Le Bonheur to expand Heart Institute

Le Bonheur to expand Heart Institute
(Source: Le Bonheur Children's Hospital)

MEMPHIS, TN (KAIT) - Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital announced Monday they plan to expand their Heart Institute.

According to a press release, the two-story expansion will cost $37.6 million and will create a 31-bed dedicated Cardiovascular Unit.

The hospital also announced its plans to install a new MRI-guided hybrid catheterization lab.

Due to this, the hospital will expand westward to the corner of Poplar Avenue and Dunlap Street.

Since 2015, the Heart Institute has grown 15% while adding 19 new cardiologists to handle patient growth.

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