Home to over 21 hospitals, with many of them rated as the top 5 in the country for their treatments or specialties. MD Anderson is located here as well as Baylor and U.T. Med schools. Also, you will find world renowned Methodist Hospital, Hermann Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital, Ben Taub Hospital and TIRR Rehab Hospital. People come in from all over the world for treatment here. There are various other colleges of medicine as well as other universities just outside the area too. For instance, all three universities (Rice, University of Houston, South Texas Law School, are just minutes away). The medical center is positioned just south of the down town area and inside the 610 loop on the southside of the city. Options for leasing are usually apartments, condo's, high rises, town homes and some single family homes. As of 1979, we now have a TRAM (Metro Rail) system which allows easy commute from the medical Center to downtown and north of Downtown.