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Renown Health’s New Primary Care Clinic

Renown Health, founded in 1862, is the largest non-profit healthcare organization in Northern Nevada. Headquartered in Reno, they acquired a rehabilitation hospital in 2003. In 2004, Renown Health used the region’s first angiography biplane to treat stroke victims. They also used the first PET/CT for diagnosing and treating cancer in patients. In 2008, Renown Health performed robotic surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System S HD. Finally, in 2009, they opened the area’s first children’s emergency room. Renown Health in the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in the region.President and CEO of Renown Health, Dr. Anthony D. Slonim, has over 15 years of executive healthcare leadership experience. He has previously served as the executive vice president and chief medical officer for Barnabas Health in New Jersey.

A new family practice clinic will be opening at the Summit Mall in South Reno. Designed to look like a living room to provide a comfortable setting for patients, this clinic will provide primary care services and a laboratory. Services may be increased in the future. There will be a staff conference room, where cases and issues can be discussed with patients and their families. The clinic will employ a staff of 11, with the hopes of adding one or more primary care physicians and an additional nurse practitioner.

The clinic will cover three storefronts, and will be 10,000 square feet. Architecture has been provided by Eric Fong of MBA Architects + Interior Design, and the general contractor for the project is Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, LLC. Structural engineering is provided by Forbes Engineering, with MSA Engineering Consultants providing the mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineering. This will be the 12th primary care clinic to open in the Reno Area.

Renown Healthcare New Facility

Renown Health is a not-for-profit healthcare network based out of Nevada. Founded in 1862, the company employs over 5500 people. Facilities include three acute care hospitals, a children’s hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility, a medical group and urgent care network, and Hometown Health, which is the only locally owned not-for-profit insurance company. Anthony D. Slonim has been President and CEO since 2014.

The organization introduced the use of the country’s first angiography biplane, which is used to treat stroke victims. They are also the first hospital in Nevada to perform robotic surgery using the da vinci Surgical System S HD. An emergency room designed for children under the age of 18 is the only one in the area. They are a leader in quality healthcare.

Renown Health will be opening a new family practice at the Summit Mall in South Reno. With a staff of 11 people, the clinic will include primary care services, as well as a laboratory. The medical director of the organization says that the clinic is designed to look like a warm, inviting living room, providing a more comfortable setting for patients. The space will be adding additional services, and will also employ additional staff, including physicians and nurse practitioners. There will be a designated area where physicians can discuss health care issues with their patients. Click here to know more.

The general contractor assigned to the construction of this facility is Shaheen Beauchamp Builders, LLC. Eric Fong of MBA Architects + Interior Design is responsible for architecture and construction, structural engineering is provided by Forbes Engineering, and mechanical, plumbing, and electrical engineering is provided by MSA Engineering Consultants.

There is a need for additional healthcare in the area due to growing population, growing economy and better access to insurance. There are now 12 primary care clinics in the area owned by Renown.