Media are invited to tour new children’s surgical suites

April 30, 2004

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Members of the media are invited to tour Brenner Children’s Hospital’s new surgical suites on May 3 from noon until 7 p.m. Seven suites, are now dedicated to the care of children. Two new playrooms – one for children and one for adolescents -- will also be available during the tour. The surgical suites are part of the new state-of-the-art children’s hospital, which has been open since May of 2002.

Brenner Children’s Hospital houses the busiest pediatric surgical center in Western North Carolina and is one of only three pediatric surgical centers in the state.

Brenner Children’s Hospital is western North Carolina’s only full service pediatric facility. More than 70 pediatric specialists and subspecialists provide expert care for critically ill children from N.C., Tenn, Va. and S.C.

To attend the open house, please call Rae Beasley (336) 716-6878,; Shannon Koontz (336) 716-2415,; or Karen Richardson (336) 716-4453,

Media Relations

Main Number:, 336-713-4587