San Leandro, CA

Kaiser Permanente | Medical Center San Leandro


Structural Engineering


425,000 sf hospital 273,000 sf hospital support building

Key Info

-97% recycled site materials-Winner of ENR Best Projects of 2014, Award of Merit - Healthcar



The new Medical Center campus includes a six-story, 425,000 sf hospital with 264 acute care beds—all private rooms—10 operating rooms, 24-hour emergency services with 40 treatment rooms and a newborn intensive care nursery. The project also included a new 273,000 sf four-story Hospital Support Building connected to the hospital and a new central utility plant. Project delivery used Building Information Modeling from schematic design. Rutherford + Chekene provided structural engineering services.

David Bleiman



Leavening peerless structural engineering skill with humor, philosophy, people skills and, above all, a consummate understanding of San Francisco's permitting process, [Alan] saw this project through.