Celebrating the Best in Healthcare

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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In remaining consistent with Baptist Health System COVID SAFE standards, we are offering the San Antonio community a safe alternative to seek emergency care with one of our experienced emergency room providers via a secure virtual Tele-ER platform.



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About Baptist Health

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

Future Of Spine Surgery Available Today At Baptist Hospital

Oct 17, 2018

Revolutionary Intra-operative O-arm® Imaging System Installed
for Treatment of Spinal Disorders

North Central Baptist Hospital announced today that it has entered a new era in advanced patient care with the O-arm® Multidimensional Imaging System.

“We are bringing this technology to North Central Baptist in an effort to equip physicians with technology that can help improve the patient experience,” said Bill Waechter, North Central Baptist Hospital President. “For patients undergoing spinal procedures, the new O-arm may provide for less invasive surgeries, faster recovery times, and improved outcomes.”

The O-arm provides complete multi-dimensional, intra-operative surgical imaging, giving surgeons real-time, 3-D images, as well as multi-plane, 2-D and fluoroscopic imaging. Using these images, North Central Baptist Hospital’s neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons can view the patient anatomy in the operative position, monitor the status of the surgery, and verify the surgical changes with a 3D volumetric image prior to the patient leaving the surgical suite.

“Time is critical in the operating room,” said neurosurgeon Derrick Sun, MD. “The O-arm® offers multidimensional images in about 30 seconds, and provides me with real time 2-D and 3-D imaging not offered by other available technologies.”

The O-arm® Imaging System by Medtronic Inc., offers patented breakable gantry, a flat-screen detector that enables it to collect 2-D or 3-D volumetric imaging within seconds, and is designed specifically for use by surgeons in standard operating rooms while yielding high-quality imaging comparable to fixed CT systems.  Electromechanical features enable repeatable positioning of the gantry between imaging shots and an unobtrusive location to permit unrestricted patient access.

Initially intended for use in orthopedic surgical procedures, the O-arm® Imaging System features the design flexibility to allow for expansion to additional surgical applications.  The O-arm® Imaging System received FDA clearance early 2006.