Hospitals in Tyler, TX

Residents have the convenience of four 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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Some cities are lucky to have one top hospital in their community. Tyler has four.

East Texas Medical Center Tyler

Tracing its origins to 1949, East Texas Medical Center Tyler is a 464-bed hospital that specializes in acute care medicine and has more than 500 physicians on medical staff. ETMC Tyler admits about 20,000 patients annually, and it oversees more than 60,000 ER visits and about 13,500 surgeries. The hospital is a leader in hyperbaric medicine, cancer care, cardiovascular care and women's health, and in September 2015 began offering scoliosis surgery with a new Mazor Robotics Renaissance guidance system. About 7 million Americans develop scoliosis, which is a curvature of the spine, and options include either a brace or surgery to place straightening rods in the back.

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler

With Tyler's only neonatal intensive care unit, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital is a 404-bed acute care facility in the heart of Tyler that offers a complete range of services. They include trauma care, neurology and neurosurgery, nephrology, geriatrics, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. The facility admits about 25,000 patients a year, performs 18,000 surgeries and treats about 70,000 ER patients. In 2015, Mother Frances Hospital was named one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, which ranks hospitals for their clinical and operational performance and financial stability.

UT Health Northeast

Part of the renowned University of Texas System and the only university medical center in northeast Texas, UT Health Northeast treats 130,000 outpatients each year in the Riter Center for Advanced Medicine and admits over 2,500 inpatients to its University Hospital.  Signature patient care programs include cancer, heart and lung disease, mental health, and primary care. UT Health is home to three physician residency programs, a School of Medical Biological Sciences, and the highly successful Biomedical Research Center.

Texas Spine & Joint Hospital

A new $27 million Texas Spine & Joint Hospital treats patients from six East Texas counties who suffer from spine, neck and back pain or need urgent care. New operating rooms opened on the campus in 2015, while well-appointed inpatient rooms are designed to accommodate larger groups of family and friends. New state-of-the-art equipment includes the region's first 3T Digital MRI machine that provides pinpoint diagnoses.

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