Ascension Seton Hays
- Hospital/Medical Center
- Specialty Care
Taking control of your health starts with finding a care team to support you. And by choosing Ascension Seton Hays in Kyle, Texas, you are connected to all the women’s healthcare you need, close to home. Our doctors start by listening to you. By understanding you and your health, we deliver the care that’s right for you.
Our women’s health services include:
- OB-GYN and primary care
- Maternity care
- Diagnostic imaging
- Surgical care
Primary care for your everyday health
Whether you need a yearly wellness exam or checkup, vaccinations, help managing a chronic condition, have a minor illness, or want to talk to a doctor about what’s on your mind, your primary care doctor is your first stop. Talk with your doctor about everyday healthcare questions, emotional health needs and concerns about symptoms. And, your doctor can help you stay healthy by providing preventive care and finding health concerns early.
If you have a health condition that needs more advanced care, your primary care doctor will connect you to a specialist in heart care, high-risk pregnancy care, brain and spine care, cancer care, orthopedic care, mental health, weight management and more.
OB-GYN care for your women’s health needs
You want an OB-GYN who understands you and your preferences and answers your questions — big and small. Find a doctor you feel comfortable talking to. Your OB-GYN provides care throughout every stage of your life — from yearly exams and screenings to care during pregnancy and through menopause.
Choose a maternity care team that's right for you
Finding the right care team for the delivery of your child is an important decision. When you choose Ascension Seton Hays, you are supported by a team that provides the care you need throughout your pregnancy, labor and delivery, follow-up care, pediatrics and beyond. We listen and talk through the choices that are right for you and your baby.
You have access to the full spectrum of labor and delivery care, close to home. And, we’ve expanded our labor and delivery unit to meet the growing needs of moms and babies in Hays County and beyond.
Our maternity care includes:
- A dedicated Women’s Center that is secure from the rest of the hospital 24/7
- Level II maternity designation (can deliver 32 weeks gestation and older)
- Personalized birth plans
- Couplet care, so mom and baby are rarely separated
- Dell Children’s Level II NICU on-site
- Access to Dell Children’s specialists
- 8 Spacious birthing rooms, 4 triage, 6 antepartum, 14 postpartum, and 2 C- section ORs
- Average experience of our labor and delivery nurses is 10 years
- Digital wristbands are used for secure movement of baby between mom, the nursery and the NICU
- Low C-section rate, 50% less than the national average
Ascension Seton Hays is named a “Best Maternity Hospitals 2021” by Newsweek, in partnership with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance of U.S. health care facilities. This means we meet the high standards for safety and quality for maternity care. Ascension Seton Hays meets standards for excellence in maternity care in areas such as low rates of C-section, episiotomy and early elective deliveries, and for following important protocols to protect moms and babies.
Maternal fetal medicine
Sometimes moms and babies need extra care. When you choose Ascension Seton Hays for the delivery of your baby, have confidence knowing you and your baby are connected to specialized maternal and fetal care, if you need it. Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists offer a collaborative, personalized approach to high-risk pregnancy care. Our team includes MFspecialists, sonographers, genetic counselors, nurses, and case coordinators—all working together to deliver high-quality, coordinated care to moms and babies.
Our care includes, but is not limited to:
- Autoimmune disorders
- Chronic hypertension
- Diabetes management
- Fetal anomalies
- Fetal growth disorders
- Maternal cardiac disease
- Multifetal gestation
- Placental concerns
- Advanced obstetrical ultrasound
- Fetal echocardiography
- Genetic disorders
- Genetic Counseling
- Maternal cardiac disease
- Mental health disorders
- Multifetal gestation
- Prenatal diagnosis
- Preterm labor
- Reproductive psychiatry
Maternal-fetal medicine services are offered through a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin.
Dell Children’s NICU onsite
If your baby needs advanced care once they are born, know our Dell Children’s Level II NICU is ready to deliver advanced care. At Ascension Seton Hays, babies are cared for by a neonatal nurse practitioner and neonatologist at all times. We specialize in caring for babies born preterm (32 weeks or older) or who are sick. And, we can stabilize babies born premature.
We specialize in caring for babies with:
- Optimizing nutrition and growth
- Respiratory distress syndrome
- And many other conditions
We also offer many support services for mom and baby:
- Respiratory therapy
- Case management and social work
- Lactational consultation
- Access to donor breast milk
Get cancer screenings and diagnostic imaging
Whether you need a yearly cancer screening or your doctor has prescribed diagnostic imaging, we’re here for you. Our diagnostic imaging center delivers high-quality imaging, close to home. Once your images are complete, we use a secure digital network to quickly share your results with your doctor.
Imaging services include:
- Bone density scan, DEXA
- CT scan
Find specialized surgical care, just for women
Choosing a care team for your surgery is an important decision. We have surgeons who specialize in gynecologic surgery, urogynecologic surgery, breast surgery and much more. As part of a level II trauma center, we perform a wide range of surgeries — from routine to complex. Whether you’re ready to schedule your surgery or are looking for a second opinion, we’re here for you. Call to schedule a consultation.
- Breast reconstruction
- Mastectomy with nipple saving and skin-sparing
- Mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy
- Partial mastectomy
- Cervix cone biopsy
- Endometrial ablation hysteroscopy
- Loop electrode excision
- Robot-assisted myomectomy
- Salpingo oophorectomy
- Total laparoscopic hysterectomy
- Catheterization suprapubic bladder
- Laser lithotripsy
- Continence control stimulator insertion
- Robot-assisted adrenalectomy
- Robot-assisted colpopexy
- Robot-assisted nephrectomy
- Robot-assisted pyeloplasty
- Sling urethra
- Stent placement
Compassionate urogynecology care
You want a doctor you feel comfortable with — who understands you and is always ready to answer your questions, no matter how big or small. Urogynecologists at Ascension Seton Hays start by listening to you. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you. We diagnose, treat and manage pelvic floor disorders for women 13 years and older.
As you age, your pelvic floor changes. We treat conditions affecting your pelvic floor that may have become weakened due to vaginal delivery, reaching menopausal or postmenopausal age, or other causes. Your care plan may include medication, therapy or surgery. Female pelvic reconstructive surgeons are experienced in urologic and gynecologic surgeries. You’ll also have a team of women’s health specialists, including OB-GYNs, advanced practice providers, pelvic floor physical therapists, dietitians, social workers and more — all dedicated to your care.
Urogynecologists specialized in diagnosing and treating:
- Anal incontinence
- Cystocele post-hysterectomy prolapse
- Fistulas rectocele
- Frequent UTIs
- Interstitial cystitis urethral diverticulum
- Labial hypertrophy urinary incontinence
- Overactive bladder uterine prolapse
- Pelvic organ prolapse
Urogynecology services are offered through a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin.
Collaboration with UT Health Austin
UT Health Austin is the clinical practice of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. The collaboration between UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton brings together a team of highly specialized providers who are at the forefront of the latest research and technological developments in this field of medicine to build an integrated system of care that is a collaborative resource for clinicians and their patients.