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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
7737 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77074

tel: (713) 448-5555
fax: (713) 448-5665

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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
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leading the country in quality and patient safety.

Known for world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care and leading-edge technology and innovation, Memorial Hermann serves the community through a network of 10 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services. In addition to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, the nation’s busiest Level I trauma center and primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann operates eight acute-care hospitals in the community.

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, Memorial Hermann uses its resources to make a real difference in the health of the community. The system has earned national recognition and numerous awards, including the prestigious National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum in 2009.

Heart and Vascular Care
Memorial Hermann is one of the world’s largest providers of cardiovascular care, annually performing more than 50,000 heart procedures. This means our patients have access to heart specialists with extensive training and experience in the complete range of cardiac treatments, from interventional cardiology to electrophysiology and complex robotic-assisted procedures. After long recognizing the importance of timely access to emergency cardiac care, Memorial Hermann now boasts the nation’s first and largest citywide network of accredited Chest Pain Centers.

The Mischer Neuroscience Institute brings together a team of world-class clinicians, researchers and educators whose insights and research findings are transforming the field of neuroscience. Patients come to the Institute from around the world for treatment of rare and common diseases of the brain and spinal cord. The Mischer Neuroscience Institute is the largest provider of neuroscience care in south Texas. The Institute was the first center in Texas and one of only a few institutions in the country to fully integrate neurology, neurosurgery and neurorehabilitation in complementary programs offered through distinguished centers of excellence.

Cancer Care
Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers provide a full continuum of services, including targeted anticancer drugs, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), the most advanced linear accelerators, prostate seed implantation and the innovative MammoSite? and Contura™ radiation therapy systems for breast cancer. Seven centers are accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Sports Medicine
Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine programs build athletic frontrunners and provide comprehensive care following injury. Led by an affiliated group of skilled orthopedic surgeons who are also team physicians for the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, University of Houston, University of St. Thomas and Rice University athletics, the program delivers care through the Sports Medicine Institute and 24 conveniently located clinics.

Outpatient Imaging and Testing
With 25 locations, Memorial Hermann has established the community’s largest network of diagnostic Imaging Centers. The Centers offer the latest technology, including PET/CT scans, 32- and 64-slice CT scanners, 3-Tesla MRI, 1.5 T high-field open MRI and digital mammography.

Memorial Hermann Life Flight
Since its inception in 1976, Memorial Hermann Life Flight? has completed more than 120,000 missions. It continues to be one of the busiest air ambulance services in the nation and the only area program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems.

Children’s Services

With 240 beds, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is one of the country’s largest pediatric hospitals and Houston’s only Level I pediatric trauma center. An institutional member of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI), the hospital extends its high standards of quality to community hospitals with pediatric emergency centers in all of the system’s acute-care hospitals and a new Children’s Memorial Hermann floor opening December 2009 at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

Named among the top five rehabilitation hospitals in U.S.News & World Report list of “America’s Best Hospitals” for 20 consecutive years, TIRR Memorial Hermann has achieved world renown for excellence in research and treatment for traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputations, multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases and disorders. TIRR is one of only six rehabilitation hospitals in the nation designated as Model Systems by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for both its spinal cord and traumatic brain injury programs.

Research and Innovation
Memorial Hermann achieves improvements in patient care through clinical discovery and the development of new treatments for its patients. Nearly 800 studies are in progress or pending across the system – all intent on finding tomorrow’s breakthroughs today.
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