South Shore University Hospital Pavilion
Foundation Work Begins for Large Hospital Expansion in Bay Shore
Construction crews are now assembling formwork for the foundation of a 6-story addition at South Shore University Hospital (SSUH), in the Long Island hamlet of Bay Shore.
Meanwhile, excavation and site work are still ongoing in several other areas throughout the project site.
Developed by healthcare provider, , and known simply as the "South Shore University Hospital Pavilion", the expansion will consist of 90 private patient rooms (boosting SSUH's inpatient bed count to 400), 10 operating rooms, and three additional procedure rooms.
The expansion will also create new green areas, public spaces, and a sky bridge that connects to the main hospital building.
The new pavilion represents a significant capital improvement for the hospital, which has been rated one of the nation’s 50 best hospitals for heart surgery and is now a flagship hospital for 's operations within Long Island's Suffolk County.