Richmond-based OakBend Medical Center to open fourth hospital in Wharton by April 2018

OakBend Medical Center will open its fourth hospital in Wharton by April 2018.

OakBend Medical Center will open its fourth hospital in Wharton by April 2018.

OakBend Medical Center, the last remaining nonprofit community hospital serving the Greater Houston area, will open a fourth hospital in Wharton by April 2018, according to a press release.

OakBend Medical Center–Wharton will provide similar services as other existing locations that include the system's signature no-wait emergency rooms, day surgeries and air ambulance and imaging, including X-ray, CT and Ultrasound services. Other services offered at the hospital will be established after assessing the needs and support of the community, according to the release. The hospital will be located at 10141 Hwy. 59, Wharton.

“OakBend Medical Center is excited to offer hospital services in Wharton,” said Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center. “The community deserves exceptional health care and OakBend is fortunate to include Wharton as part of our family.”

OakBend Medical Center has two full-service hospitals based in Richmond and one hospital for surgical excellence located in the Imperial Medical Center in Sugar Land. For more information visit www.oakbendmedcenter.org.


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