Board of Directors

The hospital is governed by a seven-member board of directors appointed by the Uvalde County Commissioners’ Court and the Uvalde County Hospital Authority board of directors.

2022-2023 Uvalde County Hospital Authority Board of Directors

W.A. Kessler, Jr.

Attorney at Law,
Kessler & Kessler
Benjamin G. Elliott

Independent Insurance Agent/
Rancher/Real Estate
Kelly A. Faglie

Faglie Construction, LL

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Sameta Sosa, MD
Chief of Staff

Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
Hospice/Palliative Care Medical Director
Monica E. Gutierrez, PhD
Sul Ross State University
G. V. Gaitonde, MD

Board Certified General Surgeon,
Uvalde Diagnostic Clinic

Hector E. Gonzales, PhD, CPA
Southwest Texas Junior College
Raul E. Zamora
Real Estate Agent,
Lantana Realty

Latest News /

Capt Family Donates $75,000 for Legacy Courtyard Wall and Fountain

​Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) received a $75,000 gift from the Capt Family of Uvalde for the Legacy Courtyard Wall and Fountain. The courtyard wall and fountain will provide a barrier between the hospital entrance and courtyard outside of the Emergency Department. The wall will have a water feature and be the location for all historical donor plaques from the 1949 and 1972 hospital.

Upcoming Events /

Free Childbirth Classes

Our childbirth class is designed to help parents prepare for the arrival of their newborn. Parents will feel comfortable knowing what to expect during the labor and delivery process and acquire the knowledge to care for the newborn baby at home.

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Computed Technology ACR
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4 Star Rating Centers for Medicare
Guardian of Excellence
Patient Safety Excellence
PG Pinnacle Award
Texas Ten Step Program