Baylor medical of dallas



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Description: Baylor Uptown hospital provides surgeries for patients in the nearby neighborhoods of Highland Park, University Park, West Village, downtown Dallas, Tx.

Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is a surgically focused specialty hospital that serves all people through exemplary health care and community service. Baylor Medical Center at Uptown’s mission is:

“to provide first-class health care services for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families”.

Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH), United Surgical Partners International, and local physicians. Baylor Scott & White Health and United Surgical Partners International have created this exceptional health care hospital and the ability to provide first-class surgical services by partnering with the most talented physicians, medical and hospital staff in the area. We are proud that many of our physicians have chosen to have ownership in this hospital. Their ownership enables them to have a voice in the administration and policies of Baylor Medical Center at Uptown. The physician’s involvement ensures the highest quality of care for our patients. Baylor Medical Center at Uptown meets the Federal definition of a physician-owned hospital. A list of the hospital's physician owners is available upon request.

Mary Shiels Hospital provided service to the community for 47 years. It was founded by Mary Shiels who served as the business office manager for several eye, ear, nose and throat (EENT) surgeons who had offices near the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus. In 1942, as the ENT practice dissolved, Mary Shiels offered to lease the building and re-open it as a hospital specializing in ENT surgical care. She borrowed $1,000 from a local bank and opened what would eventually become Mary Shiels Hospital.

At the time, Mary Shiels was a single working mother of two boys, Henry and Rob, the sole caregiver for her elderly parents, and one of very few professional women who owned their own business. In 1963, Mary Shiels used her home as collateral for a loan to purchase a plot of land on Lemmon Avenue on which Mary Shiels Hospital was built. She and one of her sons served as administrators of the hospital for decades.

Constructed on land adjacent to the former Mary Shiels Hospital, which was rebranded Baylor Medical Center at Uptown in August 2010, the new Baylor Uptown replaces this older facility. The joint venture purchased Mary Shiels Hospital in 2003 and construction began in 2009 on the replacement facility.

  • Opened as Mary Shiels in 1963 and re-opened as Baylor Medical Center at Uptown in 2011
  • 63,000-square-feet facility green facility
  • 6 operating suites and 1 procedure room
  • 24 beds to include 4 higher acuity beds with full telemetry monitoring
  • 4 room emergency department
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Pain management procedures
  • General surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Ophthalmology surgery

Accreditation - Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations. See our Joint Commission Report

LEED Green Certification – Baylor Medical Center at Uptown received LEED certification in April 2011, making it the first so certified hospital in Dallas. LEED creates design and construction standards to encourage development of efficient, innovative, and sustainable buildings. They encourage strategies aimed at improving: energy savings, water efficiency, emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Contact Information – Please see free to contact us if you have any questions at 214-443-3000. Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is located at 2727 E. Lemmon Avenue, Dallas, Tx 75204.






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