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 News and Events
Options for Children with Scoliosis Explored at Free May 21 Seminar
May 15, 2013New nonsurgical and surgical options for treating children afflicted with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - will be explored Tuesday evening, May 21, by a fellowship-trained adult and pediatric surgeon who is co-chair of the Seton Spine & Scoliosis Center.
Three Seton Medical Centers are First in Central Texas to be Awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal for Spine Surgery
April 25, 2013Seton Medical Center Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for their disease-specific spine surgery programs.
Watson Honored as Doctor-Led Medical Research Projects Announced
April 19, 2013Sen. Kirk Watson, architect of the visionary "10 Goals in 10 Years" plan to improve Central Texas' health care, economy and quality of life, was honored at the 7th Annual UMC Brackenridge Luncheon. At the same event, a new video debuted that looks ahead to the new teaching hospital and $186,000 in medical research grants were awarded.