Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children was founded in 1921 in Dallas to primarily treat pediatric orthopedic conditions. Now, construction has begun on its new five-story, 345,000-square-foot campus in Frisco at the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road. The new campus, which is slated to open in fall 2018, is important because about a fourth of Scottish Rite’s patients live in the north suburbs. This will make its healthcare more accessible to all children in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Flash back a decade and a half. I was about to start my freshman year of high school and was very excited about it. My mom drove me to my annual doctor’s appointment, which I didn’t think much of, until my pediatrician told me she noticed a definite curve in my spine and that I should set up an appointment at Scottish Rite—which focuses on orthopedics, among other things—to be evaluated for scoliosis.Read More