Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital for 2022-23, including second in Houston and third in Texas.
Ranked nationally in six Adult Specialties by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-23 for Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery program—in partnership with the Texas Heart Institute—Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Urology.
Recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Bariatric Blue Distinction Center
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program at BSLMC received Comprehensive Center accreditation from American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Received the Get with The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the 9th consecutive time from the American Heart Assn.
Mission Lifetime – NSTEMI Silver and Mission Lifetime STEMI Receiving Center – Silver Plus accreditations from American Heart Assn.
Awarded Mitral Clip Center of Excellence by CommonSpirit Health
American College of Cardiology recognitions
ACC HeartCARE Center, National Distinction of Excellence
ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation
ACC Heart Failure Accreditation
ACC Cardiac Catheterization Lab with PCI Accreditation
ACC Electrophysiology Accreditation
CommonSpirit Health LAAO (Watchman) Center of Excellence 2020
Received a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and PET imaging.
Five-time ANCC Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence—the highest honor bestowed to a hospital for nursing (2019, 2014, 2009, 2005, 2001).
Transplanted over 1,550 heart since the program’s inception in 1968
Performed over 1,490 LVDS and 1,500 VADS
Performed over 25 heart/lung transplants since 1982, over 410 lung transplants since 1992, over 1,800 liver transplantations since 1987 and over 2,870 kidney transplants since 1983.
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