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Coming Soon- FirstHealth Fitness and Medical Office Building in Sanford

| Date Posted: 2/14/2018

FirstHealth is excited to bring even more services to Lee County residents with the construction of a multi-specialty medical office building and fitness center located at 2919 Beechtree Drive off US 1 in Sanford.  


The services FirstHealth currently provides in Lee County include hematology and oncology, vascular care, convenient care, back and neck pain, and physical therapy.    


In addition, FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Medical Clinic Inc. recently embarked on a new partnership to provide cardiac services to residents in Lee County. The new affiliation is called FirstHealth Cardiology-Pinehurst Medical Clinic, and the specialists who see patients in the Sanford office are Mahmoud K. Atieh, M.D.; Michael Gillespie, M.D.; and Lukas Jantac, M.D.


Opening Fall 2018

The three-story, 40,000-square-foot medical office building will include an ambulance pick-up, a secondary provider entry and a mobile imaging pad as well as office space for medical and surgical specialties.


The 25,000-square-foot fitness center will include a pool, physical therapy area, an indoor walking track, free-weights and cardio areas, and a child care facility.

 FH Fitness-Sanford Rendering


Press Release

FirstHealth Announces Plans for Medical Building, Fitness Center in Sanford

October 16, 2017


Groundbreaking Ceremony

October 19, 2017

 Sanford Groundbreaking Photo

FirstHealth administrators joined Lee County officials for the Oct. 19 groundbreaking. 

Pictured are Meg Moss, Executive Director, Sanford Chamber of Commerce; Chet Mann, Mayor, City of Sanford; Amy Dalrymple, Chair, Lee County Board of Commissioners; John Krahnert, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, FirstHealth of the Carolinas; Lynn DeJaco, Chief Financial Officer, FirstHealth of the Carolinas; David Kilarski, Chief Executive Officer, FirstHealth of the Carolinas; Larry “Doc” Oldham, Lee County Commissioner; Kim Sutton, Chair, Sanford Area Growth Alliance; and Carolyn Helms, Chair, FirstHealth Board of Directors.


Construction Photos 

As of November 15, 2017

The steel is going up on the medical office building.





Construction Photos 

As of January 16, 2018

Aerial photos of medical office building and fitness center

Sanford Aerial 01

Sanford Aerial 02


Construction Photos

As of February 9, 2018

As you can see from the aerial photos below, construction is moving forward at a fast pace.  The multi-specialty medical office building and fitness center are on schedule to open September 2018.

Feb 13 Photo 1

Feb 13 Photo 2

Feb 13 Photo 3


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