Serving as the regional health care center for eastern Texas, Tyler is home to some of medicine's most advanced care. Some examples of the services available are University of Texas Health Center, East Texas Medical Center and Trinity Mother Frances Hospital.

HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital of Tyler is a 63 bed JCAHO and CARF accredited hospital conveniently located near the hospital district.

The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
As a member of the prestigious University of Texas System since 1977, the university of Texas Health Center at Tyler has evolved into a comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care facility while expanding its research and education mission. Over 70 primary care and specialty physicians, a broad spectrum of clinic services and a 150-bed acute care hospital are conveniently located under one roof. Additionally, the Health Center provides continuing medical education to the community. Finally, scientists at UT Health Center are conducting biomedical research into some of today's most pressing health and medical problems.

East Texas Medical Center
East Texas Medical Center Tyler serves as the flagship facility for the ETMC Regional Health Care System. East Texas' largest hospital, ETMC Tyler is a self-owned, not-for-profit, referral facility specializing in acute care medicine and offering a "continuum of care" approach designed to provide regional care for all major medical services. ETMC Tyler takes a broad, community-minded approach to extending quality care to residents of East Texas through regional centers of excellence. These include the area's first and only Level 1 trauma center, a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center, advanced oncology care and a full range of behavioral health services for all age groups, including seniors.

Trinity Mother Frances Health System
Wherever you are in east Texas, you are never far from the quality medical care provided by Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Mother Frances Hospital, a 358-bed facility in Tyler, recently was named one of the nation's best-performing hospitals for open-heart surgery. Trinity Mother Frances Health System is also recognized for outstanding patient care for cancer, diabetes, neuro and orthopedic disorders and urologic disease. DirectCARE centers offer quick, convenient care for minor emergencies or illnesses. They are open extended hours, seven days a week. Retirees living throughout East Texas appreciate easy access to quality medical clinics.

Concerned about finding a new doctor? TeleCare Plus offers physician referrals and 24-hour access to a registered nurse to answer your health questions. In Texas call toll-free 1-800-535-9799. Outside the state call (903)531-5678.