical City Frisco is a "green" facility, silver LEED certified for environment and energy efficiency. Medical City Frisco Hospital is part of Medical City Healthcare. For more information: Medical City Frisco or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.