Methodist Health System is comprised of four thriving hospitals serving the southern perimeter of the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of Dallas' finest and largest not-for-profit hospitals. This 515-bed major teaching and referral facility is the flagship hospital for Methodist Health System. Located just 10 minutes away, Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a modern 269-bed facility located in the suburbs of Southwest Dallas County. Opened in December of 2006, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a state-of-the-art 168 bed, full-service hospital located in Mansfield, TX south of Arlington and Fort Worth in Tarrant County. Methodist Richardson Medical Center, a 205-bed acute care hospital, serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas and the surrounding communities. Additionally, Methodist Family Health Centers have been established to better meet healthcare needs in the outlying communities.