A Leader in Heart, Emergency and Children's Care for the Texas Panhandle

Northwest Texas Healthcare System located in Amarillo, Texas

Northwest Texas Healthcare System® in Amarillo, Texas, a 495-bed acute care facility and medical center, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of Northwest Texas since 1924. As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions.

We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center.


The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare System as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. As an Advanced Level II Trauma facility, the Northwest Texas Healthcare emergency department cares for more than 64,000 patients each year.

Our emergency services have expanded to three locations to receive care: Northwest EmergencyNorthwest Emergency at Town Square and Northwest Emergency at Georgia.

Heart Hospital

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is well known for its exceptional cardiac care through its Heart Hospital. Our accredited Chest Pain Center offers rapid, round-the-clock, evidence-based treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The center is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the American College of Cardiology. To receive accreditation, a center must show that it combines evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and best practices to produce an effective care model for heart attack and suspected heart attack.

Northwest Children's Hospital

Northwest Children's Hospital of Northwest Texas Healthcare System offers more than 40 pediatric subspecialties and serves as the Texas Panhandle's primary healthcare provider for children. Our general pediatrics unit is widely respected for its progressive medical services and advanced technology.

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Health Equity

Northwest Texas Healthcare System and its facilities are committed to providing superior quality healthcare for patients. We are compassionate and responsive to the needs of those in our care. Through our relentless focus on quality, we are working to change lives and transform the delivery of healthcare. It is imperative that all individuals in our served communities have access to the care they need, regardless of age, race, gender or socioeconomic status.

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Mission Statement

Northwest Texas Healthcare System will lead the way in the health and well-being of the Texas Panhandle by providing patient-centered care dedicated to superior quality, patient safety and excellent service.

Vision Statement

To be the recognized healthcare leader in the Texas Panhandle by providing exemplary services that expand access and drive patient involvement in care through service line growth and advancement in healthcare technologies.

Employee Promise

I will demonstrate my Northwest spirit by striving to do my best to help our patients. I will show my servant heart by treating others with respect, honor and care. I will commit to a positive attitude, show enthusiasm and share innovation. I will be a team player.


1501 South Coulter Street,
Amarillo, TX 79106
Phone: 806-354-1000


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