Ascension Providence

Garret S. Pool, MD

Medical Director - Express Care

Garret S. Pool, MD Now Accepting New Patients
Tell Someone You Know
Tell Someone You Know

Garret S. Pool, MD

Medical Director - Express Care

Dr. Pool received a Doctorate of Medicine after attending New York Medical College and the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. While in Residency at Stony Brook Hospital, he served as Chief Resident.

Print Page


  • Urgent Care

Hospital Affiliation

  • Providence Health Center

Provides Care Through

  • Ascension Medical Group Providence Express Care Downtown

Additional Language Spoken

  • Spanish

Services I Provide

  1. Evaluation of Acute Conditions
  2. Laceration Repair
  3. Splinting
  4. EKG
  5. X-Rays
  6. Incision and Drainage
  7. STD Screening
  8. School Physicals

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala - Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • Residency

    Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York

My Clinical Focus

I am excited to return to Texas and be part of the Express Care team. I will focus on providing care for acute illnesses and minor injuries. I would also like to focus on educating patients about when the express care facilities can be the best options for their health care.


  1. American Academy of Family Physicians
  2. American Medical Association

Insurances Accepted

    Ascension Providence currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter /Superior
  • Amerigroup (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP)
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – PPO/POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – Traditional (includes Blue Card)
  • Cenpatico (STAR Behavioral Health through Superior)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • CorpHealth
  • Coventry (FirstHealth)
  • FirstCare
  • FirstCare – Focus Network
  • FirstCare – HMO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart Preferred Care (Standard and Accel)
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold and Gold Choice
  • Humana HMOx
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • MHNet
  • MultiPlan
  • PPONext
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Pyramid
  • Scott and White Health Plan – HMO only
  • Scott and White Right Care (STAR) includes Behavioral Health
  • Scott and White Senior Care
  • Southwest Life and Health – (FirstCare PPO plan)
  • Sterling
  • Superior (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP, CHIP Perinate)
  • Texas True Choice
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health (STAR Behavioral Health)
  • United Health Care/ Care Improvement Plus
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Universal

View All Accepted Insurances


Suggest an edit on this page