One of the most important considerations for evaluating a new community is health care. Kerrville and the surrounding area are the home to several excellent state-of-the-art, award winning health care facilities.
Peterson Regional Medical Center
Peterson Regional Medical Center opened the doors in their new location in April 2008. The focus continues to be the health care and community needs for the people in Kerr and surrounding counties. Many people dedicated to exceptional, compassionate, patient-centered care make the Peterson legacy live on.
Peterson offers the highest level of advanced health care in the Hill Country. Offering big city services in a small, personalized setting, Peterson’s primary, cutting-edge, and advanced medical departments, procedures and treatments include Ambulatory Surgery and Care Center, Acute Rehabilitation Unit, Diabetes Management, Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology, 24/7 Emergency Department, ICU, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Peterson Urgent Care Clinic, Women’s Services and The Baby Place, Robotic Surgery, Wound Healing Center and so much more.
Go to www.petersonrmc.com for detailed information.
Peterson Ambulatory Center
The ACC is an extension of Peterson Regional Medical Center set upon 52,000 square feet with a close-knit staff dedicated to every patient. No overnight stays, very convenient, comprehensive radiological services and imaging, laboratory, an aquatic rehabilitation center, surgery center, and services including therapy such as: physical, occupational, speech, hand, pediatric, and more. Peterson’s ACC serves as a suite of services that help you heal in the Hill Country.
Go to www.petersonrmc.com/index.php/acc for more information.
Peterson Urgent Care
The Peterson urgent Care Walk-in Clinic is a walk-in medical clinic for minor illness and emergencies. Avoid longer waits in an Emergency Room and let the professional, caring staff help you get back on your feet. Most patients are treated in less than an hour.
Go to www.petersonurgentcare.com for more information.
Kerrville Veteran's Hospital
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System Kerrville Campus in located at the corner of Texas Highway 27 and Loop 534. Physicians and nurse practitioners work closely with a team of other clinic staff to insure you receive the best care available. Specialists are available by referral.
Services offered are Nutrition Counseling, Pharmacy Services, Patient Education Programs, Laboratory, Laboratory, Dental, Audiology, Optometry, Podiatry, Neurology, Pulmonary Function Testing, CPAP/BPAP Clinic, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and much more.
This is not an emergency facility.
Go to www.southtexas.va.gov/locations/Kerrville_VA_Hosital.asp for more information.
Hill Country Memorial Hospital - Fredericksburg, Texas
Located in Fredericksburg, Texas Hill Country Memorial Hospital (HCM) is only a 20 minute drive north on Texas Hwy 16. HCM was founded as a community non-tax supported hospital in 1969. HCM is consistently nationally ranked as a Top 100 Hospital.
HCM is gaining a national reputation for innovative patient and treatment programs such as Restore, a destination hip and knee replacement initiative that incorporates pre-operative group classes, personal coach training, effective pain management and shorter hospital stays.
HCM offers services from prevention and wellness, to leading edge diagnostic and acute care.
Go to www.hillcountrymemorial.org for more information.
Our city truly is an ideal retirement location. It has all of the relaxing features of the rural Texas Hill Country with all of the major medical amenities and quality healthcare of a metropolitan city. Check out our Kerrville & the Texas Hill Country Page to learn more about what this unique area has to offer. Submit a post to the comment section if you have anything to add to the conversation.