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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
2017 Annual Report
In 2017, we continued to further our vision to make Midland the healthiest community in Texas by opening a new Lifestyle Medicine Center at our West C...
MMH is Taking Extra Steps to Prevent the Spread of the Flu
The cold and flu season has peaked in recent weeks and Midland Memorial Hospital wants to ensure everyone is informed about how to detect and mange th...
2018 First Baby of the New Year
Midland Memorial Hospital would like to congratulate the Chvarria family of Midland on the birth of their new baby girl, the first child born in Midla...
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 ...
Weigh to Success Informational Seminar
Weigh to Success, our bariatric weight loss program, holds informational seminars on the third Thursday of every month at 4:00PM. The seminar lasts ap...
As You Wish Advance Care Seminar
Only 7% of people report actually having had an end-of-life conversation with loved ones. Join us for a free event hosted by Hospice Midland and Midla...
Babycare/Infant CPR
This two hour class covers the basics of baby care with a hands-on approach to help parents feel comfortable with their newborn. Infant CPR and chokin...
BirthPlace Tour (4/24/2018 5pm)
Tours of the BirthPlace are conducted on a monthly basis at 5:00 p.m and 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of Midland Memorial Hospital’s Scharbauer Tower. Come ...
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
  • NAPBC
  • DNV Hip and Knee
  • BCBS Distinction Hip Knee