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University Hospital, San Antonio

University Health System is one of the most prestigious health care systems in South Texas. University Hospital, a 604-bed acute care hospital, is the primary teaching facility for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. As a result of this partnership, our medical team participates in leading-edge medical research. University Health System has achieved many medical "firsts" for South Texas, including the first heart, lung and heart-lung transplants, as well as the first newborn heart transplant. University Health System is renowned for having one of the largest transplant programs in South Texas. University Hospital, the leading civilian trauma center in Bexar County, with physicians representing every medical specialty, meets the highest national and state standards of trauma care and is designated as a Level-I Trauma Center capable of providing care for the most seriously injured trauma patients. The Emergency Center averages 70,000 emergency patients each year.