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Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.

HOUSTON NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER

Houston Northwest Medical Center has situated the North Houston community in 1973. Since that time, Houston Northwest has grown into one of the largest, most comprehensive medical facilities in the Houston area. They are dedicated for improving the health of our community by delivering exceptional, personalized health care.

SERVICES
HOUSTON NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTRE HAS PARTICULAR SERVICES SUCH AS

EMERGENCY SERVICE

The emergency service department is designated a Level III trauma facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services, which reflects our team’s training in advanced trauma care. The Emergency Department at Houston Northwest is a 49-bed department equipped with two trauma rooms and 47 private treatment rooms.

URGENT CARE

For urgent care, Houston Northwest Medical centres are open seven days a week. Along with the treatment of lots of injuries and illness, they provide the medical evaluation such as Flu assessment, Pregnancy test, Urine analysis, Basic x-rays and electrocardiograms and many more.

BRAIN & NEURO CARE

The team of Houston Northwest Medical Centre consists of proficient neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-interventional radiologists and pathologists all specially trained to provide this unique care. The expert staffs of the hospital use advanced techniques to provide accurate diagnoses, treatment for long-term health conditions, as well as intervention solutions to prevent the progression of your condition.

DIGESTIVE DISORDERS

The hospital is renowned for State-of-the-art diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy and colonoscopy, conducted in a hospital setting to ensure patients safety.

HEART CARE

Houston Northwest Medical Center has the experienced team of cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, nurses, and technicians. The hospital is also renowned for rapid responses and lifesaving Treatment

IMAGING SERVICES

At Houston Northwest Medical Center, the diagnostic imaging services are equipped with advanced imaging technologies that provide precise information for your doctor to make the best treatment decision possible. The services include Computed tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Nuclear medicine, Ultrasound, 3D Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Stereotactic Biopsy and bone densitometry.

BREAST HEALTH

At The Breast Center at Houston Northwest Medical Center, their focus is on the early detection of breast cancer; to achieve this they use advanced diagnostic equipment. Their mammographers, ultra-sonographers, and nurses and are highly trained in breast imaging, and they all work together as a team with the doctors to offer a comprehensive diagnosis.

LABORATORY

The laboratory at Houston Northwest uses advanced technology and instrumentation to perform this vital testing and help you and your doctors make informed decisions for the health care.

MATERNITY

Houston Northwest Medical Centre always provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere for their maternity care. Here you will find private labour and delivery suites and private postpartum suites, Concierge room for the comfort of family members, on-site level II intensive care unit.

ORTHOPAEDIC CENTRE

At Houston Northwest, the orthopaedic specialists provide treatment for a wide range of conditions. Some of the orthopaedic services we offer include Back and Spine Care, Hand and Wrist Care, Hip Care, Knee Care, Shoulder Care.

REHABILITATION

Houston Northwest Medical Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program with direction from licensed therapists. They believe in offering a full continuum of care that suits patients’ needs, and all services are available for inpatients and outpatients by physician referral.

SLEEP CENTER

Houston Northwest Medical Centre monitors the patient throughout the night in comfortable surroundings designed to simulate the sleep environment at home.

SURGICAL SERVICES

Houston Northwest medical centre offers a wide range of surgical services designed to address all the health care needs of its patients. Our surgical specialties include Cardiovascular, Colorectal, Gastrointestinal, Gynaecologic, Obstetric etc.

UROLOGY

At Houston Northwest Medical Centre, you will get compassionate care for all types of urologic conditions, an individualized approach, advanced procedures and treatment options including robotic surgery to resolve your urologic problem,

CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

Houston Northwest Medical Centre has been named a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. They award the American Heart Association “Get with the Guidelines” Gold plus Achievement Award for Heart Failure and Stroke.

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

Houston Northwest offers a new, non-surgical option for weight loss — the Reshape Gastric Balloon. For Weight loss surgery, Houston Northwest Medical Centre is recognized for excellence by the following organizations such as MBSAQIP Accredited Facility, Aetna Institute of Quality, BCBS Blue Distinction Center Plus.

WOMEN’S HEALTH

At Houston Northwest Medical Center is proud on caring for all women, at every age and state of life. They also offer services to treat Gynaecologic conditions, Osteoporosis, Breast cancer, Bladder problems and more.

HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT

Houston Northwest Medical Center is pleased to offer free assistance to help patient and their family to understand the options and enrol in your plan of choice.

Why
Washington
University
of Barbados?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Barbados

Barbados
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.

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