World-Class Healthcare at Home
While many travel to Central Texas from across the nation to receive top-tier healthcare, Temple residents simply step outside their door. Healthcare professionals, making up 40% of the local population, deliver cutting-edge treatment and healing homeopathies at Temple’s hospitals, medical facilities and wellness centers.
Major hospitals provide comprehensive care for patients of all needs, including Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, a major anchor for the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and the only Level I Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin, and McLane Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital between Dallas and Austin.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center also plays a crucial role in local care given Temple’s proximity to Fort Hood, the largest active duty armored post in the U.S. Armed Services. The VA Medical Center serves more than 250,000 veterans across 39 Texas counties each year, making it the largest VA medical consortium in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States.
Specialized providers are bringing their services to Temple, such as Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, the leader in next generation rehabilitative care. Everest’s new $23 million campus offers patients an environment more similar to home or an upscale hotel than a standard hospital.
Rankings & Fast Facts
Best Regional Hospital in Texas (Baylor Scott & White Medical Center)
Multispecialty Hospital in Texas Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Physicians per 100,000 in Temple Compared to U.S. average of 210 per 100,000
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