A minimally invasive surgical technique that does not involve a long incision, by avoiding significant damage to the muscles surrounding the spine.
We are a pioneer in this service using a proven method to help people suffering from morbid obesity. Experience our personalized treatment to overcome obesity.
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Our ENT team offers a comprehensive spectrum of Otorhinolaryngology treatments like vertigo, neuro-otology, etc among a host of other services.
We provide advanced and natural-looking plastic surgery, combining the latest in precision technology with the highest standards of surgical craftsmanship.
State of the art facility with special emphasis on using newer techniques to reduce the pain element in cardiac surgery, with expertise in the field of Minimal Access Cardiac Surgery.
Our highly-skilled orthopedic spine surgeons provide a variety of open surgery solutions utilizing the most up-to-date spine treatment techniques for your condition.
Our specialists are board-certified in both Pain Management and Anesthesiology. Chronic pain conditions can be very uncomfortable and unbearable at times.
Our physicians specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of all digestive diseases including liver disease.
Our specialists perform non-invasive or minimally invasive treatments for heel pain, neuroma, and many other foot and ankle problems.
Our hospital is pleased to offer comprehensive diagnostic imaging services using state-of-the-art technology. Our services are designed with your comfort in mind while giving us the ability to diagnose a wide range of medical conditions and traumatic injuries at any time. We are proud of our long-standing commitment to the community and we guarantee professional and timely transcribed results.
Our laboratory allows for onsite, fast and efficient laboratory testing providing high-quality, low-cost, confidential clinical care.
The Women’s Breast Center at our hospital combines state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment equipment with the area’s most experienced radiologists to offer one of the most advanced Breast Centers in Houston. From evaluation, to treatment, to recovery, the physicians and healthcare staff at Providence Hospital Breast Center are committed to individualized care, taking the time to explain procedures and address all concerns. Our commitment to quality care and comfort include private dressing rooms and a relaxing waiting area.
Center for Robotic Surgery
Robotic surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems at UMMC. Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to try to overcome the limitations of pre-existing minimally-invasive surgical procedures and to enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing open surgery.
Our hospital offers five convenient Emergency Room locations dedicated to first-rate personal care with a goal of zero wait time. At UMMC Hospital, we understand your time is valuable which is why we ensure a minimal to no wait visit.
It is estimated that between forty and fifty million Americans suffer from chronic or repeated headaches.
Interventional radiology is a critical component of diagnosing and treating many types of cancer and cancer-related complications. Interventional radiology procedures provide targeted, minimally invasive therapies – particularly for cancers that cannot be treated with surgery or chemotherapy to the entire body.
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Medical Nutrition Therapy program provides the skills you need to manage and improve your health through lifestyle and food choices.
Do you suffer from depression? Have you found that your depressive symptoms are affecting your work, friendships and family? Have you tried multiple medications and still suffer with symptoms.
The Advanced Sinus Center offers relief to those suffering from chronic Sinusitis and Advanced Rhinology conditions.
Sleep Center is here to help you achieve a good night’s sleep. Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Providence Hospital features six private bedrooms with state-of-the art diagnostic and monitoring equipment.
Our hospital offers convenient, expert care in orthopedics and sports medicine at facilities located in North Houston.
Urodynamic testing is any procedure that looks at how well the bladder, sphincters, and urethra are storing and releasing urine.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for uterine fibroids, is a safe and effective, non-surgical option for women to consider.
A computerized tomography (CT) scan combines a series of X-ray images taken from different angles around your body and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images (slices) of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body.
General Laboratory Tests
Our laboratory allows for onsite, fast and efficient laboratory testing providing high-quality, low-cost, confidential clinical care. The laboratory has advanced instrumentation utilizing the innovation, expertise and experience of a team of well-trained professionals focused on going the extra mile to ensure the best and most accurate results for our patients.
GI or Endoscopy Lab
The doctors, nurses and staff are here to provide a highly personalized outpatient endoscopy experience to meet the individual needs of you and your family in a more convenient and pleasant environment.
The actual tests -- electroencephalogram (EEG) and electromyogram (EMG) -- help physicians understand the nervous system.
Ultrasound is a diagnostic procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of bones, joints, blood vessels and internal organs.
Our expert radiologists use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to offer precise diagnosis. We use advanced MRI technology to produce detailed images of internal organs (including the brain and heart), blood vessels, tissues, breasts, bones and joints. We also use MRI to help diagnose a variety of different conditions. The MRI machine uses a powerful magnet, radio frequencies and an advanced computer to produce images. At UMMC, we have access to the latest and most advanced MRI equipment, which means you get the clearest images and most accurate diagnosis possible.
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery provides care for a full spectrum of needs, from the routine tooth extraction to complex surgical repair of jaw fractures or craniofacial anomalies.
At the UMMC, ophthalmologist diagnoses and treats all eye diseases, performs eye surgery and prescribes and fits eyeglasses and contact lenses to correct vision problems. Many ophthalmologists are also involved in scientific research on the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision disorders.
RAPID DRUG REHABILITATION
As one of the most common methods for dealing with drug addiction, rehab has become a staple in the treatment process for many people struggling against addiction.
Drug Addiction Treatment
At the UMMC rapid detox center, we offer those struggling with addiction a quick, effective method of detoxification.
As one of the most common drugs consumed, cocaine is responsible for a great deal of drug addiction.
The detox phase is the first step to sobriety and recovery. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most difficult.
At the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, we treat addiction to both illicit and prescription opiates. Our opiate detox center is an accredited full-service hospital specializing in rapid detoxification methods. We help our patients detox safely and quickly without experiencing strong withdrawal symptoms.
Recovering from addiction is a process you don’t want to face alone. Support and guidance can often help people get through the most difficult stages of their journey towards sobriety.
The longer someone uses an addictive substance, the harder it is to quit. At a certain point, the process of overcoming addiction can feel nearly impossible to do alone.
Opioids are frequently prescribed by doctors for pain relief. This highly-prescribed drug is also frequently overused and people can quickly become dependent on this type of drug.
Many people turn to heroin after developing an addiction to prescription opioid painkillers. They may switch to heroin because they are no longer able to get the opioid drugs they were previously using. Heroin can be easier to obtain and cheaper than prescription opioid drugs. It also provides a stronger high.
The Telemetry Unit specializes in the management of the adult and geriatric cardiac, stroke, medical, and surgical patients who have current or potential health problems.
We work closely with physical and occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan, keeping in mind the patient’s diagnosis, lifestyle and professional requirements.
Dialysis is a procedure to clean the blood and filter it free from toxins and other waste materials. Dialysis is also known as kidney dialysis.
Intensive Care Unit
The ICU is a combination of many specialties and technologies, offering the possibility of survival to patients who are acutely and critically ill.
This department deals with diseases of the vascular system, that is, arteries, veins and lymphatic system.
Respiratory therapy program applies scientific principles to prevent, identify and treat acute or chronic issues of the cardiopulmonary system.
Our department of internal medicine includes physicians whose primary role is to provide medical care in the hospital.
Pulmonary Function Lab
Pulmonary function testing is a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including patient history, physical examinations, and tests of pulmonary function. The primary purpose of pulmonary function testing is to identify the severity of pulmonary impairment.