Listings: Hospitals around the Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs area

Ascension Seton Southwest, pictured here, is one of the medical centers located in Southwest Austin. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Southwest)
Ascension Seton Southwest, pictured here, is one of the medical centers located in Southwest Austin. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Southwest)

Ascension Seton Southwest, pictured here, is one of the medical centers located in Southwest Austin. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Southwest)

Correction: The Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Austin address is 5245 W. Hwy. 290, Austin.

Each June, Community Impact Newspaper puts together a Health Care Edition that includes local resources and information about local hospitals, clinics and physicians. Throughout the month, our Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs team will be publishing these resources online. The following information on local hospitals has been verified by the health care providers.

Ascension Seton Hays

6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle


Trauma level: Level III (operating at level II)

NICU level: Level II

Total number of employees: 783

Number of beds: 142

New programs, expansions: The hospital opened its new McCoy Wellness and Rehabilitation Center; added a comprehensive, multispecialty, physician-led outpatient wound care center; and recently developed a back pain program and is now providing the full spectrum of care for back pain. The hospital is also expanding its women’s services program, which includes a new maternity unit. Future plans include a robotic-based bariatric surgery program coming in 2021.

Ascension Seton Southwest

7900 FM 1826, Austin


Trauma level: Level IV

NICU level: N/A

Number of beds: 28

New programs, expansions: The hospital recently enhanced its radiology program with a new computed tomography system, along with outpatient radiology, X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT, and cardiac CTs. The hospital opened a 17-bed unit for medical surgical care, and additional services offered include minimally-invasive robotic surgeries, general surgery, orthopedics, gynecologic care and gastrointestinal services.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center—Austin

5245 W. Hwy. 290, Austin


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Number of beds: did not provide New programs, expansions: The center opening in January, and has since added breast surgery, breast reconstruction, orthopedics, podiatry, gastroenterology and sports medicine programs.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center—Buda

5330 Overpass Road, Buda


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Number of beds: did not provide

New programs, expansions: The medical center has added to its general surgery, orthopedics, podiatry, women's health and neurology services.

Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

1500 Red River St., Austin


Trauma level: Level I

NICU level: N/A

Number of beds: 210

New programs, expansions: N/A

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

901 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin


Trauma level: Level II

NICU level: Level II

Number of beds: 334

New programs, expansions: Since the start of 2019, the hospital has expanded its emergency department by 15 beds, added its second rooftop helipad and opened a new 34-bed, medical-surgical unit, increasing patient beds to 334. The hospital also initiated a CAR T-Cell transplant program through the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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