CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Announces Addition of South Texas Surgical Hospital to Enhance Patient Access to Quality Care

4/3/2023 9:00 AM

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System is excited to announce its expansion in the Coastal Bend, bringing even more high-quality clinicians and access to compassionate and integrated health care to the community.

South Texas Surgical Hospital is now part of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System and will be called CHRISTUS Surgical Hospital. The multi-specialty facility provides inpatient and outpatient surgical care in a convenient location which is connected to the CHRISTUS Spohn – South campus. CHRISTUS Surgical Hospital provides an additional 33 beds, 11 operating rooms and other complementary services, along with over 200 associates to the CHRISTUS Spohn – South campus.

“We are thrilled that South Texas Surgical Hospital is joining the CHRISTUS Health family and we anticipate a seamless transition,” said Steven Daniel, CEO of South Texas Surgical Hospital who is joining CHRISTUS as president of CHRISTUS Surgical Hospital. “Our patients and their health care will always remain our top priority and we are certain this will continue to allow us to provide top-notch, innovative care to the Coastal Bend.”

As part of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System, patients can receive the highest quality of care and an enduring commitment to excellence from board-certified physicians with significant training and superior clinical expertise, along with convenient scheduling, onsite parking and advance registration.

“South Texas Surgical Hospital already has made an impact on the community,” said Dom Dominguez, senior vice president of CHRISTUS Health and CEO of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System. “I believe this addition will allow us to strengthen our health care reach and enhance patient access. We will be able to offer integrated, seamless care to more individuals, thus expanding access in the community we proudly serve. Together, I look forward for us to continue to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”