GUIDE: 8 Bay Area hospitals to seek treatment

1) HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake500 Medical Center Blvd., Webster


Trauma level: II

NICU level: III

Total number of employees: 2,045

Number of beds: 532

Telemedicine offerings: none

Latest news: HCA Houston Healthcare opened a new free-standing emergency room, HCA Houston ER 24/7 Pearland, in May, per a media release. The full-service ER is a department of HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, providing a full range of services for adults and children at 2906 Broadway St. in Pearland.

2) Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

18300 Houston Methodist Drive, Nassau Bay


Trauma level: N/ANICU level: II

Total number of employees: 900

Number of beds: 178

Telemedicine offerings: Primary care doctors and specialists offer telemedicine visits.

Latest news: A new medical office building is opening this year, and the Spine Center launched in November.

3) Houston Physicians Hospital

333 N. Texas Ave., Webster


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 400

Number of beds: 20 inpatient beds, adding 18 observation beds with expansion

Telemedicine offerings: none

Latest news: The hospital will complete a 38,400-square-foot expansion by the end of 2021 to meet patient volume demands, per a media release. The

first-floor expansion will include a kitchen, a dining facility, a private staff break area, sterile processing and a staff meeting room, and the second-floor build-out will add four new operating rooms. The third floor will be used for post-acute recovery and rehabilitation.

4) Kindred Hospital Clear Lake

350 Blossom St., Webster


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 276

Number of beds: 110

Telemedicine offerings: none

Latest news: none

5) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

11800 Astoria Blvd., Houston


Trauma level: III

NICU level: III

Total number of employees: 1,512

Number of beds: 293

Telemedicine offerings: varies by physician

Latest news: none

6) UTMB Health Clear Lake

Campus Hospital

200 Blossom St., Webster


Trauma level: III

NICU level: I

Total number of employees: 621

Number of beds: 185

Telemedicine offerings: none currently in inpatient setting

Latest news: The Clear Lake campus earned its Level III trauma designation in February, according to a media release.

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: more than 650

Number of beds: 97 inpatient

Telemedicine offerings: none

Latest news: none

8) St. Luke’s Health - Patients Medical Center

4600 E. Sam Houston Parkway S., Pasadena


Trauma level: N/A

NICU level: N/A

Total number of employees: 528

Number of beds: 61

Telemedicine offerings: none

Latest news: The center is seeking full Bariatrics Center of Excellence designation after successful completion of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program survey.
By Colleen Ferguson

Reporter, Bay Area

A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.



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