Family Physicians of Spartanburg relied on McMillan Pazdan Smith’s vast medical office building expertise when they decided to expand their practice with a new facility. With the goal of improved efficiency and a comfortable, calming environment for patients, the firm’s Healthcare Studio worked closely with Family Physicians to create a custom layout that organized their practice into a series of pods, organized around a central courtyard.
Connected by a continuous internal circulation spine, the pods include two physician suites and related support spaces. Central to the pods is a core cluster of shared diagnostic and administrative space that includes an X-ray and ultrasound area, drug sample storage and a nurse practitioner office. The building’s exterior draws upon forms and elements indicative of residential design, conveying a sense of tranquility and familiarity to the exterior, while the overall design respected and realized the client’s budgetary requirements.