Missouri Orthopaedic Institute Construction
Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
Construction beginning: June 2008
Construction completion: June 2010
Cost: $55.5 million
Area: 115,500 square feet
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute will be the newest and largest freestanding orthopaedic center in central Missouri, as well as the region's most comprehensive orthopaedic surgery center. The institute will provide orthopaedic patients with a full range of care in a single location.
The building will house nearly 200 staff members and more than 20 orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in sports medicine, joint replacement, pediatrics, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder, hand, spine and trauma care. The institute will provide space for inpatient surgeries, outpatient procedures and all University of Missouri Health Care orthopaedic clinics.
The institute was designed and is being built with the needs of orthopaedic patients as its central focus. It will feature convenient access for patients with wheelchairs and crutches, and patient rooms designed for efficient orthopaedic care.
The institute will include:
- approximately 45 clinic rooms plus shelled space for future expansion
- two procedure rooms
- five operating rooms
- 16 private inpatient rooms plus additional shelled space for additional patient rooms
- radiology, with X-ray and MRI capabilities
- rehabilitation services prosthetic and orthotic services
For more information about the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, please visit som.missouri.edu/Ortho.