Contact: Michael Murphy
(602) 344-1231

Shannon Sowby for Valleywise Health
(602) 615-6235

Opening in April 2024, the new Valleywise Health Medical Center will replace the more than 50-year-old legacy hospital currently operating at 24th Street and Roosevelt in Phoenix.

Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1877
  • Location: 2601 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
  • Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc
  • Builder: Kitchell
  • Specialties and services: Arizona Burn Center, Cardiology, Emergency Department, Maternity, NICU, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Trauma Center and more

By the Numbers

  • Floors: 10
  • Square feet: 673,000
  • Anticipated patient volume: 12,898 annually (projected for 2026)
  • Private patient rooms: 233
  • ICU rooms: 44
  • Operating rooms: 10
  • Interventional radiology areas: 2
  • Catheterization labs: 2
  • Helipads: 2
  • Pounds of steel in frame: 7,500,000 pounds
  • Cubic yards of concrete: 12,169 cubic yards
  • Miles of data cables installed (for IT purposes): 1.7 million feet of cable (or 321.97 miles). This is also roughly the distance between Phoenix and Las Vegas!
  • Hours of emergency backup power: Unlimited
  • Number of fire sprinklers: 6,541 fire sprinkler heads
  • Number of windows: 444
  • Investment: In 2014, voters approved Prop 480, which provided Valleywise Health $935 million in bonding authority to transform the Valley’s public teaching hospital and safety net system of care.
  • More than 500 Valleywise Health staff participated directly in the programming/design process for the new tower.

Trauma and Emergency Department

  • Square feet: 34,550
  • Trauma bays: 6
  • ED treatment rooms: 88, including exam, trauma, triage, fast track, critical treatment, observation, and pediatric observation.
  • Anticipated patient volume: 85,906 ER visits annually (projected for 2026)

Diane & Bruce Halle Arizona Burn Center

  • Founded: 1965
  • Square feet: 72,000 (fourth floor of new medical center), which is nearly triple the size of current burn center and burn emergency department
  • Beds: 16 adult intensive care beds; 24 adult acute care beds; 10 pediatric ICU/acute care beds
  • Also includes: Dedicated pediatric wing; large physical and occupational therapy room; outpatient center; family support rooms, playroom for children with burn injuries; space for research and teaching

Commitment to Renewability

  • Valleywise Health has committed to energy and carbon reductions through renovation and construction of efficient buildings and is seeking to procure renewable power through power purchase agreements.
  • Building construction and operational standards have been updated through-out the system with sustainability in mind including LED lighting, efficient air distribution and utilization of high-performance glass.
  • Valleywise Health participated in a climate resiliency, adaptation and mitigation screening and planning workshop at the beginning of 2018 and have been implementing many of the recommendations since then.

Recently Completed: Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Pavilion

  • Floors: 6
  • Square feet: 106,088 square feet
  • Features: New learning and teaching hub with clinical education and community meeting space for up to 300

About Valleywise Health

Located in Phoenix, Arizona and named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the nation by IBM Watson Health in 2020, Valleywise Health (formerly Maricopa Integrated Health System) has a proud tradition of being the community safety net health care system with a mission and commitment to serving the underserved. Valleywise Health consists of Valleywise Health Medical Center, Arizona’s only public teaching hospital, Level 1 trauma center with ability to treat adults and children and Arizona’s only nationally verified Burn Center serving the entire Southwestern United States. Other services include primary HIV care at the McDowell and Peoria health centers, the Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, three behavioral health centers, and 11 community health centers. To learn more, please visit


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