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Admissions and Referrals


Admissions and Referrals


Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

For inpatient referrals to TIRR Memorial Hermann, call the Admissions department at (713) 797-5942 or toll free at 1-800-44 REHAB (73422). Referrals may be made by patients, family members, physicians, social workers, case managers or discharge planners.

Inpatient Rehab Hospital Admissions and Referrals

Our admissions team works closely with referring hospitals during the initial stages of injury or illness to ensure a timely admission. Nurse liaisons, admissions nurses and admissions coordinators assist in the referral and admission process. Faxed referrals are also accepted at (713) 797-5988.

Pre-Admission Screening

A patient is admitted to TIRR Memorial Hermann only after a thorough pre-admission screening has been conducted by our nurse liaisons and admissions representatives, and the patient has been deemed appropriate for admission both medically and financially. Learn more about accepted insurance.

Patients living at home who want to be evaluated for inpatient rehabilitation are encouraged to make an appointment in our clinic for a physician by calling (713) 797-5942.

TIRR Memorial Hermann Admission Criteria

Patients admitted to an inpatient program: 

  • Must be 13 years of age or older. On occasion, a child younger than 13 years of age and weighing at least 50 kg. may be admitted at the discretion of the attending physician. Children who are ventilator-dependent must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must be medically stable
  • Must require daily visits by a rehabilitation physician and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing care
  • Must be able to tolerate at least 3 hours of therapy per day 
  • Must require a multidisciplinary team approach and coordinated program of care 
  • Must have the physical and/or mental potential to achieve rehabilitation goals in a reasonable amount of time.

Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Program

For more information or to schedule an assessment, call (713) 797-7386, or e-mail

Outpatient Medical Clinic

Appointments for an evaluation by a staff physician can be made by calling the Physician and Specialty Clinic at TIRR Memorial Hermann by calling (713) 797-5942.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Admissions and Referrals

Outpatient Rehabilitation requires a prescription, with a diagnosis, from a physician. Referrals can be made by contacting the facility directly via phone or fax. We welcome self-referrals, as well as referrals from family members, physicians, case managers, insurance companies and other healthcare professionals.

Outpatient Rehabilitation at the Kirby Glen
Phone (713) 797-5942
Fax (713) 797-5988

Outpatient Rehabilitation at Memorial City
Phone (713) 797-5942
Fax (713) 797-5988

Outpatient Rehabilitation at Northwest
Phone (713) 797-5942
Fax (713) 797-5988

Learn More About the TIRR Memorial Hermann Admission Process

Insurance Information

Outpatient Therapy Order Form

Frequently Asked Questions