As the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland trains more than 50 percent of the physicians practicing in Dallas County.
Our Level I Trauma Center is the first and busiest in the region. We are a leader in disaster preparedness, implementing disaster response tactics that have been adopted around the world.
Established in 1962, Parkland’s Burn Center is now the second largest civilian burn unit in the nation and is regarded among the best.
Parkland's Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides the most acute care in North Texas and is among the best in the country, with better outcomes than the national average.
Every day at Parkland:
- 602 patients will be cared for in the hospital
- 2,882 patients will be cared for as outpatients
- 1,876 patients will receive primary care
- 20 inpatients will receive burn care
- 28 babies will be born
- 54 babies will be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit
- 59 surgeries will be performed
- 586 patients will be seen in the emergency department
- 22,384 prescriptions will be filled
- 27,546 laboratory tests will be performed
- 1,215 radiology examinations will be performed