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The five campuses of Baptist Medical Center are proud to be named in the Best Regional Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 2020-2021. The five Baptist hospitals in San Antonio (Baptist Medical Center, Mission Trail, Northeast Baptist, St. Luke’s Baptist, and North Central Baptist) are recognized as high performing in five types of care: Congestive Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement. Thank you to our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff who truly make us A Community Built on Care.

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Baptist Health System has more than 115 years’ history of caring for our community and making a positive difference. From welcoming your babies to restoring health or treating you in an emergency, we know that care is more than medicine. It’s compassion. It’s attentiveness. And a healthy dose of kindness. Our system of care includes six full-service hospitals, a specialized children’s hospital with a dedicated pediatric emergency unit, a comprehensive cancer care network, fitness and rehabilitation centers, urgent care clinics, a physician network, imaging centers, ambulatory services and the Baptist School of Health Professions. Wherever you go in the Baptist Health System, you’ll find that we have the same goal – to help people achieve health for life through compassionate service inspired by faith.

Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors is our passion. We are honored to have the opportunity to serve you.

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News & Announcements

Baptist Hospital Breaks Ground on Ortho Innovation Destination

Jul 24, 2015

(SAN ANTONIO)— Baptist Health System broke ground today on its new $50 million institute dedicated to orthopedic innovation which will be housed at North Central Baptist Hospital. The new three-story, 76,800 square foot building will offer patient-centered orthopedic care that address the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including:

  • Joint replacement and arthritis
  • Sports medicine injuries
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Spine treatment
  • Care and surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist, knee, foot and ankle

The building will transform the façade of NCBH, creating a new hospital entrance off of Madison Oak. Its design will be unlike any in San Antonio with a hotel-like experience focused on patient comfort and healing. Slated for completion in fall 2016, the building will house an 18-bed pre-operation unit, a 15-bed post-anesthesia care unit; 10 operation and recovery rooms and a 30-bed inpatient unit. Upon opening, the new orthopedic institute will offer patients additional services including:

  • Hand therapy and physical therapy
  • Industrial rehabilitation 
  • Worker’s comp
  • Digital imaging 
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Orthopedic urgent care