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News Release: NexCore Group celebrates CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neuroscience Institute grand opening

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The 42,133 square foot medical office building (MOB) will be a center of excellence for neurology, offering advanced surgical, treatment, lab, research and education and physician practice space 

Top: CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neurological Institute (ANI) at 6020 Warden Road in Sherwood, Ark., opened its doors to patients June 14. Bottom: The facility offers comprehensive neurological services and features a clinic, cranium lab, Education and Research Center, auditorium and physician offices.

SHERWOOD, Ark., and DENVER, July 10, 2019 – National healthcare real estate developer NexCore Group has announced the grand opening of CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (ANI), adjacent to CHI Health’s North Little Rock hospital campus at 6020 Warden Road in Sherwood.

The 42,133 square foot specialty medical office building (MOB) offers comprehensive neurological surgical and treatment services as well as an Education and Research Center. The MOB held its ribbon cutting ceremony and opened its doors to patients June 14.

Todd Varney, the Chief Development Officer and Managing Partner of Denver-based NexCore, said the new facility is especially unique because of its contribution to excellence in the highly specialized science of neurology and neurosurgery.

“NexCore is proud to be a part of the creation of this international healthcare destination for those in need of advanced, complex neurological care,” Mr. Varney said. “The CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neuroscience Institute provides not only treatment outcomes for neurological conditions but fosters great advances in the educational and research opportunities in the field. We are so excited to see this world-class facility open its doors.”

Dr. Ali F. Krisht, Director of ANI, who stands among the top 1 percent of neurosurgeons in the nation and performs more than 1,000 intricate surgeries a year, says the new facility – which includes a clinic, cranium lab, a 150-seat auditorium and physician offices – will be a gamechanger for all involved.

“Neurosurgery as a field is very unknown. This center will become an oasis for all the thinkers and people who deal with neurosurgical problems to come learn with us and at the same time contribute to our learning,” Dr. Krisht remarked. “This is not just a new building, but a beacon of light for neurosurgeons around the world.”

The new clinic will treat the entire spectrum of neurological disorders, providing services such as skull base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, neuro-oncology spine and spinal cord surgery, epilepsy surgery, and surgery for movement disorders. In addition to its 3,767 square foot cranium lab, 3,600 square foot clinical space and 3,540 square foot auditorium, the facility features 14,000 square feet of physician office space, giving independent medical providers the opportunity to grow their practices.

NexCore provided site selection, physician alignment and development services for the CHI St. Vincent ANI project. The MOB is also a demonstration of NexCore’s ability to deliver “speed-to-market” for its clients, as ground was broken in April 2018 and the complex facility was delivered to CHI only 13 months later.

Joining NexCore for the project were TAGGART/Architects and Clark Contractors LLC. A video featuring the new facility can be viewed here. https://www.nexcoregroup.com/videos/chi-st-vincent-arkansas-neuroscience-institute

About the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute

The CHI St. Vincent Arkansas Neuroscience Institute is a comprehensive program incorporating all aspects of neurosurgery and the spectrum of neurological disorders, including skull-base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, spine and spinal cord surgery, epilepsy surgery and surgery for movement disorders. Learn more at: chistvincent.com/ani.

About CHI St. Vincent

CHI St. Vincent is a regional health network serving Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Headquartered in Little Rock, our network includes primary care, specialty clinics, urgent care, hospitals, home health, rehabilitation and surgery centers across the state. It is also part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. Learn more at: chistvincent.com.

About NexCore Group LLC

NexCore Group develops healthcare facilities for hospitals, health systems and physicians. NexCore solves complex real estate challenges through innovative building solutions and creative financial structures. In a rapidly changing healthcare industry, NexCore has the superior expertise to deliver quality environments and flexible spaces that help grow your business, lower expenses and mitigate risk. Over the past 25 years, NexCore has developed and acquired a total of 10.5 million square feet of health care facilities across the country. The company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top Healthcare Real Estate Developers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. NexCore is headquartered in Denver, and as the company continues to grow so does its geographic reach. Over the last several years, NexCore has opened regional offices in Chicago; Bethesda, Md.; Portland, Ore.; Dallas; Orlando, Fla.; Laguna Niguel, Calif.; and Indianapolis. For more information, please visit NexCoreGroup.com. Contact: Kirstin Barbour, Marketing Director, 303-293-0693.

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Media Contact: Kirstin Barbour, NexCore Group • 303.293.0693 • Kirstin.Barbour@NexCoreGroup.com

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