Neuroscience center to be built near Johnston-Willis Hospital
Multiple practices plan to relocate their offices to the new facility
RICHMOND — Construction on a new Neuroscience Center of Excellence has recently begun in front of Johnston-Willis Hospital.
Set to open in summer 2018, the center will include a variety of outpatient neurological services, including several neuroscience physician practices, a sleep lab and an outpatient physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy clinic for patients rehabilitating from neurological conditions like stroke and movement disorders.
The practices that will be relocating their offices to the new building include Neurosurgical Associates, Neurological Associates, and Johnston Willis Hospital’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic and Pain Clinic.
“I’ve watched Johnston-Willis’s neurosurgical and neurological expertise grow over the last 30 years, and I’m confident the construction of a neuroscience center of excellence will provide our patients even stronger neurological care since we’re now so close to Johnston-Willis,” said K. Singh Sahni, M.D., medical director of Johnston-Willis Hospital’s Neurosciences and Gamma Knife Center and neurosurgeon with Neurosurgical Associates.
The two-story, 50,000 square foot facility has an anticipated project cost of $10.5 million. There are approximately 17,000 square feet remaining available for lease. Additional project details include Emerson Companies as the developer and civil design by Townes Site Engineering. Architecture is by Walter Parks Architects and construction by KBS, Inc.
“Johnston-Willis and its healthcare providers have become well recognized in Central Virginia as the leader in neurological care,” said Zach McCluskey, CEO of Johnston-Willis Hospital. “We’re pleased that Neurosurgical Associates and Neurological Associates have chosen a site near the front doors of Johnston Willis in order to deliver enhanced outpatient comprehensive care for patients.”