Major Health Care Institutions
CHI St. Luke's Health
CHI St. Luke’s Health has several hospitals, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group offices, and emergency facilities located throughout the Greater Houston area. The institution is an affiliate of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute, providing access to world-class research and advances in care. Learn more.
HCA Houston Healthcare
HCA Houston Healthcare is a leading provider of health care in the Houston area, serving nearly 1 million patients annually. HCA Houston's comprehensive network includes 13 hospitals, nine outpatient surgery centers, 11 freestanding emergency centers and a dozen freestanding diagnostic imaging facilities in the greater Houston area. It also includes a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of HCA-affiliated facilities as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. Learn more.
The Methodist Hospital, for sixty years the home of internationally acclaimed heart surgeon Michael DeBakey, is among the country’s top centers for otolaryngology, neurology/neurosurgery, ophthalmology, gynecology, heart surgery, psychiatry and urology. There are dozens of hospitals and clinics throughout the Houston region and several internationally. Learn more.
Memorial Hermann is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and a Level I trauma center. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System operates hospitals in Katy, Fort Bend County, The Woodlands, Memorial City and the northwest, southeast and southwest areas of Houston. Learn more.
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital is internationally recognized for exceptional comprehensive care and trailblazing research. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top ten pediatric hospitals, Texas Children’s, in affiliation with Houston’s renowned Baylor College of Medicine, ranks first in National Institute of Health (NIH) research funding for pediatric hospitals, participating in hundreds of groundbreaking research projects. Learn more.
Texas Heart Institute
One of the top ten heart centers in the country, the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System is where the first heart transplant in the United States was performed, thanks to the pioneering work of Dr. Denton Cooley. Learn more.
UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has ranked as one of the top two hospitals for cancer care since U.S. News and World Report began its annual survey in 1990. Many of the advances that have increased the survival rate for all cancers were initiated at M. D. Anderson. Learn more.