Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant Fast Facts

Delivering expertise in transplantation and specialty surgical care

Methodist Healthcare System is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries, South Texas’ largest non-public funding source of community health care, contributing $976 million since 1995; and HCA Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of health care services. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant Hospital is one of the system's nine acute care hospitals.

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full-service facility that is widely acclaimed for outstanding kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs.

  • Home to the Texas Transplant Institute, the center made medical history by performing the world’s largest kidney donor exchange in a single center
  • The kidney transplant program was the Largest Live Donor Program in the Nation in 2018.
  • Other specialty areas include emergency care, behavioral health, bariatric, urology, and vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation and the latest treatments for cancer and incontinence.

267-Bed Facility
14 Operating suites
TOP quartile in the Nation for patient experience
74 Licenced behavioral health beds

Key service lines (2018):

Transplants: 370+ procedures
Urology Surgeries: 2,140+ procedures
Vascular Surgeries: 700+ procedures
Robotic Surgeries: 920+ procedures
Bariatric Surgeries: 410+ procedures
Behavioral Health: 2,970+ admissions

Outcomes (2018):

  • CAUTI: 10% reduction YOY
  • CLABSI: 65% reduction YOY
  • C. Diff: 29% reduction YOY
  • Patient Falls: 16% reduction YOY

Patient satisfaction:

  • Press Ganey database
    • 2018 average: 81%

Physician Satisfaction:

  • 2018 Survey 90% Participation
    • Excellence Percentile Rankings:
      • As a Place to Practice Medicine: 19% increase YOY
      • Overall Quality of Care: 18% increase YOY
      • Likelihood to Recommend: 24% increase YOY
      • Overall Hospital Rating: 22% increase YOY
    • Focus Areas to Improve Excellence Ratings
      • Administration, Nursing Care, Surgical Services, Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Executive Leadership:
Jeff Wilson, Chief Executive Officer
Diane Biery, MD, Chief Medical Officer
David Allen, Chief Nursing Officer

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant
8026 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 575-8110
Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant