McAllen Medical Center is a 441-bed hospital that is the only designated advanced Level III Trauma Center for Hidalgo County, and its NICU remains the region's only neonatal surgical center. The hospital is a certified Primary Stroke Center. Services provided at the hospital include advanced wound care, maternity care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. McAllen Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
A literal stone's throw from the Mexican border, McAllen offers the cultural intrigue of Mexico and the amenities of the US. View flowers, foliage and citrus varieties native to this lush, subtropical climate, or get up close and personal with area wildlife. McAllen offers great schools, affordable living, and low crime rates. McAllen is about 30 minutes from the Mexican border, about an hour west of the coast, and 2.5 hours south of Corpus Christi.