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Explore the Medical Center Area in Houston

In addition to being known for its culture, shopping, and food, Houston has an a great reputation for its medical facilities. The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world with pristine facilities, exceptional personnel, and incredible care. Whether you make use of it or not, it is a huge comfort to know these facilities are in the area.

Rather than a single hospital, this center contains 50 medicine-related institutions, every single one is non-profit. On the over 1,000 acre center, there are 15 hospitals, 2 specialty institutions, 2 medical schools, 4 nursing schools, schools of dentistry, public health, pharmacy, and a variety of other health-related fields. With so much research and learning, it is no wonder that improvements and insights are emerging almost daily from this center. Fortunately, it is easy to be part of this by staying at our Houston corporate housing.

The expertise also allows more innovative procedures than anywhere else. The Texas Medical Center performs more heart surgeries than anywhere else in the world. Moreover, the professionals here recognize the importance of collaboration. It was at this site that one of the first successful inter-institutional transplant centers was developed, and which still functions today.

The commitment to innovation has lead The Texas Medical Center to develop one of the first and largest air ambulance services available. They are committed to reaching those who need help as quickly and efficiently as possible, and they develop the technology to make that possible.

Each day, the Texas Medical Center sees over 160,000 visitors, which means there are over 7 million annual visits. The quality of its medical center draws thousands of international patients each year in addition to its millions of domestic visitors.

This impressive medical facility was started with a donation of $19 million left by Monroe Dunaway Anderson upon his death in 1939. The University of Texas was able to invest this money in the foundation of a cancer research hospital. A few years later, President Roosevelt approved construction of a naval hospital nearby. One by one, each piece of this incredible center was built and expanded upon until it became one of the world’s premiere medical facilities. Stay as close to the facilities as possible by checking out our MD Anderson corporate housing.

The Texas Medical Center has, in fact, expanded so much that it has a culture all its own. The medical professionals who work there created the Texas Medical Center Orchestra in 2000. It is one of the few orchestras in the world established and perpetuated by medical professionals. Tour the facilities and find what other treasures can be discovered at the Texas Medical Center.