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Exceptional Healthcare Options

Richmond offers a variety of world class healthcare options located both inside its city limits and within a short drive. The Texas Medical Center, located in nearby Houston, ranks as the largest medical center in the world and provides nationally ranked specialty care hospitals, including the #1 ranked M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Exceptional care is also available close to home from the Oak Bend Medical Center, Memorial Hermann, St. Lukes, and Houston Methodist's Sugar Land Hospital. Whether you need a quick checkup or specialty care from a leading expert, Richmond has the right option for you. 

Oak Bend Medical Center

Oak Bend Medical Center is the largest full service healthcare facility in Fort Bend County and includes two full service hospital campuses as well as several specialty care locations and physician offices. The medical center is equipped with state of the art information systems and diagnostic equipment - making it one of the best equipped community hospitals in the region. 

Fort Bend County Hospitals

Memorial Hermann Health System

The Memorial Hermann Health System consists of 11 hospitals in the greater Houston region and numerous clinics and smaller specialty centers located throughout the area, including the  Memorial Hermann Surgery Center in Richmond. The 149-bed Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is located just minutes away and provides expert care in over 89 specialties and disciplines. The hospital recently received the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, the nation's highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. This award is a testament to the quality of care available to residents of Richmond and Fort Bend County. 


Houston Methodist

Houston Methodist is known as one of the premier academic institutions. Houston Methodist's Texas Medical Center location is consistently ranked as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report. The same technology and techniques used in the Texas Medical Center are now available at Houston Methodist's Sugar Land Hospital, located just minutes from Richmond. The 243 bed hospital has 20 operating rooms, state of the art diagnostic imaging, and specialized care in cardiology, neuro-sciences, oncology, orthopedics, women's services, and urology. 

CHI St. Luke's

St. Luke's, operated by Catholic Health Initiatives, is a part of the 2nd largest faith-based health system in America. The 100 bed Sugar Land Hospital's clinical services include: heart and vascular, gastroenterology, neurosciences, diagnostic imaging, women's services, orthopedics, and surgical services. St. Luke's has long been known as an innovator in health care, including performing the first heart transplant, and continues to provide cutting edge technology such as the da Vinci Xi robotic surgery technology. The center is also a Pink Ribbon facility offering 3-D digital mammography. 


Texas Medical Center

Richmond sits just a short drive away from the world's largest medical district, the Texas Medical Center, located on Houston's west side. The Texas Medical Center employs more than 106,000 people and contains 54 medical institutions.  Many of the top ranked hospitals in Texas and best specialty care programs in the country are located within the 2.1 square mile district. 

Rankings for 2017-2018 include:


  • Houston Methodist: #1 Hospital in Texas
  • CHI St. Luke's: #2 Hospital in Texas
  • Memorial Hermann: #4 Hospital in Texas
  • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson: #1 Hospital for Cancer Care in the Nation
  • TIRR Memorial Herman: #2 Rehabilitation Hospital in the Nation 
  • Meninger Clinic: #5 Psychiatry Clinic in the Nation



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