- Address 7200 Cambridge St. 6th Floor, Suite 6A, Houston, TX 77030
- Director, Mesothelioma Treatment Center Dr. Taylor Ripley
About Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute
The Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment center for patients suffering from lung diseases.
Its multidisciplinary approach led by a diverse team of world-class specialized physicians uniquely positions The Lung Institute as Texas’s top pulmonary oncological institution.
Established in partnership between the Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, the Lung Institute is considered a multi-specialty treatment facility.
One of the specializations offered at Baylor, is mesothelioma diagnosis, treatment, and research through the initiation of its Mesothelioma Treatment Center.
When the Lung Institute opened in 2014, the treatment programming was developed by the late Dr. David Sugarbaker — world-renowned thoracic surgical oncologist with a specialization in mesothelioma.
Having such a comprehensive mesothelioma treatment program in Houston, TX has revolutionized patient access to treatment in the region, as disease rates continue steadily.
Baylor Lung Institute is fully equipped with the most advanced oncological and diagnostic technology to ensure patients receive the most effective treatments possible. Baylor’s medical services include a combination of surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, and pulmonology.