Memorial Hermann’s New Patient Care Tower to be Named the Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion
recognition of the overwhelming generosity of Susan and Fayez Sarofim, Memorial
Hermann Health System is proud to announce that the new 17-story patient
care tower currently under construction at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical
Center (TMC) will be named the Susan and
Fayez Sarofim Pavilion.
Sarofims made a $25 million gift in support of Memorial Hermann-TMC’s Breaking New Ground renovation and
expansion project, with the new Sarofim Pavilion to be completed in 2020. The
contribution is the largest gift Memorial Hermann has ever received.
and I are extremely passionate about the trauma services provided by Memorial
Hermann,” said Susan Sarofim. “We hope our financial support will also help the
hospital to further develop necessary research, critical care advancements and injury
prevention programs that will revolutionize the field of trauma services as we
completed, the Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion will house the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial
Hermann-Texas Medical Center , one of only two Level I trauma centers in
Houston; the John.
S. Dunn Burn Center, the only comprehensive burn center in the city; as
well as other critical care services. Memorial Hermann Life
Flight® will also be relocated to the new tower.
Sarofims’ generous gift helps ensure Houstonians are receiving the patient-centered,
high-quality care that our great city requires as the population continues to
expand,” said Chuck Stokes, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann. “We are honored
that our new patient tower will bear the Sarofim name, preserving the family’s
legacy of supporting innovative and evidence-based medicine that touches the
lives of people throughout the region.”
TMC Campus expansion will include 160 additional beds (plus 71 replacement
beds), 24 operating rooms (19 replacement and five additional), 16 additional
emergency center bays, more than 600 new parking spaces and a 335-seat café. In
addition, seven shelled or unfinished floors, including six operating rooms,
will be constructed to accommodate future growth as needed.
in 1925 as the first hospital in what would become the now world-renowned Texas
Medical Center, Memorial Hermann-TMC’s original facility was only 200,000
square feet. Today, the health system’s flagship hospital, the primary teaching
hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, encompasses more than 2.5
million square feet. With this expansion, the Campus will grow to 3.84 million
interested in donating can contribute to Memorial Hermann’s Breaking New Ground campaign by clicking
here or emailing MH.Foundation@memorialhermann.org.