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Maine Medical Center's Investment in Operating Room Capacity Accommodates New Technologies and Medical Teams

Five new state-of-the-art operating rooms now complete

Read the Portland Press Herald's coverage of Maine Medical Center's (MMC) expansion including five operating rooms and 20 new spaces for surgery prep and recovery. Additional details below. 

MMC announced the completion of five new state-of-the-art operating rooms built to better meet the demand for routine and complex procedures performed today.

Construction for the vertical expansion on top of the medical center’s lower Bean Building near the Emergency Department began in February 2014. The $40 million investment in a 41,361 sq. ft. expansion includes five state-of-the-art operating rooms and 20 new spaces for surgery prep and recovery. Continue reading the Press Release here


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