Clinic Services

UTMB Health Pediatrics is on track to serve our pediatric patients. There are services available on Galveston Island and the surrounding communities.
Appointments, Refills or Questions - Call 888-886-2453

UTMB Children’s Health offers leading-edge academic primary and specialty care, with clinics located on Galveston Island and one in the Bay Area.


Urgent Care Because Kids Don’t Get Sick On a Schedule

We provide a caring environment for children and their families. There’s always a pediatrician on-site to address any child’s urgent health care needs. Pediatric after hours urgent care clinics currently located in Galveston and League City.


  • Pediatric Primary Care and Urgent Care Clinic, Galveston Island West

    Hours subject to change during COVID-19 Surges. Call to confirm.

    Located at 6416 Broadway, take the 61st street exit, located on the north side. 
    Phone: (409) 744-2240 or (888) 886-2543
    Referral Fax: (409) 772-3680

    Dr. Rupp is the Medical Director for Island Pedi West. This location offers both Primary Care and Urgent Care Clinics. We provide services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age.

    Primary Care Clinic
    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. 

    Urgent Care Clinic Hours - 

    Radiology and Point of Care testing available
    Pediatrician always on site

    Weekday Hours: By Appointment only: Monday: 8am - 3pm AND Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 1pm - 3pm AND Friday 9am - 3pm 
    Weekday Walk-in Hours: 3:00 - 10:00 p.m. 
    Weekend Hours: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Most Holidays: 12 noon - 8 p.m.

    In addition to general pediatric care, we provide services for:

    • ADD/ADHD
    • Developmental Assessments
    • Childhood Infections
    • Obesity
    • School Problems

    We also offer:

    • Opportunities to participate in cutting edge clinical trials
    • Studies of new vaccines
    • Faculty working on the forefront of primary care innovation
    • Treatment and prevention strategies using the newest practice guidelines
    • Close collaboration with a broad spectrum of specialists and therapists ensuring high level of care
    • Academic environment ensuring the most up-to-date diagnostic and evaluation tools
    • Providing patients with newest vaccines and vaccine information to assist in keeping their children healthy
Our goal is to minimize your wait time.

To ensure you have efficient access to care for your children, we are offering increased same day scheduled appointments for sick visits.

Our Pediatric Urgent Care Department walk-in hours will continue for afternoon, evening and weekends.

We have a long history of collaborative Pedi research in viral infections, cancer, genetics, asthma and more.

Our faculty participate in the education of medical students, residents and sub specialty fellows.

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Physician consultations and referring physicians and important in our mission to provide quality healthcare for all Texans.