Seton Medical Center Austin and University Medical Center Brackenridge rank No. 1 and No. 2 among the acute care hospitals for adults in the Austin metro area on U.S. News & World Report’s highly regarded list of Best Hospitals for 2012-13.
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, another Seton hospital, is making the same strides. It is ranked No. 49 among 178 U.S. children’s hospitals assessed nationwide in the specialty of pediatric urology, announced earlier this month. For children’s hospitals, the magazine surveyed 178 pediatric institutions and found 80 that excelled in at least one specialty. Dell Children’s is the only dedicated freestanding pediatric facility in the region, and the only Level I pediatric trauma center in Central Texas, one of 36 in the entire United States.