Pearland
January 05, 2015

Pearland, TX (January 5, 2015)—Pearland Medical Center, an HCA affiliated hospital, will mark its entry into the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 9th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Pearland Medical Center, the first hospital in Pearland, is slated to open in late January and will bring expanded healthcare access to Pearland and the surrounding communities.    

Located at 11100 Shadow Creek Parkway, the new $71 million, 144,000 square-foot hospital will offer a full range of acute care inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services, including surgery, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, labor and delivery and cardiac catheterization. 

Pearland Medical Center will employ approximately 250 full-time staff members.  Additionally, the hospital’s medical staff will be comprised of more than 150 physicians.

“For many reasons, the ribbon-cutting will mark a major milestone for Pearland,” said Kevin Fuller, chairman of the Pearland Medical Center Board of Trustees.  “Not only will Pearland Medical Center provide quality, life-saving services; it will create jobs and economic opportunities to benefit our residents.”

Ceremony Timeline:

11:00 a.m. VIP guests to arrive
11:20 a.m. Speakers to include: CEO of Pearland Medical Center, Matt Dixon; Pearland Mayor, Tom Reid; Manvel Mayor, Delores Martin; HCA Gulf Coast Division President, Maura Walsh; Hospital Board of Trustees Chairman, Kevin Fuller; and Hospital Chief of Staff, Earl Miller, M.D. 
11:45 a.m.  Lunch
12:00 Noon Guided tours begin

FOR THE MEDIA:

Photo opportunities: Speakers will be available at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  Complimentary parking and valet parking will be available.

About Pearland Medical Center

Pearland Medical Center is a new patient-centered hospital that expands HCA Gulf Coast Division’s long-standing commitment to providing high-quality healthcare close to home. The 144,000 square-foot facility will feature surgical suites, cesarean-section rooms, a general nursery, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, 3D digital mammography, and a 24-hour emergency department.  Imaging services will include magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, a catheterization lab, echocardiogram testing, and nuclear medicine modalities. As an HCA affiliated hospital, Pearland Medical Center joins a continuum of 9 other Houston-area medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging facilities, off-campus emergency centers and a regional transfer center that provides ground and air transportation to and from any HCA Coast Division Affiliated Hospital. Visit www.pearlandmc.com for updates and more information.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.