Transportation to the Red Duke Trauma Institute
The Red Duke Trauma Institute offers Adult and Children's Transport Teams on the ground and in the air. As a renowned Level I Trauma Center serving the Greater Houston and surrounding areas, as well as the only comprehensive burn treatment center in the city, healthcare providers have trusted our facility and our expert staff with their patients' care for decades.
Ground ambulance operates within a 300-mile radius of Houston to provide medical transportation throughout the Houston area.
Life Flight air ambulance offers life-saving transport services within a 150-mile radius - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, weather permitting. Private Learjet services are available for transportation needs beyond the greater Houston area, allowing for a higher level of care while en route to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
Transferring a Patient
Memorial Hermann System Transfer Center is designed to provide referring
physicians and facilities quick and efficient transfer services for both adult
and pediatric patients. By calling (713) 704-2500, your facility can
quickly access our vast array of specialty services and renowned programs.
Follow these easy steps to transfer a
- Call (713) 704-2500 or 1 (800) 392-5433.
your contact information and requested patient information:
- Name, DOB, weight
- Referring physician name and immediate contact number
- Diagnosis and reason for transfer (which service you cannot provide)
- Transfer type – Non-Emergent or Emergent
- Patient status – Inpatient, OBS or ED
- Our Transfer Center Specialists will coordinate a conference call between the
referring and accepting physicians. Inpatient transfer requests are screened
clinically and financially prior to approval.
- Notify our specialist if you would like to arrange air transport via Life Flight®
or ground transport with our Pediatric or Neonatal Transport Teams.
demographic sheet to (713) 704-3537.
required forms and prepare copies of the patient’s chart and all pertinent
diagnostic studies related to the reason for transfer.
For questions about our services, please
contact our administrative team at (713) 704-6815.