The Seton Healthcare Family has long been the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas and is now home to the only Level I Trauma Centers in the area - the highest level of trauma care in the nation.
Both University Medical Center Brackenridge and Dell Children's Medical Center have been named by the State of Texas, in conjunction with the American College of Surgeons, as Level I Trauma Centers. This designation reflects our record of excellence in emergency care for both adults and children, our medical expertise and our dedication to research and evidence-based practice.
Seton Healthcare Family offers comprehensive emergency care across Central Texas. Along with Dell Children's and UMC Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Williamson, Seton Medical Center Hays, Seton Southwest Hospital, Seton Northwest Hospital, Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and Seton Highland Lakes Hospital all offer 24-hour emergency services. Should the need arise, access to our award-winning care is close at hand.
When injury or illness strikes, Seton Healthcare Family has the resources and experience to care for you or your loved ones.
News and Events
Seton's New Teaching Hospital Will Have a 'Distinctly Austin Flair'
March 6, 2014Seton unveiled artist renderings of the new teaching hospital that will be built across from the Univesity of Texas at Austin's new Dell Medical School. As the Austin American-Statesman reported today, the new 211-bed, $295 million hospital will have "a distinctly Austin flair," built with local materials in a "green building" manner.
Patient Tells Newspaper Readers He 'Feels at Home' With His Seton Doctor
March 4, 2014In a letter to the editor, the patient said his doctor "showed sincere compassion, was totally polite, friendly and, above all, professional. He made me feel at home." This was no news to the team that works with Dr. Randall Kirtley.
Seton Brain and Spine Institute Leader to Speak at Vatican about Dementia
February 17, 2014Dr. Robert Buchanan. the Seton Brain and Spine Institute's chief of functional and restorative neurosurgery and neuroscience, will have the opportunity to provide Pope Francis and the Vatican with his insights on dementia and cognitive impairment, particularly in older people as they get Alzheimer's disease.