Baptist MD Anderson About Us

A man walks with a Baptist MD Anderson nurse, her hand touching his elbow, in the Baptist MD Anderson courtyard.

OUR STORY About Baptist MD Anderson

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center provides a single destination for virtually everything cancer patients and their families need right here at home.

At Baptist MD Anderson, you will receive:

  • Individualized treatment specifically for you and your type of cancer
  • Advanced treatment technologies
  • The opinion of not just your physician, but a team of experts providing multi-disciplinary care
  • Everything you need in one location
  • Proven, evidence-based treatment modeled after world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center

OUR PARTNERSHIP Expert Cancer Care Close to Home

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is a partnership between Baptist Health, the region’s most preferred health care provider, and MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world’s largest and most respected cancer centers.

Founded in 1941, MD Anderson pioneered the concept of multidisciplinary cancer care and is ranked as one of the top cancer centers in America. Physicians at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center and MD Anderson in Houston are clinically and operationally integrated to deliver the most innovative care and better serve patients and their families close to home.

Together, we’re not just treating cancer – we’re on a mission to defeat it.

Our Unwavering Commitment

2020 was a year unlike any other. View our annual report to see how we remained committed to patient care in the face of big changes.

WHY CHOOSE BAPTIST MD Anderson? Our Unique Philosophy of Care

We believe in treating cancer in a holistic way, which includes treating not only the disease, but also the psychological aspects of coping with cancer, nutrition needs, and pain and symptom management.


    You benefit from not just one physician, but a team. Our clinicians are experts in your specific type of cancer. Together, you have the collective wisdom of experts creating a treatment plan designed just for you.


    To make sure all of your individual needs are met, you will be assigned your own oncology nurse navigator. Our nurse navigators help coordinate your appointments and assist you along the way.


    Additional resources available to you and your family include social workers, financial counseling, psychological services, genetic risk assessment, spiritual care, art therapy, rehabilitation and nutrition services.


    We designed our entire cancer center to be a soothing, serene place for you to heal. From the architecture of the building to the art on the walls, every piece of Baptist MD Anderson was carefully crafted for our patients.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, we have you covered. Your nurse navigator will guide you through every step of your care. Contact us to set up an appointment or speak to a navigator.

GUIDING THE WAY Our Leadership

The administrative team at Baptist MD Anderson guides the hospital in achieving its mission, offering valuable leadership that steers us toward improved patient care and safety. Each experienced member of our administration is dedicated to using his or her skills and knowledge to help patients and families in our community defeat cancer.

Finding Your Way Around

While Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center serves as our hub of services, we also offer some services at our Baptist hospitals.

"I definitely think that my being in remission has everything to do with my choice to be here at Baptist MD Anderson."

— Khim Owens, Patient

Khim Owens was already a mother of two when she found out she had cancer. But soon after her diagnosis, Khim discovered that the stakes of her fight would be even higher.