Design for the Essential

With Gresham Smith’s legacy in healthcare design, we help you move the needle where it matters most: patient safety, quality, efficiency, technology integration, adaptability/resiliency, sustainability and the human experience.

Our specialized team of architects, engineers, interior designers and planners lead you to smart solutions, with an approach that is hands-on and all-in. We are committed to developing progressive, contextually appropriate designs that meet your goals and ultimately improve the health of your community.

UF Health North – 92-Bed Inpatient Tower
Shanghai New Hongqiao International Medical Center Shared Facility
Baptist Health South Florida Country Walk Freestanding Emergency Department
Innovative Cancer Institute - Center for Innovative Medicine
Sarasota Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Addition


We provide creative solutions through a well-rounded set of expertise that considers the complex, diverse needs of health systems, care providers and patients alike.


“We are so pleased to open the doors to the new patient tower, which allows us to better serve our growing community. Working with Gresham Smith we’ve created a space that optimizes patient and staff experience as well as delivers a facility the community can be proud of. The new tower provides us the increased capacity we need while affording us the flexibility we need to grow in the future.”

Abel Biri, CEO, AdventHealth Waterman

“We are excited to support the Pooler area and its growth by centralizing and expanding care. Now residents can receive advanced medical care while reducing travel time. Gresham Smith worked to really understand our community needs and provide smart planning and an efficient design for a campus that Pooler can be proud of.”

Gregory Menke, Vice President of Ancillary Services, St. Joseph's/Candler

“Our orthopedic team at Miami Valley Hospital South ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide by many measures. Gresham Smith created a space that provides the resources our staff need to continue delivering the highest level of care for the Centerville community, helping our patients continue participating in the activities they care about.”

Joann Ringer, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Miami Valley Hospital South

“We are excited to provide access to affordable, high-quality care for Charlotte’s Mint Hill community...Gresham Smith designed our new facility in a way that emphasizes convenience and comfort, allowing us to care for Mint Hill residents in their own neighborhood.”

Joy Greear, President and COO, Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center

“Our new patient tower allows us the space to grow as well as better serve families. Working with Gresham Smith from master planning through the final buildings has enabled us to create an environment for exceptional care now and in the future.”

Nicole Thomas, FACHE, Hospital President, Baptist Medical Center South

“Gresham Smith has created an inspired, modern facility that helps us embrace the most advanced, sophisticated technology. We are proud to serve the South Florida community, as well as domestic and international patients. Our team is dedicated to changing lives one at a time with exceptional, personalized care.”

Dr. Beatriz E. Amendola, M.D. , Innovative Cancer Institute

“At UF Health, we strive to improve the health and well-being of our patients, their families and our communities. The design team considered every aspect of the patient stay and created a facility that provides the resources and technology essential to meeting our patients’ needs. This new hospital is a major step towards our goal of becoming one of the nation’s top-tier academic health centers.”

Wayne Marshall, Vice President, UF Health

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