Comprehensive Healthcare Services Include

  • Major (Anticipated Level I) Trauma Center
  • Neurosciences, Brain and Spine Center
  • 24-hour emergency department staffed by board-certified emergency physicians
  • Convenient online ER scheduling for mini emergencies
  • Intensive Care Unit with private rooms & windows
  • Intermediate Care Unit
  • Day surgery
  • Inpatient surgery
  • Diagnostic testing, including MRI, CT Scan (including Lung Healthy CT), EEG & EKG
  • Extensive rehabilitation services
  • Heart and stroke care
  • Specialty outpatient clinics
  • Advanced Wound Care Clinic

Surgical Services

Surgical services at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas include:

  • Central sterile processing
  • Endoscopy
  • Surgery
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

Surgery Guide

For comprehensive information about your surgery at Dell Seton, please download our Surgery Guide (PDF). This convenient step-by-step guide provides details about:

  • Directions, Maps and Parking
  • Pre-Surgery Information, Tips and Helpful Hints
  • Inpatient Surgery Instructions
  • Pain Control After Surgery
  • Outpatient Surgery Instructions
  • Ascension Seton Financial Policy

Before your surgery, please read this guide carefully –  follow all instructions and pre-surgery tips, and provide all requested information. If you have questions after reviewing this guide, please call Dell Ascension Seton at 512-324-7880. If you call Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and receive voice mail, leave your name and phone number, and you can expect a call within 2 hours. If you call after hours, we will call you the next morning.

Admissions Pre-Registration Form

Prior to your surgery, please complete the Admissions Pre-Registration Form (PDF) and fax it to 512- 380-7561. Provide your name as it appears on your birth certificate or your social security card. This process will decrease registration time when you come to the hospital.

Special Services


All Dell Seton employees wear identification badges with photographs for your safety. Security is available to assist you with concerns such as theft, suspicious people or activities, escorts to your vehicle, jump-start assistance, or help you locate your vehicle in the parking garage. Dell Ascension Seton Security is available 24 hours per day at extension 5-5555 through any house phone or 512-324-7295.


The Outpatient Pharmacy is available and can fill your prescriptions upon discharge from the hospital. We accept Medicaid, MAP, CHIP, Kidney Health Care, STAR and CIDC. If you pay for your prescription, our receipt is valid for processing your claim to your insurance company. The pharmacy is located on the first level to the right of the main entrance and is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays and minor holidays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed Sundays and major holidays.


The Daughters of Charity Chapel is located on the first floor on the left near the main entrance and is interdenominational. The chapel includes a meditation area and is open 24 hours a day. Chaplains are available for visitation, prayer, counseling, support and for Catholics, sacramental services. In addition, Chaplain Services can help you with advanced directives and power of attorney. You can reach them at 324-7480.


Interpreters are available upon request 24 hours daily to translate foreign languages for our patients. Accommodations for the hearing impaired are also available upon request. For assistance, please contact your nurse.

SMART Service

Dell Seton is dedicated to delivering outstanding customer service. The SMART Service initiative is based on standards of excellence around Sensitivity, Mentoring, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork. If you find that you have received exemplary customer service please acknowledge it by filling out a comment card located on each floor by the elevators, or by calling the compliment line at 512-324-7009.