Memorial Hermann Hospital—Texas Medical Center
Memorial Hermann Hospital—Texas Medical Center (MHH—TMC) serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. From September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019, MHH—TMC performed over 44,000 anesthetics. It is the busiest Level I trauma center in the United States, and one of the busiest trauma centers in the world. Our residents rotate through general anesthesia along with anesthetic subspecialties including: trauma surgery; transplant surgery—including both adult and pediatric liver, pancreas, and kidney transplants; neurosurgery involving complex neurovascular interventions and intricate tumor cases requiring awake craniotomies; cardiothoracic surgery including heart transplants; pediatric, neonatal, and interventional fetal surgery; and obstetric anesthesia. Residents also rotate throughout the postanesthesia care unit, regional anesthesia, acute pain service, anesthesia preoperative clinic, and surgical trauma intensive care unit. In addition to the TMC campus, our residents rotate at the following satellite campuses: Memorial Hermann Southwest in the intensive care unit, and Memorial Hermann Southeast with a private practice group doing general, regional, and obstetric anesthesia.
Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
LBJ Hospital is the busiest Level III trauma center in the United States, with more than 70,000 emergency patient visits per year. Part of the Harris County Hospital District, it provides invaluable experience to our residents in the fields of general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, and surgical intensive care. Our interns also establish their medical foundation by rotating through emergency medicine, internal medicine wards, cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, otolaryngology, and the surgical intensive care unit.
Houston Methodist Hospital—Texas Medical Center
Houston Methodist Hospital is a world-renowned leader in cardiovascular surgery. It is the home of the first aortocoronary bypass; first carotid artery blockage removal establishing treatment for cerebrovascular accidents; first multi-organ transplant of a heart, lung, and kidneys; and the first angioplasty. Rotations include cardiovascular anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia, and regional anesthesia.
Texas Children’s Hospital—Texas Medical Center
Texas Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the top four pediatric hospitals in the country according to U.S. News and World Report. Our residents rotate through pediatric anesthesia where they are exposed to general pediatric, neonatal, trauma, neurosurgery, and cardiovascular anesthesia.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has ranked as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers in U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of the best hospitals for cancer care since the annual survey began in 1990. Our residents have the opportunity to rotate in the intensive care unit, chronic pain clinic, and in the operating room providing thoracic anesthesia.