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Groundbreaking for the Christus Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday on property at the corner of Cumberland Road and South Broadway Avenue in Tyler.

The four-story building will hold approximately 62,000 square feet of diagnostic, care and rehabilitation space, according to a news release from Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System. The ground floor will include a rehabilitation center and Community Education Center.

“This is an important development for Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System, for Christus Trinity Clinic, as well as for the people and athletes of Northeast Texas who trust us for orthopedic and sports medicine care,” said Anne Pileggi, chief administrative officer, Christus Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute and Christus Mother Frances Hospitals-South Tyler and Jacksonville.

“This facility will provide patients with access to the specialists they need, as well as services and expertise they can’t get anywhere else, which demonstrates our commitment to serving this community and the Northeast Texas region,” said Dr. Steven Keuer, president, Christus Trinity Clinic.

“Our mission as a system is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, and this institute allows us to further that mission, to help people live healthier more impactful lives.”

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