Welcome to St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston’s first and only downtown hospital! We have over 600 board certified physicians and 1,800 highly skilled employees who are awaiting your arrival!Whether it is for a scheduled surgery, the birth of a baby, an unexpected emergency, or an outpatient visit for diagnostic services, we have staff available around the clock to provide you access to immediate, quality healthcare. Knowing that we’ve been providing healthcare services to the city of Houston for 125 years should give you great comfort! We are here to meet your every expectation.We recently opened the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at St. Joseph Medical Center. This partnership with Harvard University provides outpatient services to help manage diabetes and the other problems associated with this disease. Our staff includes a certified diabetes educator, registered dietitians, an endocrinologist and others who will help you create lifestyle patterns and meal plans that will help you better control your diabetes.