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Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston

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Care system  Veterans' Affairs
Website  houston.med.va.gov
Number of beds  535
Hospital type  General and Teaching
Phone  +1 713-791-1414
Date founded  1945
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston
Location  Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliated university  Baylor College of Medicine
Emergency department  Comprehensive Emergency Center
Address  2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Hours  Open today · 8AM–4:30PMMonday8AM–4:30PMTuesday8AM–4:30PMWednesday8AM–4:30PMThursday8AM–4:30PMFriday8AM–4:30PMSaturday8AM–4:30PMSunday8AM–4:30PMSuggest an edit
Parent organization  United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Similar  St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Woman's Hospital of Texas, Park Plaza Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwes
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Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston (MEDVAMC) is a care facility affiliated with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, United States. It is operated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The hospital is one of the Veterans Affairs largest hospitals, serving Harris County and 27 surrounding counties.

The hospital is located on a 118-acre (48 ha) campus on Old Spanish Trail and Almeda, just on the edge of the Texas Medical Center. It is accredited by JCAHO, and has 343 hospital beds, a 40-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, and a 120-bed transitional care unit for long-term care. The hospital is staffed by Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston faculty, residents, and students. Baylor College of Medicine has been affiliated with the hospital since 1949. The facility also takes students and residents from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.

The center was named for Michael E. DeBakey, a renowned surgeon and president of Baylor College of Medicine.

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