Patient & Visitor Resources at West Hospital

Whether you’re coming to us as a patient or as a visitor, we want to make your stay with us as stress-free and comfortable as possible. Here, you’ll find valuable information and resources to help streamline your visit. 

Patient Resources

 From online pre-registration to answering questions about insurance, we provide the resources you need to make your visit with us comfortable and convenient:



For more information about patient resources and what to expect during your stay, please see our Patient Guide.


Visitor Information

We understand how important family and friends are to a patient’s healing. Each room has furniture that transitions into a bed, and the patient’s nurse can provide a pillow and blanket for a visitor who wishes to spend the night.


  • Visiting hours – We have a 24-hour visitation policy at Houston Methodist West. Between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., enter through the front entrance of the hospital. After 9 p.m., please enter through the emergency department.
  • Directions to our hospital
  • Parking – Parking is free in our parking lots as well as our two campus parking garages. 
  • Spiritual care – Regardless of your religion or faith, we provide you with the resources to fulfill your spiritual needs while visiting us.
  • Dining options – We provide on-campus dining options for visitors at the following locations:
    • Live Oaks Café – first floor
      Hours: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday – Friday
    • Live Oaks Espresso – third floor
      Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday – Friday and 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 
  • Online Gift Shop – Same Day Delivery



Houston Methodist West offers several support programs for patients, family members and caregivers. It’s part of our goal to provide unparalleled care to everyone who walks through our doors. A few of our programs are listed below. Visit our events calendar for upcoming dates and more detailed information. 


  • Mended Hearts: Our chapter of Mended Hearts provides support, encouragement and information to heart disease patients, their families and their caregivers.
  • Women’s Cancer Support Group: No matter your stage of diagnosis or treatment, we are here to help – empowering you with information and lifting you up with peer support. The group is led by trained facilitators from Houston Methodist West Hospital. 
  • Look Good…Feel Better®: With the guidance of certified beauticians, the Look Good…Feel Better program teaches beauty techniques to help manage appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy treatment. 
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