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UT Southwestern Kidney Transplant Partnership

UMC and UT Southwestern Medical Center have forged a new partnership in kidney transplantation, bringing the strengths of both facilities together, creating a patient-centric culture and providing an unsurpassed level of innovative and compassionate care.

Through this new partnership, patients from Lubbock and the surrounding areas will continue to receive pre-transplant treatment, waitlist management and post-transplant care from their established team at UMC, in collaboration with UT Southwestern specialists in Lubbock. Transplant surgeries will be performed at UT Southwestern’s state of the art facilities in Dallas.

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Flu Season is Here

Flu season is just around the corner, but UMC Physician Network Services has many locations offering influenza vaccines. Make an appointment today so that you can rest easy knowing your family is safe this flu season.

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UMC Heart Center receives financial gift from City Bank

A financial gift from City Bank promises to greatly improve the treatment of cardiovascular disease at UMC.

“With the continued growth of patient volume, the development of new procedures, and state-of-the-art technology upgrades, UMC’s Heart Center is ever evolving,” said David Allison, UMC president and CEO. “UMC is grateful to dedicated partners like City Bank who help us meet this growth.”

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Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Adults in the United States today are on average an inch taller and 25 pounds heavier than they were in the 1960. Since the mid-1970s, an increasing number have become overweight or obese. Sometimes, especially for medical reasons, bariatric surgery is the best option for the patient.

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UMC Ranked Among Top 10% of Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience™

UMC Health System received an award from HealthGrades® for Outstanding Patient Experience™ again for the year of 2013. This distinctive award places UMC within the top 10% of hospitals nationwide for exemplary service to our patients. HealthGrades is America's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality outcomes. HealthGrades online properties are the nation's leading destination for physician search and empower more than 170 million consumers annually to make informed healthcare decisions.

Centers of Excellence

UMC Breast Imaging Center UMC Southwest Cancer Center UMC Family Birth Center UMC Children's Hospital UMC Heart Center UMC Harnar Burn Center Level 1 Trauma

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Work at UMC

Working at UMC can be rewarding. Officially the Best Place to work in Texas as named by Texas Monthly Magazine, you can be a part of a great team.

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UMC Medical Help Line

Emergency rooms can’t offer advice over the phone, but UMC’s 24 Hour Medical Help Line can. So the next time you have a medical question about yourself or a loved one, call 806.746.8773 for free medical advice.

UMC Health System | It's Our Hospital

Welcome to UMC Health System. Located in Lubbock, Texas, UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. More than 300,000 patients a year have come to expect our dedication to service and the top-tier care we provide.

Since opening in 1978, UMC has been the first hospital to offer several lifesaving services in our region.

Through UMC’s partnership with Texas Tech University, the health system produces groundbreaking research and innovative technology, including a number of nationally recognized clinical trials in breast and prostate cancers. Patients of the UMC Southwest Cancer Center are treated with the most modern medical systems and cancer treatments available, right here in Lubbock.

UMC Health System employs over 3,200 people, and our hospital has consistently been ranked among the 10% of employers nationally, based on employee satisfaction. In 2013, UMC was named the number one Best Company to Work For in Texas.

We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where Service is Our Passion.

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Team with Texas Tech

UMC is the primary teaching hospital for Texas Tech.

See what it means to be a teaching hospital.

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