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Institutes & Centers

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is home Houston's leading medical institutes, which combine excellent facilities with world-class clinicians and a collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School to provide the best possible care to those who need it.

Patients come to our institutes from around the world for treatment of rare and common diseases, and to participate in forward-thinking research studies and clinical trials with these physicians, researchers and educators who are transforming their respective fields of medicine.


Mischer Neuroscience Institute

The Mischer Neuroscience Institute is the largest and most comprehensive neuroscience program in Texas. We currently perform more neurosurgical procedures than any other hospital system in Houston and are nationally recognized for leading-edge medicine.  We are consistently ranked among quality benchmarking organizations as a leader in clinical quality and patient safety.  The Institute was the first center in Texas and one of only a few institutions in the country to fully integrate neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurorehabilitation through comprehensive, specialized treatment centers and close collaboration between all involved disciplines.

Heart and Vascular Institute

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 50 hospitals in the nation for heart and heart surgery for 2010-11. The patient services and amenities available here, coupled with the Institute's unique design, make it the most modern hospital of its kind in Texas. The 230,000 square-foot facility houses 147 patient beds, including a 20-bed short-stay unit, CVICU cardiology care unit and six cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology labs, as well as access to 11 VIP suites with hotel services and library area.

Ironman Sports Medicine Institute

The Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute is a comprehensive sports medicine clinic located in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The Institute brings together highly trained experts in sports science, orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, physical therapy, human performance science, strength and conditioning and sport nutrition to help athletes of all ages and abilities prevent injury, recover from injury and improve performance to reach their personal athletic goals. The Institute offers comprehensive human performance testing services as well.

Texas Trauma Institute

Designated a Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients in Houston and surrounding areas, as well as the only verified burn center in the city, the Institute brings together a world-class team of clinicians, researchers and educators armed with the latest in research and technology to deliver comprehensive, life-saving services to the residents of the Gulf Coast region.

Texas Kidney Institute

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 50 hospitals in the nation for kidney disorders for 2010-11. A multidisciplinary program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Texas Kidney Institute is a recognized leader in the treatment of kidney disease, an illness that affects more than 7.5 million American adults. Our specialists are on the frontline of disease management for kidney disorders, immunosuppressant research and surgical advances. The institute has performed more than 2,500 kidney transplants since it was founded in 1977.


Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has been serving the community for over 20 years and is the primary teaching hospital for the pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology programs at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Our team of doctors, nurses, therapists and other allied healthcare professionals are focused on the specialized needs of women and children with an emphasis on quality, customer service and leading-edge research.