Peterson Regional Medical Center


Peterson Regional Medical Center moved into its brand new, 124-bed facility in 2008. Named for local businessman Sid Peterson, this private hospital includes ICU/CCU, Hospital Medicine, X-Ray, Critical Air Medicine, CAT scan, Cardiopulmonary, MRI, Surgery, Women’s Services, Laboratory, and Neurological telemedicine.

Specialty backup NOT available includes trauma surgery, infectious disease, pediatric intensivist, neurosurgery, and ortho hand. Major trauma patients and seriously ill pediatric patients are typically transferred, with major trauma sent to nearby San Antonio. STEMI patients are treated with TNKas within 30 minutes then transferred.

Emergency Department

  • ED Beds: 20 (includes 5 Express Care beds)
  • Patients/Hour: 1.7
  • Admission Rate: 17%
  • Transfer Rate: 3%
  • Coverage: 12-hour physician shifts with 36 hours of coverage per day, plus 10 hours of NP/PA coverage per day
  • Qualifications: BC/BP in Emergency Medicine preferred; BC/BP in Primary Care accepted with ATLS, ACLS, PALS
  • Documentation: Meditech PDoc
  • Excellent nursing staff with strong, experienced nursing leadership.

Express Care

  • Patients/Hour: 1.9
  • Shifts: 11a-9p
  • Qualifications: Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) with Emergency Medicine experience


Medical professionals in Kerrville enjoy a lifestyle that blends all the best aspects of rural, suburban, and urban life. More than 40,000 people live within PRMC’s primary service area. With excellent housing and real estate costs and scenic properties available in this gorgeous area of the Texas Hill Country, Kerrville is the perfect hometown for families. For physicians who want to practice in a smaller community with metropolitan amenities nearby, Kerrville is a perfect choice. Both San Antonio and Austin are within a one- to two-hour drive. For more information, visit

Peterson Regional Medical Center

 Peterson Regional Medical Center

551 Hill Country Drive
Kerrville, TX 78028

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Eileen Toloza MD, FACEP Medical Director

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