Galveston Island Texas - City Profile
Galveston Health Care Overview
Galveston is home of the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a leading research institution since its founding in 1865.

UTMB comprises eight hospitals with 919 beds and outpatient clinics. The clinical and research faculty totals nearly 2,000.

UTMB Children's Hospital has 61 beds, outpatient clinics, and acute, intensive, intermediate and neonatal care areas. It also has the second dedicated inpatient pediatric hospice in the U.S. and an outdoor playground.

Patient Information: (409) 772-6263
Physician Referral: (888) 446-UTMB
Appointments: (800) 443-7744
or (409) 747-8800

The Shriner's Burns Institute has 30 beds and a staff of 400, including 25 Ph.D.'s.

(409) 770-6600
Fax: (409) 770-6749
815 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77550-2725

A Ronald McDonald house for parents of hospitalized children is on the UTMB campus.

301 14th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 762-0609 (office)
(409) 762-8770 (house)
(409) 762-5338 (fax)

The Transitional Learning Center (TLC) is an inpatient and outpatient center for brain-injury patients.

1528 Post Office Street
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 762-6661

TideWay on Galveston Island is long-term rehabilitation and assisted living in a "community" setting, for individuals who have sustained a brain injury.

6444 Central City Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551
Ph. (409) 741-3266
Fax. (409) 741-1523

Galveston is also home to hundreds of independent clinics and practitioners of various health care disciplines.

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