About the Project

Baylor College of Medicine delivers a standard of eye care unmatched in Houston with a renowned team of ophthalmology physicians and surgeons. The 6-story 166,344-square-foot Jamail Specialty Care Center provides exceptional clinical and surgical care and innovative treatment options based on the latest research and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The interior construction project enables ophthalmology residents and fellows, medical and graduate students, research scientists and practitioners to conduct leading-edge research in the structure, function and diseases of the eye and visual system. The Department of Ophthalmology also actively conducts clinical research trials, offering patients the opportunity to participate in the latest advances in eye care.

The Numbers

  • 166,344

    Sq Ft
  • 6

  • 12 months


The Details

Type: New
Components: Medical Clinic, Classrooms, Offices, Laboratories
Method: Construction Manager at Risk
Sector(s): Healthcare, Higher Education
Client: Baylor College of Medicine

Tech Perspective

Tellepsen utilizes BIM Modeling and MEPF Coordination on nearly every project to ensure these critical systems are properly designed, fabricated and installed. This is one more way that we strive to “do it right the first time” and avoid mistakes that can be costly and time-consuming for the project.


  • Architect: Kirksey Architecture
  • MEP Engineer: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: IMEG (formerly Haynes Whaley & Associates)
  • Civil Engineer: Walter P. Moore & Assoc.

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