MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Unveils Verstandig Pavilion

The new 477,000 square foot addition is set to open in early December.

By HFT Staff

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has officially unveiled the brand new Verstandig Pavilion. A ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the hospital's new 477,000 square foot addition which is set to become the D.C. region's most advanced healthcare facility. 

The Verstandig Pavilion will feature: 

  • A new Emergency Department that has almost doubled in size with 32 private patient rooms. 
  • A movable Intraoperative MRI System (IMRIS), the only one in the region, allowing neurosurgeons to precisely remove microscopic tumors. reducing the need for post-op imaging and additional surgeries. 
  • 156 new and expanded private inpatient patient rooms with natural, healing light supporting the most advanced care. 
  • 31 state-of-the-art operating room surgical suites providing surgeons with 4K visualization for robotic and minimally invasive surgery; spectral imaging technology to identify critical anatomy, blood flow, and detect cancer margins not visible to the naked eye; and large interactive touchscreen dashboards to connect with experts worldwide in real time. 
  • A new rooftop helipad with direct access to the new Emergency Department and operating rooms, saving crucial minutes for patients suffering life-threatening conditions. 
  • Six acres of expansive green space creating a relaxing, reflective environment for patients, their loved ones and company associates. 



December 6, 2023

Topic Area: Construction

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