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Specialty hospital supporting children with Prader-Willi Syndrome and childhood obesity

Get a jump start on healthy habits at Nexus Children’s Hospital – 
The Woodlands

Nexus’ children’s hospital in The Woodlands is the only inpatient 
program in the country serving children, adolescents, and young adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome, or PWS. The Jump Start Program offers personalized calorie-controlled diets, set daily schedules, and individualized physical training regiments. Behavioral health supports are also incorporated to help patients reach their personal health goals. Children with PWS or other weight-related diagnoses thrive in 
this safe and highly structured environment — because we’re focused on mending minds.

The Nexus network of care

Nexus Children’s Hospital transitions all types of patients through the care they need, acting as the bridge between the acute hospital and home.

The Woodlands Campus 
9182 Six Pines Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Admissions Phone 713.351.6633
Admissions Fax 713.482.4863
Facility 713.482.4900


8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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How can we serve you?

Nexus programs and services are nationally recognized. Here are the programs currently offered at this facility.

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Jump Start Program
Structured environment to reach weight loss and behavior management related to Prader-Willi Syndrome or other weight-related disorders

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Standards of Care

  • 21 patient beds across private and shared rooms and bathrooms
  • Rehabilitation gym used for individual and personal exercises to increase endurance, improve pace and navigate a new environment
  • Activities room for physical, emotional, and social skills development, including recreational therapy sessions
  • Designated eating space to maintain food security to minimize food seeking behaviors and increase food structure
  • Mental health services, including behavior management, mental health, individual and group therapy interventions
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapies
  • Recreational therapy, pet therapy, and activities that promote prosocial interactions
  • Individualized nutrition plans developed by registered dietitian
  • Daily physician, physician’s assistant, and nurse practitioner coverage
  • 24-hour nursing coverage

Explore our The Woodlands Campus

Take a virtual tour, watch videos or scroll through photos of our children’s hospital.

Nexus Children’s Hospital 
– The Woodlands Campus

Pediatric weight management program at Nexus Children’s Hospital

Jump Start Program Tour — how we’re helping curb childhood obesity

Visiting a patient in the The Woodlands area

Located in the heart of The Woodlands just 10 minutes south of most local hospitals, Nexus Children’s Hospital – The Woodlands is close to many great accommodations, dining options, and activities. We’re proud to partner with local hotels offering Nexus caregivers, families, and friends special rates, including Hilton Garden Inn Houston — The Woodlands (use code: N3326074), Drury Inn — The Woodlands, and Marriott — Houston North Shenandoah.

You can also turn your visit into an adventure. The Woodlands offers a wide variety of year-round activities and events so you can make new memories while supporting the individual in our care. Walk, bike, and explore trails at Rob Fleming Park or hop aboard The Woodlands’ Waterway Trolley. You can also shop Market Street to discover the 90+ open-air boutiques or check out The Woodlands Children’s Museum and Play Street Museum for hands-on fun and workshops. Discover many other activities and events at The Woodlands website.

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