McAllen Medical Center

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In 1919, McAllen Municipal Hospital opened its doors to serve the people of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Today, our thriving healthcare facility, with 490 beds, offers a comprehensive and broad range of community-focused services.

McAllen Medical Center is part of South Texas Health System which is comprised of several hospitals offering diverse general and specialty healthcare services. Edinburg Regional Medical Center and McAllen Medical Center are community institutions that have served generations with compassion. They are advanced medical complexes that attract physicians and nurses who want to practice in an environment of excellence.All of our healthcare facilities offer a broad range of community-focused services. South Texas Health System serves one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation. We are committed to keeping pace with our patients' changing needs by offering advanced healthcare technology and techniques whenever possible. Today, our medical staff includes more than 400 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties.

McAllen, Texas is located just one hour from the beautiful coast of the Gulf of Mexico!The cities of Brownsville and Harlingen are located within easy drives of the McAllen area, and Corpus Christi is located just 2 1/2 hours north.

The area economies combine a strong, yet diverse, infrastructure with a dynamic approach to growth and development. Trade and industry benefit from an expanding relationship with Mexico. An irrigation system has transformed desert into oasis, creating a "magic" land where crops are produced year round.There are excellent transportation systems. Their gateway location on the northern edge of the Rio Grande Valley affords easy access to a highway system that stretches from the Canadian border to Mexico's northernmost tourist attractions. Reynosa, Monterey, Saltillo and other centers are all close by.


There is a diverse selection of public and private elementary and high schools. The University of Texas Pan American, located in Edinburg, is a respected educational institution and a cultural center that enriches the life of the community as a whole. South Texas Community College and Texas State Technical College round out the educational picture with a broad selection of technical and academic degree programs. Within a 150 mile radius of McAllen, there are 15 institutions of higher learning, which include vocational schools and universities.


Edinburg and McAllen provide a threshold of opportunity for healthcare professionals.
The cities and medical centers reflect a lifestyle that is associated with traditional values. Rich history and cherished folkways are enhanced by growth and contemporary awareness. The people of Edinburg and McAllen enjoy full lives enriched with great art, music, theater, sports and community activities!

McAllen Municipal Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of UHS, one of the nation's largest hospital management companies. For information on the company, visit