University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Bel Air

Phone: 443-643-1000 443-643-1000

500 Upper Chesapeake Drive
Bel Air, MD 21014
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Opening in 2024 – beginning in January

The additions and renovations to our campus in Bel Air are transforming health care to keep you living at your healthiest. The enhancements include construction of Pavilion III, which will be home to new outpatient surgery center, and a Patient Bed Tower, which will increase our capacity to treat inpatients.

This is just one part of our ongoing efforts improve the lives of our community members by making health care easier to access. Learn more about how we are advancing healthcare in our community. 

Patient Bed Tower – Opening February 2024

The new Patient Bed Tower will add 72 additional patient beds to increase inpatient care in our region. The newly constructed tower includes additional space for future growth, strengthening our commitment to continuous advancement. 

Additional enhancements across our Bel Air campus include:

  • Expanded kitchen and dining areas to better serve our patients and guests
  • Improved reception area and dedicated restrooms in our emergency department
  • Improved signage for easier wayfinding
Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air Ambulatory Surgery Center at Pavilion III

Pavilion III – Opening in phases in Winter 2023 – 2024

Advanced Outpatient Surgical Care Close to Home

The new state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center opens in mid-January 2024. And beginning in March 2024, Pavilion III will be the new home of our advanced orthopedics, spine, hand and plastic surgery practices and rehabilitation programs. 

Bringing surgical care and the pre- and post-surgery visits to the same place streamlines the experience for patients undergoing surgery and recovery. 

Our long-standing Upper Chesapeake Orthopedics Specialty Group will relocate to a large, beautiful space in Pavilion III, while keeping its second office in the Health and Wellness Center on the Aberdeen campus.

Additionally, 30,000 square-feet of medical office space will be available for lease for medical providers and other programs. 

UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

Located in the heart of Harford County, the Medical Center in Bel Air includes: 

  • Hospital-based inpatient care 
  • Intensive and critical care units
  • Fellowship-trained surgeons and expert providers
  • Outpatient specialty care  
  • Kaufman Cancer Center, celebrating ten years since its opening

At UM Upper Chesapeake Health, we are focused on the needs and preferences of our patients and their families. And that means you can expect nothing short of exceptional health care — our number one priority.