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Telehealth Visits

Benefits to telehealth care

  • Adhere to social distancing recommendations during pandemic
  • Consult with a health care provider from the safety of your home
  • Safely conduct follow-up visits or customized appointments to order medication refills
  • Telehealth visits are covered by Medicare and most insurance companies (contact your health insurance company for more information)
  • HIPAA compliant

Need to speak with someone about COVID-19?

UTPB Building Do you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19? We can help you. Please call our Nurse Triage Center at 713-486-8876. They can schedule a telehealth visit for you to determine next steps.

Tips for a successful telehealth visit

  • Have a quiet place for a visit
  • Write down specific questions or concerns
  • Have list of your medications handy
  • If possible, know your vital signs
  • Report any difficulties you may have doing normal activities
  • Ask questions and repeat instructions
  • Write down any follow-up instructions
Prefer to speak with someone on the phone, please call 888-4UT-DOCS (888-488-3627)

What type of telehealth services are available?

UT Physicians includes health care providers with expertise in more than 80 specialties. If a physical appointment is not required to assess care, health care providers in all areas may be able to provide you with a telehealth visit.

  • Behavioral Health
  • Family Medicine
  • Senior Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology (GI)
  • Heart Care
  • Hematology
  • Kidney Health
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic Medicine (Non-surgical care and follow-up visits)
  • Surgery (Follow-up visits)

  • OB/GYN (Follow-up visits, questions)
  • Nutritional Care
  • Urogynecology (Medication refills, UTI’s, etc)
  • Surgery (Follow-up visits)

  • Pediatrics
  • Behavioral Health
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Pediatric Heart Care
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Medicine (Non-surgical care and follow-up visits)
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Surgery (Consultation, follow-up visits)
  • Pediatric Urology
MyUTP

For UT Physicians patients needing prescription refills or future in-person visits, you can schedule those services using the My UTP Patient Portal.

Need help navigating your portal to request refills or communicate with your provider? View this tutorial video.