Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston Methodist is a leading academic medical center in the Texas Medical Center® and is part of a larger system with six community hospitals serving the greater Houston area and an additional facility currently under construction. Houston Methodist prides itself on physicians and staff who exemplify the ICARE values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. Patient safety, quality and service are our highest priorities.

  • 39,518 admissions per year
  • 1,058 babies born
  • 40,328 emergency room visits per year
  • 349,077 outpatient visits (excluding emergency visits)
  • 80.2% average daily occupancy rate
  • 6.21 days, average length of patient’s stay
  • 976 hospital beds
  • 73 operating rooms
  • 1,862 affiliated physicians
  • 6,101 employees
  • More than 8,150 international encounters from 90 countries

Denver Harbor Clinic

Established in 2001, Vecino Health Centers was founded by a group of local pastors to address the need for primary health care in Houston's community of Denver Harbor, a poor but stable Hispanic neighborhood in Houston's historic East End. Most of the community's 20,000-plus residents had extremely limited access to medical care and were resorting to emergency rooms for basic health care needs.

Denver Harbor Family Clinic, the first Vecino Health Center, began operations in the upstairs of a church until the site of a former cantina was transformed into the Clinic's first facility in 2004.  With the help of the local and national philanthropic community, federal funding, and a partnership with The Methodist Hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program, Vecino Health Centers has expanded both impact and services.

The residency program has been in existence for over 15 years and has been associated with both the Denver Harbor Clinic and the Methodist Hospital since 2005. These collaborations allow us to provide medical care and education across the full spectrum of medicine and society. The Denver Harbor Clinic is a federally qualified health center that provides primary care to an urban, underserved population in the heart of Houston. The Methodist Hospital is a tertiary care facility located in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center that is truly at the forefront of medical care, education and research in the United States. Together, this combination allows our trainees to have an educational experience that is unique in opportunity and exposure.

Driscoll Children’s Hospital (Pediatrics Inpatient)

Driscoll Children's Hospital is a tertiary care regional referral center offering complex and comprehensive medical and surgical care for children. The hospital's medical staff is comprised of pediatric specialists in more than 32 medical and 13 surgical specialties. Driscoll was the first hospital in South Texas to provide emergency services exclusively for children, and Driscoll was also the first hospital in south Texas to perform an organ transplant.

  • 4,800 admissions per year
  • More than 35,317 emergency room visits per year
  • 162 hospital beds • 66.2% average daily occupancy rate
  • 5.6 days, average length of stay
  • 120,747 outpatient visits per year
  • 35,317 emergency room visits per year
  • 18-Bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • 41-Bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • 250 physicians on medical staff in more than 30 specialties
  • More than 40 Pediatric residents
  • Approximately 1,800 employees

St. Joseph’s Medical Center

St. Joseph’s Medical Center is Houston’s first and only downtown hospital. St. Joseph Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to the ever-expanding Houston community for 125 years. The Trauma Center, Center for Behavioral Health, dedicated Women's Medical Center and the full-service acute care hospital are supported by the specialty inpatient and outpatient services that you'd expect from Houston's first teaching hospital. Our mission matches your expectations — to deliver compassionate healthcare to the communities we serve.

  • 18,860 admissions per year
  • 34,593 emergency room visits per year
  • 73,525 outpatient visits (excluding emergency visits)
  • 67% average daily occupancy rate
  • 5.41 days, average length of patient’s stay
  • 420 hospital beds
  • 1,862 affiliated physicians
  • 6,101 employees
  • More than 8,150 international encounters from 90 countries