A focus on orthopedics
Specialty orthopedic equipment, high-definition X-ray display screens and digital imaging monitors, and mobile overhead lights enhance the visibility and expediency of our ORs.
Located one floor above the OR, our instrument processing facility allows for faster availability of instruments specific to surgeons’ needs.
Procedures for posterity
Templating allows preoperative planning of joint replacements in virtual reality.
Our team of nurses, anesthesiologists and technicians is devoted solely to orthopedics, ensuring the utmost procedural expertise.
We practice effective utilization of staff, equipment and resources to minimize surgeon downtime and enable shorter surgery times.
Our radiology staff is on location and equipped with multiple C-ARM capabilities. We also offer an excellent pain service team, including highly skilled regional anesthesiologists.
Waiting room amenities
Families stay in a spacious area with sweeping city views and a peaceful ambience. Complimentary coffee service and computers with Internet access are provided.
Private family conference rooms
Post-operative conversations take place in a comfortable area to ensure patient privacy. Surgeon-to-patient family video conferencing is also available.
Pre- and post-operative patient rooms
Families can wait with patients in a spacious, state-of-the-art area with individual rooms, bathrooms and TV monitors. A separate play area is provided for children.
Improving surgical outcomes
We strive for excellence in all quality metrics related to our patients’ surgical care.
At Houston Methodist, we understand that details make the difference. That’s why we’ve taken steps to ensure that each step of an orthopedic procedure is completed as effectively as possible. These features include:
- Frozen-section lab conveniently located on the same floor
- Physician work space next to the OR for dictating notes and reports or teleconferencing with families in private rooms
- Pharmacist present on the inpatient floor to assist with consultations
- Dedicated orthopedic schedulers available