Ascension Providence care teams focus by understanding you, your health, and life to deliver healthcare that is right for you.
Located on our spacious Waco campus, Ascension Providence includes a 237-bed acute care hospital, 24/7 emergency room, a dedicated heart hospital, and specialty care departments that provide care your family deserves close to home.
Cardiology and Heart Care
The Heart Hospital in the F.M. and Gloria Young Tower at Ascension Providence has a dedicated, Waco-based team of highly experienced cardiologists, heart surgeons, vascular surgeons and nurses. Our team specializes in treating many types of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary disease, A-fib and other heart rhythm disorders and structural heart valve issues. Advanced procedures including open heart surgery, ablation, pacemaker implantation, cardioverter defibrillator implantation, trancatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). ASD-PFO closures and WATCHMAN device implantation, are available when needed.
At our Heart Hospital, you'll have local access to advanced diagnostic testing and procedures. We also offer minimally-invasive approaches for coronary and vascular care, Maze surgery to treat chronic atrial fibrillation, and robotic-assisted cardiac surgery. Other heart clinics and services include the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic and the Heart “Success” University (254-751-4284), Protime Clinic, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation services.
Diagnostic Medical Imaging and MRI Center
Our care teams use our high-quality, diagnostic imaging equipment to give you and your doctor a clearer picture of your health. Whether you need an outpatient test or procedure, we strive to do so in a relaxed environment to help make you as comfortable as possible.
At Ascension Providence, we offer the following:
- Bone density DXA scan
- Breast imaging digital mammography
- CT scan
- Heart healthy CT scan
- Nuclear Medicine
For centralized scheduling, please dial 254-752-4624. Should you have other questions please dial the following departments:
- Nuclear Medicine: 254-751-4263
- CT scanning and ultrasound: 254-751-4624
- Special Procedures: 254-751-4264
Ascension Providence has a long history of providing comprehensive cancer services to Central Texans. We work collaboratively with Texas Oncology, Ascension Medical Group Providence General Surgery, Ascension Medical Group Lung Clinic, the Ascension Providence Breast Health Center, and other doctors to continually improve the care that we offer.
The cancer program at Ascension Providence is fully-accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and an ACR-designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. We host a bi-weekly Lung Tumor Conference where a multidisciplinary team of doctors review cases using collaborative learning and discussion to create individualized care plans for each patient. We also have our CT Low-dose Lung Cancer Screening Program. Please speak with your primary care doctor to see if this test is right for you.
To learn more about our accreditation and program objectives, you may access our Public Outcomes Report for 2019 below.
Women's Health and Newborn Center
Ascension Providence provides a full complement of services throughout a woman’s life. Our campus has the Women’s and Newborn Center, our Breast Health Center, and a dedicated care team of doctors, midwives, and nursing staff at the Ascension Medical Group Providence Women’s Health.
Our integrated team is composed of Obstetricians, Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists, midwives, labor and delivery nurses and breastfeeding specialists. We take the time to understand your preferences to provide the right care and support you and your baby in labor, delivery, and beyond.
Our spacious labor rooms and many amenities will help make your childbirth experience safe and meaningful. For a tour of our Women’s and Newborn Center, please call 254-751-4581. For breast health services, visit the Ascension Providence Breast Health Center page. To attend a class or event near you, your can register below.
Wound Care Center
The Ascension Providence Wound Care Center in Waco is the only chronic wound center between Dallas and Killeen, Texas. Our experienced care team offers advanced healing therapies, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
For a schedule of educational opportunities at Ascension Providence, please call the Education Department at 254-751-4799.