Learn the latest news about these area hospitals in Central Texas

Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Children ages 12 and up can get the Pfizer vaccine at Austin Diagnostic Clinic in North Austin at St. David's North Austin Medical Center, pictured here. (Courtesy St. David's HealthCare)
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Baylor Scott & White Emergency Medical Center-Cedar Park (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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St. David's Round Rock (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Arise Austin Medical Center

3003 Bee Caves Road, Austin

512-314-3800 | www.arisemedicalcenter.com

  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 180

  • Number of beds: 23

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: Arise expanded its robotics program with the addition of an aquablation robot to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, and a Mako robot for total joint replacements. Radiology and pharmacy services are being expanded, and more complex spine and orthopedic procedures are being offered.


Ascension Seton Hays

6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle

512-504-5000 | www.healthcare.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: II

  • NICU level: II

  • Total number of employees: 885

  • Number of beds: 154

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: The hospital has constructed two new operating rooms and added a new heart catheterization lab, minimally invasive robotic surgery and wound care services. A number of other services have been expanded, such as interventional and structural cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, maternal fetal medicine, gynecology oncology, neuroscience, cardiac rehabilitation and more.


Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin


1201 W. 38th St., Austin

512-324-1000 | www.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level III

  • Total number of employees: 1,830

  • Number of beds: 524

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: The first phase of a maternity unit modernization is underway, and the hospital has been designated as a Regional Perinatal Healthcare Center Maternal Levels of Care IV. A cath lab replacement is also underway. Other updates include an infusion center relocation and renovation, and advanced maternal care and maternal fetal surgery programs.


Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson

201 Seton Parkway, Round Rock

512-324-4000 | www.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: Level II

  • NICU level: Level II

  • Total number of employees: 985

  • Number of beds: 149

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: Ascension partnered with Texas State University-Round Rock to open the Sleep Disorders Center. An expansion is underway to add 16 intermediate care beds and 16 intensive care unit beds later this year. A new cath lab is expected to open in July with expanded neuro capability. Medical and surgical weight-loss options are now offered.


Ascension Seton Northwest

11113 Research Blvd., Austin

512-324-6000 | www.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level II

  • Total number of employees: 447

  • Number of beds: 117

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: The hospital added four new surgical suites and 24/7 emergency services; expanded its services for procedures such as spine, craniofacial, gynecology, general and minimally invasive robotic surgery; and added new scanning and imaging services.


Ascension Seton Shoal Creek

3501 Mills Ave., Austin

512-324-2000 | www.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 184

  • Number of beds: 70

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: N/A


Ascension Seton Southwest

7900 FM 1826, Austin

512-324-9000 | www.healthcare.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 250

  • Number of beds: 28

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: A wide array of services have been expanded, such as orthopedic care, 24/7 emergency services, cardiac care, gynecology and general surgery, minimally invasive robotic surgery, and gastric services. The medical surgical inpatient unit has also been expanded.


Baylor Scott & White Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital Lakeway

2000 Medical Drive, Lakeway

512-263-4500 | www.bswrehab.com/locations/inpatient/lakeway


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: roughly 3,800 people in the Greater Austin region

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Outpatient centers offer Telerehab options.

  • Latest news: For long-term impacts from COVID-19, Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation created a Recovery and Reconditioning program to help patients who are recuperating from COVID-19. The center launched the Day Neuro program for patients with neurological disorders.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Austin

5245 W. Hwy. 290 Service Road

512-654-2100 | www.bswhealth.com/austin


  • Trauma level: N/ANICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: roughly 3,800 people in the Greater Austin region

  • Number of beds: not provided

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can access high-quality care including on-demand virtual care. They can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a Baylor Scott & White provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: The center added urogynecology services to help treat conditions such as urinary incontinence and prolapse. New programs include neurology, pulmonary care, and a focus on women’s services including screening and diagnostic mammography, breast surgery and breast reconstruction.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Lakeway

100 Medical Parkway, Lakeway

512-654-5000 | www.bswhealth.com/lakeway


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: roughly 3,800 people in the Greater Austin region

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can access high-quality care including on-demand virtual care. They can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a Baylor Scott & White provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: The center launched the new NeuroHealth Institute, which includes a variety of specialists to comprehensively treat brain and spine conditions. The center is also further developing its interventional radiology and electrophysiology programs and added an infectious disease provider.


Baylor Scott & White Cancer Center

300 University Blvd., Bldg. A, Round Rock

512-509-0099 | www.bswhealth.com/rrcancer


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: N/A

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: A new neuro-oncologist treats brain cancer.


Baylor Scott & White Emergency Medical Center-Cedar Park

900 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park

737-757-3600 | www.bswemc.org


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: N/A

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: The facility now has a sleep lab for overnight sleep testing.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Buda

5330 Overpass Road, Buda

737-999-6600 | www.bswhealth.com/buda


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 3,800

  • Number of beds: N/A

  • Telemedicine offerings: Patients can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a Baylor Scott & White provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy using MyBSWHealth.

  • Latest news: The orthopedic surgery program has been expanded with new orthopedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine and hip and knee replacements and repairs.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Pflugerville

2600 E. Pflugerville Parkway, Ste. 100, Pflugerville

512-654-6100 | www.bswhealth.com/pflugervillemc


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: N/A

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: The center now has bariatric surgery for weight loss.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Round Rock

300 University Blvd., Round Rock

512-509-0100 | www.bswhealth.com/roundrock


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: N/A

  • Number of beds: did not provide

  • Telemedicine offerings: Through the digital platforms, Texans can schedule a video visit or in-person appointment with a provider, message with their care team, and transfer and manage prescriptions through a Baylor Scott & White pharmacy.

  • Latest news: The new NeuroHealth Institute can treat brain and spine conditions. The center now has urogynecology services and new technology to treat AFib and heart failure.


Cedar Park Regional Medical Center

1401 Medical Parkway, Cedar Park

512-528-7000 | www.cedarparkregional.com


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level: II

  • Total number of employees: 742

  • Number of beds: 126

  • Telemedicine offerings: Inpatient: neurology and infectious disease. Outpatient: PCP, neurology, OB/ GYN and pulmonology clinics

  • Latest news: The hospital added 18 beds to the medical and surgical units and two labor delivery recovery rooms and also acquired a third robot for minimally invasive surgeries.


Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-San Marcos

1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos

512-353-8979 | www.christussantarosa.org/san-marcos


  • Trauma level: IV

  • NICU level: II

  • Total number of employees: 506

  • Number of beds: 170

  • Telemedicine offerings: tele-neurology

  • Latest news: The hospital has earned several accolades, such as an “A” patient safety score from the Leapfrog Group as well as being deemed an orthopedic center of excellence, accredited chest pain center with percutaneous coronary intervention and resuscitation center, and primary stroke center of excellence.


Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

4900 Mueller Blvd., Austin

512-324-0000 | www.dellchildrens.net


  • Trauma level: Level I

  • NICU level: Level IV

  • Total number of employees: 2,000

  • Number of beds: 240

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: The hospital opened the Dell Children’s Pediatric Specialty Pavilion in May. The Comprehensive Fetal Care Center’s Specialized Delivery Unit will open in July, and a fourth bed tower breaks ground in 2021. New programs are available for heart and pediatric kidney transplants as well as for adult congenital heart disease, aerodigestive, pectus excavatum and bowel management.


Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

1500 Red River St., Austin

512-324-7000 | www.ascension.org


  • Trauma level: Level I

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 1,374

  • Number of beds: 210

  • Telemedicine offerings: Ascension Online Care provides patients with 24/7 access to doctors.

  • Latest news: A multidisciplinary digestive health program opened in March. The hospital also added a 15 bed transplant surgical unit.


Heart Hospital of Austin

3801 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin

512-407-7000 | www.hearthospitalofaustin.com


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 450

  • Number of beds: 58

  • Telemedicine offerings: Telemedicine visits are not routinely offered by the hospital, but they are available through select physician practices.

  • Latest news: The facility now has Advanced Heart Failure Program, featuring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) services.


The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center

5656 Bee Caves Road, Ste. M302, Austin

512-327-0000 | www.westlakemedical.com


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 120

  • Number of beds: 23

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: The robotics program expanded with a Mako robot for total joint replacements. Other updated services include high-intensity focused ultrasound procedures for prostate cancer treatment, advanced complex spine and orthopedic capabilities. Radiology, emergency room and pharmacy services are being expanded as well.


Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital

6818 Austin Center Blvd., Ste. 100, Austin

512-346-1994 | www.northwesthillssurgical.com


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 160

  • Number of beds: 8

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: N/A


St. David’s Medical Center (including St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital)

919 E. 32nd St., Austin

512-476-7111 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level IV

  • Total number of employees: 2,208

  • Number of beds: 490

  • Telemedicine offerings: Telemedicine visits are not routinely offered by the hospital, but they are available through select physician practices.

  • Latest news: The center completed a $17.5 million renovation of its women’s unit.


St. David’s Georgetown Hospital

2000 Scenic Drive, Georgetown

512-943-3000 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level I

  • Total number of employees: 500

  • Number of beds: 114

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: The hospital added interventional radiology for complex cardiovascular procedures.


St. David’s North Austin Medical Center (including St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas and St. David’s Children’s Hospital)

12221 N. MoPac, Austin

512-901-1000 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: Level IV

  • NICU level: Level III

  • Total number of employees: 1,864

  • Number of beds: 395

  • Latest news: The hospital completed a $141.3 million renovation and expansion to include the Women’s Center of Texas, as well as an expansion of the medical-surgical unit and added 430 new parking spaces.


St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center (including Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center)

2400 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock

512-341-1000 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: Level II

  • NICU level: Level II

  • Total number of employees: 1,034

  • Number of beds: 171

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: N/A


St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

901 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin

512-447-2211 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: Level II

  • NICU level: Level II

  • Total number of employees: 1,658

  • Number of beds: 334

  • Telemedicine offerings: Telemedicine visits are not routinely offered by the hospital, but they are available through select physician practices.

  • Latest news: The center completed an $18.5 million renovation of its women’s unit and added a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program. Other new services include the Ion Endoluminal System and advanced imaging technology for biopsies from deep within the lung.


St. David’s Surgical Hospital

1201 W. Louis Henna Blvd., Austin

512-248-7000 | www.stdavids.com


  • Trauma level: N/A

  • NICU level: N/A

  • Total number of employees: 153

  • Number of beds: 46

  • Telemedicine offerings: N/A

  • Latest news: N/A


This list is not comprehensive.
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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