There are three major healthcare systems in
the Austin/Central Texas area: St. David’s
HealthCare, the Seton Healthcare Family
of Hospitals, and Baylor Scott & White
Health, which has several locations both in
Austin and just north of Austin on I- 35 that
primarily serve the Temple area. With these
three systems, as well as many other quality
independent providers, such as the Austin
Diagnostic Clinic and the Austin Regional
Clinic, there are more than 5,000 healthcare
facilities in the Greater Austin area.
Healthcare in Austin is top-notch, too.
In fact, St. David’s Medical Center was
included on the Watson Health 100 list of
U.S. hospitals for 2017. This was the 8th
time that St. David’s Medical Center made
the list. Each year Watson Health chooses
the top 100 hospitals from the more than
2,700 hospitals that it analyzes. Winners
are chosen based on their high standards
of excellence and their consistent top
The biggest project to hit the Austin economy
in decades is the new Dell Medical School
at the University of Texas campus, which
welcomed its first class in 2016. Construction began in 2014 on the three main
buildings comprising of the new medical
school, located close to I- 35 and down-town.
The large buildings have added to the city’s
landscape, as they accommodate classes of
50 students in training to become primary
physicians and specialists. The medical
school is estimated to bring as many as
15,000 new jobs and about $2 billion annually in economic activ-ity for the Austin area.
More growth in the healthcare industry
includes the construction of Medical
Innovation Labs, an incubator created for
clinicians and health care professionals with
ideas for new medical device innovations.
Development is also underway for Austin’s
Innovation Zone, which is anchored by the
Dell Medical Center. The Innovation Zone
is expected to transform downtown Austin,
as a beautiful area for people to gather, that
will include mixed-use developments of
office buildings, retail spaces, restaurants,
apartments, as well as space for cultural
events and attractions.
The new $295 million Dell Seton Medical
Center at the University of Texas, which is
adjacent to the Dell Medical School opened
in 2017. It is Seton’s newest teaching hospital.
In 2014, St. David’s HealthCare opened a
new freestanding emergency department
in northwest Austin, near Cedar Park (its
fourth in Central Texas), launched the
region’s first adult blood and marrow transplant program, and opened a pediatric
program—located at St. David’s North
Austin Medical Center—in December.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center –
Lakeway joined the Baylor Scott & White
Health system in 2016. has also seen incredible growth with the Lakeway Regional
Medical Center, an acute-care general hospital
with 106 licensed beds in private rooms and
a 24-hour full service Emergency Room with
state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, and
beautiful views of the Hill Country.
General medical services at Baylor Scott &
White Medical Center – Lakeway include
advanced medical for brain and spine
conditions, stroke, cardiology, orthopedics,
urology, women’s health, endocrinology,
oncology, diagnostic imaging, and intensive
and emergency care.
AUSTIN, TEXAS HEALTHCARE
RESOURCES & HOSPITALS
The following is a list of Austin, Texas
healthcare resources to help you find a
doctor, hospital or immediate-care facility.
We’ve also included a listing of public
health and community clinics, as well as
other health and wellness support services.
Arise Austin Medical Center
3003 Bee Cave Road, Austin, 78746
The Austin Surgical Hospital is a smaller
facility that specializes in orthopedic, spine,
bariatric and plastic surgery. Austin Surgical
Hospital offers distinguished surgeons,
spacious and private patient rooms, and
individualized care from a specialized staff.
Austin Diagnostic Clinic
Main location; see website for specific locations
12221 N. Mopac Expressway, Austin, 78758
Established in 1952, the Austin Diagnostic Clinic is one of Austin’s largest
physician-owned clinics, with more than
140 doctors and providers representing
22 medical specialties. The ADC network
includes multiple offices throughout Austin
and Central Texas – including the main
clinic and a family practice clinic in North
Austin, Cedar Bend, Circle C, Lakewood
Photo courtesy of Austin Regional Clinic