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?]

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