About Us

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 227-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 250 physicians, all independent professional practitioners, serve on the Knapp Medical Staff.
  • Knapp employs more than 880 people and is one of the Mid-Valley’s largest private employers.
  • We also provide volunteer opportunities for more than 250 hard-working volunteers.

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 Level II
  • Outpatient services, including…
    • All Digital Imaging
    • Cardiopulmonary
    • Endoscopy Procedures
    • Gastroenterology (GI)
    • Laboratory
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Rehabilitation
    • Wellness Screenings

Knapp – A Recognized Leader

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

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • Labor & Delivery Excellence Award
  • Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care
  • Recipient of Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award for 2 years in a row
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology Excellence Award
  • Certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 6 years in a row
  • Recipient of a Maternity Care Excellence Award and Ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row (2008-2011)
  • Five Star Rated for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row
  • Recipient ofJoint Replacement Excellence Award™ and Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement
  • Five Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 3 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 4 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatits
  • Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy
  • Training Center for American Heart Association’s Certification Programs: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).