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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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Nutrition Counseling

Starr County Memorial Hospital Nutrition Services is staffed with a registered dietitian and is available in Starr County. The Registered Dietitian will see patients of all ages.

Healthy Eating Starts Here

What you eat has a big impact on your health. Whether you are trying to reach a healthy weight, cope with an illness or reduce the risk of disease, proper nutrition plays an important role. Starr County Memorial Hospital offers nutrition counseling to the community. Our program is ideal for people of all ages and medical histories. It provides the support and guidance needed to reach health goals and make healthy food choices one step at a time.

Services Offered:

Medical Nutrition Therapy
Pediatric weight loss
Weight reduction
Food allergies
Scheduling for those on tube feeding
Acanthosis Nigracans
Heart Disease, including management of high blood pressure and high cholesterol
Kidney disease
Metabolic syndrome
Gestational diabetes
Underweight, abnormal weight loss
Gastrointestinal disorders
Nutrition for children and adolescents
Services are offered in English and Spanish

A one-hour initial appointment includes an in-depth assessment to determine your nutritional needs. The dietitian will discuss ways to make healthy food choices and will provide you with information to help you understand and manage your nutritional needs. Thirty-minute follow-up appointments, if necessary are available.
A referral is required by a physician. Check with your insurance company to be sure of your coverage.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 830 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Scheduling an Appointment Contact:
Nutrition Services Phone: 956-370-6170 
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