Inpatient and outpatient surgical services are both available. The operating suites are equipped for a number of surgical procedures, including ophthalmic, orthopedic, vascular, urologic, otolaryngologic, plastic, gynecologic, dermatologic, neurosurgery, cardio-thoracic and general surgery.
Outpatient services employ new technology and techniques to offer a convenient, safe and cost-effective alternative to inpatient medical and surgical procedures. Inpatient surgeries using lasers are available for certain ophthalmologic procedures, as well as orthopedic and general surgical procedures, ENT, GYN and podiatry, precluding the need for long hospitalization.
• 1989 - The first laser surgery was introduced to East Texas.
• 1991 - Started the Laparoscopic program and did the first Lap Chole.
• 1997 - Began doing neurosurgery.
• 2000 - Open heart surgery program was initiated.
• 2003 - Performed the first Nissen Fundoplication procedure used to help heartburn.
Overall, the volume of surgeries at Memorial has doubled in the last ten years.
PH: (936) 639-7935
Your loved one has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The ICU is a 12-bed combined cardiac, surgical, neurological and medical intensive care unit designed for the care of the patient whose medical condition requires close monitoring. Our Intensive Care Unit admits approximately 1,000 patients per year and is staffed with a highly skilled nursing staff. It is our goal at Memorial to provide 5 Star quality care with compassion.
To learn more about intensive care at Memorial Health System Lufkin, click here.
The Calder Wing houses a 30 bed acute care inpatient wing on the second floor of the hospital and a 15 bed Rehab Unit on the first floor. These areas are equipped with professional medical staff who use the latest technology to aid in care.
While the Henderson Family Center primarily serves female patients with a broad scope of gynecological, obstetrical and child care services, the center also involves the whole family in the birthing process.
With facilities that are among the most modern in East Texas, labor, delivery and recovery (LDR) take place in the comfort of specially designed, newly renovated (LDR) rooms. The personalized care delivered in this intimate setting provides emotional and moral support, as well as excellent medical and surgical care.
To prepare parents for the birthing experience, the center provides education classes including Prepared Childbirth, Early Bird Class, Siblings Involvement, Feeding Your Baby and Pediatric CPR. The Henderson Family Center was established by a donation from the Henderson Foundation in honor of Loucile Henderson.
For more information on the Henderson Family Center call (936) 634-8111.
Memorial's well-equipped pharmacy provides medications and intravenous drug mixtures for hospital patients, outpatient centers and the emergency department.
Memorial's Imaging Services Department - consisting of the Kurth Radiation Center and the W. Temple Webber Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center - is staffed by board-certified radiologists and certified radiologic technologists.
For more information on Imaging Services click here, or call (936) 639-7806
The Temple Laboratory provides services to all our system hospitals and to area nursing homes. Dr. David Todd is medical director for the lab.
PH: (936) 639-7707
To learn about our patient and visitor meal service, click here.
The Gift Shop is operated by the Hospital Auxiliary, and is located in the J.C. Clement, MD, Healthcare Plaza. The shop maintains a variety of personal items, reading materials, cappuccino, postage stamps, fresh and silk plants and flower arrangements and a selection of gifts.
Gift Shop hours are:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
All proceeds from the shop are given back to the hospital to help fund equipment. Credit cards are accepted. Call 639-7731 for more information.
Guest Services has Patient Advocates available for all our customers. Our office is located directly across from the Admissions desk in the main lobby. We round daily on each floor Mon.- Fri. The Patient Advocate is the liason between the hospital and the patient & family. We are here on the patient's behalf, to act as their voice, to answer questions or to direct questions to the best source for answers, to ensure comfort, and provide assistance whenever possible. Taking "very good" care of our customers is our number one goal.
We are available during regular business hours Mon- Fri by dialing 639-7699. After hours, just dial "0" for the operator and request a Patient Advocate to be contacted on your behalf.
Guest Services provides complimentary valet parking service at the Plaza entrance for all our patients, their families and guests. Valet service hours are from 6:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Vehicle pickup is available at any time. After hours, just dial "0" for the operator at the front desk to request your keys.
CARDIAC CATH LAB
The Cardiac Cath Labs at Memorial Health System of East Texas represents the standard of excellence in invasive cardiology, providing comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiac disease. Click here to learn more.
Memorial Health System of East Texas is known for its standard of excellence in providing complete holistic care. The Emergency Department many times is the doorway to this type of care. The Emergency Department is staffed with licensed emergency physicians and registered nurses who have been specially trained to provide optimum care to the emergent patient.