Texas Children’s Hospital

 

Introduction

Texas Children’s Hospital®, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research. We are proud to be consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the United States by US News & World Report. Texas Children’s medical staff consists of more than 2,000 board-certified primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and pediatric-surgical subspecialists. We have recognized centers of excellence in multiple pediatric subspecialties, including, but not limited to, allergy and immunology; cardiology; hematology/oncology; neonatology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedic surgery; pediatric surgery; physical, occupational, and speech therapy; plastic surgery; psychiatry and psychology; pulmonology; transplant; and urology.

At Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, we are dedicated to obstetrics, gynecology, and fetal intervention. We care for women and children from preconception to long after the birth of the child in order to improve neonatal outcomes and the health of children and women overall. Our facility is equipped to provide a full continuum of family-centered care in one location: comprehensive obstetric and gynecological services focusing on high-risk births, providing women, mothers, and babies with high-quality, expert healthcare. Texas Children’s Fetal Center® is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities in unborn and newborn infants. As one of only a few centers worldwide to provide the full spectrum of fetal therapies, Texas Children’s attracts parents from around the globe seeking the ultimate in care for their unborn child.

6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

Patient Services

Texas Children’s International Patient Services serves as the single point of contact for international families, foreign providers, payors, and other international organizations seeking to refer children and women to our facilities for care and treatment. Our team ensures that distance and language are not obstacles to receiving world-class care. We understand that every patient has different needs and expectations, hence our goal is to provide the most professional and personalized care to all our patients and families. International Patient Services assists international patients at all stages of their healthcare experience while at Texas Children’s Hospital or at the Pavilion for Women, managing needs from the time of the initial request, through receiving care, to the completion of care, and the continuation of subsequent recommended treatments in their home country. We provide the following services:

  • Assessment of the patient’s medical needs prior to arrival by obtaining review by the appropriate sub-specialties
  • Insurance verification and/or creation of a self-pay estimate based on physician medical recommendations
  • Information regarding lodging, airport assistance, and transportation to and from the airport
  • Scheduling of physician appointments, assistance with hospital admission procedures, and arrangement for follow-up appointments

  • Arrangement for language services during office visits, physician consultations, examinations, and medical and surgical procedures
  • Follow-up for the patient’s future medical needs
  • Coordination among the family, physicians at home, and the staff at Texas Children’s Hospital

At Texas Children’s Hospital, Language Services provides language assistance throughout the patient’s stay. Interpreter services are available 24/7 to help patients and families communicate with caregivers in the language with which they are most comfortable.

Service Lines

  • Cardiac
  • Dermatology
  • Digestive Health
  • Endocrinology
  • General Surgery
  • Neuroscience (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Primary Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Women’s Health

International Solutions

Texas Children’s Hospital International Education Program establishes collaborations and programs for international medical education; promotes international education exchange programs for faculty; explores international markets for partnership in educational endeavors; and fosters an educational environment that embraces multicultural perspectives that support international education activities. This mission is fulfilled through the following programs:

International Visiting Observers Program: a four-week observership for selected physicians to obtain knowledge needed to lead the development of programs in their home institutions

International Speakers’ Bureau: a team of Texas Children’s Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine professionals that participate in educational forums in international settings

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