November 1, 2017

Burien Medical Center opens in Washington

New state-of-the-art 23,000 square foot multispecialty medical center offers expanded services.

SEATTLE — Burien-area residents now have access to high quality care in the newest Kaiser Permanente clinic in Washington. The Burien Medical Center, which opened today, features state-of-the-art technology and stunning architecture to provide one of the best patient experiences available.

“We are so pleased to open this world-class facility here in Burien. This medical center will serve our members for decades to come with quality care,” said Susan Mullaney, president, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington.

The new 23,000 square-foot, patient-centered designed medical center has a spacious, light-filled lobby, bright exam rooms, natural finishes, a water feature, a fireplace and a covered drop-off area.

interior Burien Medical Center, with fireplace

The building also features:

  • Kaiser Permanente’s recognized medical home model (NCQA level 3 patient-centered medical home ― the highest recognition)
  • Eye Care, including newly opened retail eye care services with a wide selection of glasses frames open to Kaiser Permanente members and non-members
  • Pharmacy with a large selection of over-the-counter product offerings
  • Expanded physical therapy services
  • Short-term counseling

The new medical center replaces the existing 53-year-old structure, which now is scheduled for demolition to make way for a 151-stall parking lot.

CollinsWoerman was the architect and Ryan Companies U.S. Inc. served as general contractor. CBRE, as Owner’s Representative, led the design and construction effort.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 11.8 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.