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Sneak peek of Houston Methodist's new state-of-the-art Walter Tower in Texas Medical Center

Woman view Houston Methodist new tower.

HOUSTON – Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center unveiled its new state-of-the-art Walter Tower on Tuesday morning.

The hospital gave a sneak peak of the 22-story tower at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The tower is called Paula and Joseph C. "Rusty" Walter III Tower and features state-of-the-art technology for cardiovascular surgery and neurosurgery.

KPRC 2 reporter Haley Hernandez took a tour of the new tower.

Look inside the new Walter Tower at Methodist. This is the Barbara and President George H. W. Bush Atrium. They said Mrs. Bush got to see it before she passed. Listen to the video about how they got this mural from outside the old building to right here!

Posted by KPRC2 Haley Hernandez on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Here's what the building features:

  • 366 patient beds, including private ICU beds
  • 18 high-tech rooms, including four hybrid operating rooms.
  • An Intraoperative MRI that will allow surgeons to scan patients during procedures
  • A surgical theater
  • A helipad 

For more information about Houston Methodist's new tower, click here.


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