About UT Southwestern
Innovation Drives Us.
Compassion Guides Us.
Advanced medical thinking and exceptional, compassionate patient care go hand-in-hand at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center™. We’re one of the world’s top academic medical centers, known for our innovative, patient-oriented medical services, ranging from preventive care to world-class treatment in a variety of specialty areas, including:
Medicine here is a team affair, with multidisciplinary groups of health care professionals coming together in a collaborative fashion to diagnose, treat, and cure. Our physicians, many of whom are leaders in their field, represent more than 60 subspecialties, including several ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.
At UT Southwestern, we’re delivering the future of medicine, today.
Our Discoveries Make a Difference
Our foundation of excellence in patient care and leading-edge treatment is built upon an outstanding program of scientific and medical research. Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, arthritis, diabetes, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of biomedical research, driving the discoveries that lead to new ways to prevent and treat disease.
Research conducted here has led to some of the most important discoveries of our generation, including lifesaving statin drugs for heart disease.
Patient Care Facilities
Patient care is provided in our two University Hospitals and several clinics on the UT Southwestern campus, including:
- St. Paul University Hospital
A leading center for transplantation. Specialties here include cardiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, and gynecology and obstetrics, as well as a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. St. Paul also has been certified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission – its highest level of certification – recognizing UTSW’s capabilities to treat the most complex stroke cases on a round-the-clock basis.
and a Joint Commission designated Primary Stroke Center.
- Zale Lipshy University Hospital
One of the world's premier neurological treatment centers. Zale Lipshy also has been certified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. UT Southwestern is the first medical center in the nation to receive advanced comprehensive designation for dual-hospital stroke care, which combines the care and expertise delivered at both St. Paul and Zale Lipshy University Hospitals. Other specialties here include hematologic malignancies, urology, ophthalmology, and rehabilitation.
- Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center
The only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in North Texas, the Simmons Cancer Center offers 13 clinical care programs.
- James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center
- Paul M. Bass Administrative and Clinical Center
- Bill and Rita Clements Advanced Medical Imaging Building
- W.A. Monty and Tex Moncrief Radiation Oncology Building
- Outpatient Building
- Professional Office Building 1 and Building 2
- School of Health Professions
- Seay Biomedical Building
- Charles Cameron Sprague Clinical Science Building
Some outpatient care facilities are located in satellite offices or at affiliated institutions.