DHR's History of Firsts

2003

DHR Health opens its doors

DHR opens as the region’s only physician-owned hospital, now one of the largest in the nation.

A new era for women's health

The Women's Hospital at Renaissance opens as the only free-standing hospital dedicated exclusively to women's health needs.

New options for digestive health

DHR is the first hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to provide endoscopic ultrasound.

Putting patient safety first

DHR becomes the first hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to tap into a technology that uses pulsed xenon ultraviolet light to quickly destroy bacteria, viruses, mold and even the most dangerous pathogens.

Award-winning surgical care

DHR is the first hospital system in Texas to become an Accredited Hernia Surgery Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation. DHR is the only accredited COEHS center in Texas.

Bringing new hope to the RGV

DHR becomes the Rio Grande Valley's only hospital certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for Adult Kidney Transplant.

  • 2003

  • 2007

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  • 2016

  • 2017

  • 2018

Committed to Excellence
Committed to Excellence

Every patient, every encounter, every time.

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Our Mission

Our MISSION is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.

Our Vision

Our VISION is to create a world class health system to advance medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge, innovation, integrated care and excellence

Our Values

DHR CARES
C- Compassion
A - Accountability
R - Responsibility
E - Excellence through Knowledge
S - Safety and Social Conscience

Our Trusted

Board of Managers

Mr. Alonzo Cantu

Non-Physician Member

Dr. Carlos Cardenas

Gastroenterology

Dr. Javier Cortinas

Emergency Medicine

Mr. David Deanda

Non-Physician Member

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu

General Surgery

Dr. Martin Garza

Pediatrics

Dr. Lawrence Gelman

Anesthesiology

Dr. Victor Haddad

General Surgery

Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Jose Igoa

Psychiatry

Dr. Gerardo Lopez-Mena

Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Dr. Ricardo Martinez

General Surgery

Dr. Robert Martinez

Chief Physician Executive

Dr. Armando Moncada

Plastic Surgery

Dr Juan Padilla

Neurosurgery

Dr. Mario Rodriguez

Family Medicine

Mr. Larry Safir

Non-Physician Member

Dr. Asif Zamir

Gastroenterology

Dr. Fuad Zayed

Family Medicine, Member at Large

Dr. Raul Barreda

General Surgery

Dr. Juan Bernini

Pediatric Oncology

Dr. Flor Limas

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mr. Nelson Loggiodice

Non-Physician Member

Dr. Bertha Medina

Family Medicine

Dr. Jorge Montes

Ophthalmology

Dr. Roberto Prieto-Harris

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Manuel Seas

Hospitalist

Dr. Michael Serra

Orthopedics

Dr. Stephen Siedow

Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Ravindra Veeramachenan

Lab Services

Dr. Gustavo Villegas

Urology

Dr. Subbarao Yarra

Cardiology