2013: Becoming Houston Methodist

At the time, Methodist is Houston’s third largest health care system. The new name emphasizes the pride the organization feels in being from Houston and reminds everyone that the system’s hospitals in the Houston area are nationally recognized as top centers for medical care, research and education.

2017: Devastation of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey stalls over Houston on August 28 and 29 causing devastating flooding, causing more than $135 billion in damage. Luckily, with the precautions the hospital took after the disaster of Tropical Storm Allison, the hospital fares well. In the days after the storm, the hospital remains fully functional as physicians across the system provide care to approximately 4,000 ambulatory patients per day.

2019: Houston Methodist Celebrates 100 Years of Leading Medicine

As we celebrate our history, we are already looking forward to see how our drive for innovation and excellence will shape the next 100 years of medicine.