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Maryland Court of Special Appeals Issues Opinion on Suburban Hospital Campus Enhancement Project
Contact: Ronna Borenstein-Levy
; 301-896-2598 ; rborenstein@suburbanhospital.org

Rendering of new building; one component of the Campus Enhancement Plan.
Bethesda, Md., (September 16, 2013) – In their opinion dated September 10, 2013, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Montgomery County Circuit Court, which upheld the 2010 decision of the Montgomery County Board of Appeals granting a special exception modification for Suburban Hospital’s campus enhancement project.

“This is a very important decision for our patients and community,” said David C. Silver, chairman of the Suburban Hospital Board of Trustees. “Suburban’s Board is very proud of the quality of care the hospital provides, and the campus enhancement project is critical to the hospital’s ability to continue to provide state-of-the-art health care to our community.”

In July 2011, the Montgomery County Council voted to approve the abandonment of one block of Lincoln Street in Bethesda, a critical component of the project that allows the hospital’s campus to be consolidated and the expansion accommodated. In April of this year, the Montgomery County Planning Board approved the subdivision and site plans to implement the project.

The expansion plans include more private patient rooms, larger operating rooms that will be located on the same floor as the Emergency/Trauma Center, additional parking, better traffic and pedestrian circulation, and needed physician office space.

To learn more about the Campus Enhancement Project, visit suburbanhospital2020.org.

About Suburban Hospital Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for almost 70 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health.

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