Services and Programs
The development of the Cardiovascular Care Program at Harlingen Medical Center has created one of the most highly respected heart centers in the nation. Interventional cardiology is one of our most prominent areas of expertise. Our work in this field is so highly respected that Harlingen Medical Center is a two-time recipient (2008 and 2009) of the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Benchmarks Award for its excellence in cardiovascular care. Our clinical team earned this accolade for setting the highest national performance levels for both clinical and managerial excellence.
Cardiovascular disease affects more than 1.5 million Americans, every year, and at least half a million of those affected will lose this battle. But, there is hope. Harlingen Medical Center is a general acute care hospital that specializes in the detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease and it is successfully battling this potentially fatal disease.
To learn more about the Cardiovascular Care Program at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1042.
The Emergency and Trauma Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center is known for its efficient and compassionate healthcare. From unexpected minor injuries to automobile accidents or even managing an on-going illness, it is comforting to know that your nearby Harlingen Medical Center offers emergency services with board certified emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, and support staff to help you manage unforeseen events.
The Emergency and Trauma Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center offers a system that handles urgent care to trauma needs (Level IV Trauma Center). Our state-of-the-art facility is designed to treat medical conditions thoroughly and efficiently, always with patient-focused care in mind.
At Harlingen Medical Center, we know the difference between an emergency room and a waiting room.
To learn more about the Emergency and Trauma Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1100, or click here. If you have a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
The Food and Nutrition Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center consists of highly trained professionals who provide exemplary food services and medical nutrition therapy to patients and the community.
The Food and Nutrition Services team offers an array of dietary services that include patient meals, guest dining meals (i.e., salads, soups, wraps, desserts, soft drinks, iced tea, bottled water), catering (small and large parties), and a full-service menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
To learn more about Food and Nutrition Services at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1907, or click here.
Gastroenterology care at Harlingen Medical Center is supported by physicians who are trained and experienced in the treatment of digestive diseases and disorders.
Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from gastrointestinal disorders, which are responsible for the hospitalization of more people in this country than any other group of diseases.
Gastroenterology care at Harlingen Medical Center is guided by physician expertise in each aspect of this specialty. From screening and diagnosis to advanced treatment and research, we provide a wide array of quality care.
To learn more about Gastroenterology Care at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1848, or click here.
The Radiology and Imaging Department at Harlingen Medical Center features advanced technology that allows physicians and clinical staff to determine a diagnosis when it comes to treating patients. This cutting-edge facility offers non-invasive vascular imaging, and routine radiography services, along with a full range of advanced diagnostic procedures.
Medical imaging is the production of visual representations of body parts, tissue, or organs for clinical diagnosis. This system of care includes x-ray methods, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound.
The Radiology and Imaging Department at Harlingen Medical Center features some of the most experienced state-certified technologists guided by highly-skilled radiologists.
To learn more about the Radiology and Imaging Department at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1039, or click here.
The Marketing and Community Relations Department at Harlingen Medical Center is committed to the promotion of health, wellness, and education of the people of the Rio Grande Valley.
This department oversees the communication initiatives of Harlingen Medical Center. It is charged with executing campaigns to inform the internal and external communities of the services and programs available at the general acute care hospital, as well as delivering helpful information and service to the public. It is also responsible for communicating and supervising the branding and graphic identity standards of Harlingen Medical Center.
To learn more about Harlingen Medical Center (i.e., public and media inquiries, community events, health screenings, health education lectures, hospital tours), call the Marketing and Community Relations Department at (956) 365-1848, (956) 365-1888, or click here.
Orthopedic Care at Harlingen Medical Center is highly regarded as one of the most effective and reliable systems of care in the Rio Grande Valley thanks to the skills and experience of our staff under the guidance of outstanding orthopedic surgeons, including board-certified specialists in orthpedics, podiatrists, endocrinologists, and interventional radiologists.
Orthopedic Care involves the prevention and/or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments. The orthopedic specialists on our medical staff will tailor plan of care according to the needs of each patient.
To learn more about Orthopedic Care at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1848, or click here.
The Pediatric Unit at Harlingen Medical Center is ready to take care of the youngest patients in the Rio Grande Valley. The newly opened unit is designed to meet the healthcare needs of patients from infancy to 21 years, in a comfortable and pleasant state-of-the-art facility.
The board certified pediatric physicians and pediatric hospital staff are specifically trained in the medical, emotional, and developmental needs of children. Children on the pediatric unit will receive compassionate and skilled care from a dedicated and committed pediatric healthcare team.
To learn more about the Pediatric Unit at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1041, or click here.
If you are one of the millions of Americans who has trouble sleeping, experiences chronic tiredness, lack of concentration or decreased productivity, the Sleep Lab at Harlingen Medical Center is here for you.
Sleep problems often have two parts: the medical or anatomical portion of your sleep problem and the problems regarding your sleep environment and sleep habits. These comprise "sleep hygiene" and are very important to the improvement of your sleep. Let one of our sleep specialists help you regain control of the rest that you need!
To learn more about the Sleep Lab at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 341-1000, or click here.
The Surgical Weight Loss Program at Harlingen Medical Center is here to help you control your health and lifestyle. This carefully planned program is designed to help us assess your current health status, your specific needs in regards to treatment, and a post-surgery plan to get you on the right track.
Health statistics indicate those who suffer from excessive weight can be affected by medical problems that include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and diabetes. If you do suffer from excessive weight, know that you can change those statistics. If you are ready to lose weight and begin a new life, for a healthier you, then the Surgical Weight Loss Program at Harlingen Medical Center is here to help.
Our weight-loss management program is a method of long-term weight control for men, women, and young adults. Compared to non-surgical treatments, this procedure has been found to have the longest period of sustained weight loss in patients who have failed with other therapies.
To learn more about the Surgical Weight Loss Program at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1140, or click here.
The Volunteer Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center is creating heroes, one volunteer at a time! It takes a special person to be a hero and Harlingen Medical Center will give you the opportunity to be one. It is as simple letting us know of our interests.
Volunteers are an integral part of the daily operation at Harlingen Medical Center. They assist with promoting the comfort of patients and guests, affording patients the extra attention they deserve. Everything volunteers do is in support of patients, our number-one priority.
There are a variety of volunteer service roles to fit individual time schedules, abilities, and interests. Volunteers may either work directly with patients or work in guest relations roles.
Energetic volunteers, 15 years of age and older, are wanted to enhance the overall experience of our patients. If you are ready to be a hero, then join the team that is making a difference!
To learn more about the Volunteer Services Department at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1888, or click here.
The Women's Center at Harlingen Medical Center is a serene, hospitable, and state-of-the-art facility for new mothers. With more than 1,000 births a year, our Women's Center is one of the premiere choices for a family to welcome their newest addition to the family. Our team of professionals works together to provide a high level of care in a setting that is aesthetically pleasing and conducive to family-centered obstetrics.
Our Women's Center features two state-of-the-art obstetrics and gynecological operating suites, six home-like labor and delivery rooms, a classroom for educational programs, and a clinical team highly skilled in women's healthcare.
To learn more about the Women's Center or Childbirth Classes at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 365-1139, or click here.
The Wound Healing Center at Harlingen Medical Center features a full spectrum of wound care services including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Non-healing wounds can result from diabetes and/or pressure ulcers and can become life-threatening. These types of wounds require the care of an expert. Board certified wound care physicians and our trained staff focus on accelerating the wound healing process by using the newest and most successful treatments and technologies available.
To learn more about the Wound Healing Center or Diabetic Foot Clinics at Harlingen Medical Center, call (956) 425-HEAL (4325), or click here.