Christus breaks ground on Longview surgical hospital, orthopedics institute | Local News

Christus Good Shepherd Health System on Tuesday broke ground on a $35 million project that will see an expansion of the NorthPark campus in Longview as well as the creation of the city’s first integrated orthopedics and sports medicine institute.

The project, which will be completed in 2022 and 2023, will transform the existing Institute for Healthy Living into the new Christus Good Shepherd Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute and add 27,000-square-feet of space, including dedicated operating rooms for orthopedic surgical procedures, at NorthPark. The Institute for Healthy Living will continue to serve as a community gym, but will expand its hours of operation to 24 hours a day and will be integrated into the recovery process on the orthopedic and sports medicine services offerings at the facility.

The new Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute will work seamlessly with NorthPark to offer a complete scope of services, allowing Christus to

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