CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County: Here to serve

Published 12:05 am Saturday, February 29, 2020

The name may be new, but the level of service and commitment of care to the Port Arthur community is the same as it has been for the past 90 years.

For the physicians, Associates and administrators who enter CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County, each day serves as a reminder of the vast legacy of the “St. Mary” name in South County.

“When you come to work each day and see that ‘St. Mary’ name on the building, it’s a reminder that you’re a part of something much bigger,” says Kristen Watkins, director of radiology for CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System.

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“We all realize that we’re in a position to not only carry on a tradition that was set nine decades ago, but we have a chance to move it forward into an even better place for our friends and neighbors here in South County.”

With a trend in health care toward outpatient facilities, CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County, located at 8801 9th Ave., puts Port Arthur ahead of the curve when it comes to the future of health care.

CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County features a high-tech imaging center and in-house laboratories, a women’s center and the area’s only certified concussion center focused on sports rehabilitative therapy.

With an emergency center that is open 24 hours, seven days a week, patients can be evaluated and treated quickly with the comfort of knowing they will receive the highest quality of care.

The Hyperbaric and Wound Center at CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County offers advanced assessment and treatment options for wounds resulting from diabetic ulcers and slow-healing surgical wounds.

The Susie Roebuck Mammography Center provides women with groundbreaking 3D digital mammography service, which allows South County residents to get the most advanced breast imaging techniques available, without having to travel.

The center’s Women’s Breast Patient Navigation Program gives guidance to women who may be facing a breast cancer diagnosis or those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast Patient Navigators act as your advocate as they guide you through necessary treatments, provide emotional support, and answer all of questions to minimize any confusion or anxiety.

The center also provides a number of outpatient therapy services including speech, occupational and physical therapy, along with orthopedic surgical recovery.

Patients can also receive help to address medical conditions such as diabetes, stroke or other disabling issues. The center also provides services to help patients prevent or recover from injuries or simply improve their overall physical condition.

For nearly 90 years, CHRISTUS St. Mary hospital built a long, rich history in the community.

While the building may no longer house patients, the high quality, compassionate and state-of-the-art health care treatment that many have come to expect remains.

CHRISTUS St. Mary Outpatient Center Mid County is not only looking to carry on the tradition, it is looking to push it forward.

Call 409-724-3600 for more information.