Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas

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Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Baylor Scott & White Health
Location 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, Texas, United States
Coordinates 32°47′25″N 96°46′51″W / 32.7903°N 96.7809°W / 32.7903; -96.7809
Funding Non-profit hospital
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 1025
Founded 1903
Lists Hospitals in Texas

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas or BUMC) is a not-for-profit hospital in Dallas, Texas. The hospital opened with 25 beds in 1903. It has 1,025 licensed beds and is a patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest.

In 2013, Scott & White merged with Baylor Health Care System to form Baylor Scott & White Health.[1]


Hospital Facts (Fiscal Year 2013)

  • 39,906 admissions (including newborns)
  • 4,606 babies born
  • 115,239 emergency room visits
  • 174,147 outpatient visits (excluding emergency department)
  • 75.7 percent occupancy rate
  • 6.22 days, average length of patient’s stay
  • 1,079 licensed beds
  • 1,146 physicians
  • 220 medical residents and fellows
  • 4,750 employees[2]

The hospital is ranked nationally in seven adult specialties. It was also high-performing in five adult specialties. Baylor University Medical Center is a 933-bed general medical and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital and admitted 37,580 patients in the most recent year reported. It performed 13,405 annual inpatient and 7,592 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 106,586 visits.[3]

This hospital was among 147 facilities (out of the 4,806 analyzed) to be ranked in at least one of 16 specialties.[citation needed]

Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA.[who?]

Despite its name, it is not affiliated with Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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