Medical & Health
Kerrville is home Peterson Health and Kerrville Veteran’s Medical Center.
Peterson Regional Medical Center is a 124-bed, not-for-profit rural community hospital. Their commitment to Elevating Health earned the organization a national award. In 2017, after consistently winning a Top 100 Rural Community Hospital, the National Rural Health Association awarded Peterson Regional Medical Center the highest distinction as a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital – the ONLY one in Texas.
The Kerrville VA Medical Center (KD), located 65 miles Northwest of San Antonio, began operations in 1947. Acute medical, intermediate medical, primary and long term care services are provided for an estimated 16,000 veterans residing in the Texas Hill Country. Comprised of 226 authorized hospital beds and a 154 bed Nursing Home Care Unit, the KD provides such services and technology as an extended substance abuse treatment program, geriatric evaluation and management, hospice care and a computerized tomography scanner. Kerrville enjoys successful affiliations with local institutions such as the Schreiner and Howard Colleges. The KD has developed and extensive primary care delivery system and was the recipient of the VA Deputy Secretary’s Scissors Award for their accomplishments.