Medistar to build new medical facility in Round Rock

FSEDs are great for more serious emergencies, such as car accidents and other major injuries. Urgent care clinics are great for minor injuries such as fractures, flu symptoms or cuts needing stitches.

FSEDs are great for more serious emergencies, such as car accidents and other major injuries. Urgent care clinics are great for minor injuries such as fractures, flu symptoms or cuts needing stitches.

A new 40-bed rehabilitation hospital is coming to Round Rock.

Houston-based medical real estate development company Medistar Corporation announced the start of development of a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital on a site near Seton Medical Center Williamson, bordered by Seton Parkway, Medical Center Way and A.W. Grimes Boulevard on the north side of the city.

Design has begun on the facility, which will have 40 private inpatient beds and feature a specially designed unit for the treatment needs of individuals who have suffered traumatic brain injury, stroke or neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s disease.

According to preliminary plans obtained through the city of Round Rock on Friday afternoon, the site would have a two-story, 55,000-square-foot building and 145 parking spaces. The preliminary numbers show the project on 5.24 acres.

Medistar has inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and high-acuity skilled nursing facilities in major markets within Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Utah, Arizona, California and South Carolina.

Medistar, the city of Round Rock and the Round Rock Chamber said a timeline for the project is pending.

By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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