Health Care Snapshot 2020: Bay Area hospital listings

CHI St. Luke’s Health Emergency Center-Pasadena (Courtesy CHI St. Luke's Health)
CHI St. Luke’s Health Emergency Center-Pasadena (Courtesy CHI St. Luke's Health)

CHI St. Luke’s Health Emergency Center-Pasadena (Courtesy CHI St. Luke's Health)

Here is a list of the major hospitals in the Bay Area.

1) HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

500 W. Medical Center Blvd., Webster


Trauma level: II

NICU level: III

Total number of employees: 2,200

Number of beds: 510

New programs, expansions: In October 2019, the hospital announced it had become the first in Texas and 14th in the nation to earn a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer after the creation of a rectal cancer multidisciplinary team.

2) Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

18300 Houston Methodist Drive, Nassau Bay


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: II

Total number of employees: 1,000

Number of beds: 178

New programs, expansions: In December, the facility broke ground on the campus’s fourth medical office, set to open in May 2021.

3) Houston Physicians’ Hospital*

333 N. Texas Ave., Webster


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 250

Number of beds: 53

New programs, expansions: none

4) Kindred Hospital Clear Lake*

350 Blossom St., Webster


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 500

Number of beds: 110

New programs, expansions: none

5) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

11800 Astoria Blvd., Houston


Trauma level: III

NICU level: III

Total number of employees: 1,593

Number of beds: 295

New programs, expansions: A new cardiac intensive care unit and operating rooms opened in January 2019.

6) UTMB Health Clear Lake Campus Hospital

200 Blossom St., Webster


Trauma level: III (pursuing)

NICU level: I

Total number of employees: about 560

Number of beds: 160

New programs, expansions: The hospital has added a pediatric emergency room, inpatient unit and surgeries and specialty clinics, added breast imaging, and added outpatient physical and occupational therapy.

7) UTMB Health League City Campus Hospital

2240 S. Gulf Freeway, League City


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 450

Number of beds: 47

New programs, expansions: The hospital’s south tower expansion has opened, which includes more beds, more operating rooms and endoscopy suites, stress and echo testing, vascular labs and more.

8) CHI St. Luke’s Health Emergency Center-Pasadena

4600 E. Sam Houston Parkway S., Pasadena


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 578

Number of beds: 72

New programs, expansions: The recently opened Weight Loss & Metabolic Center specializes in improving the health and well-being of severely overweight patients. Surgical and nonsurgical options are offered.

*Based on 2019 data. Hospital did not return request for comment.
By Colleen Ferguson
A native central New Yorker, Colleen Ferguson worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. Colleen graduated from Syracuse University in 2019, where she worked for the campus's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange, with a degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a degree in Spanish language and culture. Colleen previously interned with The Journal News/lohud, where she covered the commute in the greater New York City area.



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