We Are You

In the Rio Grande Valley, we celebrate history, heritage, and culture with our family, friends and neighbors. For 100 years, Valley Baptist Health System has been celebrating alongside you. Our staff, who is our family, friends and neighbors are honored to help our community achieve health for life. Valley Baptist Health System #WeAreYou. 


The Valley Baptist Health System story began in 1923 hospital with a group of dedicated citizens who saw the need for a modern medical facility. As the community grew, so did the need for healthcare services. Over 100 years later, Valley Baptist Health System includes acute care hospitals, emergency care centers, imaging centers and free-standing emergency departments. Our commitment remains the same – to help people achieve health for life through compassionate service inspired by faith.

Learn more about our history here

Heritage & Culture

Valley Baptist Health System 

When we look back, we’re proud of our facilities and improvements that enable us to serve patients and families with excellence. We have a history of seeking ways to improve care. And that creates a list of firsts in healthcare in the Rio Grande Valley

  • First Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Rio Grande Valley
  • First Trauma II facility in the Rio Grande Valley & South of San Antonio
  • Level III NICU Facility
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit


Valley Baptist Health System knows it can only be as good as its people. That’s why we’re always looking for the industry’s best, brightest and most compassionate people ready to take the next step in their healthcare careers. To learn more explore our career opportunities. 

Notable milestones

We have continued to update our hospitals to meet the healthcare needs of our community. You’ll find beautiful additions at Valley Baptist Medical Center- Brownsville and Valley Baptist Medical Center- Harlingen, also the first of its kind Valley Baptist Micro-Hospital in Weslaco.

Valley Baptist Health System is part of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, with more than 100,000 employees and representation in 43 states. We remain connected to our faith-based mission and providing compassionate care.

Awards & Distinction

The Future of Valley Baptist Care

We’re honored to be a recognized leader in healthcare in the Rio Grande Valley and South Texas. Valley Baptist Health System is focused on quality improvement and clinical excellence. We look forward to serving the needs of our patients and families in the future.

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