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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Care Statistics


Serving the following counties in southeast Texas:  Angelina, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton.

Fiscal Year 2017 (October 2016- September 2017) 

Veterans Enrolled: 151, 891
Operating Beds - Houston: 500
Operating Beds - Transitional Care: 111
Admissions - Houston: 16,510
Admissions - Transitional Care: 579
Outpatients Visits - Houston: 976,344
Outpatient Visits - Beaumont: 68,662
Outpatient Visits - Conroe: 56,780
Outpatients Visits - Galveston/Texas City: 42,323
Outpatients Visits - Katy 57,611
Outpatients Visits - Lake Jackson: 18,237
Outpatients Visits - Lufkin: 50,176
Outpatients Visits - Richmond: 31,727
Outpatients Visits - Tomball 64,495
Number of Enrolled OIF/OEF Patients: 19,614
Number of Women Veterans (Priorities 1 to 8D): 13,295
Average Daily Inpatient Census - Houston: 375.25
Number of Active Research Projects: 563
Operating Budget:  $1,102,279,521
Full-time Employees: 5,382 (26.98% are Veterans)
Facility Square Footage: Nearly 1.7 million sq. ft. building
located on 119 acre campus.