Odessa has grown to be the healthcare hub for the surrounding communities with state-of-the-art services and technology. Of the top ten employers in our community, four are in the health care field. There are more than 200 physicians representing a wide variety of specialties, including cardiovascular surgery, emergency care and comprehensive cancer care. In addition, there are more than 80 dentists in the community.
Odessa's acute care hospitals, Medical Center Hospital and Odessa Regional Medical Center, have a combined total of 632 licensed beds. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Odessa is dedicated to improving the quality of health care, medical education and research in the Permian Basin. In addition to several medical residency programs, TTUHSC also offers bachelors and doctorate degrees in many healthcare fields.
|Hospitals and Facilities|
|Medical Center Hospital||402 Beds|
|Odessa Regional Medical Center||230 Beds|
|Basin Health Care Center||15 Beds|
|Doctors||200 + varying in specialization|