Methodist University Hospital’s new Shorb Tower now open to patients

Shorb Tower open to patients

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The new Shorb Tower at Methodist University Hospital is open to patients.

The $275 million expansion created a 450,000-square-foot, nine-story patient tower, which was built over the hospital as it remained fully operational throughout construction.

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The tower includes 18 new operating rooms as well as a cafe, reflection room and garden. The project also included a parking plaza with 700 spaces.

The tower is named in honor of the longtime CEO Gary Shorb who retired in 2016.

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