Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, two of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research.A legacy of medical milestones has attracted patients from around the world to Houston Methodist
Our accomplishments include creating an international physician referral network — with information centers in Guatemala City and Mexico City and affiliations with hospitals spanning four continents. This has extended Houston Methodist's reach into the global community.
Acting as partners with more than 25 hospitals throughout Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, Houston Methodist shares the highest quality of care and knowledge with people the world over.
1968: One of the world's first heart transplants
1968: First multiorgan donor – one donor saved the lives of four people
1985: Texas' first heart/lung transplant
1987: Nation's first successful single lung transplant
2000: Nation's first implantation of the MicroMed DeBakey-Noon ventricular assist device
2002: First islet cell transplant in Texas
2005: World's first multiorgan transplant in patient with ventricular assist device2006: World's first patient to undergo chemotherapy while implanted with ventricular assist device