DHR Health Awards & Accolades

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Award-winning Healthcare

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DHR Health is known for patient-centered care, world-class clinical expertise and leading innovation. It began — and goes on to this day — with our mission to excel in every way, with every encounter. Whether you're a patient, colleague, partner or community member, you’re the reason we achieve. For that and so much more, we thank you.

The Joint Comission's Gold Seal of Approval™

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

    Since 2019

  • Primary Stroke Center Certification

    2016-2019

  • Perinatal Certification

    Since 2017

  • Total Hip and Knee Certification

    Since 2017

  • Outpatient Clinic Certification

    Since 2017

  • Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Certification

    Since 2016

  • Pediatric Asthma Certification

    Since 2016

  • Hospital Accreditation

    Since 2016

  • Top 1% of Hospitals in the Nation for Inpatient Diabetes Care

    Since 2016

  • The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

  • Adults Accreditation

    2013-2023

  • Children and Adolescents Accreditation

    2013-2023

  • Stroke Specialty Accreditaion

    2013-2023

  • Spinal Cord Injury Specialty Accreditaion

    2020-2023

  • Amputee Specialty Accreditation

    2020-2023

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

  • Certified Breast Center of Excellence

    Since 2019

  • Certified Breast Center

    2015-2018

  • American Heart Association

  • "Get with the Guidelines" Heart Failure Gold Plus Award, Target Type 2 Diabetes

    2020

  • "Get with the Guidelines" Gold Plus Award

    2017-2019

  • Mission Lifeline Bronze Plus STEMI Award

    2018

  • Mission Lifeline Silver STEMI Award

    2020

  • Primary Stroke Center

    2017-2018

  • Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Functioning as a Level I Trauma Center

    Since 2019

  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Since 2018

  • Level II Stroke Facility

    Since 2018

  • Level III Trauma Center

    Since 2015

  • United States Department of Veteran Affairs

  • VA Authorized Urgent Care Provider

    Since 2019

  • American College of Cardiology

  • Chest Pain with PCI Accreditation

    Since 2016

  • Heart Failure Accreditation

    Since 2016

  • Aetna Institutes of Quality ®

  • Cardiac Medical Intervention Designation

    Since 2018

  • Bariatric Surgery Facility Designation

    Since 2015

  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)

  • Laboratory Accreditation

    Since 2014

  • Surgical Review Corporation

  • Hernia Surgery Center of Excellence

    Since 2017

  • American College of Radiology (ACR)

  • Radiation Oncology Accreditation

    Since 2017

  • Computed Tomography (CT) Accreditation

    Since 2017

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Accreditation

    Since 2017

  • Texas Ten Step Program

  • Baby Friendly Hospital Facility Designation

    2008-2020

  • Texas Medical Association

  • Bill Aston Award for Quality and Patient Safety

    2016

  • Becker's Hospital Review

  • Top 100 Spine and Neurosurgery Programs in the United States

    2014-2015

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Blue Distinction Center®

  • Designation for Spine Surgery

    Since 2020

  • Designation for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery

    Since 2020

  • Designation for Knee and Hip Replacement

    Since 2020

  • Designation for Bariatric Surgery

    Since 2015

  • Designation for Adult Kidney Deceased, Adult Kidney Living Donor

  • American College of Surgeons Comission on Cancer®

  • Accredited Program

    Since 2015

  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement

  • Comprehensive Center with adolescent Qualifications Designation

    Since 2015

  • National Stroke Association

  • Stroke Center Network Member

    Since 2018

  • Amputee Coalition

  • Rehabilitation Hospital Certification

    Since 2018

  • Centers for Medical & Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Kidney Transplant Program Certification with Zero Deficiencies Noted

    Since 2018

  • University of Houston College of Pharmacy (UHCOP)

  • Site of the Year Award

    2019

  • American Diabetes Association

  • ADA Certification

    Since 2011

  • Optum Health

  • Bariatric Center of Excellence

  • Cigna

  • Bariatric Surgery Facility Designation

  • The Monitor Readers' Choice Award

  • Favorite Rehabilitation Facility

    2019-2020

  • Favorite Sports Medicine Facility

    2019-2020

  • Favorite Neurosurgeon, Dr. Juan Padilla

    2018-2020

  • Favorite OB/GYN, Dr. Efraim Vela

    2017, 2020

  • Favorite Surgeon, Dr. Jose M. Marina

    2020

  • Favorite Surgeon, Dr. Victor Haddad

    2019

  • Best in Sports Medicine, Dr. Kip Owen

    2018

  • Best in Urology, Dr. Henry Ruiz

    2018

  • Best in Cardiology, Dr. Norman Ramirez

    2017

  • Best in Urology, Dr. Manuel Espinoza

    2017

  • Urgent Care Association of America

  • Certified Urgent Care Center - McAllen

    Since 2020

  • Ekso Bionics

  • Center of Excellence - Specialized Exoskeleton Rehabilitaiton for Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury

  • Urolift Center of Excellence

  • Designation - Dr. Gustavo Villegas

    Since 2020