METRO HEALTH –
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH BREAKS GROUND ON NEW ALLENDALE
Township has grown 29 percent since Metro Health’s first office
WYOMING, Tuesday, March
30, 2021: More than a decade after opening an outpatient clinic
in Allendale Township, Metro Health – University of Michigan
Health has started work on a new and larger office to better
serve the fast-growing community.
Clinic staff and Metro
Health leaders gathered yesterday evening for a groundbreaking
for the 15,000-square-foot office to be built at the northwest
corner of 48th Avenue and Lake Michigan Drive.
The office is expected to
open in spring 2022, replacing the current clinic that opened in
2009. In the years since that clinic opened, the population of
Allendale Township has grown 29 percent, making it one of the
fastest-growing communities in the state.
All the providers from the
current location are relocating to the new site, which is about
two miles east of the existing office. The office will continue
to offer comprehensive services, including primary care, lab
services, obstetrics & gynecology, and sports medicine. The
additional space will allow for the addition of x-ray services.
The building will feature
a modern design and patient-centered concierge atmosphere. It is
also conveniently located along the Rapid bus line, giving
patients better accessibility.
“A lot has changed since
we first opened our office in Allendale,” said Dr. Raki Pai,
Chief Population Health Officer and President of the Medical
Group, Metro Health - University of Michigan Health. “We want to
be sure to meet the needs of a growing community, along with
expectations of our patients for how they access health care.”
Metro Health primary care
provider, Caroline Beall, DO said she is looking forward
to serving patients in the new location. “
As part of this community,
we are proud to serve our neighbors with the excellent care they
deserve,” said Dr. Beall. “The new location supports us in this