About the Project

Interior Content

​The Joint & Spine Center is the centerpiece of a transformation at The Christ Hospital campus in Mt. Auburn. It further elevates the exceptional patient and family experiences you know us for, while also supporting our expert physicians and staff in a technologically advanced environment.



  • ​​​87 private, elegant patient rooms designed specifically for patients with joint and spine problems, with wider doorways and larger bathrooms
  • Abundant natural light to promote healing and wellness
  • Sweeping views of the Cincinnati skyline and beyond
  • Dedicated gathering spaces and lounges for family and visitors
  • Outdoor spaces and rooftop gardens for respite and rehabilitation
  • 12 operating rooms with state-of-the-art surgical suites designed under the guidance of our expert surgeons
  • Finest available digital imaging equipment
  • Card-swipe technology to admit and move patients
  • Fully integrated electronic medical record system
  • Stand-alone kiosks for patient registration and scheduling appointments
  • Advanced rehabilitation facilities
  • Physician and administrative offices
  • Conference and training facilities 

Design and Construction Team

  • Architect:  Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (Chicago)
  • Contractor:  Messer Construction
  • ​​Engineer:  Fosdick & Hilmer