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Awards & Distinctions

Dedicated to Providing You with Exceptional Care

Valley Baptist Health System is focused on quality improvement and clinical excellence. We’re proud to be recognized as a health care leader on a national level and by our local community through achievements such as those listed below. We believe these awards and distinctions exemplify our dedication to providing you and your family with exceptional care.

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen Awards

Voted "Best Hospital," "Best Emergency Room," "Best Rehabilitation Services," "Best Diet Center," "Best Fitness Center," "Best Fitness Trainer," and "Best Gift Shop" in 2019 by readers of the Valley Morning Star.
2018 Tenet Circle of Excellence Award
Remain 4 Star CMS Hospital
ACS Trauma II Certification - first Trauma II facility in the Rio Grande Valley
Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus and Target Honor Role for stroke care from the American Heart Association for quick action in treating stroke patients with lifesaving medications 2018-19
Voted "Best Emergency Room," "Best Rehabilitation Services," "Best Diet Center," "Best Fitness Center," and "Best Gift Shop" in 2018 by readers of the Valley Morning Star
Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen Women’s Services Program named on Becker’s Hospital Review “100 hospital & health systems with great women’s health programs” for 2016 & 2017
Certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV GL Healthcare, the only Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Valley and south of San Antonio
Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
Gold Seal of Approval™ for knee and hip replacement from The Joint Commission
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Diabetes Education Center Certified by the American Diabetes Association
Only CARF-accredited program in the Lower Rio Grande Valley for Inpatient Rehab and Stroke Program

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

Voted "Best Hospital," and "Best Emergency Room," 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards from readers of the Brownsville Herald newspaper.
Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Elite Plus Award for stroke care from the American Heart Association for quick action in treating stroke patients with lifesaving medications 2018-19
“Best Hospital” and “Best Emergency Room in Brownsville,” “Best Diet Center,” 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards from readers of the Brownsville Herald newspaper
Certified as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the Surgical Review Corporation
Certified as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation
Diabetes Education Center Certified by the American Diabetes Association
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery