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TIRR Memorial Hermann International Program

TIRR international program

Beginning in 1990, U.S. News & World Report has ranked our nation's leading hospitals annually. And in every one of those years, TIRR Memorial Hermann has been named among the very best rehabilitation hospitals in the United States. TIRR Memorial Hermann ranks best in Texas and No. 3 in the nation for rehabilitation.

International Patient Program

To further our international patient rehabilitation outcomes, TIRR Memorial Hermann has a dedicated international program that works with diverse patient backgrounds and nationalities. We can accommodate a variety of dietary, language and religious needs. In addition, we work closely with embassies, consulates and additional governmental entities to assist in the admission process. The majority of our international patients travel with a loved one/caretaker, we understand that they are a partner in the rehabilitation process and welcome them to become an active member of the care team.

Patient Stories

Saleh AlzahraniAt the age of 12, Saleh underwent a successful surgery to remove a brain stem tumor and then returned to his daily life. At the age of 25, the cancer had returned and was located on the medulla - the lower part of the brain stem that connects with the spinal cord.
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For more information, download our International Patient Program Fact Sheet:

More Information

To make referrals or to schedule appointments/tours: 1 (800) 44-REHAB (73422), 1 (713) 797-5942 or fax +1 (713) 797-5988. Please contact Yassir Talha, International Patient Relations Coordinator, at (713) 797-5989 or

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What Makes TIRR Memorial Hermann Different?

Some of the world’s leading physicians in rehabilitation medicine provide care at TIRR Memorial Hermann. The patient care environment blending passionate staff, exemplary care and a commitment to overall quality of life distinguishes TIRR Memorial Hermann. The facility transforms lives and inspires hope in people whose lives have been significantly altered by an illness or injury. Backed by the Memorial Hermann Health System, our patients have access to our Texas Medical Center specialists.

Interdisciplinary Team Approach

Rehabilitation is a complex process. Its success depends on multiple disciplines seamlessly working together to set treatment goals and monitor progress. The care of each admitted to TIRR Memorial Hermann inpatient and outpatient facilities is managed by a full interdisciplinary team of highly qualified individuals with specialized training in the field of rehabilitation. The team, led by a physician, includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, music therapists, rehabilitation nurses, pharmacists, social workers, case managers, dieticians, therapeutic recreation specialist, neuropsychologists and respiratory therapists.

TIRR Memorial Hermann offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs and services that address the individual needs of each patient who has experienced catastrophic injuries or illnesses.

Dr. Prathap Joseph is the Medical Director of the TIRR Memorial Hermann International Program. Learn more about Dr. Joseph »

Inpatient Rehab Programs and Services Include:

Outpatient Rehab Programs and Services Include: