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Bon Secours opens new facility

Western Branch welcomed a new facility in November that consolidates and improves services for Bon Secours Hampton Roads patients.

Bon Secours Taylor Road opened at 2613 Taylor Road on Nov. 13. The two-story building with 30,000 square feet of medical office space offers primary care, physical therapy and occupational medicine services.

InMotion Physical Therapy and Bon Secours Occupational Medicine practices were both relocated from Chesapeake Square. Internists of Western Branch moved there from Raintree Road, and Western Branch Family Practice came from Taylor Road, with all of the offices combining to become Western Branch Primary Care.

“Bon Secours Taylor Road allows us to improve access to primary care, physical therapy and occupational medicine,” Mark Nantz, chief executive officer of Bon Secours Hampton Roads, stated in a press release.

“In addition to bringing these services together in one convenient location, this new location also offers us the opportunity to expand these services and better meet the growing need for care in Western Branch and adjacent communities.”

InMotion Physical Therapy occupied a little more than 2,000 square feet at Chesapeake Square but now occupies 7,000 square feet to better serve its patients.

“We’re in a large space with new equipment, and the feedback has been very positive,” InMotion Physical Therapy Administrative Director Julie Kosiorek said. “They love the space.”

Patients also enjoy the convenience of short walks to further stages of treatment, such as those treated by Bon Secours Occupational Medicine, which served more than 6,000 Hampton Roads patients in fiscal year 2017, according to the release.

“They will see our occupational medicine doctor with injury, and if they’re in need of physical therapy, then they can see us right next door,” Kosiorek said.

With more exam rooms, state-of-the-art equipment, and the same medical charts shared by all practices, patients are able to get fully treated faster, Occupational Health Administrative Director Jackie Longworth said.

“We’ll identify something for employees that they’re not even aware of and get them to a primary care specialist,” Longworth said. “They want you to have a program that can treat the whole person.”

While occupational medicine and physical therapy are on the first floor, Western Branch Primary Care features approximately 15,000 square feet to treat both young and old, Practice Administrator Candace Miller said.

“We get to see the whole family from birth to geriatric age,” she said.

As two separate practices in fiscal year 2017, they provided primary care for more than 20,000 patients combined, according to the press release.

“Since we’ve been here together, we’ve been able to get even more patients,” Miller said.

Miller said both practices outgrew their previous locations and needed more space, equipment and manpower to handle a growing number of patients at central location.

“We’re next to Chesapeake Square Mall, and right in the heart of the Western Branch community,’ she said.

In addition to the Bon Secours building, there are plans for a one-story, 5,000-square-foot Taylor Road Centre building with space for retail services. The multi-use office complex represents a $12.5 million investment by the Robinson Development Group.