May 23, 2016
Stevens Point community leaders attended the groundbreaking ceremony today as Marshfield Clinic expands its Stevens Point Center to accommodate its cancer services.
Marshfield Clinic has provided consistent oncology care to the Stevens Point and Portage County community since January 1990. Now that world-class care will be provided in the state-of-the-art Stevens Point Center that opened in November 2013.
Construction begins this week to add an additional 15,000 square feet to the 55,000-square-foot center, 4100 State Highway 66. A total of 24,000 square feet will be used to provide comprehensive cancer care, including medical oncology and hematology services that features private chemotherapy infusion suites, radiation oncology, high-dose radiation brachytherapy suite, oncology pharmacy services, access to clinical trials, and cancer care support services.
"Marshfield Clinic has provided world-class health care for nearly 100 years in Wisconsin as well as cutting-edge, high quality and best value oncology services," said Marshfield Clinic Executive Director Dr. Narayana Murali. "We're taking appropriate steps to care for our patients and communities where they live for the next 100 years. Our long-term commitment best serves our patients related to location, services provided and technology."
Stevens Point area residents already have access to Marshfield Clinic providers in family medicine and more than 20 specialties, including cardiology, dermatology, nephrology, ophthalmology/optometry, oral surgery, podiatry, rheumatology, physical therapy, lab and infusion therapy, allergy, endocrinology, orthopedics, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatric subspecialties, plastic surgery and urology.
Marshfield Clinic patients receiving care at Saint Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point will be notified that appointments scheduled for after Feb. 1, 2017, will be at the Clinic's Stevens Point Center.
Marshfield Clinic provides patient care, research and education with more than 50 locations in northern, central and western Wisconsin, making it one of the largest comprehensive medical systems in the United States.