Ancillary Services

West Houston Medical Center (WHMC) / Registration Department 281-588-8577

  • Service They Provide:
    • Room, Board, Meals for mother and baby while hospitalized
  • Payment Information:
    • No additional discounts available
    • Payment, in full, must be paid in advance or before leaving the hospital to obtain discounted rate

Greater Houston Anesthesiology (GHA) 713-620-4000 (WHMC) 

  • Service They Provide:
    • Company that provides epidurals or other anesthesia
  • Payment Information:
    • No additional discounts available
    • Payment, in full, must be paid prior to leaving the hospital — no later than 30 days after receiving services to obtain discounted rate
    • Optional for vaginal deliveries
    • Mandatory for cesarean deliveries

Magini & Lakhia & Assoc. (Pathology) 713-271-6881 (to request discount) or 713-432-1500 (to make payments)

  • Service They Provide:
    • Physicians who analyze and evaluate labs done while patient and baby are hospitalized
  • Payment Information:
    • Payment cannot be made until after the birth of the baby
    • Call to request a “self pay” discount (50%)

Texas Children’s Pediatrics 281-589-9700

  • Service They Provide:
    • Physician who will care for baby after birth (and until international patients return to home country)
  • Payment Information:
    • No additional discount available
    • Cannot make payment in advance
    • Full payment due at 1st office visit to obtain discount

American Surgical 832-804-8730

  • Service They Provide:
    • Assists Dr. La with C/sections only
  • Payment Information:
    • Only required for C/sections
    • Cannot be paid until after the birth of baby

Pediatrix (OPTIONAL SVC) 800-738-5544

  • Service They Provide:
    • Hearing test for baby
  • Payment Information:
    • Cannot make payment in advance
    • Call to request “self pay” discount