More than 2,000 people attended the Shriners Hospitals for Children dedication and ribbon cutting on Aug. 20, 2015, in Montreal. In attendance were patient representatives, Shriners Hospitals for Children administrators and board members, Shriners International Imperial Potentate Jerry Gantt and many dignitaries, including Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard; Quebec Health and Social Services Minister Mr. Gaétan Barrette, M.D.; and Mr. Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, among others.
The impressive 207,000 square-foot facility includes 22 single patient rooms, four surgical suites and an education center that seats 200. The new hospital is welcoming, friendly and bright with soothing skylights, murals and themes throughout. It even houses an ambulatory clinic designed to resemble a hockey rink.
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada was established in Montreal in 1925. The hospital serves patients from across Canada, the northeastern United States and from around the world. The new facility will provide services and support for patients needing pediatric orthopaedic care or reconstructive hand or plastic surgery – and for those with neuromuscular conditions; limb length discrepancies; metabolic heritable bone, rheumatology and urology diseases.
Patients will start being welcomed at the new Montreal Shriners Hospital on October 5, 2015.
about the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Montreal.