Chandler's newest hospital, Banner Ocotillo Medical Center, opened at 8 a.m. Nov. 2.

As of its opening, the hospital has 124 patient beds, according to a news release from Banner, and it is designed to grow in the years to come. Banner Ocotillo Medical Center offers emergency care, intensive care, endoscopy, cardiac services, imaging, surgical services, and women and infant services, including labor and delivery, with the ability to care for babies born at 32 weeks and older, according to the news release.

The hospital is expected to handle about 21,000 emergency visits per year to start, according to the release

“We are so excited to open this beautiful new hospital to serve Chandler and surrounding communities,” Banner Ocotillo CEO Laura Robertson said in a news release. “I’m proud and honored to be leading and working alongside an experienced, patient-centered team of health professionals, many of whom live in Chandler and are now able to work here, too.”

The four-story, 240,000-square-foot hospital is located on the southeast corner of Alma School Road and Loop 202.

The hospital offers robotic surgeries, UV-disinfecting lights, monitored hand-hygiene stations and smart phone devices for all caregivers to improve charting, communication, and medication and lab orders, according to the news release.