After a long journey and many detours, OakBend Medical Center – Wharton will open with services such as OakBend’s signature No Wait Hospital Emergency Room, observation, air ambulance and imaging, including x-ray, CT and Ultrasound and soon after opening, the hospital will provide same day surgery services. Other services are intended to follow based on the needs and support of the community.
“OakBend Medical Center is excited to offer hospital services in Wharton,” said Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center, “The community deserves exceptional healthcare and OakBend is fortunate to include Wharton as part of our family.”
About OakBend Medical Center:
OakBend Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit community hospital based in Fort Bend County, providing exemplary service in its two full-service hospitals and many specialty centers. As a community hospital system, caring for our patients is personal. Our patients are our neighbors, our family, and our friends. We act with integrity and compassion, each of our staff takes ownership of providing the highest quality care and we have an absolute commitment to excellence in all that we do.
OakBend Medical Center distinguishes itself among its healthcare peers in Fort Bend County by housing several unique programs and facilities including:
- No Wait Emergency Room
- Hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facility
- Neonatal ICU – Level II
- Advanced Trauma Program
- Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit
- Geriatric Psychiatric Program