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About Knapp

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Knapp Medical Center has been serving the healthcare needs of Mid-Valley residents for five decades now.

Today, Knapp Medical Center is a 226-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital.

Our Service Area

  • Our Primary Service Area includes Donna east to La Feria and Monte Alto south to the Rio Grande River or what is referred to as the Mid-Valley.

Our Medical Team

  • More than 200 physicians, all independent professional practitioners, serve on the Knapp Medical Staff.
  • Knapp employs a total of approximately 1,000 people, and is one of the Mid-Valley’s largest private employers.
  • We also provide volunteer opportunities for more than 250 people.

Our Services

  • 24 Hour Emergency Department – Advanced (Level III) Trauma Center
  • Adult Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care/ICU
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Neonatal Care
  • Outpatient Center that provides over 400 services, including…
    • All Digital Imaging
    • Cardiopulmonary
    • Diabetes Education
    • Endoscopy Procedures
    • Gastroenterology (GI)
    • Hospice Care
    • Laboratory
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Rehabilitation
    • Wellness Screenings

Knapp – A Recognized Leader

Throughout the years, Knapp has been recognized as one of the best healthcare facilities in the United States in the various areas we serve.

  • 1998 Knapp Auxiliary won Texas Association of Hospital Auxiliaries Past President’s Award
  • 2000 Texas Hospital Association Community Service Award
  • 2000 American Society for Directors of Volunteers Services 2000 Extraordinary Program for Health Promotion
  • 2005 Thompson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals Performance Improvement Leader
  • 2009 One of 25 hospitals nationwide to be recognized by Hospital and Health Networks Most Wired as “Most Improved” in information technology
  • 2012 Certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Training Center for American Heart Association’s Certification Programs: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Through January 2012 Fully Accredited as a Provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) by the Texas Medical Association
  • Recipient of the 2011 HealthGrades® Maternity Care Excellence Award™ and Ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row (2008-2011)
  • Only Hospital in Region* to receive the HealthGrades Maternity Care Excellence Award™ in 2010/2011
  • Five Star Rated for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row (2008-2011)
  • Recipient of the 2011 HealthGrades® Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ and Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement
  • Five Star Rated for Joint Replacement (2011) and Total Knee Replacement for 3 years in a row (2009-2011)

*Region is the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Census Bureau Statistical Area as defined by the federal government’s Office of Management and Budget

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