Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, located at 7200 Cambridge St., Houston, Texas, opened its doors Nov. 25, 2013. This first phase, in an estimated 185,000 square feet of space on three floors, provides the space needed for continued growth of the College’s clinical activities.
Specialty care areas housed in the new Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center initially include:
Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Baylor College of Medicine specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology see patients with digestive tract and liver conditions. Board-certified doctors screen, diagnose and treat patients with issues including hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chronic Hepatitis B and C, complicated reflux disease, and more. Related care centers:
Genetics Clinic. The Adult Genetics Clinic provides genetic evaluation and counseling for adult patients with a variety of inherited disorders such as skeletal dysplasias, connective tissue, neuromuscular, and metabolic disorders, as well as other genetic disorders. Patients with a variety of inherited disorders may be referred for genetic counseling and further diagnostic testing.
Institute for Voice and Swallowing. Physicians at Baylor College of Medicine offer a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to voice and swallowing disorders. Programs in the areas of professional voice, interventional laryngology, dysphagia, cough and airway are also the framework for education to help promote a new definition of best practice in the community.
Neurology. Physicians in the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine provide personalized care for patients with neurological diseases. Related care centers:
Neurosurgery. Neurosurgeons at Baylor College of Medicine provide neurosurgical care for patients with brain and spinal cord conditions. Our highly trained specialists perform the full range of brain and spinal surgeries including skull-base, craniofacial, endoscopic and minimally invasive, spinal, and functional neurosurgeries. Related care center:
Orthopedic Surgery. Orthopedic surgeons at Baylor College of Medicine diagnose and treat patients with orthopedic injuries and disorders. The orthopedic specialty clinics offer non-operative and surgical care in the following areas: arthritis and joint reconstruction, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand and upper extremity, spine, and general orthopedic surgery. Related care center:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Baylor College of Medicine's rehabilitation specialists help patients recovering from traumatic injuries including amputation, stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedic trauma, and more. In addition, treatment is available for patients with chronic issues such as musculoskeletal disorders and neuromuscular diseases.
Rheumatology Clinic. Rheumatologists at Baylor College of Medicine specialize in the evaluation and management of patients with rheumatic diseases of the immune system or musculoskeletal system. Related care center:
Urology. Specialists in urology at Baylor offer care for conditions affecting the male and female urinary tract and reproductive systems. Our experts diagnose and treat conditions in the areas of general urology, voiding disorders, male reproductive medicine, sexual wellness, urologic oncology, and surgery including minimally invasive, laparoscopic and reconstructive.
The new location will also offer a state-of-the-art learning center named for outstanding physician and educator Bobby R. Alford. Located on the first floor, the Bobby R. Alford Educational Center will serve as the central meeting space for the McNair Campus. Grand rounds, international teleconferences and meetings of all types will be held at the 7,300-square-foot center. Read more about the center.
The BCM Medical Center is part of the McNair Campus, which is located on a 35-acre tract adjacent to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and in the central part of the Texas Medical Center. The McNair Campus is also home to the Lee and Joe Jamail Specialty Care Center. The new Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of the CHI St. Luke’s system, is a private adult acute care hospital under development on the McNair Campus. It is expected to open with 250 beds in 2015-2016, with additional bed towers to be added in the future.