Bryn Mawr Hospital Patient Pavilion Groundbreaking

groundbreakingOn May 11, Bryn Mawr Hospital broke ground on the new 200,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Patient Pavilion which will enhance the health care services in this community for future generations.

The Patient Pavilion will include:

  • Twelve all new operating rooms in a state-of-the-art surgical suite
  • Two new medical/surgical telemetry units, each with 27 standard private patient rooms and a concierge suite
  • A critical care unit with 18 private patient rooms

Speakers at the event included Andi Gilbert, president, Bryn Mawr Hospital; Mike Buongiorno, executive vice president and CFO, Main Line Health; Steve Aichele, chairman, Board of Governors, Main Line Health, Joe Vernace, MD, medical staff president, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Rick Ill, Campaign Leadership Committee chairman, Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation. An additional celebration featuring “dirt pudding” was held for employees following the ceremony in the afternoon and throughout the evening to cover all shifts.

To build on Main Line Health’s commitment to serving its communities, the Campus Master plan – a $200 million construction and renovation project – will significantly modernize Bryn Mawr Hospital to make patients more comfortable, improve patient convenience and, ultimately, the delivery of quality medicine. The new Patient Pavilion will have private patient rooms to enhance the patient experience. The modernization project will also include renovations to maternity facilities, outpatient services, and public spaces including the Warden Lobby.

The groundbreaking garnered media attention from the following news outlets:; Philadelphia Business Journal; Main Line Media News; Radnor Patch; Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch; 6ABC; and NBC10.