Brownfield Regional Medical Center is expanding, adding surgical suite and birthing center

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BROWNFIELD, Texas (KCBD) - Brownfield Regional Medical Center is not tied to any Lubbock hospital. It is independently-owned, and a success story already.

Now the clinic about to grow into this two-story building under construction right now that will provide a surgical suite, a birthing center and a separate wing designed for the many specialists visiting Brownfield on a regular basis.

Clinic Director Michael Tackitt gave us a tour of the place and could hardly contain his excitement when he described how they are growing in size and services.

"Here we are in Brownfield with a cardiologist coming to see people, it's amazing," Tackitt said. "We have visiting surgeons, we're about to have a urologist. We have a visiting OB-Gynecologist and we have a full time OB-Gynecologist and we're about to add Dr. Acosta, our new Family Practice OB. We are really investing in family medicine as a whole from birth to senior citizen age. We're here for it all."

Another unique advantage of this medical clinic in Brownfield, it's a tri-lingual center.

Aside from English and Spanish, there are several on staff who speak German because of the large presence of Mennonites at that clinic.

Michael says many travel a good distance to Brownfield to feel comfortable when getting difficult medical advice in their native language.

The same goes for Spanish, since many patients speak that as well.

An addition to the Brownfield Regional Medical Center will provide a surgical suite, a birthing center and a wing for specialists who visit Brownfield regularly
An addition to the Brownfield Regional Medical Center will provide a surgical suite, a birthing center and a wing for specialists who visit Brownfield regularly (Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11)

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