For over 125 years, St. Joseph Medical Center has provided an ever-increasing range of services to residents in the Greater Houston area. As the first and only downtown hospital in the nation’s fourth largest city, St. Joseph was the first to become a teaching facility and provide maternity care, emergency medicine, x-ray technology and more. Today, the facility continues to bring cutting-edge technology and services to the community via the main Downtown campus and their 48-bed Heights satellite facility.
Emergency Medicine / Trauma Center
First responder to both the City and Port of Houston, the 28-bed Level III Emergency Department is ready to handle most medical emergencies. The facility is a designated Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center.
Comprehensive heart care, supported by board certified physicians, including 64-slice CT imaging, cardiac catheterization, intravascular ultrasound and open heart surgery.
Recognized by the March of Dimes, SJMC’s experienced staff manages 5,000 deliveries annually, while the Level II and III neonatal nursery provides care for 14.5% of those babies who were born prematurely or have other medical complications.
The Center for Women’s Breast Care is a comprehensive center for digital imaging and diagnostic services. A maternal/fetal medicine clinic and a women’s OR for gynecological and cosmetic surgery options are among other specialty women’s services.
Center for Behavioral Health
A 104-bed inpatient facility dedicated to behavioral health care for those 18 and older. Medical psychiatry and partial hospitalization programs are also available.
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Comprehensive diabetes and nutrition management program designed to provide education, information and treatment for those with diabetes.
Surgical weight loss surgeries are offered by several board-certified surgeons on the medical staff. Lap-band® and gastric sleeve procedures are among the most common.
Center for Sleep Disorders
Patients receive a thorough diagnostic work-up to identify possible sleep disorders. An overnight stay is required in one of our comfortable hotel-style suites.
Advanced Wound Care Center
Comprehensive service for non-healing wounds includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy
St. Joseph Medical Center is a physician-owned hospital that brings world-class medical expertise and compassion to the care of every patient.