About Us

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation is dedicated to helping patients find their way back from all types of injuries, illnesses and chronic conditions. We offer a network of inpatient rehabilitation facilities, outpatient therapy centers and home health services throughout Dallas/Fort Worth to help patients return to independent and productive lifestyles.

We provide care for the most challenging and medically complex patients, including those with traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal cord injury and patients requiring ventilation. Our flagship hospital located across from Baylor University Medical Center has been repeatedly recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 rehabilitation facilities in the nation.

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Our History

Our journey began as the Gaston Episcopal Hospital. In 1978, the then general community hospital needed to expand to keep pace with the needs of modern medicine. Plans were made for a new four-story hospital to be built on Gaston Avenue and connect via tunnel to Baylor University Medical Center. Construction began on the new Gaston Episcopal Hospital in 1980 and the new facility was dedicated in April of 1982.


Gaston Episcopal Hospital merged with Baylor Healthcare System and became Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation at Gaston Episcopal Hospital. 


Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and Select Medical Corporation form a joint venture to provide an expanded network of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. 


Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare join forces to create a new health system, Baylor Scott & White Health, becoming the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. 


Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation becomes Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation.

Since forming our partnership with Select Medical, Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation has grown from one rehabilitation facility, to three stand-alone rehabilitation hospitals, two rehabilitation units, more than 65 outpatient therapy centers and a full-service home health division.

Our Continuum of Care

Most patients benefit from additional services after discharge. Through our extensive rehabilitation network, Baylor Rehab offers a Day Neuro Program for patients with brain injury or stroke, a Real Life Rehab home and community-based program, home health services for patient who are homebound and outpatient therapy services in more than 65 clinics throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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A Model System For Care

We are one of just 16 facilities nationwide that is considered a model system in the care of traumatic brain injuries. Our contributions to the North Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Model System impact TBI care across the country.

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