Known as a specialty hospital with more
than 95 specialties and more than 1, 150
physicians, Medical City Dallas specialists
are at the forefront of cutting-edge technological innovations, such as robotic-assist-ed microsurgery, beating heart surgeries
and minimally invasive heart surgeries.
The hospital’s Heart Transplant center
received recognition from the U.S.
Department of Health and Human
Services as one of the country’s premiere
programs and is one of the most active
transplant programs in North Texas.
RESPECTED MEDICAL EDUCATION
Beyond stellar patient care and facilities,
the DFW area is also home to some of the
best medical teaching facilities in the
world. UT Southwestern Medical Center
is among the top academic medical
centers with three degree-granting institutions, including the UT Southwestern
Medical School, UT Graduate School
of Biomedical Sciences, and UT
Southwestern Allied Health Sciences
School. Admission standards are high, the
faculty includes active Nobel laureates, and
the Center is also a leading research institution.
The UNT Health Science Center is also
known for its educational prowess. Home
to the Texas College of Osteopathic
Medicine ( 1 of 19 in the nation); the
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences;
and the School of Public Health, the UNT
Health Science Center has received
recognition as one of the top medical
schools by U.S. News & World Report.
And, as the primary pediatric teaching facility for The University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center at Dallas, the medical staff
at Children’s Hospital conducts research
that is instrumental in developing treatments,
therapies, and a more in-depth understanding of pediatric diseases.
DFW’S LARGEST HOSPITALS
The following section includes a list of the
largest Dallas/Fort Worth area hospitals,
as well as resources and information on
general practice physicians and area
With such a solid and acclaimed healthcare base and multiple providers, this is just
a sampling of what the area has to offer.
For more information, consult the local and
national resources in this section.
20 LARGEST DFW HOSPITALS
1. Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246
With more than 1,025 licensed beds,
38, 623 admissions, 5,500 employees,
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas (Baylor Dallas) is the crown jewel
of the Baylor Healthcare System. Baylor
Dallas is home to more than 20 specialty
treatment centers, including cancer,
vascular services, neuroscience, transplants, digestive diseases, a women and
children’s center, orthopedics, and
trauma services. In the 2009-2010,
U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s
Best Hospitals” guide, Baylor Dallas,
ranked for the seventeenth consecutive
year, earned honors as one of the
nation’s top 50 hospitals in gynecology
(32th) and kidney disorders (47th).
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (Baylor
Rehab) is ranked 13th among the
nation’s top rehabilitation facilities.
2.Parkland Health & Hospital System
5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
Recognized as one of the top public hospitals in the U.S. and named one of
“America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S.
News & World Report for the last 16
consecutive years, Parkland Hospital
operates 10 Centers of Excellence with
the most skilled health professionals and
state-of-the-art tools and equipment,
including Trauma, Burns, Spinal Cord
Injuries, Cancer, Endocrinology, Women &
Infants Services, Epilepsy, Gastroenterology,
Cardiology, and Orthopedics. Parkland
is also the primary teaching hospital for
the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center, and more than 60 percent of doctors in the Dallas area have
undergone formal training at Parkland.
3. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
8200 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75231
Serving the greater Dallas since 1966 and
a part of the Texas Health Resources
hospital system, Texas Health
Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (Texas
Health Dallas) has 898 beds and more
than 1,200 physicians on staff. Major
specialty areas include cancer, heart and
vascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, and
women and infants services. The hospital
has also been recognized as a U.S. News
and World Report Best Hospital for its
Digestive Disorders, Neurology and
Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics specialties
4. Texas Health Harris Methodist
Fort Worth Hospital
1301 Pennsylvania Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Another Texas Health large hospital,
Texas Health Harris Methodist
Hospital Fort Worth has served
greater Tarrant County since 1930.
This 710-bed, full-service medical
center offers specialized care in
oncology, trauma, cardiology and
women’s services, and has more than
800 physicians on staff. The hospital
has been honored with the Magnet
Recognition Program Award for excellence in nursing services from the
American Nurses Credentialing
Center (ANCC) – the largest nursing
credentialing organization in the U.S.