UT MIST is your premier Houston medical center and your resource for treatment and information regarding bariatric surgery, surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and acid reflux. Please choose your area of interest below, fill out the form and we will respond to your inquires and needs.
Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas and The University of Texas Specialty Surgery Center are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday, except major holidays).
Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas
The University of Texas Specialty Surgery Center
UT Physicians Building
6700 West Loop South, Suite 500
Bellaire, Texas 77401
Free parking is available, located in the parking garage adjacent to the building.
Urgent, After-Hours and Emergency Care
If you have an urgent medical need, please call 713-892-5500 and a triage nurse will assess your medical need. If medically necessary, you will be worked into a physician’s schedule the same day.
For after hours care, please call 713-892-5500 to reach the physician on-call. In case of emergency, please call 911 or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Insurance, Payment and Billing
UT Physicians is a preferred provider for most managed care plans. We will verify your insurance coverage prior to your office visit.
We will file your insurance claim for you. You will be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles at the time of your appointment. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards including American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
If you do not have medical insurance, payment in full is due at the time of the visit. For billing questions, please call Patient Services at 713-500-3500.
Nurse Line and Routine Requests
If you have an urgent need, please call 713-892-5500 to speak with a nurse. The nurse will relay information to your physician. Calls for routine requests are returned within 24 hours. Requests for urgent medical care are returned the same day.
Unless otherwise specified by your physician, you will receive written notification by mail or the nurse will contact you with test results. Please allow 7-10 days for most test results.
For prescription refills, please call your pharmacy.
Your insurance plan may require referral paperwork or other authorization for visits to specialists. Please contact your primary care physician or insurance company for more information.