Temple, Texas is a city known for hospitality, both in the community and, in a more traditional sense, in medicine. With a multitude of various specialized hospitals and medical centers, there is a healthcare option for every person (and pet) in your family. Keep reading to find out more about Temple’s medical network, as well as the accolades of our hospitals.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center

Located in South Temple on 31st street, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center is part of a network of top-rated hospitals and patient care facilities in the US. They are also the most awarded not-for-profit health system in Texas, with the Temple location being ranked the number 6 hospital in the entire state. It has also been recognized for high-performing medical specialties, including Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Orthopedics and Nephrology.

This medical complex includes several specialized centers for specific conditions including a Heart Center, Cancer Center, Internal Medicine, and of course a General Clinic and Emergency Room. Baylor Scott & White – Temple is also the only designated Level 1 Trauma Center between Austin and Dallas. To read more about Baylor Scott & White – Temple’s awards, check out this article from Baylor Scott & White.

Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Center

For patients with chronic illnesses or those who require continuous monitoring and care, the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Center provides this level of care to citizens of Temple and surrounding areas.

Patients are provided with everything necessary for long-term care:  ventilators, dialysis machines, and cutting-edge medical technology.

For a full list of services, help finding a doctor, or more information about Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Center, visit their website.

Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center

McLane Children’s is an advanced pediatric center located near Baylor Scott & White, just across the highway. They run a plethora of programs that are tailored for children and their families who are experiencing medical hardships. These include the Bud E. Bear program, which informs patients what to expect after surgery and the recovery process, an Asthma Outreach Program, Safety Programs, and many more.

To learn more about the programs and services provided by Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center, visit their website.

Olin E. Teague’s Veterans’ Medical Center

The Olin E. Teague’s Veterans’ Medical Center, located in south central Temple, is a teaching medical center that provides a variety of services to veterans. These include medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine, neurology, and many more. For a full list of services, visit their website

Additionally, Olin E. Teague’s Medical Center is equipped with an Emergency Room that operates 24 hours a day.

Temple’s VA medical system is the largest in Texas, which is advantageous for veterans who are located just down the road in Fort Hood.

The Benefits of Temple’s Medical Network

Having a wide selection of healthcare centers is a huge benefit to families and residents of Temple, but also provides thousands of job opportunities for those looking to enter the healthcare industry.

In fact, Baylor Scott & White is the largest employer in the entire city! Not only does the Temple medical network provide high-level, professional care to its residents, it also helps keep the city’s economy and population steadily growing.