Medical City Dallas Hospital

Founded in 1974, Medical City Dallas Hospital is recognized for its state-of-the-art medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. Offering nearly 100 specialties, we are conveniently located in the heart of North Dallas at Forest Lane and Central Expressway (US 75), just 15 minutes from downtown Dallas and a short drive from North Dallas suburbs. Find driving directions.

Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world’s best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs.

We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference. Our staff is passionate about their work and committed to providing excellent patient care. This has allowed Medical City to become a place where healing, compassion, humanity and simple kindness are celebrated daily.

  

2017

  • DNV Comprehensive Stroke Certification (2017)
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories(ICAEL) adult transthoracic echo certification, stress echo certification, and transesophageal echocardiogram certification
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) pediatric transthoracic echo certification, transesophageal echocardiogram certification, and fetal echocardiogram certification
  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Accreditation for transfusion lab
  • Leapfrog Group Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Score of "A"
  • American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines- Resuscitation Gold Award(Pediatrics)
  • American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines- Resuscitation Bronze Award(Adult)
  • U.S. News and World Report 2017-18 #3 in DFW and #6 in Texas
  • U.S. News and World Report 2017-18 #19 in Gynecological Care
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) Level 4 Epilepsy Center accreditation

2016

  • Recipient of Texas Hospital Association’s 2015 Excellence in Community Service Award for kids teaching kids program (awarded in 2016)
  • 2016 DFW’s “The Great 100 Nurses” - four nurses from Medical City Children's Hospital and three nurses from Medical City Dallas Hospital
  • U.S. News and World Report - #48 Best Children's Hospital in the nation for Pediatric Cancer Care
  • U.S. News and World Report - #3 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and #7 Best Hospital in Texas
  • U.S. News and World Report - #44 Best Hospital in the nation for Gynecology Care
  • “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2016
  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation
  • American Heart Association Silver Award for Pediatric Resuscitation
  • Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Designated Gold Center of Excellence
  • Bariatric Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)
  • Basic (Level IV) Trauma Facility re-designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • 2016 Annual DNV Comprehensive Stroke Certification
  • 2016 Certificate of Distinction for Hip Replacements by Joint Commission
  • 2016 Certificate of Distinction for Knee Replacements by Joint Commission
  • Texas DSHS Trauma Designation Level IV
  • American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Accreditation for cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Texas Medical Association (TMA) Certificate of Accreditation w/Commendation for Continuing Medical Staff Education Program
  • Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Accreditation & Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
  • Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Ventricular Assist Device
  • ACC Accreditation Services for Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

2015

  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
  • Medical City nurse receives 2015 Dr. Patricia Greene Leadership Award from The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Specialty Care Center designation for obstetrics
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center designation for bariatric, transplant and knee/hip
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center designation for cardiac
  • CVICU receives Silver Beacon Award from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • U.S. News and World Report - #4 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and #10 Best Hospital in Texas
  • “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2015
  • Bariatric Surgery MBSAQIP Accredited Center of Excellence
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna, and Optum Health
  • Heart Failure Accreditation 2.0 designation from the Society of Cardiovascular Care
  • 5 Medical City nurses presented with the Dallas/Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2015
  • CVICU Zenith Award Winner
  • UNOS/CMS Certification for Transplant
  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) Accreditation for Stem Cell Transplant
  • ACC Accreditation Services for Advanced Heart Failure Accreditation

2014

  • U.S. News & World Report - #4 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth
  • 18 Medical City nurses presented with the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2014
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services and DNV designated Medical City a Comprehensive Stroke Center, also known as a Level 1 Stroke Center
  • First hospital in north Texas to receive a third re-designation as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for excellence in nursing care, making us part of a select group of hospitals worldwide to earn this prestigious designation
  • Commenced Patient Advisory Board for adult hospital
  • Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation/2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • First and only ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) approved Dietetic Internship in HCA.
  • Top 5 Best Companies to Work for in Texas for 5 years straight – Texas Monthly
  • “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2014
  • American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Accreditation for cancer care

2013

  • “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2013
  • U.S. News & World Report - #4 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth
  • 5 Medical City nurses presented with the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2013

2012

  • Named the #1 company to work for in Texas by Texas Monthly in 2012. Honored as one of the best in 2011, 2009 and 2006.
  • Diversity FIRST Award from the Texas Diversity Council
  • Outstanding Employer Award from Worksource for Dallas County
  • Futures Excellence Award from Worksource for Dallas County
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
  • “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2012
  • U.S. News & World Report - #3 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth
  • 4 Medical City nurses presented with the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2012

2011

  • U.S. News & World Report - #5 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth
  • 9 Medical City nurses presented with the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2011

2010

  • Ranked second for Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas Business Journal
  • Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility, 2005 and 2010
  • 1 Medical City nurse presented with the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses award in 2010

2008

  • Medical Lab of the Year – Medical Lab Observer
  • Medical City receives the Magnet Award for the second time
  • Hospital of Choice Award for Customer Friendliness, 2008 and 2009
  • Healthgrades 2008 Specialty Excellence Award for Joint Replacement
  • Named National Hospital Lab of the Year by the Medical Laboratory Observer, 2008
  • Accredited Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, 2008
  • American College of Surgeons accreditation with commendation for the Oncology Program, 2008

2007

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, 2007
  • Accreditation from the Society for Chest Pain Centers as a Chest Pain Center with PCI Designation, 2007

2006

  • Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE), 2006

2005

  • Champions in Health—Exemplary Workplace Wellness Program Award, 2002, 2004 and 2005
  • Dallas Women’s Covenant Leadership Award, 2003 and 2005

2004

  • Ranked number one in Best Place to Work for large companies in Dallas-Fort Worth - Dallas Business Journal
  • Top employer in Dallas-Fort Worth for a Family Friendly Workplace - Dallas Child Magazine

2003

  • Best Places to Work - Dallas Business Journal (2nd place)
  • Work Source Future Excellence Award and Work Source Partner Award - Dallas County Workforce System
  • Women's Covenant Award - Dallas Chamber
  • Of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, Medical City is 94th in the nation, ninth in the state, the first in the HCA family and North Texas to receive Magnet Recognition 

2002

  • Outstanding Employer of the Year – Dallas County Workforce System

1999

  • Medical City ranked as national leader in heart transplantation by Department of Health and Human Services.

1987

  • One of a few hospitals nationwide to earn full accreditation in adult and pediatric stem cell transplant services and the only accredited pediatric program in North Texas.