Seton Medical Center Austin 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.324.1000

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Ranked No. 1 in Austin metro area

U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals - Austin, TX Recognized in 9 Specialties 2013-14 Learn More

Austin's largest medical/surgical acute care center, Seton Medical Center Austin is the only hospital in Central Texas that performs heart transplants. One of four Magnet hospitals in the Seton Family of Hospitals, Seton Medical Center Austin offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for both inpatients and outpatients and regional specialty programs including the Seton Heart Specialty Care and Transplant Center, Shivers Cancer Programs and the Marialice Shivers Regional Neonatal Center. Seton Medical Center Austin was also one of the first two hospitals in Texas to receive certification as a Primary Stroke Center.



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Seton Medical Center Austin is proud to announce our official redesignation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Learn more »

Seton Medical Center Austin News and Events

  • Forbes' Blogger: Forget SXSW - Austin's Most Radical New Idea May Be In Medical Education
    April 21, 2015
    Living and working here in Central Texas, we've grown accustomed to hearing how Seton Healthcare Family, the University of Texas at Austin, Central Health and our other partners are working together, pursuing better ways to provide healthcare that could be a model for other communities. Now, all of this is starting to get national media exposure.
  • Dell Children's Surgeon Played Dramatic Role in Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years Ago
    April 17, 2015
    Two decades ago, a truck transformed into a homemade bomb ripped apart the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Dr. David Tuggle, now a Dell Children's pediatric surgeon, was operating at a nearby children's hospital -- and later found himself under the debris with a surgical colleague, amputating a woman's leg in order to save her life.
  • The Hardest Part: Starting a Conversation About What Should Happen if You're Dying
    April 16, 2015

    "There is a perception that completing advance directives is only for people who are nearing end of life," said Tara Strain. "It's important to start the conversation when you're still able to speak for yourself. We'd like everyone to view advance directives as insurance, like we all have on our cars and homes, and view it as protection for potential future events that might occur."

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