Facts & Figures


As the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center is an internationally recognized community of healing, learning and discovery. The Texas Medical Center in Houston is home to many of the nation’s best hospitals, physicians, researchers, educational institutions and health care providers. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Annual Survey of American’s Best Hospitals, the member institutions of the Texas Medical Center are known throughout the world for the quality of patient care, teaching, research and prevention of illness and injury. 

Member Institutions: 54
Patient Visits: 7.2 million
Annual International Patient Visits: coming soon
Employees: 106,000
Physicians: 5,000
Nurses: 15,000
Researchers: 5,700
Life Sciences Students: 49,000
Faculty: 17,500
Volunteers: 10,000
Research: $3.4 billion
Patient Beds: 7,000
Babies Delivered: 25,000
Annual Surgeries: 171,000
Total Operating Budget: $15 billion
Charity Care: $960 million
Total Size/Gross Square Foot (includes all campuses):
45.8 million square feet
1,345 Acres
290 Buildings

Member Institutions: 54
Patient Visits: 7.1 million
International Patient Visits: 16,000
Employees: 92,500
Residents and Fellows: 4,000
Visiting Scientists, Researchers and Students: 7,000 (Includes data from 9 academic member institutions)
Full-time Students: 34,000 (Only includes those of programs of health related member institutions)
Volunteers: 12,000
Hospital Beds: 6,900
Bassinets: 400
Surgeries: 350,000
Babies Delivered: 28,000
Total Operating Budget: $14 billion (includes all member institutions)
Total Size/Gross Square Foot (includes all campuses):
45.5 million square feet
1,300 Acres
280 Buildings








Texas Medical Center strives to promote the highest quality health for all people by assisting member institutions achieve individual and collective goals of superior standards of patient and preventive care, research and education, and local, national, and international community well-being.