Houston, located on beautiful Galveston Bay, is home to NASA and the Houston Grand Opera. As America’s fourth largest city, this metropolis has a lot to offer potential visitors. Whether interested in visiting the famous Space Center or exploring the museum district, this is a city full of southern hospitality and charm. And with an outdoor park with almost 1,500 acres of lush, green outdoor space, Memorial Park offers residents and visitors many amenities such as a golf course, tennis courts and countless trails to walk, run or bike along. In addition to a sprawling landscape and countless attractions, Houston also houses the largest life sciences center in the entire world.
Texas Medical Center is a multi-hospital campus that sees over 7 million patients a year. With numbers like these, it’s no surprise that doctors at Texas Medical Center perform more heart surgeries than anywhere else in the world. TMC is also home to the number one cancer center, MD Anderson. Between having the number one cancer center and the most innovative programs in spinal cord surgery, cardiac care and organ transplants, nearly 20,000 international patients visit Texas Medical Center every year seeking excellent medical care. If that wasn’t enough, researchers at Texas Medical Center are making discoveries in space medicine and the human genome.
Patients that choose Houston as a destination for care can expect to receive world class medical treatment and have access to some of the best attractions in the United States. The Houston Ballet, the Houston Museum District and the Cockrell Butterfly Center are just some of what awaits medical travelers headed to the south of Texas.