UT Health San Antonio

7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 567-7000
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UT Health San Antonio Overview

UT Health San Antonio (formerly known as The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) serves San Antonio and the 50,000-square-mile area of South Texas. It trains more than 3,000 students every year in affiliated hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities around the area. The center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees.

Educational programs available at the UT Health San Antonio range from medicine, dentistry and nursing to graduate biomedical sciences and health professions such as clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The center’s School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and is recognized as one of the best in the state and nation.

UT Health San Antonio is a respected and internationally recognized biomedical research university promoting the discovery, development and dissemination of biomedical solutions. Research conducted at UT Health San Antonio ranges from cancer therapy, longevity and aging studies, and pregnancy and newborn conditions to community-based health promotion in women and children, integration of medicine and science, and psychiatric genetic research.

The School of Medicine’s faculty practice is UT Medicine San Antonio which includes the Mays Cancer Center, one of the elite cancer centers in the country to be designated as a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center.

On November 1, 2016, UT Health San Antonio entered an affiliation agreement with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to create a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Antonio. Through this affiliation, the Mays Cancer Center of UT Health San Antonio will collaborate as part of MD Anderson’s international network of hospitals and health care systems dedicated to ending cancer globally. The affiliation will build on MD Anderson’s world-class knowledge and capabilities along with the UT Health’s expertise and renowned Institute for Drug Development to benefit patients in the 38 South Texas counties served by UT Health. Read the full story here.

UT Health San Antonio Specialties

Our hospital specializes in several areas of service. The specialties listed below are not inclusive of all the services provided at our institution.

Cardiovascular Services

Cardiovascular medicine focuses on the treatment of acquired diseases affecting the heart and the great vessels. Conditions affecting the heart include coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, heart failure and stroke.


Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery, also called laparoscopic surgery, allows surgeons to operate on patients using small precision instruments that minimize pain, scarring, blood loss and recovery time.



Neurology specifically deals with the diagnoses and treatment of diseases involving central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems. At the Medical Center, we have been performing treatment and research of neurological disorders since our inception.


Oncology Services

Oncology is the branch of medicine involving the screening for, removal, and treatment of cancerous tumors, both malignant and benign. The Medical Center also houses many institutions involved in cutting-edge cancer research.


Orthopedic Services

Orthopedics, or the study of the musculoskeletal system, involves the diagnosis and treatment of problems or ailments involving bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.


Pediatric Services

Infants, toddlers, and teenagers are not merely small adults. They each have a physiology, psychology, and metabolism that differ from one another. Pediatric medicine focuses on care for individuals under 21 years of age.


Stroke Care Services

Strokes are sudden brain injuries that can have a devastating effect on an individual's motor and bodily function. Because of the severity of strokes, several institutions in the Medical Center focus exclusively on stroke care, rehabilitation, and research.


Women's Services

There are a large number of institutions in the Medical Center dedicated to treating women's unique biological needs. These areas include obstetrics, gynecology, family planning, and more.