Welcome to the official U.S. Navy Website for the Medical Facilities Design Office (MFDO). The MFDO is part of Capitol Improvements, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, located on the Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C.
The MFDO serves as the Command Advisor and Coordinator as well as Mandatory Center of Expertise for the design and construction of all Medical Treatment Facilities (hospitals, medical clinics, dental clinics, fleet hospitals, laboratories, etc.) and related facilities (medical logistics warehouses, aviation water treatment facilities, bioenvironmental engineering buildings, etc.) world-wide where NAVFACENGCOM is the execution agent.
To provide specialized consultation in the areas of Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF) acquisition, planning, design, construction, and operation and maintenance. Our responsibilities include planning and programming, coordination of technical review, mandatory certifications of designs, and adherence to medical specific criteria. The MFDO provides support during construction and beyond to ensure facilities are constructed, maintained, and operated as needed to support the needs of the war fighter. As the Center of Expertise for Medical Treatment Facilities the MFDO monitors existing MTFs as well as industry and regulatory trends and implement lessons-learned, best practices, Evidence-Based Design, and life-cycle management into MTF designs. We provide mandatory 10 USC Section 2851 (c) monthly reports to OSD (HA) and ensure all public laws effecting Medical Treatment Facilities are implemented into the design and construction of all our projects.
Medical Facilities Design Office (MFDO)
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
1322 Patterson Ave, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20374-5065
Phone: (202) 685-1852
Fax (202) 433-3070
Overseas projects include the Camp Ederle Health Care Center, Vicenza, Italy.
For information regarding medical criteria, visit the Whole Bulding Design Guide.