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Welcome to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie

 
 

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie brings quality care to Ellis County, including Midlothian, Red Oak and surrounding communities with our 300,000 square-foot facility located at the intersection of I-35 and Highway 287 on 52 acres of land. As a not-for-profit hospital, we are dedicated to serving everyone through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service.

We are open and ready to serve your healthcare needs

Required screening and masking

For the safety of all, approved visitors must pass a health screening, including a temperature check and wear an approved mask at all times in our facilities. Hospital visitors with an unapproved mask will be given an approved mask to wear while visiting. Unapproved masks include (but are not limited to) bandanas, masks with valves and neck gaiters.

Visiting patients and facilities (excludes COVID-19 patients)

We ask visitors to be limited to those essential for the patient’s physical or emotional well-being and care (e.g., care partner, parent). We continue to encourage the use of alternative mechanisms for patient and visitor interactions, such as video-call applications on cell phones or tablets.

Contact the specific facility and unit you will be visiting to learn more about its visitation policy as additional restrictions may apply.

COVID-19/patient under investigation (“PUI”) patients

No visitors allowed except one visitor over the age of 16 in the following circumstances:

  • Pediatric/neonatal care patient
  • Laboring/post-partum patient
  • Patient undergoing a surgery or procedure
  • Patients with difficulty understanding or making decisions (i.e., may lack capacity)
  • Patients who may be disabled or may be impaired
  • Patient receiving end-of-life care
  • As otherwise determined by local facility leadership

For end-of-life situations, the facility may allow more than one visitor, a visitor under the age of 16, or a member of the clergy. We ask visitors of a COVID-19 patient/PUI to not visit public areas of the facilities, such as the cafeteria.

Thank you for your understanding and support in helping to keep our patients, caregivers and visitors safe.

Tools & Resources

Our services are designed with you in mind so managing your healthcare needs is as simple as possible.

  • Estimating Your Cost of Care
  • Dining Options
  • Gift Shop
  • ATMs
  • Spiritual Care
  • MyBSWHealth
  • Financial Assistance
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Medical Records
  • Prescription Refills
  • Community Involvement
  • Volunteer with Us
  • Nursing Accomplishments
  • Parking
  • Visiting a patient

Estimating Your Cost of Care

Baylor Scott & White Health is an advocate for greater healthcare pricing transparency and patient affordability. We provide a self-service price estimation tool to help you obtain accurate out-of-pocket expense estimates, along with other helpful resources to help you make more informed financial choices about your care.

Dining Options

Cross Roads Café

Located on the first floor, the new cafe offers a wide variety of items including a grill station, salad bar and hot entree specials including a daily healthy entree option.  We also offer an outdoor seating option for guests and nearby parking.

Hours
Daily, 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Vending Machines

Vending machines can be found on the first floor near the cafeteria, across from the chapel. Vending machines are also located in the Emergency Department lobby and outside the ICU waiting room on the second floor.

Gift Shop

The gift shop located on the first floor of the hospital. The gift shop offers a variety of items including jewelry, flowers, greeting cards, candy and toiletries.

Credit cards, local checks and cash are accepted.

Hours
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ATMs

An automatic teller machine (ATM) is available near the first floor vending machines near the cafeteria, across from the chapel.

Spiritual Care

Our Chapel is located on the first floor of the medical center near the cafeteria. It is open 24 hours a day for prayer and quiet reflection.

To speak to a chaplain, please contact your nurse or dial 469.843.4052.

MyBSWHealth

MyBSWHealth is an online tool where you can communicate with your providers, schedule an appointment, access and manage your family’s health.

Financial Assistance

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of financial counselors is here to help. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time – before, during or after care is received.

Insurance Accepted

Baylor Scott & White has established agreements with several types of insurances in an effort to make sure your health needs are covered.

To verify whether your insurance plan covers services rendered at Baylor Scott & White Health, contact your insurance provider directly by visiting your provider's website or calling the phone number listed on your insurance identification card.

Medical Records

You can request copies of your medical records by completing an Authorization for Release of Information form and returning to the facility at which you received care.

Prescription Refills

The Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy #110 is conveniently located on the 1st floor in the Professional Office Building (POB).

Community Involvement

We are proud to be a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, a system invested in improving community health by addressing identified community health needs. We invite you to read our hospitals' reports on community benefit to find out more about our financial stewardship and how we fulfill community needs as part of this exceptional network of hospitals.

Volunteer with Us

We rely on our generous volunteers to provide several special services. Every volunteer enhances the patient experience in some way by supporting our culture of customer service. Join the ranks of our volunteers to get involved and make a difference.

Nursing Accomplishments

Our nurses are dedicated to the care of a diverse community of patients. As members of our front line care team, they take pride in seeking opportunities to provide a higher level of care.

Parking

Free valet parking is offered in front of the hospital. 
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Visiting a patient

Visitors can be good medicine for patients. Family members and friends are welcome to visit. 

  • Baylor Scott & White – Waxahachie is a smoke-free campus and therefore smoking is not permitted in patient rooms or anywhere on our campus.
  • People with colds, sore throats, or flu like symptoms should not visit.
  • We ask that children under 12 be accompanied by an adult at all times, and that all visitors are respectful of all of our other patients.
  • Shirts and shoes are required.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.
  • Visitors seeing a patient in our intensive care unit (ICU) may be asked to limit their visiting time and visit in small groups.

Medical Services

Baylor Scott & White Health offers expertise and treatment options conveniently located near you.

  • Back and Spine Care
  • Breast Imaging
  • Cancer Care
  • Day surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes Care
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Emergency Care
  • Endocrinology
  • Foot Care
  • Genetics
  • Heart and Vascular Care
  • Hematology
  • Imaging and Radiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inpatient Medicine and Hospitalists
  • Kidney Disease
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Lung Care
  • Neuroscience
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Care
  • Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sports Medicine
  • Supportive Palliative Care
  • Surgical Services
  • Urology
  • Weight Management and Surgery
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care

Back and Spine Care

Baylor Scott & White Health offers sophisticated solutions for back pain. Here, you have access to expert healthcare professionals, such as physical and occupational therapists, as well as physicians on the medical staff.

We provide both surgical and non-surgical treatment for conditions that include, but are not limited to:

  • Arthritis of the spine (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid)
  • Bone spurs and overgrowths
  • Degenerative disc disease (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)
  • Herniated discs (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)
  • Myofascial pain (inflammation of muscles and ligaments)
  • Osteoporosis of the spine
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis)
  • Spinal injuries
  • Spinal stenosis (narrowing of spinal canal)
  • Spine trauma or fractures
  • Spine tumors

Breast Imaging

Our imaging centers use advanced technology to assist physicians on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White in providing quality care.

Services include:

  • Breast ultrasound
  • 3-D breast ultrasound
  • Cyst aspiration
  • Ductogram
  • Breast cancer risk assessment
  • Image-guided breast biopsy
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Lesion localization
  • Mammography (screening and diagnostic)
  • 3-D mammography (available at select locations)
  • Full-field digital mammography
  • Needle localization
  • Positron emission mammography (PEM) (available at select locations)

Cancer Care

Our goal is to give you and your family the physical, emotional and spiritual support you need during your cancer journey.

To help care for you, we provide:

  • Treatment for all types of cancer
  • Education and support programs
  • Research and clinical trials
  • Screening and prevention
  • Genetic counseling
  • Support services including nutrition, pastoral care and social work

To ensure all members of our community have access to our cancer care services, we offer two locations near you.

Day surgery

Baylor Scott & White Surgery Center at Waxahachie is a day surgery center for patients who need minor procedures.

Dermatology

Baylor Scott & White Health is dedicated to delivering comprehensive care for skin disorders. Our dermatology care locations are equipped with innovative technology, and we have experienced dermatologists on the medical staff who specialize in skin, hair and nail disease to provide you with personalized care.

Some common skin conditions treated by the dermatologists on the medical staff include:

  • Acne​​
  • ​​Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis​
  • ​Rosacea
  • Skin cancer​
  • ​Warts​
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Eczema​​
  • Skin infections

Diabetes Care

Baylor Scott & White Health provides a comprehensive approach to the care of patients with diabetes. We offer services related to cardiology and pulmonology for heart and lung care, neurology for nervous​ system care​, nephrology for kidney care, ophthalmology to prevent vision loss, orthopedics ​and physical medicine and rehabilitation and podiatry to maintain foot health.

Digestive Diseases

At Baylor Scott & White, we are committed not only to diagnosing and treating your digestive conditions and diseases but also helping you make lifestyle adjustments.

To help care for you, we provide:​​​​

  • Advanced diagnostic technology
  • Colonoscopy
  • Treatment for a variety of digestive conditions
  • Education and support programs
  • Research and clinical trials
  • Heartburn and acid reflux center

Ear, Nose and Throat

If you're battling a balance disorder, having trouble hearing or simply sick of seasonal allergies, Baylor Scott & White can help you or your family with treatment.​

Conditions treated include:

  • Influenza
  • Cold
  • Allergies
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nasal septum issues
  • Snoring
  • Sleep apnea
  • Vertigo/dysequilibrium
  • Tumors of the temporal bone and base of the skull
  • Acute and chronic infections of the external middle and inner ear
  • Deafness
  • Otosclerosis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Stenosis of the ear canal
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the temporal bone ear canal and auricle

Emergency Care

You can rely on us to be close and ready to care for you when you need us most. At Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie, in addition to our specialized medical departments and innovative services, we're equipped to handle an array of emergency situations for patients of all ages including children. 

Baylor Scott & White – Waxahachie treats tens of thousands of patients each year in our emergency department and is the largest emergency department in Ellis County.

  • On-site access to diagnostic testing and radiology
  • Emergency department staffed 24 hours a day seven days a week 
  • Board certified physicians who are on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White – Waxahachie.

Endocrinology

Endocrinologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health study and treat problems with the glands. Baylor Scott & White is com​mitted to ongoing research, innovative treatment and the development of management programs to help treat diabetes.

Some common conditions treated by endocrinologists on the medical staff include:

  • ​Diabetes
  • Hypogonadism
  • Lipid disorders
  • High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • ​Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid calcium disorders
  • Pituitary and adrenal disorders
  • Thyroid diseases

Foot Care

Podiatrists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health diagnose, evaluate and treat a wide range of conditions that affect the foot, ankle and lower leg. Podiatrists are also part of a medical team that addresses more complex health concerns such as diabetes, arthritis and sports injuries.

Common conditions treated include:

  • Pai​nful calluses
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Neuromas
  • Warts
  • Flat feet
  • Joint problems such as:
    • Arthritis
    • Hammertoes
    • Bunions
  • Biomechanics/sports injuries:
    • Sprains
    • Overuse syndromes
    • Heel pain
  • Conditions requiring custom orthotics and bracing

Genetics

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we offer genetic services to help you understand your genetic risk for certain conditions, such as cancer and heart disease, and tailor treatments based on your unique needs.

Heart and Vascular Care

Our team of cardiologists and interventional radiologists on the medical staff, together with other clinicians, works to provide quality care for a range of heart and vascular conditions.

We offer a comprehensive program that includes heart disease prevention, advanced diagnosis and treatment options, and continued care and support for patients living with heart and vascular conditions.

Our services include:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart failure
  • Vascular care

Hematology

Hematologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health specialize in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of blood diseases. The most common reason to see a hematologist specializing in benign (non-cancerous) hematology is blood disorders.

Some common blood disorders treated by hematologi​sts include:

  • Bleeding
  • Clotting problems
  • Infection
  • Anemia
  • Benign monoclonal gammopathy
  • Coagulopathies
  • Erythrocytosis
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphohistiocytic disorders
  • Pancytopenia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • von Willebrand disease

Imaging and Radiology

Advanced imaging technology provides clearer pictures for radiologists and other specialty physicians on the medical staff to provide a more accurate diagnosis that leads to a customized treatment plan, if needed, to start the healing process.​​

Our imaging centers use advanced technology to assist physicians on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White in providing quality care.

Infectious Diseases

Baylor Scott & White Health has physicians on the medical staff certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both infectious diseases and internal medicine. Infectious disease physicians are also trained in outpatient antibiotic infusion and travel medicine.

Some common infectious diseases include:

  • Fever of unknown origin (FUO)
  • Fungal infections
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • HIV/AIDS and associated opportunistic infections
  • ​Mycobacterial infections​​
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Common cold
  • Meningitis
  • Flu
  • ​Lyme disease​
  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis
  • West Nile virus
  • Whooping cough​​​
  • Bacteremia/sepsis
  • ​Bone and joint infections
  • Central nervous system infections
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients (transplant, cancer chemotherapy, etc.)
  • Endocarditis and endovascular infections

Inpatient Medicine and Hospitalists

Hospitalists, also known as inpatient medicine physicians, specialize in general medical care for hospitalized people. A hospitalist will provide care upon your hospital admission and will continue the care during your stay. The hospitalist handles admissions, coordinates diagnostic tests, works with your primary care physician and helps with your discharge.​

Kidney Disease

Some kidney conditions may require treatment by a nephrologist, a physician on the medical staff who specializes in kidney care.

Some common conditions treated include:

  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney infections
  • Severe or difficult to control hypertension
  • Kidney stones
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Diabetic renal disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Obstructive/reflux nephropathy
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Abnormal urinalysis
  • Glomerulonephritis

Labor and Delivery

Our compassionate healthcare team provides medical and surgical support to patients who are in the process of expanding their family through the miracle of childbirth.

Lung Care

Baylor Scott & White offers diagnostic and treatment options to manage and treat acute and chronic respiratory and pulmonary disorders.

Pulmonologists on our medical staff study and treat diseases of the lungs, airways and chest, care for the very sick in critical care units, as well as treat sleep disorders. If surgery is required, we have physicians on the medical staff specially trained in thoracic surgery.

Baylor Scott & White offers care for numerous lung conditions including:

  • Asthma
  • Acute and chronic pulmonary embolism
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal infections of the lung
  • Granulomatous lung diseases
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung transplantation
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep disorders
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis
  • ​Tuberculous and nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Neuroscience

The neurologists, neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons at Baylor Scott & White Health diagnose and treat virtually every kind of neurological disorder and injury. From brain tumors, strokes and aneurysms to head trauma and spinal cord injuries, these experienced physicians on the medical staff have the expertise and technology to improve a patient's quality of life.​

Our specialty services include:

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Stroke care

Orthopedics

Baylor Scott & White is your single resource for musculoskeletal disease, joint pain, traumatic and sports-related injuries and other orthopedic conditions.

To help care for you, we provide:

  • Hand surgery
  • Hand, elbow, wrist surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Neck, back, spine surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery

Pain Management

Chronic pain can lead to a drastic change in a person's quality of life. At Baylor Scott & White, our healthcare professionals offer many options for advanced pain therapy.​

Baylor Scott & White provides patients with comprehensive care to relieve different types of pain:

  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Nonspecific back pain
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Sciatic nerve pain

Pediatric Care

Physicians on the medical staff specialize in pediatric subspecialties to help meet the healthcare needs of your entire family.

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

From sports injuries to stroke rehabilitation, ​​​our goal is to use a comprehensive approach to returning you to a more active, healthful lifestyle.

We treat numerous conditions in the areas of:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Neurologic disorders and injuries
  • Pediatric neurological and developmental disorders
  • Post-operative care
  • Sports injuries

Rheumatology

Rheumatologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health study and treat arthritis and other joint, muscle and bone diseases.

Some of the conditions treated by a rheumatologist include:

  • Arthralgias and myalgias
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Scleroderma/CREST syndrome
  • Polymyalgia rheumatic
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Lupus
  • Polymyositis
  • Vasculitis
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Sarcoid

Sleep Disorders

If you or a loved one is among the 40 million Americans who has a sleep disorder, the Sleep Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie is a dream come true. Whether it's difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or being excessively sleepy during the day, the Sleep Center offers confidential diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of sleep/wake disorders including:

  • Snoring
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Periodic Limb Movement
  • Circadian-rhythm disorders

The Baylor Sleep Center is a dream come true. Your sleep study is conducted in a home-like setting. In fact, it looks just like a bedroom you'd find in a 4 star hotel or bed-and-breakfast. Every effort is made to make you as comfortable as if you were in your own bed.

If you are interested in more information or an appointment, please call 972.923.7090.

Sports Medicine

The sports medicine surgeons on the medical staff are skilled at repairing all sports-related injuries, from the simple to the complex.​​​​​​

Conditions we treat include:

  • Shoulder/elbow pain
  • Hand/wrist pain
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Ankle/foot paint

Supportive Palliative Care

Our supportive palliative care consultation services help you face the complex physical, psychological, social and spiritual problems that often accompany advanced illness.

Surgical Services

Baylor Scott & White Health offers numerous surgical services. Innovations such as single incision laparoscopic surgery and other operations provide you with advanced surgical options.​​​

Our surgical specialties at this location may include:

  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecological surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Podiatric surgery
  • Urologic surgery

Urology

From essential prostate cancer screenings to innovative treatments for urinary incontinence, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to caring for your urology and urogynecology concerns.

Some common urology conditions include the following:

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Bladder cancer​
  • Bladder disorder
  • Bladder, urethral and kidney stones
  • Hypospadias
  • Urinary incontinence/overactive bladder
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney disorders
  • Penile disorders
  • Prostate disorders
  • Testis disorders
  • Undescended testicles (cryptorchidism)
  • Uteral disorders
  • Urethral disorders
  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Male reproductive system disorders (incudes E.D. and infertility)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases​

Weight Management and Surgery

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is a tool to produce significant weight loss for morbidly obese people. If you have unsuccessfully battled a serious weight problem, Baylor Scott & White Health can help you take control of your health and change your life.

We have devoted the necessary resources to provide you with comprehensive care, including patient education, pre-surgical counseling, advanced surgical options and long-term post-surgical care.

Women's Health

From screening for common conditions that affect women to advanced medical and surgical care, the healthcare providers at Baylor Scott & White provide the comprehensive services you need as a woman.

Services include:

  • Breast surgery
  • Gynecological surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Hormone replacement therapy

Wound Care

We offer a variety of wound care services through the Comprehensive Wound Center. This specialized service focuses on the evaluation and treatment of chronic wounds, using advanced wound care technologies, as well as traditional medical and surgical therapies.

Medical specialties affiliated with the center include infectious disease, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, vascular surgery and podiatry.​

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