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Welcome to Cambridge Tower A

The future of academic medicine

Artist's rendering of the future Cambridge North Tower at The University of Kansas Hospital.Cambridge Tower A is an expansion on the main campus of The University of Kansas Health System, featuring 92 private rooms and 11 state-of-the-art surgical suites. The tower houses surgical oncology, neurology, neurosurgery and ear, nose and throat services.

The new facility creates an environment of healing and a welcoming atmosphere for patients, family members and visitors, while fostering teaching and academic medicine. From conception through construction, physicians, nurses and staff members collaborated with architects to design a space to help achieve the best patient outcomes and satisfaction in a way most efficient for healthcare providers.

Planned with sustainability in mind, elements of the building are flexible, adaptable and expandable, designed to evolve as healthcare, technology and processes change in the future.

Unique amentities

  • Angrist Family Library, with comfortable work spaces, free public Wi-Fi and charging stations

  • Burns & McDonnell Bridge, on Levels 2 and 3, connecting Cambridge Tower A with the Center for Advanced Heart Care

  • Regnier Family Foundations Garden Terrace, a landscaped outdoor dining and sitting area

  • The Kids Dugout, located on Level 2, a Kansas City Royals-themed waiting room for families and children

  • Candice and Mark A. Uhlig Green Roof, located on Level 4, offering patients peaceful views of nature

  • Phil Kirk Bridge (opening soon), connecting Cambridge Tower A to 2,200-space parking garage

  • A curated collection of original artwork throughout the hospital, designed specifically to inspire, calm and uplift, made possible through philanthropic gifts

Support the future of academic medicine

Cambridge Tower A, an outstanding milestone in the history of The University of Kansas Health System, would not have been possible without the generosity of our community donors, physicians and employees.

Our donor wall on Level 1 recognizes this philanthropic support. If you would like to contribute to the future of academic medicine in Kansas City, please contact Fund Development at 913-588-2800 or visit giving.kansashealthsystem.com.

Make a gift to support patient care today. 

Dining

  • D&G Café on 39th – Located on Level 1, the café offers smoothies, pizzas, salads and made-to-order meals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • The Roasterie Café – Near the Burns & McDonnell Bridge on Level 2, the café is open 6 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekends.

Conveniences

  • Internet services – Free wireless internet services are available throughout Cambridge Tower A.

  • Interpreter servicesProfessional interpreters are available in person or over the phone to help patients who use sign language or speak a language other than English. Arrangements for this service may be made through nurses or physicians.

  • Pharmacy – On Level 1, our outpatient pharmacy fills prescriptions written by our hospital physicians and offers over-the-counter medications. Hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. The pharmacy's phone number is 913-588-2361.

  • Public restrooms – Facilities are located on each floor of the tower. For the health of our patients, visitors should not use patient bathrooms.

Spiritual care services

The Bob and Emily Honse Chapel is on Level 1. Spiritual care is available 24/7 for patients, families and staff. For religious service times, call 913-588-5000. To speak directly with spiritual care staff or a chaplain, call 913-945-7849.

Tobacco use on campus

State law prohibits smoking in the hospital, and tobacco use of any kind is not permitted. Tobacco use is not permitted inside campus buildings, parking garages or on sidewalks surrounding the campus. The only place on campus where tobacco use is allowed is behind the Cambridge Parking Facility (south on State Line Road). The area is marked with signs.

Directions to The University of Kansas Health System's Cambridge Tower A

Take I-35 to the 7th Street Trafficway/Rainbow Boulevard exit. Turn south onto 7th Street. 7th Street becomes Rainbow Boulevard at Southwest Boulevard. Merge into the left lane and continue straight to the top of the hill at 39th Avenue. Turn left onto 39th. Turn left onto Cambridge. This will take you to the front entrance of Cambridge Tower A.

Parking

Continue north on Cambridge to P5. The parking garage will be on your left. The parking fee is $3 with validation; bring your ticket inside for validation at any information desk. The Phil Kirk Bridge connects the garage with Level 2 of Cambridge Tower A.

CaringBridge

Use this free, nonprofit web-based service to stay connected to family and friends during your hospital stay.