Welcome to Texas Health Specialty Hospital Fort Worth

Texas Health Specialty Hospital Fort Worth opened in 1989 as a separately licensed 15-bed hospital on the campus of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® accredited facility that serves adult patients with medically complex hospital needs such as acute and chronic renal failure, prolonged respiratory conditions and/or failure, and wound management requiring complex intervention. We can safely accept patients from the intensive care unit.

Parking & Transportation

Parking is available for a fee on the Texas Health Fort Worth campus, and valet parking is available at the main entrance at Richardson Tower.

For more information on where parking is available, view or print a copy of the campus map.

Visitor Information

Patients may receive visitors at any time (specialty units may have some variation). Please check with the nurse regarding specific unit visiting hours and quiet time guidelines, or if you have any special needs or requests.

For safety reasons, latex balloons or other latex products are not allowed (mylar balloons are allowed).

Dining Options

Cramer Café

Location: Ground floor, between Bloxom Tower and Ben Hogan Center
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Plaza Café

Location: Plaza level, Richardson Tower
Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

CaTed’s Coffee Shoppe

Location: Ground floor, between Jones Tower and Harris Tower
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Location: Ground floor, Ben Hogan Center
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – midnight
Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Einstein's Brother's Bagel

Location: Ground floor, Harris Center
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fresh Market Café

Location: Ground floor between the Jones and Harris Towers, the Fresh Market Café offers traditional vending options along with fresh fruit, sandwiches and healthy snacks. Credit cards and cash are accepted.



Ground floor, Harris Center
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Gift Shops

Main Hospital Lobby

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Heart Center

Monday through Friday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Castleberry Chapel
Plaza level, Richardson Tower

Meditation Chapel and Garden
Ground floor, Heart Center

Smith Chapel
First floor, Harris Tower

Virginia Clay Dorman Chapel
Ground floor, Emergency Department


  • Pam Duffey, Vice President and Chief Operating and Nursing Officer

    Pam Duffey
    Pam Duffey, D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC, is the vice president, chief operating and nursing officer for Texas Health Specialty Hospital.

    Pam started at Texas Health in 2005. Under her leadership, Texas Health Specialty Hospital achieved American Nurses Credentialing Center's Pathway to Excellence® designation in 2008, as well as its redesignation in 2011, 2014 and 2017. She also led the hospital's Care Innovation and Transformation initiative through the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Subsequently, Texas Health Specialty Hospital has implemented strategies to improve patient care, improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

    Before joining Texas Health Specialty Hospital, Pam coordinated the start-up of a new satellite hospital and managed the facility for three years. She also served as the director of nursing for a 70-bed, long-term acute-care facility. Prior to her leadership roles, Pam was a medical-surgical intensive care nurse.

    Pam has a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a master's degree in nursing administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She earned a doctorate degree in nursing practice from the University of Alabama. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, Texas Organization of Nurse Executives, North Texas Chapter of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Nurses Association and the Texas Nurses Association. Pam is board-certified as an advanced nurse executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Nursing, as well as Nurse Leader.

    Pam enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family. She and her husband of 33 years, Chad, have three children.

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