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"I am most proud of the fact that we have a state-of-the-art facility that will allow us to provide the high-quality healthcare that we as physicians want to provide and that the New Orleans community has come to expect from Memorial Medical Center."

Morrison C. Bethea, M.D., Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular Surgeon
Memorial Medical Center


Memorial Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Surgery & Heart Institute, Baptist Campus
STBA worked with Memorial Medical Center (Baptist Campus) to convert the existing Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital into a new Critical Care Center which included Surgical Suites, SICU, Cath Lab Suite and Regional Cardiac Center (The Heart Institute Of New Orleans). Included was the design of a Cath Lab Suite, one EP lab, twelve new/ renovated Operating Rooms, a thirteen-bed SICU, seventeen-bed Same Day Surgery Holding Rooms, six Same Day Surgery Second Stage Recovery beds, dedicated Same Day Surgery Registration, Interview and Lab space, and five stretcher capacity elevators.

New Orleans Cancer Institute, Baptist Campus
This 31,600 SF, two-story full service Cancer Center is designed to serve patients from the initial examination through treatment. Rooms on the first floor include four Physician Offices, five Exam Rooms, two Patient Dressing/Locker Rooms a six-bed Holding/Recovery area, two Linear Accelerator Vaults (with provisions for a future third) with adjacent Control Rooms, an Integrated Brachytherapy Vault Suite, two leadlined CT Scan Rooms with shared Control, a four station Treatment Planning Computer Center, a Dark Room and a Physician Work Room. On the second floor there are two separate Waiting Rooms: one for patients scheduled for examination and the other for patients scheduled for treatment. There is a common Reception/Office area to serve both. In addition, there are eight Exam Rooms, eight private Physician Offices, a seven station Infusion Suite, four lead-lined Treatment Rooms, a Bone Marrow Lab, the Cancer Registry and Staff Lounge.