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