DHMC Patient Pavilion Project

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DHMC Patient Pavilion Project

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Artist's rendering of the DHMC Patient Pavilion
Architectural rendering of the DHMC Patient Pavilion. See more architectural renderings.

The Patient Pavilion is a 212,000-square-foot, five-story expansion of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Lebanon campus. Sixty-four single patient rooms located on levels 3 and 4 will help address the increasing needs of patients from around the region who require the high-level tertiary and quaternary care provided at DHMC, the state’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. Anticipating the future, an additional 64 patient rooms can be built on levels 2 and 5 when the need arises. We expect the Patient Pavilion to open for patients and staff in 2023.

Learn more

Watch our construction time-lapse video of the DHMC Patient Pavilion from September 20 to November 13, 2021. See additional construction videos.

Patient Pavilion construction timeline

Construction milestone Timeline
Groundbreaking July 2020
Site excavation Summer and fall 2020
Building foundation Fall and winter 2020
Steel framing Winter 2021
Building enclosure Fall 2021
Construction complete Fall 2022
Anticipated opening 2023

Parking at DHMC

Due to the construction, the North Entrance at DHMC is closed. This means that patient/visitor parking at the North Entrance is no longer available. Additional spaces have been added to the Main Entrance parking lot for patients and visitors, and parking is also available in the Parking Garage. Learn more about parking at DHMC.