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Dr. Phillips Charity to break ground on $75M senior health complex this summer

Ken Robinson, (left), president of Dr. Phillips Charities, poses for a photo with Dr. Wayne Jenkins of Orlando Health after signing an agreement to build and operate a senior health complex.

Dr. Phillips Charity announced today it will build a senior housing and health care complex in south west Orlando.

Orlando Health will operate a physician practice on site, including primary care and specialists oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and geriatrics. Seniors can live in 180 assisted or independent living apartments. The entire complex is expected to cost $75 million dollars.

Ken Robinson, president of Dr. Phillips Charities, says the physician practice will open next year, and the senior housing will open in 2017.

Both will be a mile and a half from Orlando Health’s Dr. Phillips Hospital. Check here to download the announcement with more details.


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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe ... Read Full Bio »

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