Mission, Vision,Values, Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy

Gulf Coast Medical Center is a 161-bed acute care center, serving a population of approximately 200,000 residents between Houston and Victoria, Texas. The hospital is located in Wharton, Texas, which is approximately 55 miles southwest of downtown Houston and just 30 miles from Sugar Land, Texas (recently named by Money Magazine as one of the top US cities in which to live).

Gulf Coast is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). In partnership with more than 50 area physicians, the hospital provides a full range of medical services to meet the healthcare needs of the community it proudly serves.

We are fortunate to have a dedicated group of local leaders overseeing the operations of the hospital - see our management team and board of trustees.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide exceptional care and service in a safe environment.  We strive to achieve the highest quality outcomes by adhering to our values and exceeding the customer's expectations.


Vision Statement

Gulf Coast Medical Center's vision is to be the healthcare leader of our region.


  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Respectfulness
  • Competitiveness
  • Commitment
  • Loyalty
  • Enthusiasm
  • Efficiency



As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Gulf Coast Medical Center does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Gulf Coast Medical Center directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Gulf Coast Medical Center arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91. (Other Federal Laws and Regulations provide similar protection against discrimination on grounds of sex and creed.)

In case of questions concerning this policy, or in the event of a desire to file a complaint alleging violations of the above, please contact:

Gulf Coast Medical Center