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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.
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
Seton First in Central Texas to Offer Hope for Epilepsy Patients Suffering From Debilitating Seizures
March 31, 2015A 43-year-old woman is the first Central Texan to have inserted into the brain a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with difficult-to-treat epilepsy. The epilepsy team at the Seton Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family, implanted a flash drive-size Responsive Neurostimulation System (RNS) in the patient on March 18.
Seton Joins American Cancer Society, CDC, Others to Increase Colon Screenings to '80% by 2018'
March 30, 2015Colorectal cancer is the nation's No. 2 cause of cancer-related deaths -- but it is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented. Through proper screenings, doctors can find and remove hidden growths in the colon called polyps before they become cancerous. Removing polyps can prevent cancer altogether.
Seton Spine & Scoliosis Surgeon Named Editor-in-Chief of Influential Medical Publication
March 26, 2015Seton Healthcare Family orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eeric Truumees is the new editor-in-chief of AAOS Now, the monthly member publication of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Truumees is a board-certified spine surgeon who practices at Seton Spine & Scoliosis Center in Austin.