New Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center Opens to Patients August 25
Silver Spring, Md. — On Sunday, Aug. 25, Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center opens its doors at 7a.m. to serve patients in Montgomery, Prince George’s and neighboring counties.
The $400 million White Oak Medical Center, which replaces Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, offers the latest technology and treatments in a comfortable environment, complete with 180 private patient rooms, a nationally-recognized heart care program, natural lighting and spaces designed to promote care and healing. Additionally, a 24/7 urgent care center will open on the Takoma Park campus to treat minor injuries and illnesses.
“White Oak Medical Center will allow us to provide high-quality, high-touch care in a patient-centered, state-of-the-art facility that will advance healthcare in our community and throughout the region,” said Dr. Jim Rost, chief medical officer of White Oak Medical Center.
White Oak Medical Center will provide acute care services including Heart and Vascular, Cancer, Maternity & Childbirth, Orthopedic, Emergency Care, Surgery and Imaging and Lab services. The adjoining Medical Pavilion, opening Spring 2020, will offer outpatient doctors’ offices and services.
White Oak Medical Center is located on 11890 Healing Way, Silver Spring, Md. off Rte. 29 at Plum Orchard Drive. Adjacent to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) headquarters, the new hospital is at the center of the White Oak Science Gateway, a developing life sciences community bringing together medical researchers, businesses and retailers.
The new hospital is projected to contribute $5 billion to the state economy and create over 7,500 jobs, expanding access to high-quality healthcare, while also bringing economic and job growth to the community.