Metroplex Health System is the primary healthcare provider for West Bell, Coryell, and Lampasas counties, offering a wide array of medical and wellness services. The 245-bed, multi-campus facility is a not-for-profit Christian organization operated as a community service by Adventist Health System, which manages 42 hospitals and employs over 55,000. Adventist Health System is the 10th largest hospital system in the country. Metroplex also serves as the largest community health care provider to the military in the nation.
Dedicated to meeting residents' needs for quality healthcare services, Metroplex has grown rapidly over the past few years. Metroplex Hospital provides 148 acute-care beds in Killeen, 60 psychiatric care beds in the nearby Metroplex Behavioral Health Center and 25 beds at Rollins Brook Community Hospital
in Lampasas. The system employs about 1,200 area residents and cares for more than 140,000 patients each year. Metroplex supports an exceptional staff of more than 300 physicians, representing 42 medical specialties.
Wide Range of Services
As the hub of the Metroplex system, Metroplex Adventist Hospital is a modern, acute-care facility with high-end, state-of-the-art equipment and technology. It includes a 24-hour emergency room, cardiac care equipment, general and same-day surgery suites and maternity services. Metroplex Adventist Hospital offers a radiology lab equipped with advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities, including state-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI and Open MRI), 64-image CT scans, nuclear medicine techniques, a cardiac-cath lab for diagnosing and treating heart blockage and other heart-related problems, X-ray imaging, ultrasound and mammography. Metroplex also has an extensive on-site laboratory, pharmacy and cardio-pulmonary care. Metroplex Cardiac Rehab, Metroplex Sleep Disorders Center and Metroplex Endoscopy Center are also located at the Metroplex Adventist Hospital campus. In 2006, Metroplex Adventist Hospital opened a new patient tower expansion that added three floors to the existing two-story north wing. The 62,248-square-foot expansion added 22 private rooms to the fifth floor—14 designated as surgical/medical patient rooms and eight as orthopedic rooms. The floor also includes a hydrotherapy whirlpool and rehabilitation gym. The fourth floor includes 24 ICU and intermediate care rooms. In 2011, the third floor was built-out creating a Progressive Care Unit.
The $8.2 million dollar Sue Mayborn Women's Center
was opened in 2009 adding 7,200 square feet to improve patient comfort, facility aesthetics and hospital staff work flow. The new facility will provide labor and delivery care, laboratory testing, Osteoporosis care, breast care, women's Radiology (Ultrasound and Mammography Services), Oncology, Gynecological, and Urological care, as well as a Health Resource Room dedicated to women's health needs.
Metroplex Health System also operates Rollins Brook Community Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Lampasas, located 25 miles west of Killeen. Rollins Brook offers many technological services including a 24-hour emergency center, a state-of-the-art laboratory, medical/surgical rooms, CT scanning, mammography and cardio-pulmonary services with EKG and stress testing. Rollins Brook Community Hospital also offers access to a sleep disorder center and bone density (DEXA) scan capabilities. In 2005, Rollins Brook completed a 14,000-sqaure-foot expansion that added 17 new patient rooms, a new surgical suite and an ambulatory surgery area. The new surgical suite, located on the lower level, houses two operating rooms and an ambulatory surgery area with six pre-op/post-op bays and four recovery bays designed for same-day surgical procedures.
The Metroplex Behavioral Health Center is a full-service behavioral health center for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. The 60-bed facility offers numerous treatment programs and has separate patient areas for children, adolescents and adults. With inpatient, transitional and partial hospitalization programs, the Metroplex Behavioral Health Center provides a variety of options to meet the needs of both families and individuals.
Metroplex also operates physician office buildings; Home Care of Metroplex, which provides home health services for a five-county area; Metroplex Pediatric Rehabilitation Center and the Metroplex Rehabilitation Center, which provide state-of-the-art outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech/language pathology for children and adults as well as specialized sports rehabilitation programs and lymphedema care.
Wellness and Spiritual Care
As Metroplex grows in size and technology, the health system's well-earned reputation of outstanding personalized healthcare remains steadfast. Like other Adventist-operated hospitals, Metroplex is committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people it serves. Expanded services include such programs and resources as chaplaincy services, grief recovery counseling, and daily and weekly devotional programs for employees and hospital visitors and patients. Metroplex offers a community wellness program that has 10-15 classes and screenings each month, such as monthly health screenings, blood drives and CPR classes. Two special services include Prime of Life for individuals 55 years and older and monthly childbirth classes for the more than 1,400 babies born at Metroplex each year. Physicians and employees also participate in community outreach programs, including an annual Silver Classic 5K Run and Walk each spring, the Lampasas Health Fest each June, spring and fall golf tournaments, KidFest Health & Safety Fair every fall, and the Gold Star Gala Foundation fundraiser each November. Metroplex Health System is a sponsor of the Greater Killeen Free Clinic, which provides medical care for those in need in Killeen and surrounding communities.
Services & Specialties
- Anesthesiology/Pain Management
- Cardiology, Interventional
- Cardiology, Cardiac EP
- Ear, Nose & Throat
- Family Medicine
- General/Vascular/Thoracic Surgery
- General Medicine
- General Surgery
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
- Internal Medicine, Hospitalist
- Medical Aesthetics (Clinical Skin Care)
- Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Pain Management
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Pediatrics, Developmental
- Pediatrics, Infectious Disease
- Physical Medicine & Rehab
- Plastic Surgery
- Psychiatry, Adult
- Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Radiation Oncology
- Sleep Disorders
- Women's Services (Digital Mammography, DEXA Bone Density)
- Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine