CONWAY – As of Monday, orthopedic patients at Memorial Hospital have had a new home to receive treatment.
The hospital completed renovations to its old physiotherapy building to house its team of orthopedists, physician assistants and other clinical staff, as well as x-ray and diagnostic tools.
The renovations started last spring and ended in mid-October.
“Memorial’s orthopedic practice has grown over the past several years,” says Chief Medical Officer Matt Dunn, DO “As the needs of our community have changed, we have been able to develop a space for our which includes state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose and treat bone and joint problems.
Suppliers include board certified specialists with experience in knee, shoulder and hip repair and replacement, as well as the treatment of fractures and sprains.
In recent weeks, patients with appointments starting November 1 have been ordered to use the northernmost hospital entrance and park in the upper parking lot of the new facility.
All registrations and registrations of orthopedic patients will take place at the upper level of the facility.
Patients are scheduled with Memorial Orthopedics through referrals by their primary care providers or by self-referral, if their insurance permits.
Dunn said Memorial plans to celebrate the opening of the building when the threat of COVID-19 subsides.