• April 14 | Food Is Medicine Seminar

    Dr. Kim Williams—past president of the American College of Cardiology—will speak on How to Take the “Die” out of Your Diet. Attend this all-day seminar with sessions from various speakers, Ask the Experts session, a delicious plant-based lunch, and more! Learn More!

  • Beacon Coming Summer 2018

    Beacon is transforming the way Midland Health provides healthcare to West Texas. This robust, cutting-edge, integrated electronic health records system ensures a higher quality of care for all Midland Health patients. Learn More!

  • At the Heart of Preventative Care

    Our care goes beyond just that of managing sickness, but also preventative care through a holistic approach to outpatient rehab. The Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Program is a unique, noninvasive program proven to reverse heart disease through diet and lifestyle modification.  Learn More!

  • Lighting the way for primary care in Midland

    Need help finding a physician or setting up an appointment? Call (432) 221-3627. Most appointments can be scheduled on the same day, or within 24 hours during weekdays.  Learn More!

Introducing Midland Health

We believe the health of a community extends far beyond hospital walls. And we are committed to leading our community to be the healthiest in Texas.

That's why we've teamed up with area healthcare partners to create Midland Health. Working together, we can make a profound and lasting impact on our community by improving the health of our people.

Physician Profile

Padmaja Patel, MD

Padmaja Patel, MD

Lifestyle Medicine, Internal Medicine
Hospitals Experiencing Shortage of IV Fluids Nationwide
Midland Memorial Hospital, Odessa Regional Medical Center, and Medical Center Hospital are currently experiencing a shortage of IV fluids. One of the ...
Applications Now Open for Youth Health Service Corp.
Midland Memorial Hospital in collaboration with the Permian Basin Area Health Education Center and Midland College would like to extend an invitation ...
Catastrophic Assistance Fund Pledges $5,000 to Assist Hurricane Victims
In 2004, Midland Memorial Hospital established a Catastrophic Assistance Fund (CAF). Since its inception, it has provided over $250,000 in assistance ...
Third Annual Wellness Tour This Week August 16-19th
Join us for the third annual Wellness Tour, taking place Wednesday, August 16th through Saturday, August 19th. This cross-city health and wellness wee...
Breastfeeding Support Group
We are starting a new support group to help promote breastfeeding success and provide encouragement for moms in our community. Please join us to visit...
Becoming A Mom Class
The six week "Becoming A Mom' series is taught from the March of Dimes curriculum and is provided free of charge through Hope Chest of Midland. C...
Plant-based Nutrition and Diabetes with Dr. Patel
The Lifestyle Medicine Center is now offering weekly educational classes on various topics related to nutrition, chronic disease, grocery store tours,...
Sibling Class
One hour class on Saturday prepares the big sister or big brother for the new baby’s arrival and includes tour and hands-on activities. Cost- $10.00/f...
Give a Gift for Seasons to Come: An Advance Directive
Most people are not prepared for the end of life. With advances in life expectancy, decreasing mortality thanks to public health, sanitation and moder...
Exercise Can Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline
When one considers the benefits of exercise, usually the primary reasons and subsequent results are focused on strength, flexibility, cardiovascular h...
State of the Art Breast Care Available Here in Midland
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lifetime It is estimated in 2017 ...
The Risk of Amber Teething Necklaces
September is National Baby Safety Month. Amber teething necklaces have become quite popular over the last year, but Lori Benninghoff, Physician Assist...

Awards & Recognition

  • diversified
  • Accolade 2013 Texas
  • Accolade Pathway
  • AHA Mission LifeLine
  • Accolade Radiology
  • NQMBC Breast Center of Excellence Award
  • DNV Hip and Knee
  • BCBS Distinction Hip Knee