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Southwest General Hospital has provided high-quality healthcare for residents of southwest San Antonio for over 30 years and continues to be the only healthcare facility in this section of the city. Southwest General is a 327-bed facility staffed by experienced healthcare professionals. The hospital is committed to providing high-quality health services and an excellent patient experience. Southwest General has earned numerous distinctions for quality, including a HealthGrades 5-star rating for maternity care seven years in a row, HealthGrades 5-star in heart failure, sepsis, pneumonia and COPD.

Hospital Highlights

  • Emergency Medicine
    26-bed emergency department providing care for major emergencies and a fast-track clinic for minor cases
  • Heart Care
    Southwest General Hospital opened a state-of-the-art catheterization laboratory in 2008. It also performed its first open heart surgery in 2008. We have also earned our Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Women’s Health
    The BirthPlace has earned a 5-star rating for maternity care from HealthGrades for seven years in a row and includes labor and delivery, postpartum care and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit
  • Diagnostic Imaging
    Advanced imaging technology includes CT Scan, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Digital Mammography and Ultrasound
  • Rehabilitation Services
    Inpatient rehabilitation unit and outpatient services including physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Psychiatric Services
    Inpatient units for adult and geriatric patients and partial hospitalization services
  • Diabetes Care
    Comprehensive diabetes program with a certificate of distinction from Joint Commission for the management of inpatient diabetes care
  • Wound Care
    Nationally accredited by the Underseas and Hyperbaric Medical Society with comprehensive wound care options and hyperbaric oxygen therapy