27 Dec 2017Blog, fit-row, Uncategorized Construction of Ben Taub’s New OR Suites Officially Starts 12/26/2017 Ben Taub Hospital administrators and staff demolished a wall to officially kick off construction of new operating room suites. The new additions, part of a $70 million project, will be completed in late 2019. The OR suites are necessary to the hospital’s Level 1 trauma accreditation and Harris Health System’s commitment to provide exceptional trauma and emergency care to the residents of Harris County. The complex project has four major phases: Phase 1: Blood bank and call rooms Phase 2: Central sterile processing Phase 3: Oral surgery Phase 4: Pre-op/PACU/ORs Participating in the demo of a wall were Dr. Ericka Brown, COO, Harris Health; Dr. Nathan Deal, administrator, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Ken Mattox, chief of staff, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Rob Todd, chief, General Surgery and Trauma, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Matt Wall, Surgery-Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Ben Taub Hospital; and Sharon Land, administrative director, Nursing, Ben Taub Hospital. Follow and like us!