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Patients & Visitors
Patient Focused Care

Welcome to Starr County Memorial Hospital. This general acute care hospital has grown rapidly since first opening our doors in 1975 and continual growth and expansions for the community are already underway. Our patients and their visitors can enjoy the benefits of having quality care so close to home.

Quality Care Close to Home

Starr County Memorial Hospital continues to provide excellent service through our Board Members, Medical Staff, and Staff Members. Our successful years of operation are a reflection of our dedication to our community.

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For Admitting purposes, patients should bring the following:
Health Insurance Card(s)
Photo Identification (e.g.,  valid driver's license, passport)
Physician Orders
Prescription Medications: For inpatient and ambulatory procedures, patients should bring a list of their prescription medications.           

How to register

Outpatient Registration
We have 2 convenient options to Pre-Register for Surgery and Endoscopy. Click (Link for pre-registration) for more information.
Pre-Registrations are processed via the registration representative in the front lobby; after hours pre-registration are processed at the registration desk in the Emergency Department. 
Patients undergoing outpatient surgery and or endoscopy should report to the registration front desk in the front lobby. 
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment. If you have any questions, please call us and we will guide your through this process.
Patient Registration Hours Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (ER Department) Sunday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (ER Department) When Outpatient Patient Registration (front lobby) is closed, please report to the Emergency Department to register.

Inpatient Registration

All direct admission patients should report to the Emergency Department to register.

Registration Locations

SCMH Registration Department
128 N. FM 3167
Rio Grande City, Texas 78582

(956) 487-5561 (Operator)
(956) 370-6804 (Outpatient Desk)
(956) 370-6800 (ER Department)
(956) 317-2560 (Fax)