Healthcare in Edinburg

A Growing Healthcare Hub

The healthcare sector in Edinburg is booming. DHR Health and South Texas Health System are the two largest healthcare companies in Edinburg, employing a total of about 8,000 people. DHR Health, the only physician-owned hospital in the Rio Grande Valley and among the largest in the U.S., is known for its patient-centered care, innovation, and wide range of specialized practice areas, from oncology to pediatrics. South Texas Health System also offers a comprehensive array of medical services, including cardiovascular, maternity and women’s health, emergency and surgical care and more. Edinburg’s healthcare industry continues to grow to support its increasing patient base, and our strong relationship with University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s medical school and nationally recognized programs helps graduates find their dream jobs here.

DHR Health, Here to Keep You Safe

COVID-19 changed the way people prioritize and manage their health, and brought on new opportunities for the healthcare industry to care for patients. DHR Health has remained committed to creating a safe environment for patients and employees.

DHR Health

A Booming Health Network

What started as a single clinic run by a group of doctors has exploded into a healthcare sector supporting the Rio Grande Valley region and employing more than 5,000 people. Since opening its doors in 2003, DHR Health is now one of the largest physician-owned healthcare networks in the nation and earned a designation as a Level I Trauma Center in 2019, putting Edinburg on the map within the medical community. DHR Health is known for its world-class clinical expertise and leading innovation. The hospital employs doctors that specialize in bariatrics, endocrinology, oncology and more than 30 other practice areas to ensure that patients have access to the personal care they need.

DHR Health Clinics, part of DHR Health, has over 60 different specialty locations spread across the Rio Grande Valley. DHR Health Clinics is committed to providing access to life-saving healthcare in our region. DHR Health Clinics have a wide array of medical services available, with world class physicians, technologies and support staff to treat patients in all phases of life.

Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio Grande Valley

Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio Grande Valley is the region’s only designated freestanding pediatric specialty hospital, offering PICU, Level III NICU, Emergency Services, Surgery, and other pediatric programs like rehabilitation and the Child Life Program to enhance access to specialized care for children in the Rio Grande Valley.

Hospital is expected to generate $124.7 million per year in gross product.
The hospital will be staffed with more than 1,000 employees.
$100 million in construction and equipment costs.
119 pediatric beds

South Texas Health System

Award-Winning Care

The South Texas Health System (STHS) includes five acute hospitals and one behavioral hospital that all serve the Rio Grande Valley community. South Texas Health System Edinburg received the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for two years in a row from Healthgrades in 2019 and 2020, and was named among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Patient Safety. STHS Edinburg was also listed among the Best Maternity Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek. In addition, STHS Edinburg is an accredited Chest Pain Center, a certified primary stroke center and a designated Level IV Trauma Center.

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