School of Medicine Odessa | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Odessa Academic Classroom Building

Providing Top-Notch Medical Education in the Booming Hub Of Odessa

Welcome to our site, take some time, and explore around. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's Odessa campus is growing continuously. Our newest building, the academic classroom building, showcases our continued growth. This facility has approximately 51,000 square feet; it houses the Medical Center Hospital Foundation Conference Center, research labs, classrooms, and administrative offices.

This TTUHSC regional campus, located in Odessa, is a graduate medical education site and now is home to residencies in Internal Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as clinical rotations and patient care in the departments of General Surgery, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics.

We provide medical education to third and fourth-year medical students in all six core specialties, including family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery.

One of our key offerings is that medical students and resident physicians receive a large amount of personal attention from our faculty in an intimate educational setting. 

Department Information:

Dr. Gary Ventolini

Gary Ventolini, MD
Regional Dean
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Welcome to Our TTUHSC Odessa Website

Whether you are a patient, faculty member or medical student in search of residency, I invite you to explore our site. I feel confident that you can find the information you're looking for. However, please do not hesitate to visit our accommodating campus or contact me for assistance.

Providing a Variety of Health Care Services

The Texas Tech Physicians are the largest group practice in West Texas comprising over 500 physicians in all specialties, ranging from infants to geriatrics. Services in the Permian Basin are provided at two convenient locations at the Texas Tech Health Center at the main campus and the Texas Tech Physicians in Midland. Our physicians provide both family-centered health care and a broad range of specialty services. Furthermore, our large referral network allows patients easy access to service their medical needs. The Texas Tech Physicians of the Permian Basin admit patients to hospitals in both Odessa and Midland. MORE