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Texas Health Fort Worth Announces Acquisition, Renaming of Clear Fork Surgery Center
03/01/2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has acquired Clear Fork Surgery Center, an outpatient center on the hospital’s campus that was previously a joint venture between Texas Health Fort Worth, Symbion Inc. based in Nashville, Tenn., and physicians.

The surgery center has been renamed Texas Health Outpatient Surgery Center Fort Worth and is conveniently located in the hospital’s Ben Hogan Professional Office Building. It is an extension of the hospital’s outpatient surgical services and will allow more space for emergency and inpatient surgeries in the hospital’s main operating rooms. The hospital performs approximately 10,000 inpatient surgeries per year.

“As a major trauma center, we care for many critical patients from Fort Worth and surrounding areas,” said Joseph DeLeon, vice president of professional services and business development at Texas Health Fort Worth. “We are pleased to expand our outpatient surgery capacity so that we can continue to provide necessary and convenient care to our patients and their physicians.”

In addition to general surgeries, procedures performed at Texas Health Outpatient Surgery Center Fort Worth include the areas of orthopedics, cosmetic and plastics, gynecology, hand, podiatry, ear, nose and throat, pain management, ophthalmology and urology.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/FortWorth.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

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