SRMC breaks ground for Southeastern Health Park Phase I

LUMBERTON, S.C. – Southeastern Regional Medical Center (SRMC) broke ground for Phase I of the Southeastern Health Park project on Dec. 4 at the park site off of Dawn Drive in Lumberton. ambulatory surgery center component of the project in January.

Southeastern Health Park Phase I includes an 80,000-square-foot medical facility which features a 13,000-square-foot ambulatory surgery center. The Medical Center’s board of trustees approved the project during a planning conference earlier in the year. The state approved the Certificate of Need for the ambulatory surgery center component of the project in January.

Plans for the overall facility include the ambulatory surgery center as well as a comprehensive orthopedic center, gastroenterology center, pre-admission testing, anesthesia/pain management center, outpatient rehabilitation and retail space. The Phase I medical facility, which will be funded, in part, by investments by area physicians, and the purchase of the land, is projected to cost upwards of $22.2 million.

Pictured breaking ground, from left, are, Robins & Morton Superintendent James Gardner, Division Manager Mike Bumgardner, and Project Manager Derek Skipper; Peterson Associates Vice President Wayne Gregory; Lumberton Councilman Don Metzger; Southeastern Health Park Project Manager Jerry Sawyer; SRMC Vice President of Human Services and Planning David Sumner, SRMC Board Chairman Faye Caton, SRMC President/CEO Joann Anderson; Dr. Constance Mulroy of Lumberton OB/GYN; Dr. David Dalsimer of Southeastern Orthopedics; SRMC Trustee W.C. Washington, SRMC Trustee Randy Rust, SRMC Engineering and Facility Management Manager Karen Kay and SRMC Surgical Services Director Kay Allen.

This article is courtesy of WBTW News 13.