Metrocom residents have access to state-of-the-art medical facilities available within easy reach. The South Texas Medical Center in San Antonio (30 minutes away) offers a number of medical facilities, including University Hospital, Methodist Hospital, the University of Texas Health Science Center and the Cancer Therapy & Research Center. In addition, Christus Santa Rosa, Nix Hospital and the Baptist Hospital System offer comprehensive medical care. Level One trauma medicine is provided at the Brooke Army Medical Center, located at Fort Sam Houston, and University Hospital located in the Medical Center. With BAMC, Fort Sam (which is at the southern end of the Metrocom) is home to the largest medical training facility, not just in the U.S., but in the world. Bringing some of the medical world’s best and brightest to the metro area.
Closer to heart of the Metrocom is Northeast Methodist Hospital, which continues to expand its range of services to better meet the needs of the Randolph Metrocom community. Northeast Methodist Hospital offers a full array of services, including emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care and more. The hospital, located at 12412 Judson Road, served more than 8,000 inpatients, handled 48,000 emergency visits and performed 2,000 surgeries in 2010. The hospital is certified as a Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and also accredited as a Chest Pain Center.
The Joint Replacement Academy at Northeast Methodist Hospital offers the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. This program brings together a team of experienced and expert surgeons with caring and specially trained nurses, therapists and technicians working together to provide seamless and coordinated care to get knee and hip replacement patients back to their favorite activities as soon as possible. To ensure better outcomes, the program offers a comprehensive approach to education, including: community seminars, pre-operation classes for patients and family members, educational presentations to help explain specific procedures, a patient guidebook, daily newsletters while in the hospital and educational displays answering the most frequently asked questions.
Because of its outstanding reputation, medical providers covering every field of medicine are located in offices close to and adjacent to Northeast Methodist Hospital.
There are also various private medical services available in the Metrocom offering medical specialty clinics and dental services right in the neighborhood.