UT Health San Antonio is “trailblazing the future of care” with a first-of-its-kind Multispecialty and Research Hospital in the Bexar County region. The Hospital’s design seamlessly integrates research and patient care to enable a high-tech, high-touch approach that’s proactive, personalized, and empowers patients.
Patient experience is a priority at the Multispecialty & Research Hospital, so the design centers on convenience and empathy while mindfully incorporating sustainability, safety, and high-tech equipment. Throughout the Hospital, warm and inviting spaces bring outdoors in with wood accents and terrazzo flooring. Heritage trees at the site enhance natural views for all. Clear wayfinding and access to hubs like parking areas and the main entrance simplify arrival, as a beautiful two-story-high limestone wall — a nod to the Texas Hill Country— leads to the elevator lobby and stairs.
Private patient rooms provide gracious space for clinical care and medical equipment while providing a distinct family area, including a sleeper couch for visitors. Thoughtfully designed specialty care spaces, such as the bone marrow transplant unit that offers visitation while maintaining 100% positive isolation, put patients first.
The Hospital is home to early phase clinical trials, including immunologic and stem cell therapies for cancer, boasting the most innovative research conducted across South Texas. And a sky bridge connects the new Hospital to the Mays Cancer Center — one of only four National Cancer Institute designated cancer centers in Texas and home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson — supporting first-in-class research, discovery, and treatment.
Focused on patient-centered care, UT Health San Antonio’s Multispecialty and Research Hospital is where medical breakthroughs happen!
Alamo Architects is the collaborating architect on this project.
- 8 stories
- 12 operating rooms
- 144 beds
- 7 story, 675 car parking garage
- 449,000 GSF new construction
As a forward-thinking academic medical center, UT Health San Antonio will be the first in the region to leverage its vital academic, research and patient care missions to meet the growing demand for inpatient care of the most complex diseases impacting this diverse community.