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.

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