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R. Scott Briner, FACHE

CEO Sweeny Community Hospital

CEO's Message

Welcome to the Sweeny Community Hospital District's website.  For more than five decades, Sweeny Community Hospital has been serving healthcare needs West of the Brazos.  To be thought of first by members of the community when needing health care is the top priority of Sweeny Community Hospital.


Sweeny Community Hospital is a twenty bed Critical Access hospital with several facilities and features that allows the Hospital District to meet the community's needs and is an impressive medical campus.  It is our goal to continue to provide quality healthcare as our community grows and needs change in the future.  Our employees, medical staff, Hospital Board, Foundation and Auxiliary make Sweeny Community Hospital a reliable health care facility that provides excellent quality healthcare.  We want to make sure that it stands out as not only the place where you will come for healthcare, but also where you will continue to know that we care about you and your entire family.


Our motto, “You’ll Know We Care,” is more than mere words—it is how we go about doing our jobs. At Sweeny Community Hospital, it’s the staff that makes the difference, because “You’ll Know We Care.”


Our Vision
To be FIRST in the minds of people who live West of the Brazos when they think of health-care services.



Our Mission
To provide the West Brazos area consistently with FIRST quality and cost-effective health-care services.



Our Values
(F) Be identified by our FRIENDLINESS.
(I) Foster INTEGRITY in word and deed.
(R) Do the RIGHT thing correctly the first time.
(S) SERVE our patients’ needs before our own.
(T) Earn our patients’ TRUST by being professional

and caring, all the time.


Board of Directors:   P.T. Brunner, President;

Mason Nichols, Vice President;  Patti Foster, Secretary; Scott Swift, Violet Weeks, Charles Pogue, Don Schulte


Administrator:  R. Scott Briner, FACHE

Chief Financial Officer: Hong Wade, CPA

​Director of Nursing: Sherri Pierce, BSN


Medical Staff Officers:  

Chief of Staff: Enrique Leal III, M.D. 

Vice Chief of Staff:  

About Us

Located in southwestern Brazoria County, Texas, the Sweeny Hospital District was established by the Texas Legislature in 1963 after a 10-year community effort to expand health care into rural communities.  Since the time of its opening in 1965, Sweeny Community Hospital has continued to grow and expand its services offered to the West of the Brazos Community, while keeping true to the traditions that helped to found the hospital district.  The Sweeny Hospital District has grown to approximately 190 employees at locations in Sweeny, Brazoria, and West Columbia. Sweeny Community Hospital is a 24-hour operational critical access hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient healthcare services.  Licensed for 20 inpatient beds, Sweeny Community Hospital serves as a Level IV Trauma Center, has a dedicated surgical suite, and over a dozen outpatient clinical services. On the same campus is a professional office building, hosting 4 primary care providers who coordinate care for the entire family throughout the life spectrum.  Should a referral to a specialty physician become necessary, the professional office building also hosts 11 specialty care providers, offering local residents quality medical care in one convenient location.  The Fountains Assisted Living Facility adjacent to the main hospital campus provides local residents assurance that their loved ones are cared for in a quality environment close to home.  The Wellness Center and the Kittie Nash Groce Rehabilitation Center both offer outpatient physical therapy to meet the needs of the local community.  West Brazos EMS is the only hospital based emergency response system in Brazoria County with a medical intensive care unit, providing immediate access to residents in their time of greatest need.  Community education seminars are offered monthly on a variety of topics, tailored to meet the unique needs of the population West of the Brazos.The Sweeny Hospital District is committed to maintaining the outstanding service and caring environment that it is known for by recruiting and retaining an exceptional staff of highly qualified professionals.  SCH is a member of the Texas Hospital Association, as well as the Texas Association of Rural and Community Hospitals.


At Sweeny Community Hospital, You’ll Know We Care.