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

  • Organ Donation Award Presented to Seton by U.S. Health and Human Services
    November 28, 2014
    Seton Healthcare Family is among a select group of health care systems nationwide that earned a 2014 Gold Organdonor.Gov Award, presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for activities to promote enrollment in state organ donor registries.
  • UT Austin-Seton Study Seeks to Help Psychiatric Patients Quit Smoking
    November 13, 2014
    A $3 million, five-year federally funded study led by The University of Texas at Austin's School of Nursing and the Seton Mind Institute will attempt to get psychiatric patients who smoke cigarettes to kick the habit - and see if that improves and lengthens their lives. Research will involve 422 inpatients from Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and is supported by co-investigators Drs. Kari Wolf and Kimberly Kjome.
  • One of the Hardest Jobs: Dell Children's Social Workers Help the Sickest Children and Their Parents
    November 6, 2014
    Rachel Carnahan, Dell Children's Medical Center social worker who works with the hospital's palliative care team. Carnahan provides support for the sickest children and their parents, As UT social work professor Barbara Jones notes , "Palliative care is not about death. It's more about living. We look for ways to reduce suffering and allow kids and families to live life to the fullest."
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