Tropical Medicine Clinic


The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine has established a Tropical Medicine Clinic at Harris Health System's Ben Taub Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Neglected tropical diseases are a group of 17 chronic parasitic and related infections that, together with malaria, represent the most common infections of the world's poorest people. New evidence indicates a hidden burden of tropical disease in the poorest parts of the United States, including South Texas.

We are available to answer any questions you may have related to tropical diseases, particularly:

  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Chagas disease
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Malaria
  • Dengue fever
  • Intestinal protozoa