Edinburg Children's Hospital is located in the Rio Grande Valley, at the southern tip of Texas, and is part of the South Texas Health System. The 107-bed, freestanding pediatric hospital opened adjacent to Edinburg Regional Medical Center in March 2006. The first of its kind in South Texas, Edinburg Children's Hospital features a four-story pediatric tower, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, specialty pediatric services and advanced technology, including the Valleys first 32-slice CT and radio-fluoroscopy room. The hospital features a Joint Commission certified asthma program, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute.
Edinburg is located in the Rio Grande Valley, a four-county area. It is the county seat of Hidalgo, the seventh largest county in Texas and is home to the University of Texas-Pan American, the state's tenth largest public university. Edinburg offers a great quality of life, options for top ranked schools, low cost of living, and plenty of recreational activities. Edinburg is 2 hours and 15 minutes south of Corpus Christi and only a little over an hour west of the Gulf Coast.