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Senior Emergency Room

Valley Baptist – Brownsville offers the outstanding, compassionate care you expect, along with a special Emergency Room, designed exclusively for seniors, ages 55 and up.


In fact, it’s the only dedicated Senior / Geriatric ER department in the Rio Grande Valley.

Plus, Valley Baptist - Brownsville’s Senior ER offers:

  • Advanced (Level III) Trauma Center, with access to
    • General Surgeons
    • Orthopedic Surgeons
    • Neurologists and neurosurgeons
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center, by the Joint Commission
  • Professional staff that understands the needs of seniors and is trained to provide compassionate quality care.
  • Boutique, quality environment, including:
    • Quiet, residential-style design
    • Lower beds for easier access
    • Handrails for mobility and added safety
    • Larger print materials available
    • Bright, clear lighting
  • A focused, diagnostic approach to senior care and treating patients’ needs, so our patients can focus on healing.

    Our Awards

    • Voted 2017 “Best Emergency Room” & “Best Hospital” by readers of The Brownsville Herald
    • 2018 “Get with the Guidelines –Stroke GOLD PLUS” from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (attached)

When every second counts for your loved one, count on the Emergency team at Valley Baptist. 

For life-threatening emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville
1040 West Jefferson Street
Ph. (956) 698-5400

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