LEXINGTON, N.C. — Wake Forest Baptist Health is expanding its coverage in the Piedmont Triad. 

The hospital network unveiled its new 26,500 square foot surgical facility expansion at Lexington Medical Center today. It's scheduled to open early next month. 

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The new $31.5 million facility features state-of-the-art surgical facilities, with four fully-digital operating rooms that can include procedures and specialties for ear, nose, and throat; gynecology; ophthalmology; orthopedics and joint replacements; urology; and general surgery. 

The new facility will also feature a 10-bay post-anesthesia care unit for patients to recover from anesthesia after surgery, a urology procedure room, a spacious waiting area for families and private consultation rooms for physicians and family members.

Wake Forest Baptist Health says this expansion will allow its patients in Davidson County and surrounding areas to be closer to their families. 

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