The eighth floor of Centennial Medical Center provides surgery space for Southern Joint Replacement Institute and CMC surgeons, creating a hospital within a hospital to serve patients throughout the region. Strategically located near the existing Orthopedics Medical Office Building, the expansion includes 10 non- traditional orthopedic operating rooms, 17 PACU spaces, 20 pre-op/ recovery spaces and support spaces.

Integrating physician input,operating room windows utilize dialectic glass that transitions to provide uninterrupted views of Downtown Nashville while eliminating glare. A dedicated conference room and classroom space is virtually connected to the ORs, allowing for training via live-stream video. Physician and staff lounges, also with Downtown views, and physician and staff locker rooms are included. The surgery waiting area features a heat-emitting digital fireplace and soothing views of the arboretum in Centennial’s main atrium. Other amenities include hoteling space for the plug in of laptops and mobile devices, coffee bar and dining space.

Surrounding a rehabilitation gym, twenty-nine private patient rooms are conveniently located on the seventh floor. Each patient room and bathroom was designed with special consideration for mobility. Additional finish upgrades will also be made to the remainder of the seventh floor. Bed Tower floors nine and ten offer 47,000 square feet of shell space for future patient beds, while the 11th and 12th floor will provide 46,000 square feet for inpatient beds. A new helipad is also located on the roof of the tower.

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