Press Releases

  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford plans major expansion of its world-renowned Heart Center

    September 08, 2015

    This month marks a two-year countdown to the opening of the hospital’s $1.1 billion, 521,000 square foot expansion. Almost doubling the size of the current hospital and adding 149 patient beds, the expansion and new main building will increase access to America’s most advanced and family-friendly hospital for children and expectant mothers.

  • Stanford Health Care Holds ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony for New Hospital Building in Palo Alto

    March 23, 2015

    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Courtney Lodato, (650) 213-2217   Stanford Health Care Holds ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony for New Hospital Building in Palo Alto STANFORD, Calif. – (March 23, 2015) – Stanford Health Care celebrated a major milestone today in the construction of the new Stanford Hospital with the ceremonial ‘Topping Off’ of the […]

  • Stanford Hospital & Clinics Officially Broke Ground on New Hospital in Palo Alto, May 1, 2013

    May 01, 2013

    For Immediate Release Media Contacts: James Larkin, (650) 736-9459 Courtney Lodato, (650) 213-2217 STANFORD, Calif., – May 1, 2013 – A new chapter in the history of Stanford Hospital & Clinics begins today with the official groundbreaking for the new Stanford Hospital. The facility will add 824,000 square-feet to the existing hospital, increase patient capacity […]

  • Kaplan Drive Construction

    June 27, 2012

    Work is under way in front of Stanford Hospital & Clinics to prepare the Kaplan Lawn site for the construction of the new Kaplan Drive. This new road will serve as the main entrance into the new Stanford Hospital once it opens its doors to first patients in 2019. The new two lane road will […]

  • New Marguerite stops

    March 01, 2012

    Updated map of NEW Marguerite stops around the medical center campus due to construction. All routes in effect as of March 1, 2012.

  • Built for Improvement, Used for Innovation

    February 13, 2012

    How the New Hospital Mockups are Transforming Hospital Design They’re the crash-test dummies of modern medicine: two sets of full-scale hospital rooms—operating rooms, recovery rooms, patient rooms, and more—constructed to the architectural specifications of the new Stanford Hospital and expansion of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital blueprints, and include every fixture from sinks, beds, overhead booms […]

  • Launch of the Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project Begins with Welch Road Utility Improvements

    October 12, 2011

    First Step to Renew and Expand Medical Center Facilities Includes Significant Traffic Pattern Changes Stanford, Calif. — (October 12, 2011) — The Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project, which includes expanding Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, building a new Stanford Hospital, modernizing Hoover Pavilion—the original Palo Alto Hospital—and replacing School of Medicine laboratories, moves into full […]