Clinics & Hospitals

Michael Allen, MD, Alvah Cass, MD, Brad Henrie, MD, Alex Ondari, MD, and Rob Rakowczyk, MD on the family medicine service in Jennie Sealy Hospital. Examination room

One Family,
Three Family Medicine Clinics
and a Hospital Service Dedicated to Our Patients

With over 45,000 annual patient visits our three clinics offer patients a full array of services: health care for infants, children and adults including geriatrics, men's and women's health, and lab services. We also offer social work, behavioral and mental health services with therapeutic services offered on site. Our physicians work closely with our on-site social worker, our behavioral medicine professionals, and a large network of specialists to provide the most comprehensive care possible to our patients.

Features for Providers

All three of our clinics are set up to maximize physician-patient interaction and feature:

  • Integrated EpicCare™ EMR
  • Work areas for resident physicians
  • Medical care teams, including physicians, resident physicians, and nurses
  • EMR access in all examination areas
  • Dedicated counseling and therapy spaces
  • Conference room for team meetings
  • Break area
Primary Care Pavilion

Family Medicine Clinic
Island East

400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
in the Primary Care Pavilion

Winfred Frazier, MD, MPH, Medical Director

20 patient rooms, on-site lab, imaging services and neurology, adjacent to hospital complex

Family Medicine Clinic - Island West

Family Medicine Clinic
Island West

6710 Stewart Road, Galveston, Texas
on the west end of Galveston Island

Madiha Khan, MD, Medical Director

17 patient rooms, on-site lab services and acupuncture services available

Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson

Family Medicine Clinic
Dickinson

2401 W. FM 646, Dickinson, Texas
at Bay Colony

Syed S. Azhar, MD, MBA, Medical Director

12 patient rooms, on-site lab services, located in the fastest-growing community in Galveston County

Additional services are rendered at:

Galveston County's Coastal Health and Wellness Center: Obstetrics and Women's health under the supervision of Tuere Coulter, MD and Oyetokunbo Ibidapo-Obe, MD

The UTMB Angleton Danbury Campus: additional education.

UTMB Health Jennie Sealy Hospital

Hospital Facilities

Residents in our inpatient rotations care for patients on an unopposed Family Medicine Inpatient Service at Jennie Sealy Hospital.

Jennie Sealy Hospital opened in April 2016 and serves, with John Sealy Hospital, as the hub of the UTMB Health System inpatient care complex in Galveston. The $438 million facility features 310 patient rooms, including 60 dedicated ICU beds, a 28-bed day surgery unit and 20 state-of-the-art operating suites. It also connects to UTMB's the new Clinical Services Wing, which contains the pharmacy, laboratory space, support services (environmental services, materials management, linen) and a kitchen and faculty/staff dining area.

Nearby inpatient facilities include John Sealy Hospital, John Sealy Annex, Children's Hospital, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital, and the Shriner's Hospital for Children.

Residents will also have the opportunity to work in the university’s nationally recognized Level I Trauma Center, one of only three Level I Trauma Centers in the Houston/Galveston region. Patients in the UTMB Health System hospital complex benefit from a variety of world-class facilities, including such facilities as the Texas Transplant Center and the Blocker Burn Unit.

The University of Texas Medical Branch is a member of the 49-institution Texas Medical Center.

Contacts

Department of Family Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1123

(409) 747-8593

family.residency@utmb.edu

Jamal Islam, MD, MS

Jamal Islam, MD, MS
Director, Residency Program

Kimberly Denton

Kimberly Denton
Residency Training Program Manager

Brittany Wallace

Brittany Wallace
Residency Training Program Coordinator

Shirvonne Pope

Shirvonne Pope
Residency Training Program Coordinator