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Department of Family and Community Medicine

Health Services


The following are some of the larger regional academic and government clinics that specialize in some aspect of environmental health or that can direct you to health professionals or centers that do. Because of the number of clinics and physicians in the region, they are not all listed here.


Baylor College of Medicine


A network of Baylor physicians offering an incredible array of services at Baylor Clinic, from primary care to highly specialized areas of expertise, including:

Family Medicine: (713) 798-7700

Internal Medicine: (713) 798-2500

Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine: (713) 798-2400

Rheumatology Clinic: (713) 798-3390

For additional information, visit Baylor Clinic online or contact (713) 798-1000, (800) BAYLOR1 or (800) 229-5671.


City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services Health Centers


The City of Houston DHHS Health Centers provide services in family planning, immunizations, communicable diseases and dental care. Locations include:


La Nueva Casa de Amigos: (713) 547-8000

Northside Health Center: (713) 696-5900

Sharpstown Health Services: (713) 780-5600 

Sunnyside Health Center: (713) 732-5000


Harris Health System: Community Health Centers


Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston faculty provide community health care at Acres Home, Aldine, Baytown, Casa de Amigos, Cypress, Squatty Lyons, Gulfgate, Martin Luther King Jr., Northwest, Settegast, Strawberry and Vallbona. The Smith Clinic houses specialty clinics in allergy, asthma, dermatology, pulmonology and other areas.

To schedule an appointment at any of these clinics, call the Harris Health Patient Appointment Center at (713) 526-4243.

For information about Harris Health's financial assistance program, call (713) 566-6509 and ask to speak with an eligibility counselor.

Comprehensive pediatric services are provided at the Pediatric and Adolescent Health Centers in Bear Creek and Pasadena. Harris Health also runs school-based clinics. For appointment information, please call (713) 873-KIDS (5437).


Southeast Texas Poison Center


The Poison Center provides 24-hour poison emergency treatment and information resource for health care professionals and the public. Contact (800) 222-1222.


Texas Children's Hospital


Texas Children's offers many specialized pediatric services, including:

Asthma Center: (832) 822-2778 or (800) 346-5437
Allergy and Immunology Clinic: (832) 824-1319
Meyer Center for Development Pediatrics: (832) 822-3400

For more general information, call (832) 824-1000 or (800) 364-KIDS (5437).


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center. The center's focus is on training occupational and environmental health specialists. Faculty also provide patient services through The University of Texas Health Services Clinic (7000 Fannin St., Houston, Texas) including specialty care in adult occupational health. To make an appointment, call (713) 500-3248.


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler


The Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health assists companies and their employees in creating safer and healthier workplaces. The TIOSH Occupational Health Clinic provides occupational health services for businesses and the community.

For an appointment, call (903) 877-7930.


The University of Texas Medical Branch


UTMB Health offers an extensive network of primary care clinics in the Galveston County and Bay Area. Visit Primary Care Clinics at UTMB Health online for detailed information on locations, services and hours.

The UTMB Access Center is available 24/7 to answer health questions, address concerns and schedule appointments. Call (409) 772-2222 or (800) 917-8906.