Top 20 hospitals in Texas by number of beds
Texas is the second largest state in the nation by both area and population. Its nearly 30 million residents have access to more than 900 hospitals and medical facilities, according to data from our platform.
Using the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product, we’ve ranked the largest hospitals in Texas by their number of staffed beds.
Texas hospitals with the most staffed beds
|Rank||Hospital name||City||# of staffed beds||# of discharges||Explore dataset|
|1||Baptist Medical Center||San Antonio||1,463||53,702||Explore|
|2||Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center||Houston||1,067||46,596||Explore|
|3||Houston Methodist Hospital||Houston||1,003||39,101||Explore|
|4||Texas Childrens Hospital||Houston||861||34,340||Explore|
|5||Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St Lukes Medical Center||Houston||850||N/A||Explore|
|6||Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas||Dallas||844||35,532||Explore|
|7||Medical City Dallas||Dallas||819||29,164||Explore|
|8||Methodist Hospital||San Antonio||811||93,206||Explore|
|9||John Sealy Hospital||Galveston||804||37,170||Explore|
|10||Parkland Health and Hospital System||Dallas||801||42,444||Explore|
|11||University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center||Houston||739||26,908||Explore|
|12||Texas Health Fort Worth||Fort Worth||653||37,134||Explore|
|13||William P Clements Jr University Hospital||Dallas||641||29,590||Explore|
|14||CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center||Houston||628||21,350||Explore|
|15||University Hospital||San Antonio||625||24,731||Explore|
|16||Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple||Temple||608||30,358||Explore|
|17||Hendrick Medical Center||Abilene||558||20,310||Explore|
|18||Western Regional Medical Facility - John Montford Unit||Lubbock||550||N/A||Explore|
|19||Texas Health Dallas||Dallas||549||23,648||Explore|
|20||Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital||Houston||547||75,463||Explore|
Which Texas hospitals have the most staffed beds?
The Texas hospital with the most staffed beds is Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio with 1,463 beds. Baptist Medical Center is a part of the Baptist Health System, the largest and most expansive health system in the state. Founded over 100 years ago, the network now includes acute care hospitals, urgent care clinics, imaging centers and free-standing emergency departments, all of which are located in the San Antonio metro area. Baptist Health System is also a part of the Tenet Health Corporation which currently has more than 100,000 employees and has facilities in 43 states.
In second place is Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center in Houston. This facility has 1,067 staffed beds and provides emergency and trauma care to more than 40,000 patients every year. Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center is the primary, private teaching hospital for the McGovern Medical School, a part of UTHealth Houston. It is also currently ranked as the number two rehabilitation hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
The third-place hospital is Houston Methodist Hospital with 1,003 staffed beds. Houston Methodist Hospital is the flagship hospital within the Houston Methodist health system. The hospital is also ranked as the number one hospital in Texas by U.S. News and World Report.
Where are the largest Texas hospitals located?
Despite being one of the largest states geographically, most of Texas’ population reside in metro areas. The majority of the top 20 hospitals in Texas by number of beds are also located in major cities. Houston, the largest city in Texas by population has seven of the top 20 hospitals on the list, while the second largest, San Antonio, and third largest, Dallas, have three and five hospitals respectively on the list.
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