Blood Bank & Transfusion Service

MISSION: The mission of the UTMB Blood Bank is to establish and promote the highest standards of care for patients and blood donors. To provide safe blood components for transfusion, educational programs and innovative, quality services in a professional, timely and cost effective manner to all of our customers.

VISION: Recruit and retain a productive team that possesses the communication skills, knowledge, dedication, assertiveness, and ethics to support our mission. We will maintain an environment in which our employees are an integral part of planning and operations with a clear sense of direction. The workplace will be safe, pleasant and encourage cooperation among all employees.

We offer the following services:

  • Blood Bank & Transfusion Services
  • Patient Blood Management Program
  • Laboratory Services
  • Therapeutic Phlebotomy

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Blood Transfusion Services Location

409-772-8300
Clinical Service Wing (CSW) 4.404 
Galveston, Texas 77555-0717 

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

You may also dial: 409-772-1524, 409-772-1525 or 409-772-8284

E-mail us at transfusion.services@utmb.edu


Therapeutic Phlebotomy

409-772-4861 
John Sealy Towers 1.120
Galveston, Texas 77555-0717 


Patient Blood Management Program

409-772-0795