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A Response to the Growing Healthcare Needs in the Pasadena Community

Dr. Ron Cookston with Gateway to Care approached the Pasadena community about the need that existed for indigent and underserved patients who were not receiving the quality treatment that they needed.

It became clear that a separate non-profit health care organization was needed to focus primarily on patient care and to integrate community-based services into a continuum of care to reduce health disparities and improve the quality of life for residents in the Pasadena community.

Pasadena Health Center quickly became the clear answer to help bring quality health care services to meet the growing needs of the Pasadena community. Learn more about the history of Pasadena Health Center.


Pasadena Health Center is a nonprofit healthcare organization in Pasadena, Texas offering a comprehensive approach to healthcare for our community including family medicine, pediatric services, internal medicine, dental care, OBGYN services, senior care, and counseling services. We also offer the convenience of a 340B pharmacy, lab, and imaging on-site.

We are dedicated to providing affordable quality healthcare for ALL families in the Pasadena area. Our providers are patient, caring and passionate about meeting the needs of all individuals under our care.
Watch our video to learn more about who we are and what we do.


We would like to welcome you and your family to Pasadena Health Center.  Contact Us to learn more about how we can help you receive the quality of healthcare that you deserve!


Pasadena Health Center is currently covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Since its enactment in 1946, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) has been the legal mechanism for compensating people who have suffered personal injury by the negligent or wrongful action of employees of the U.S. Government. Under Section 224 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by the Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act of 1992 and 1995, employees of eligible health centers may be deemed to be federal employees qualified for protection under the FTCA. Read More