HCA Virginia wanted to bring full-service emergency care closer to home, so to better serve the needs of Richmond-area residents, the health system elected to build a freestanding emergency department and imaging center in Virginia’s Hanover County. Centered on efficiency, technology and growth, Gresham Smith’s design highlights the center’s advanced diagnostic technologies and facilitates swift treatment within a logical, well-planned layout.


Crosland Southeast


Mechanicsville, Virginia

Project Type



square-foot ED & imaging center


patient-treatment areas


emergency care

FastER, BettER

FastER, BettER

The emergency room and imaging center were designed to support the fast-track treatment of both adult and pediatric populations. A campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, the state-of-the-art facility includes 12 patient-treatment areas, a nurse station, a medical lab, an on-site clinical pharmacy and an imaging center featuring a computerized tomography scanner, digital ultrasound, a dedicated digital X-ray room, 3D mammography and a bone density scanner.
Blending Beautifully

Blending Beautifully

We designed the building’s all-brick exterior to complement surrounding residential and retail developments, while a covered entry and waiting area support the comfort of both patients and visitors. Shell space for a future MRI was also designed by Gresham Smith.
Designed to Make a Difference

Designed to Make a Difference

The first freestanding emergency facility in Hanover County, Hanover Emergency Center serves both walk-in patients and those who arrive by ambulance, providing a rapidly growing community and its surrounding areas with expert care, comfort and convenience 365 days a year.


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David King, AIA
David King, AIA
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