Methodist University Hospital opens $275M patient tower

Memphis, Tenn.-based Methodist University Hospital opened its $275 million Shorb Tower to patients May 9, according to local news station WMC.

The 450,000-square-foot tower stands nine stories tall, contains 18 operating rooms and has a new parking plaza with 700 spaces. It will be home to transplant, cardiology and oncology services.

The tower is named after the hospital's longtime CEO Gary Shorb, who retired in 2016.

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