McAllen/Reynosa is home to the some of Texas’ most well-respected hospitals and healthcare facilities. From oncology to cardiovascular surgeons, to pediatrics and everything in between, the people of McAllen have a number of choices when it comes to healthcare.
|By the Numbers|
|Number of Doctors in McAllen||678 doctors|
|Acute Care Hospitals within 60 miles of McAllen||11 doctors|
|Average Wait Time at Local ERs||36.6 minutes|
Some of the area's major hospitals include:
Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen Texas has been serving the Rio Grande Valley for more than 30 years. Since opening in 1982, we have been committed to providing high-quality compassionate healthcare you can trust. As an HCA hospital, Rio Grande Regional has the support of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services.
Rio Grande Regional Hospital has 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties. Our proven track record of serving the medical needs of the Valley communities we serve has led to Rio Grande Regional Hospital being recognized for patient safety and clinical excellence time and time again.
McAllen Medical Center
McAllen Medical Center's full service acute care facility opened in December 1985 after spending more than 50 years in downtown McAllen, Tx. as McAllen Municipal Hospital, McAllen General Hospital and McAllen Methodist Hospital. The hospital became a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. in 1985. Since 1919, when McAllen Municipal first opened its doors, the hospital has provided for the health care needs of McAllen and its neighboring cities, being the first to offer services such as open-heart surgery, one-day cardiac catheterization and magnetic resonance imaging.
- Only Certified Primary Stroke Center in Hidalgo County
- Accredited as Cycle III Chest Pain Center
- The region’s designated Advanced Level III Trauma Center
- Service area veterans 2011 Bill Aston Award winner
- Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber Hospital of the Year 2011
McAllen Heart Hospital
McAllen Heart Hospital has received full Cycle II Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Interventions) from the Society of Chest Pain Centers Accreditation Review Committee in March 2009. The national accreditation is awarded to hospitals for their speed and efficiency in treating chest pain and heart attack symptoms. McAllen Heart Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley awarded with the esteemed designation.
McAllen Heart Hospital opened on January 15, 1996 as a specialty care facility dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The 60-bed hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient cardiac care, and a 24-hour Emergency Center. McAllen Heart Hospital was designed to provide an excellent and efficient setting for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Every physician and every staff member, as well as all the hospital's technological resources, are dedicated to delivering high-quality patient care.
McAllen Heart Hospital was the first freestanding cardiology and cardiovascular hospital built in the United States and is dedicated solely to heart-related medical needs for patients, including diagnosis and treatment, emergency heart care, heart catheterization, heart surgery and education.