Our health care facilities provide you with the latest and best in technologies and treatment options to promote your health and well-being. In addition to the advanced care options offered at the hospitals where our doctors have privileges, many Texas Tech Physicians locations also have care centers of excellence that provide treatment and research for a variety of specific diseases and needs .
Permian Basin Facilities
Texas Tech Physicians doctors in Amarillo have hospital privileges at Amarillo VA Health Care System, Baptist St. Anthony's Health System, and Northwest Texas Hospital.
Amarillo VA Health Care System provides quality primary, specialty, and extended care to veterans throughout the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, eastern New Mexico, and southern Kansas. It also ensures health care is accessible to veterans residing in rural areas through community-based outpatient clinics in Lubbock, Childress, and Clovis (New Mexico). The health care system maintains 55 beds for general medical, surgical, and intensive care and 120 beds in a nursing home care unit for geriatric and extended care. Specialized programs include a home portable sleep study program, an outpatient substance abuse program, and services for blind veterans living in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
Baptist St. Anthony's Health System (BSA) has more than 450 physicians on staff and is the fourth-largest employer in Amarillo. It is fully accredited through Medicare-approved DNV Healthcare, and it was ranked in 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics in 2013. BSA's mission is to "provide quality health care in Christian love, service, and dignity."
Northwest Texas Hospital is an advanced, Level III Trauma Center and handles more than 50,000 emergency department visits every year. As an academic medical center, Northwest has the most advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment available to physicians, students, and patients. The hospital is associated with multiple area nursing programs and helps train the next generation of quality nurses. In addition to its specialization in high-risk perinatal situations, Northwest is an accredited chest pain center and is certified as a primary stroke center. Its centers of excellence include women's health, pediatric and neonatal intensive care, trauma/emergency, mental health, and heart.
Other leading facilities located at Texas Tech Physicians of Amarillo include:
- Amarillo Alzheimer's Academy
Provides caregivers with information and services to help them care for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease, including consultations, home safety checks, and medication reviews.
- Amarillo Breast Center of Excellence
Provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art breast care program that includes multidisciplinary cancer care as well as care for a wide range of benign breast diseases and screening for healthy women.
- InfantRisk Center
Run by Dr. Thomas Hale, the world's leading expert in perinatal pharmacology (the study of the effects of drugs during pregnancy and breastfeeding), the InfantRisk Center operates an international hotline for women seeking breastfeeding and pregnancy advice as well as a smartphone app for health care providers. A consumer version of this app, MommyMeds, is coming soon.
- Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health
Creates a new approach to women's health care by helping health care professionals design special approaches to providing women with health information, disease diagnosis, and treatment.
Texas Tech Physicians doctors in Lubbock have hospital privileges at UMC Health System, Covenant Health System, Grace Clinic, and Lubbock Heart Hospital.
UMC Health System has the region's only Level I Trauma Center, and its partnership with Texas Tech Physicians (TTP) means there are specialists and surgeons on call 24 hours a day. UMC's Bone Marrow Unit is the only program in the Lubbock area accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) to perform autologous transplants. UMC's Burn Center is the only one of its kind between Dallas and Phoenix, and its Children's Hospital is the only Children's Miracle Network hospital in the region. UMC's centers of excellence include the Breast Imaging Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, the Family Birth Center, the Children's Hospital, the Heart Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, and the Level I Trauma Center.
Other UMC highlights include: Beacon Award Winner, which was given to the cardiovascular ICU nurses for their patient care and satisfaction by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses; The only hospital in the region that offers a less invasive approach to cardiac care through radial access; The region's only fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist in Dr. Candy Arentz of Texas Tech Physicians; A Level III NICO, which treats the smallest and most premature infants; A da Vinci surgical system, which offers less invasive, robotic surgery alternatives; A Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center rated as having five-star care and an excellent patient experience by Healthgrades.
Covenant Health is the largest health care institution in the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico region and offers more medical specialties and health services than any other provider in the region. Its specialty treatment centers include Covenant Heart and Vascular Institute, Covenant NeuroScience Institute, Owens-White Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center, Covenant Women's Hospital, and Covenant Children's Hospital.
Grace Clinic's Pain Management Center is run by Dr. Gabor Racz and Dr. Miles Day of Texas Tech Physicians. The center serves to improve the quality of life of those suffering from chronic and cancer pain. U.S. News & World Report ranked Dr. Racz among the top 1 percent in the nation in his specialty and Dr. Day among the top 10 percent in the nation in his specialty. The center offers diagnostic and treatment services that include evaluations, physical examinations, psychological assessments, imaging, pain blocks, chronic pain management, and surgery.
Other leading facilities located at Texas Tech Physicians of Lubbock include:
- Clinical Research Institute
- Promotes patient-oriented research and facilitates the conduct of clinical,epidemiological, and educational research by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center faculty
- Cosmetic Clinic
- Offers quality cosmetic services through the Texas Tech Physicians of Lubbock's Dermatology Clinic, including Botox®, chemical peels, JUVÉDERM®, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, laser therapy, and sclerotherapy for leg veins and spider veins
- Delivery of patient health care by Texas Tech Physicians health professionals over a videoconferencing or telecommunications system to enable rural citizens to receive the best possible care from their home county, where access to specialty care may be limited
- Texas Tech Physicians Center for Cardiovascular Health
- A team of specialized experts working together under one roof to offer a wide spectrum of diagnostic tools, technologies, and techniques to provide a personalized focus on your needs and the most comprehensive heart and vascular care in the region
Texas Tech Physicians doctors in the Permian Basin have hospital privileges at Medical Center Hospital and Midland Memorial Hospital.
Medical Center Hospital (MCH) is the only full-service hospital in the region and has served Ector County and the 17 surrounding counties of the Permian Basin for more than 60 years. MCH is the teaching hospital of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Odessa and has more than 280 practicing physicians in more than 30+ specialties meeting a variety of health care needs. Some of its care centers include the Laser & Wellness Center, Mission Fitness, Center for Women & Infants, and the MCH Sleep Center. Medical Center Hospital promotes sepsis outreach and research through the Severe Sepsis Outreach Program (a partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine).
Midland Memorial Hospital hosts innovative programs such as the Heart Institute, state-of-the-art imaging services, and a comprehensive surgery program and rehabilitation services. In 2013, it received the American Heart Association's Heart Failure Gold Plus award for the fourth year in a row and has also received a Center of Distinction award for its Wound Management Center and a Pathway to Excellence award from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, it is certified as a Stroke Center of Excellence and a Breast Center of Excellence. Midland Memorial offers da Vinci robotic surgery alternatives.
Other leading facilities located at Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin include:
- Jenna Welch Women's Center
- Provides clinical research, medical education, and community partnership to deliver outstanding medical care for women and their families through initiatives that serve women's wellness, adolescent health, first-trimester pregnancy loss, chronic pelvic pain, and minimally invasive total hysterectomies