Acuity Healthcare Names Melissa Low CEO of Acuity Hospital of South Texas


Acuity Healthcare, a 100% Employee Owned Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) Company is pleased to announce Melissa Low is named Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Hospital of South Texas.

Low joined the South Texas team in June, 2017 as Chief Clinical Officer after a significant career in emergency medicine and healthcare leadership. In her previous position, Low served as the Director of Adult Emergency Services at Methodist Healthcare System and has also held leadership roles with Baptist Health System in San Antonio.

"I am so honored for the opportunity to lead the team of Acuity Hospital of South Texas," said Low. We strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families and deliver the best quality of care," she continued.

"Melissa had an immediate impact when she joined our team as the Chief Clinical Officer, I am excited and confident that in her new role as the Chief Executive Officer she will continue to thrive. Her drive, clinical expertise, and industry knowledge is the perfect combination to ensure continued success for Acuity Hospital of San Antonio," said Ed Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Healthcare.

Acuity Hospital of South Texas (AHST) is conveniently located in downtown San Antonio. AHST is a beautiful and modern 30-bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital with and twelve (12) ICU monitored beds, Special Procedures Suite and the latest technology, including CT Scanning.

Serving San Antonio, the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and the Rio Grande Valley, AHST treats medically complex and critically ill patients requiring long term care. AHST delivers a comprehensive, patient-focused care model with proven clinical outcomes for high acuity patients in a family-friendly atmosphere. The facility has developed clinical expertise in pulmonary/ventilator management, wound treatment and infectious diseases.

Acuity Healthcare is a 100% Employee Owned (ESOP) Long Term Acute Care Hospital company founded in 2001 with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Acuity Healthcare currently owns and manages four LTACHs in New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas. To learn more about Acuity Healthcare, please visit:

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