OF MEDICAL PROJECTS
following is a list and short description of medical projects
completed by Fisher and Strachan, Inc. (FSI).
KIDNEY DIALYSIS PROGRAM
Healthcare, Kidney Dialysis Center, Alexandria, Virginia
Complete interior and exterior renovations, as well as site
improvements, for a 20 station kidney dialysis treatment center.
Contract was awarded on a negotiated basis. Special features of the
project included FSI's introduction of client to local design firms
for continued contract design, replacement of all existing HVAC
(mechanical) systems featuring extensive value engineering to
accommodate client's budget and restrictive field conditions,
extensive improvements to interior and exterior of the building
structure to accommodate thermal and aesthetic requirements, site
improvements including curb cuts and drive-through for
Healthcare (Ren USA), Kidney Dialysis Center, Mountainside New
Complete interior and exterior renovations for a full floor
occupancy, 20 station kidney dialysis treatment center near New York
City. Contract was awarded through a competitive bid process.
Special features of the project included installation of a separate
HVAC (mechanical) system, full building design and installation of
an automatic fire protection system. This project was a
"Flagship" project requiring FSI's involvement regarding
special use applications and up-scale finishes.
Da Vita, Haymarket VA
interior renovation and exterior improvements for a 16 station kidney
dialysis treatment center. Contract was awarded through a competitive
bid process. Special features of the project included concrete slab
pour, handicap accessible ramp with guard rail, stone veneer
replacement and landscaping.
Healthcare, Kidney Dialysis Center, Morton, Pennsylvania
design/build contract for interior renovation and exterior
improvements for 21 station kidney dialysis treatment and home care
facility located in a retail center. Contract was awarded on a
negotiated basis. Special features of the project included FSI's
contracting with two architectural design firms and a local
(Philadelphia) engineering firm for the complete design and
construction of two adjacent retail suites, with different floor
levels, to provide one facility. The facility consists of a large
treatment floor with support labs and exam rooms, employee
conference and lounge areas and a significant, seemingly separate,
home care service facility. Project required a fast track completion
Da Vita, Charlottesville, VA
interior renovation for a 20 station kidney dialysis treatment center.
Included demolition of existing partitions, reworking existing unique
base building elements to accommodate the layout / design criteria
inherent with the kidney dialysis facilities. Special features
include a lofted spiral ceiling with skylights and curved walls to
complement the surrounding architectural features of the building.
Healthcare, Kidney Dialysis Center, Green Spring Station, Baltimore,
renovations for a 12 station kidney dialysis treatment center.
Contract was awarded through a competitive bid process. Special
features of the project included installation of transfer switch and
emergency power for continuous automated treatment for patients
during a power outage.
B. FULL FACILITY
MRI AND X-RAY PROJECTS
for Diagnostic Imaging, Merrifield, VA
Complete design/build contract for new construction, in an existing
single story office structure, to provide a full-service radiology
center - 12,200 sf. Contract was awarded on a negotiated basis.
Responsibility included “fast track” design, development, and
construction of all architectural, mechanical and electrical systems
needed to support the diagnostic and imaging equipment, coordination
of access for and the rigging and installation of imaging equipment,
and purchase and installation of equipment shielding including the
“R/F shielded room”. The Center houses the following: MRI, CT, 2
R/F, Nuclear and Ultrasound treatment services. The design and
construction of this facility was concurrent with that of the
Friendship Imaging Center described below.
Imaging Center, Dallas, Texas
design/build contract for renovation and expansion of an existing
multi level medical center to accommodate new MRI system - 2,800 sf.
Contract was awarded on a negotiated basis. Responsibility included
design, supervision and construction of specialty subcontractors and
“in-house” personnel, installation of “R/F shielded room”,
increased floor capacity to support magnet with structural steel,
rigging magnet through exterior building system (fourth floor of
seven floor office building), and coordination of imaging equipment
installation with services provided by FSI. The Center houses an MRI
(new), CT, Mammo, 2 R/F and Ultrasound services.
Open MRI Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
design/build contract for new tenant construction, in an existing,
converted warehouse structure, to provide an outpatient, MRI
facility - 3,000 sf. Contract was awarded on a negotiated basis.
Responsibility included complete architectural, mechanical and
electrical design, utilization of “in-house” supervision and
construction personnel, as well as coordination of specialty
subcontractors, equipment rigging and assisting in imaging equipment
installation. Special considerations for project included
incorporating the “historic” warehouse features of the building
into the construction and atmosphere of this diagnostic facility,
cutting and replacing roof (with finished wood rafter and sheathing
system) for equipment access and placement of magnet within
"R/F shielded room". The Center houses one Access MRI.
TO TREATMENT OFFICES
Dr. Eric Finzi, Cosmetic Surgery Center, Chevy Chase, Maryland
bid contract for renovations to existing office space to accommodate
exam rooms, treatment rooms, labs and offices for a cosmetic treatment
center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. CT and ultra sound examination
rooms. Responsibility included consultations on design, supervision
and coordination of specialty contractors and "in-house" tradesmen,
providing mechanical, plumbing and electric services for specialty
equipments. An attention to detail and exceptional finish selections
and applications make this facility a sight to behold.
Elite Physical Therapy, Gaithersburg, MD
that included design and build responsibilities. Include office spaces,
consultation rooms, equipment area and a work out room on the 2nd floor of
an office building in Gaithersburg, Maryland. By working closely with the
clients during design and through construction the facility was completed
on time and under budget.
Bethesda Physical Therapy, Camalier Building, Bethesda, Maryland.
contract for demolition of an existing office space and build out of a new
physical therapy facility. Responsibility included complete analysis of
equipment to value engineer a new electrical service and systems, revised
HVAC distribution, supervision and coordination of specialty contractors
and "in-house" trade personnel, analysis of code and client's restricted
Radiology Associates, Mammo/Ultra Sound Exam Rooms, Bethesda,
bid contract for renovations to existing reception area and medical
office to accommodate mammography and ultra sound examination rooms.
Responsibility included consultations in design, coordination of
services with Owner provided equipment, supervision and coordination
of specialty contractors and “in-house” personnel, and
renovations to the existing electrical and HVAC systems. Project
required phasing work in order for medical office to continue to see
patients during the construction phases.
RENOVATIONS, MEDICAL PROJECTS
Shore Hospital, Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
to Radiology wing adding an additional R/F and associated support
rooms including teleradiology. Responsibility included design,
supervision and coordination of specialty contractors and
“in-house” trade personnel, structural reinforcement, purchase
and installation of X-ray protection for wall and door systems,
rigging imaging equipment and coordination of imaging equipment
Radiology Associates (WRA), in Washington, D.C., Maryland and
minor renovation contracts in WRA's medical centers have been
completed with primary emphasis on use of “in-house” personnel,
providing X-ray protection in walls, doors and observation windows,
demolition for equipment access, coordination and installation of
HVAC, plumbing and electrical service for new equipment, etc.
Collins Funeral Home, Silver Spring, Maryland
to the existing facility to allow for upgrades in equipment and
services. Renovations to the existing HVAC, plumbing and electric
services were required to accommodate the new equipment.
Responsibility included working closely with the client to complete
the work in a manner that did not disrupt the delicate nature of the
Office Renovations for Medical Practices
projects include smaller renovation projects of medical businesses
whose work is contracted through the building's management company.
FSI’s experience in the more involved projects allows a level of
expertise and captive specialty contractors which facilitates the
completion and accuracy of the space and occupancy by the tenant.
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