Duncanville offers a plethora of healthcare facilities and wellness professional services. These include dentistry, eye care, diagnostics, alternative medicine, rehabilitation, home healthcare, counseling, pharmaceuticals and even pet medical services.
Methodist Charlton Medical Center (3500 West Wheatland Road) is the leading site for healthcare in the area. As part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, Methodist Charlton has been a steward of the good health of area residents for over 30 years. Services include cancer treatment, cardiology, day surgery, emergency care, gastroenterology, intensive care, maternity, orthopedics, outpatient services, physical rehabilitation services, radiology, sports medicine, and urology.
Some of the highlights of services offered at Methodist Charlton include a full-service catheterization laboratory that provides interventional cardiology services. The lab features some of the latest imaging equipment that is only available in a few facilities in the United States. The newly renovated Intensive Care Unit offers advanced equipment and technology and larger rooms to allow more space for equipment and visiting family members. And a new Fertility Center offers a vast array of testing, treatment and reproduction services.
Methodist Charlton is currently undergoing a $116 million expansion, adding a medical office building, parking garage, new main entrance, 72-bed patient bed tower, additional surgical suites and cardiac cath lab expansion. Construction has begun, with expected completion in spring 2009.
Also part of Methodist Health System, Methodist Dallas Medical Center (1441 N. Beckley) serves as a teaching and referral center. With a staff of over 600 physicians, representing more than 60 specialties, Methodist Dallas' services include advanced cancer treatment, cardiology, day surgery, emergency/trauma care, gastroenterology, intensive care, maternity, neonatal intensive care, neuro critical care, orthopedics, outpatient services, physical rehabilitation services, radiology, transplantation, and urology. The Methodist Weight Management Institute is recognized as a Bariatric Center of Excellence, and the hospital's maternity services were awarded the Premiere Quality Award for maternity care.
To find a physician on the Methodist Health System medical staff, call 214-947-0000 or visit www.methodisthealthsystem.org.