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Contact & Location

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Academic Office
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard, Route 0764
Galveston, Texas 77555-0764
Phone: 409.772.1501
Fax: 409.772.4789

Our Clinics

University Hospital Clinics (UHC)
1005 Harborside Dr. 6th Floor
Galveston, Texas 77555
Phone: 409.772.2222
Fax: 409.772.4456
Parking: UTMB Public Parking Garage 2 on Harborside Drive

Dickinson Clinic
3828 Hughes Court, Suite 101, behind Sussan Furniture, west of Interstate 45 off FM 517
Phone: (scheduling) 281.337.5134
Fax: 281.337.5962

Beaumont Clinic
Southeast Texas Gastroenterology
950 N 14th Street
Beaumont, Texas 77702
Phone: 409.833.5858
Phone (scheduling) 409.772.1451 or 800.323.4109

Spurlock Towers Houston
6560 Fannin Street, Suite 1160
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713.933.2650
Fax: 713.933.2653
Phone: (scheduling) 409.772.1451 or 800.323.4109
Scurlock Tower is located across from The Methodist Hospital on Fannin Street and opposite the Smith Tower on University Blvd. The building occupies the entire block at the intersection of S. Main St., University, and Fannin. Valet and self-parking areas can be accessed through any of the building's entrances.

The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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