New facilities, expanded services, and more doctors for you

We’re committed to improving your Kaiser Permanente care experience. That commitment is at the heart of profound changes coming in 2012. They are a continuation of the changes that came with the opening of our state-of-the-art Capitol Hill Medical Center earlier this year.

Expanded services
Your access to services will continue to expand throughout 2012. You’ll have new locations to receive care, more ways to connect with your doctors, and more medical services available within Kaiser Permanente medical centers. We’re also moving some services and expanding the hours where demand is high — all to improve your care experience. Our commitment to you remains the same: We’ll provide you with quality physicians, the interactive technology that connects you to your health care team, and the resources you need to be your healthy best.

Kaiser Permanente physicians
We have been hiring excellent physicians from leading medical schools and community practices nationwide to join the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. Almost 300 board-eligible and board-certified physicians have joined us since the beginning of 2009 in many specialties. All board-eligible physicians must be certified within five years of being hired or joining the medical group.

What does that mean to you?  You can receive more types of care than ever within Kaiser Permanente medical centers. That spells convenience and quality care for you, as well as improved coordination from your primary care doctor’s office to the specialist’s office, the lab, the pharmacy, and wherever care is provided by Kaiser Permanente.

We believe the results are better health outcomes and a healthier lives — which means you’re able to do the things you enjoy, with the people you love.

New and expanding medical centers
Next year, you’ll have access to new and expanded medical centers. Take a look at the snapshot below. You can learn more about medical centers in your area as new information becomes available.

MARYLAND
New Gaithersburg Medical Center is scheduled to open spring 2012 at 655 Watkins Mill Road.

  • More than 175,000 square feet.
  • Many services new to the Kaiser Permanente I-270 corridor, including ambulatory surgery, cardiology, neurology, pulmonary, and a 23-hour-stay clinical decision unit where a patient’s medical condition can be observed and evaluated.
  • On-site pharmacy, urgent care, laboratory, and extensive imaging services.

Expanded Largo Medical Center is set for completion 2013/2014 at 1221 Mercantile Lane.

  • 237,000 square feet.
  • Will be the largest Kaiser Permanente medical center in the Mid-Atlantic when complete.
  • New parking structure and pedestrian walkway, renovation throughout, and building additions.
  • Many new services coming to the center, including urgent care, expanded imaging services, nuclear cardiology, pain management, and a 23-hour-stay clinical decision unit where patients can be observed and evaluated.

VIRGINIA
New Tysons Corner Medical Center is scheduled to open fall 2012 at 8008 Westpark Drive, McLean.

  • More than 200,000 square feet.
  • In addition to primary care services (adult medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology), a large number of specialty services will be offered, including urgent care, retina surgery, podiatry, general surgery, comprehensive spine care, cardiology, interventional radiology, and a 23-hour-stay clinical decision unit where patients can be observed and evaluated.
  • This medical center opening will be followed by the opening of four new Metro stations in Tysons Corner.

Expanded Ashburn Medical Center is set for completion fall 2012 at 43480 Yukon Drive.

  • 28,000 square feet.
  • Expansion of obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and adult medicine.
  • The center will feature primary care, behavioral health, lab, pharmacy, radiology, and other services.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Northwest Medical Center is scheduled to open summer/fall 2012 at 2301 M St., N.W. at 23rd Street.

  • 42,000 square feet.
  • Accessible via Metro rail and bus.
  • The center will feature primary care, pharmacy, behavioral health, radiology, lab, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Now open: Capitol Hill Medical Center at 700 2nd St., NE

  • 156,000 square feet.
  • Walking distance from Capitol Hill, Metro rail, and bus (walking tunnel connects to Union Station).
  • The center features primary and specialty care, urgent care, cardiology, dermatology, head and neck surgery, lab, neurology, pharmacy, infusion center, general surgery, extensive imaging services, and a 23-hour-stay clinical decision unit where patients can be observed and evaluated, among many other services.

Note: The facilities opening and expansions being completed are still in the building process, so there could be changes to the services listed and dates highlighted.

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