The Belton metro area has access to cutting edge healthcare and state-of–the–art facilities.
Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system and the largest multi-specialty physician group practice in the state of Texas, is headquartered in Temple. More than 13,000 employees, 630 hospital beds and over 1,000 staff physicians and research doctors provide healthcare services including complex surgical and transplantation procedures in the region. Baylor Scott & White Partners with Texas A&M’s Health Science Center College of Medicine to train physicians at its four-year medical school
The Metroplex Health System is member of the Adventist Health System, the 10th largest hospital system in the country. Their hospital in Killeen operates in partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health offering more than 300 physicians representing 42 medical specialties, 148 acute-care beds and 60 psychiatric care beds in the Metroplex Behavioral Health Center.
Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, an 83-bed facility with over 300 employees, is a full-service acute care hospital inaugurated in June 2012 in central Texas. Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is a joint venture between the Austin-based Seton Healthcare Family and Plano-based LHP Hospital Group, Inc.
The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood supports over 40,000 active duty personnel and more than 145,000 family members and retirees within a 40-mile radius. Last year, the hospital finished their $534 million renovation and expansion to replace the current 45-year-old building with a new six-story, 947,000-square-foot hospital.
The Olin E. Teague Veterans' Medical Center in Temple, Texas is one of the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) campuses, a full-service 146-bed teaching hospital serving as the medical/surgical referral center for all CTVHCS sites providing outpatient services to Veterans across a 32-county service area. Also located at this campus is a domiciliary, a Community Living Center (CLC) with a hospice unit, a Trauma Recovery Unit and a new cardiac catheterization suite. In addition, a State Veterans Home is also on the grounds and a $11.5 million VA Research Institute attracting world-class researchers to the Central Texas area.
Other hospitals serving the community include:
- Cedar Crest Hospital & Clinic: Providing innovative behavioral health and substance abuse treatment for children, adolescents, adults, senior adults, and military personnel.
- McLane Children’s Scott & White Hospital: Offering state-of-the-art facilities and highly skilled practitioners in 40 pediatric specialties, including hematology/oncology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, and cardiology. This hospital is the primary academic setting for the Department of Pediatrics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and a member of the Children’s Hospital Association.