Greater Houston is home to the world’s best healthcare. Hospitals in Galveston County include:

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

  • Oldest medical school in Texas
  • Established in 1891
  • 1 in 6 Texas physicians has trained at this school
  • 11,000 employees
  • 3,000 students
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Lead trauma center for a nine-county region

UTMB Hospitals in Galveston County:

John Sealy Hospital

  • General care teaching hospital
  • 12 stories
  • 414 beds

Jennie Sealy Hospital

  • Hospital serving geriatric patents

UTMB Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital

  • 50 inpatient beds
  • 12 PICU beds
  • 30 newborn beds
  • 42 high acuity beds
  • 6 stories

Rebecca Sealy Hospital

  • Regional psychiatric hospital for mental health
  • Inpatient programs for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Day surgery services

Shriners Burn Hospital for Children

  • Care and treatment of acute burns
  • Plastic reconstructive or restorative surgery as a result of “healed” burns
  • Treatment for scarring and deformity of the face
  • 30 beds

UTMB Criminal Justice Hospital

Prison hospital 172 inpatient beds

Academic Health Center

Schools of:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Health Professions
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Home to Galveston National Laboratory

Research areas:

  • Institute for Human Infections and Immunity
  • Institute for the Medical Humanities
  • Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine
  • Sealy Center for Structural Biology
  • Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Center for Addiction Research
  • Educational Cancer Center
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health
  • Institute for Translational Sciences
  • Sealy Center for Cancer Cell Biology
  • Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine
  • World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases
  • Stark Diabetes Center
  • Center for Biomedical Engineering
  • Center for Environmental Toxicology
  • Sealy Center on Aging
  • George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Sealy Center for Vaccine Development

The University of Texas Medical Branch League City Campus

  • Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum unit with specialty care for moms and newborns
  • Emergency Department with 10 rooms and complete diagnostics lab
  • 20 medical/surgery patient rooms
  • 4 endoscopy suites
  • 10 operating rooms
  • 2 cardiac cauterization labs
  • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Outpatient specialty care and surgical services

The University of Texas Medical Branch Women’s Healthcare – League City

  • Primary care
  • Prenatal care
  • Reconstructive surgery

Mainland Medical Center

  • 223-bed acute care facility
  • 725 medical staff
  • 200 physicians
  • Emergency Services with comprehensive onsite diagnostic and imaging
  • Heart and Vascular services, including general cardiology, heart surgery and chest pain evaluation and treatment
  • Women’s services, from maternity care, with labor and delivery suites and NICU, to Breast Care Center
  • General and minimally invasive surgery, including appendectomy, hernia, tonsillectomy, and more
  • Orthopedic surgery, including hip, knee, and other joint replacement procedures
  • Senior mental health treatment

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

  • 178 acute-care beds
  • 500 physicians on staff
  • 800 employees
  • Services include:
  • Breast Care Center
  • Childbirth and Women’s Services Center
  • Concussion Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Heart and Vascular Services
  • Joint Replacement Center
  • Neurology Services
  • Occupational, hand, pediatric, physical and aquatic therapies
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Outpatient Imaging
  • Primary Care
  • Spine Program
  • Weight Management

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

  • 2,000 medical staff
  • 900 doctors
  • Recently underwent a $92 million renovation and expansion
  • Renovation of both patient towers
  • Expansion of the Women and Children’s Center.
  • Breast Diagnostic Center
  • Heart and Vascular Hospital
  • Level III Emergency Room
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Center
  • Cutting-edge facilities
  • Support minimally invasive and robotic surgeries

Memorial Hermann Health System: Convenient Care Center

  • 24-hour Emergency Room
  • Onsite imaging and lab services
  • Breast Cancer Center
  • Physical Therapy
  • Multi-specialty Care Center
  • Access to Memorial Hermann Group physicians