St. David's HealthCare October 18, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas— St. David’s HealthCare today announced the opening of St. David’s Surgical Hospital—a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center. The destination hospital dedicated to surgical services was built by a developer and acquired by St. David’s HealthCare in May 2016.

When the facility opens on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, physicians affiliated with St. David’s North Austin Medical Center will provide specialized surgical care across a range of surgical specialties, including orthopedic, neurological, bariatric, gynecological and urological surgery, among others.

“At St. David’s Surgical Hospital patients will find a unique facility with unusually spacious patient rooms, high-end furnishings, gourmet food choices and the latest in technology,” Allen Harrison, chief executive officer of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, said. “Blending these features with high-quality care from our talented team of physicians and nurses, we are confident patients will have exceptional experiences at our newest hospital."

The facility is located five miles north of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center and includes a 146,381-square-foot destination surgical hospital and an adjacent 80,000-square-foot medical office building. The 8.5-acre property also includes a 500-space parking garage.

The hospital features 40 inpatient rooms, 10 operating room suites with natural lighting, 11 pre-op bays, 19 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) bays, a six-bed intensive care unit (ICU), imaging, pharmacy and lab services.

In anticipation of this opening, St. David’s Surgical Hospital began hiring staff members in June 2016. A team of 130 full-time staff will provide patient care at the facility and will conduct all aspects of the hospital’s operations.


St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s HospitalSt. David’s Surgical Hospital, which opened in October 2016, is a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

St. David's Surgical Hospital 

St. David's Surgical Hospital, a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, is a destination surgical hospital specializing in orthopedic, neurological, bariatric, gynecological and urological surgery, among others. Located in North Austin, the facility includes a 146,381-square-foot hospital with 40 inpatient rooms, 10 operating room suites, 11 pre-op bays, 19 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) bays, a six-bed intensive care unit (ICU), imaging, pharmacy and lab services.