Awards & Distinctions

Nacogdoches Medical Center is dedicated to providing high-quality care to our patients. Because of our efforts, we’ve received hospital awards and distinctions from national organizations for providing accredited health services and meeting a variety of health care standards. When visiting us, you can expect care aligned with research-based protocols and focused on your safety.

Blue Distinction Centers Hip and Knee, Spine, Cardiac – Center of Excellence

Developed by Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program recognizes facilities with expertise in delivering specialty care. Programs are evaluated for the expertise of the medical team, the number of times the facility has performed the procedure and their track record of procedure results. As a Blue Distinction Center, Nacogdoches Medical Center delivers better results with fewer complications and readmissions than facilities that aren’t Blue Distinction Centers. We are recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for our Hip and Knee, Spine and Cardiac programs.

Knee and Hip

Nacogdoches Medical Center provides comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee and hip replacement surgeries.


Our spine program guides you to the treatment option that’s right for you. We provide comprehensive inpatient spine surgery services, including discectomy, fusion and decompression procedures.


Find a full range of cardiac care at Nacogdoches Medical Center. We provide inpatient cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery.

ACOS Accredited Cancer Center

Nacogdoches Medical Center is pleased to offer you an American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Commission on Cancer accredited cancer program. By participating in this program, we keep up with rigorous standards and continually work to improve the quality of our care. At Nacogdoches, you’ll find comprehensive patient-centered care, access to clinical trials, new treatment options and educational resources.

American College of Radiology (ACR) Imaging Accreditation

The Laird Imaging Center at Nacogdoches Medical Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology for nuclear medicine, computed tomography, MRI, mammography and ultrasound. This accreditation helps us to ensure high-quality imaging, staff and equipment — giving you precise imaging to help your doctor reach an accurate diagnosis.