Miami Children’s Hospital

Emergency Room Expansion and Renovation
Miami, Florida

To meet the needs of a growing community, the MCH Emergency Department is expanding and adding world-class amenities to optimize its world-class emergency care. The M.B. Fernandez Trauma Center at Miami Children’s Hospital Emergency Department – the only freestanding Level I pediatric trauma center in Florida is also being expanded. Highlights of the department expansion include:

A larger 47,000-square-foot facility to feature 72 patient care rooms, Comprehensive Trauma Suite, Fast Track Area, Rapid Care Area, Critical Care Area, Dedicated Pediatric Fracture Care Clinic, Two X-Ray Suites, Decentralized nurse stations for increased visibility and safety, additional pediatrician support, additional Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants for enhanced physician support, close proximity of a broad array of sub-specialty services (craniofacial, ENT, endocrinology, others)

Project Size: 
47,000 square feet
Project Cost: 
$2 Million
Mitchell Services: 
Planning / Procurement / Installation
Schedule: 
Design 2012 / Completion 2013
Project Team: 
Hammes Perkins and Will / CCRD / SSR
Project Type: 
Women's & Children's
Pediatrics