Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Medical Intensive Care Unit

Patient Resources


Automatic teller machines are located on the first floor of Dunn Tower near the Tower Cafe, the second level of Scurlock Tower adjacent to the bank entrance and the second level of Smith Tower near the elevators. You can access the Scurlock and Smith Tower by using the Dunn Tower crosswalk.


Learn more about your dining options in and near The Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Floral Deliveries

G. Johnson's Floral Images, located on the second floor of Scurlock Tower, offers floral arrangements that can be picked up or delivered directly to a patient's room. Phone: 713-797-6703.

Flowers sent to you by well-wishers will be delivered to your room. Flowers are not permitted in intensive care units.

Hair care

Encore Hair Design, a beauty shop with full services (including room service), is located on the second floor of Scurlock Tower. Phone: 713-795-0100.


Your room is cleaned daily by the hospital's professional housekeepers. If you have any comments or requests, please call 713-790-2517.


There are many options for lodging in and near the Texas Medical Center (TMC). Many of the lodging options for patients and/or visitors of TMC offer discounts and/or special amenities. View a listing of area lodging options from the TMC Web site.

Notary Public Service

Call 713-790-2151, 24 hours a day.


Christy Optical, located on Scurlock Tower's second level, offers sales/fittings of contact lenses and eye wear. Phone: 713-790-1085.

Orthopedic Supplies/Equipment

Total Health Surgical, also on Scurlock Tower's second level, sells orthopedic braces and appliances and surgical equipment. Phone: 713-795-0647.


Scurlock Tower Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy located on the second floor of Scurlock Tower. Our pharmacy offers complimentary discharge prescription delivery service to all patients in The Methodist Hospital. In addition, our pharmacy also offers personal medication counseling, drug utilization review, specialty prescription compounding, free patient education materials, diabetic/medical supplies and other health products, over-the-counter items and unique gift merchandise.

Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Phone: 713-790-6350
Fax: 713-793-1412
E-mail: stpharmacy@houstonmethodist.org

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese


Photocopies can be made on the public facsimile machine located on the first floor of the Dunn Tower, next to the public phones. The machine accepts most major credit cards.

Postal Services

Postal Express, located at the exit of the Scurlock Tower parking garage (intersection of Main and Dryden streets), handles the spectrum of mailing needs including shipping, packing, copying, faxing and stamps. Phone: 713-799-1999.

Volunteer Services

The Methodist Hospital is proud to have the support of three volunteer organizations: The Methodist Hospital Auxiliary, the Blue Bird Circle and Methodist Hospital Service Corps.

These volunteers provide numerous services to the hospital and its patients. For information, call 713-441-3351.

Reading Materials

Hospital volunteers operate a book cart in several areas of the hospital. For information, call 713-790-3351. For your convenience, the following newspapers are available for purchase at the Gift Shop and at newspaper vending machines throughout the hospital: the Houston Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. For further information, call the Gift Shop at 713-441-4400.

The Gift Shop, on the first floor of the Dunn Tower, also sells magazines and books.

Scurlock Tower Pharmacy, on the second floor of Scurlock Tower, sells newspapers, magazines, paperbacks and health books. Phone: 713-790-6350 Stationery Plus (across from the pharmacy) sells hardback books. Phone: 713-791-9191.


Every hospital room has a television set, and all channels are offered to you at no charge. Patients may also access a number of health education videos. A menu of programs can be found on channel 29. If your television or pillow speaker is not operating properly, call 713-790-2274. For information, turn to channel 3 or call 713-790-4942.