Healthcare Specialties

Cystic Fibrosis Center

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Compassionate, Patient-Centered Care and Specialized Clinical Expertise

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Harris County's Only Accredited CF Center

The Baylor Medicine Maconda Brown O'Connor, Ph.D., Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center provides the highest quality care in a compassionate, patient-centered setting. Our center, which is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, is one of the largest in the United States and is the only accredited CF center in Harris and the surrounding counties.

Offering comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to adult CF patients and their families, we pride ourselves on the evidence-based, state-of-the-art care we provide. Our center follows strict CF Foundation infection control guidelines for your protection.

Additionally, our center has been designated a Therapeutic Development Network site by the CF Foundation, promoting the conduct of cutting-edge clinical research and providing a forum for collaboration with other organizations to advance the care of cystic fibrosis. For more information or to make an appointment call (713) 798-2400.

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Clinical Care

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The Baylor Medicine Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center offers a full range of services to CF patients and their families. Our specialty services include:

  • Pulmonary care
  • Allergy and sinus disease management
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Nutrition
  • CF-related GI disorders
  • CF-related diabetes clinic
  • Pregnancy and family planning
  • Medical genetics consultation and counseling
  • Psychosocial and adjustment counseling referrals
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Living with Cystic Fibrosis: Wesley's Story

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He wasn't expected to live past 12. At 47, he’s still roping with the world’s best. View this video to hear Wesley's story.

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Research

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The Therapeutic Development Network is a designation given to clinical centers by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for expertise in clinical trial research. We are one of the 77 in the United States which has received this designation.

Center patients benefit from centralized training, standardized procedures and access to the newest clinical trials because of the TDN designation. Our center, along with other TDCs, uses quality improvement tools and strategies on an ongoing basis, and our performance in clinical studies is monitored to encourage continued quality and efficiency without compromising safety.

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For Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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Cystic fibrosis patient information as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

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Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry

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Participation in the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry provides data for healthcare improvement and research. Learn more.