The major portion of research conducted at Methodist Research Institute includes urology/renal, cardiovascular, and cancer. The types of teaching programs include intubation training, surgical education, and robotic assisted surgery.

External corporations use the facility to test new surgical instruments and devices as well as technique training of physicians using their products. The laboratory contains the following:

  • Four fully equipped surgical suites (two large animal, two dedicated rodent)
  • Cadaver lab with neurosurgery microscope
  • Two new laparoscopy towers
  • State of the art cardiac monitors
  • DaVinci robotic training center
  • Fluoroscopy