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OVERVIEW
About Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030

Our Vision
Texas Children's Hospital is committed to a community of healthy children by providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.

Our Mission
Texas Children's Hospital supports excellence in patient care, education and research with a commitment to quality service and cost-effective care to enhance the health and well-being of children locally, nationally and internationally.

Community Benefit
The community benefit program at Texas Children's Hospital comprises a variety of services and initiatives. Learn more by reading the 2010 Community Benefit Report

 

Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States, Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.

Texas Children's ranked nationally in all 10 specialties in U.S.News & World Report's list of America's Best Children's Hospitals and earned a top spot in Parents magazine's 10 Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature babies, and cardiogenic and attention-related disorders.

Texas Children’s is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and is its primary pediatric training site. Baylor faculty also are the service chiefs and staff physicians of Texas Children's more than renowned patient care centers

The hospital's award-winning medical staff consists of more than 1,580 board-certified, primary-care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, pediatric surgical subspecialists and dentists. In addition, Texas Children's offers a dedicated, highly skilled nursing and support staff of more than 6,000.

Texas Children’s Hospital is a part of a network of other health care services. Our mission is to support excellence in patient care, education and research with a commitment to quality service and cost-effective care to enhance the health and well-being of children locally, nationally and internationally.

The elements of Texas Children's mission are embodied in our logo. The circle on the top represents our patients and is supported by research, education and patient care.

Texas Children’s Hospital is able to reach into Houston’s neighborhoods to offer a full range of pediatric health care services. These neighborhood services offer families convenient access to nonemergency care provided by specialists trained to treat children and adolescents close to home.

Texas Children’s Hospital is also is the guiding force of our mission. It supplies the vision, expertise and resources that guide our operations and the continued development of our network of health care services. 

Other components of our network are:

·         Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates

·         Texas Children’s Health Centers

·         Texas Children’s Health Plan

·         Texas Children’s International