Medical Staff ServicesJohn Sealy Annex Room 7.144
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Thurs. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. |  Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Dear Medical Staff Member: 

Thank you for visiting the Medical Staff Services website. This department acts as a liaison between more than 1,400 members of the medical staff and the UTMB Health System's associated hospitals and clinics.

It is our intent to use this site as a mechanism to communicate with you regarding policies, procedures, and expectations; but, equally important, we would like it to evolve to serve as a conduit for processing your medical staff applications and requests for privileges in the future. Additionally, this site can serve as a tool for improved communication regarding projects and executive decisions that impact you, our customers.

  • Contact Us - each clinical department and division has a dedicated Credentialing Specialist in this office whose primary goal is to provide you with great customer service and help you navigate through the credentialing, privileging, and performance evaluation processes.
  • Application Documents - these documents can be printed, completed and returned to Medical Staff Services at the time of initial appointment to the medical staff or at reappointment which occurs every 2 years.
  • Texas Standardized Credentialing Formand accompanying instructions from the Texas Department of Insurance - required for application and reapplication to the Medical Staff (documents can be completed online and sent to the Med Staff Office.
  • Medical Staff Committees - members of these committees serve to balance your interest with those of UTMB and regulatory agencies.
  • iPrivileges - this system allows you to search either by practitioner name or by the name of the privilege itself.
  • Medical Staff Bylaws (PDF)
  • Medical Staff Application Fees:
    • NEW! Applicants may pay online.
    • Departments may also still use this spreadsheet when paying initial or annual medical staff dues for medical staff members within their respective department. Completed spreadsheets should be returned to Shelly Lewis.

    Initial Appointment  Fee: 

    $100, Non-refundable fee due at the time of initial application submission to UTMB Medical Staff Services.    

    Reappointment Fee*:

    $100 - For reappointments every two (2) years.

    $50 - For reappointments required annually for providers aged 70+, as defined by the reappointment requirements defined within the UTMB Bylaws.

Thank you for your service to UTMB!

Message from the Chief Physician Executive:

Please be aware that effective Jan. 1, 2020, changes have been mandated for informed consents in the State of Texas. Working with HIM (medical records) and Legal, these changes have been made to UTMB consent forms, and the HIM department has uploaded the new informed consents to mirror the requirements set forth by legislation. Go to MYUTMB forms library to obtain the new informed consents.Use the form number of the consent you are currently using in the search bar to find the new one. Please discard any old consents.

Spanish versions of the specialty series are not yet finished. Use the English version of the specialty consent until the Spanish versions are updated.

The general consent form 6500 is available in both English and Spanish.

Thanks for your immediate compliance with this matter.

Regards,

Rex McCallum, MD, FACP, FACR

Vice President, Chief Physician Executive