San Antonio: Health Care

The 900-acre South Texas Medical Center (STMC) includes the prestigious University of Health Science Center at San Antonio, nine major hospitals including a veterans hospital, two physical rehabilitation centers, and two psychiatric hospitals. Approximately 25,000 people are employed at the facilities of STMC, which is recognized worldwide by medical and health care professionals for the impact of its advanced research, patient diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, degree programs, and state-of-the-art physical structures.

The San Antonio area also has numerous medical facilities outside the boundaries of the South Texas Medical Center, including over two dozen general hospitals, two state hospitals, two children's psychiatric hospitals, and two Department of Defense hospitals: Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, one of the Army's largest and considered a premier burn treatment facility, and Wilford Hall Medical Center, the Air Force's largest medical facility, at Lackland Air Force Base.

Health Care Information: Bexar County Medical Society, 6243 West Ih 10, Suite 600, San Antonio, TX 78201