Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center opens new critical care tower

Critical care tower
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has recently opened a new critical care tower. (Courtesy Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center)

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has recently opened a new critical care tower. (Courtesy Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center)

A new critical care tower offering Level 1 trauma support has recently opened at the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, at 6411 Fannin St, Houston.

According to a news release from the hospital, the 17-story Susan & Fayez Sarofim Pavilion serves as the new home of the Red Duke Trauma Institute, offering more than 140 patient rooms, 24 operating rooms, 900 new parking spaces, a new 76,000-square foot emergency center, and one of the few dedicated trauma hybrid operating rooms in the nation, allowing for multi-disciplinary care. according to the news release.


In addition, the pavilion is the new home to the John S. Dunn Heliport, offering 10,000 square feet more space than the previous helipad.

The tower is named for the Sarofim couple, who in 2018 made a $25 million gift in support of Memorial Hermann-TMC’s Breaking New Ground $700 million renovation and expansion project, which initially kicked off in 2015.

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By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.


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