Tyler, TX Hospitals

By Jason Zasky on April 24, 2014 at 9:02 pm EST
Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital in Tyler, TX

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Tyler hospitals like East Texas Medical Center and Mother Frances Hospital are among the finest in Texas, each nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report in multiple "best hospital" categories.

East Texas Medical Center

East Texas Medical Center Tyler – a not-for-profit, 464-bed hospital that specializes in acute care medicine and offers a “continuum of care” approach designed to deliver major medical services from diagnosis through rehabilitation – is the flagship facility for the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System. ETMC Tyler admitted nearly 22,000 patients in 2013, with more than 63,000 ER visits and nearly 14,000 surgeries.

The hospital features an accredited hyberbaric medicine facility. Its cancer institute is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and features an inpatient facility, a breast care center and outpatient radiation therapy. The ETMC Cardiovascular Institute features two catheterization laboratories, two surgery suites and a cardiovascular intensive care unit.

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital is a 404-bed acute care facility in the heart of Tyler and offers a complete range of services that includes: trauma care, neurology and neurosurgery, nephrology, geriatrics, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. In fiscal year 2013 the hospital admitted more than 25,000 patients, performed 18,695 surgeries, and treated almost 70,000 individuals in its emergency care center.

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital features the Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, which combines cutting-edge treatments with patient-centered healing concepts designed to produce the best possible outcomes. In February, it becamse the first health system in East Texas to implant the Boston Scientific S-ISD System, the world's first and only commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator. The hospital is also home to the recently-opened Pat Herd Womens’ Center (August 2013), which includes 27 private rooms and is specifically designed for “the continuing care of women and babies.”

UT Health Northeast

With a 109-bed hospital and a 24/7 Emergency Care Center set among 600 acres of pines, UT Health Northeast, also known as the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, treats more than 138,500 outpatients and accommodates more than 3,700 inpatient stays each year. As an academic medical center – the only university medical center in northeast Texas – its mission is three-fold: to care for patients, to conduct innovative research to improve the lives of future generations, and to prepare the next generation of medical professionals through comprehensive education.

Though its core medical specialties are oncology and primary care, UT Health features 25 specialty clinics, which cover everything from allergies to urology, and a Cancer Treatment and Prevention Center. In addition, patients from throughout the U.S. come to see the hospital's adult and pediatric lung disease specialists.

Texas Spine and Join Hospital 

Doctos at the Texas Spine and Joint Hospital carefully weigh all treatment options, including surgery, for patients suffering from spinal or joint problems. The hospital staff includes orthopedic physicians who use state-of-the-art imaging equipment, including the region's first 3T Digital MRI machine, to diagnose, plan treatment and perform procedures.

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