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Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine gives back to FBISD

D. Dean Dominy, III, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Kenneth M. Renney, M.D., Sports Medicine; Jeffrey B. Wood, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery; Eddie T. Matsu, M.D., General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement Surgery; Mark W. Maffet, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Timothy C. Sitter, M.D., Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine; Vincent C. Phan, M.D., Hand & Upper Extremity, Orthopedic Surgery; Carl A. Hicks, M.D., Joint Replacement Surgery; Ray R. Valdez, M.D., Foot & Ankle, Orthopedic Surgery; David A. Braunreiter, M.D., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management; Anthony J. Muffoletto, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Jeffrey A. Kozak, D.O., Sports Medicine, Concussion Management.

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Sugar Land offers their annual sports physicals for Fort Bend and Alief Independent School Districts’ middle school and high school athletes. They have been associated with these school districts for more than 15 years as team physicians. University Interscholastic League (UIL) requires all high school athletes to undergo […]

Sugar Land First United Methodist Church 5th Grade VBS participate in Mission projects

5th Grade VBS class visits SL Fire Station.

Sugar Land First United Methodist Church recently held its annual week long Vacation Bible School with record numbers in attendance.  Instead of participating in the usual VBS activities, the 5th grade students spent the week completing many mission projects for the church and the surrounding community. On Monday, the kids worked on many of the […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital welcomes Dr. Michael Yaakovian

Michael Yaakovian, M.D., is joining Drs. Timothy Oppermann and Ashish Saharia at Methodist Department of Surgery, effective in July. He comes to Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital from Kaiser Permanente Healthcare in Baltimore, where he was a general surgeon and director of the wound care unit. Dr. Yaakovian is board certified by the American Board […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital breaks ground on new orthopedics facility

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital recently celebrated the official groundbreaking on a new 60,000-square-foot home for Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. The state-of-the-art facility – on the corner of Highway 59 and Sweetwater Boulevard – will allow Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to move from its current location on Highway 6 and Brooks […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital breaks ground on new patient tower

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital celebrated the official groundbreaking for its new six-story patient tower in May. The new tower – part of a $131 million expansion effort under way at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital – will add 104 beds, primarily for intensive care and medical/surgical patients, and will provide space for future growth […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital performs county’s first hybrid coronary intervention

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A local resident is back to mowing his lawn after undergoing two different heart surgeries on the same day— a practice made possible by minimally invasive coronary intervention. Two Houston Methodist Sugar Land physicians, Yassir Sonbol, M.D., an interventional cardiologist, and Uttam Tripathy, M.D., a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, were the first in Fort Bend […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital breaks ground on new patient tower

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital celebrated the official groundbreaking for its new six-story patient tower on May 16. The new tower – part of a $131 million expansion effort under way at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital – will add 104 beds, primarily for intensive care and medical/surgical patients, and will provide space for future […]

Weight loss … one-size does not fit -all

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The greatest health challenge facing America today is obesity epidemic. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 2/3 of all Americans are overweight, which can lead to multiple other health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, and even cancer. Many of you know this and have tried to lose weight, but failed. The […]

Free stroke awareness seminar, Wed. May 21

Dr. James Ling, Neurologist

While diseases such as heart disease and breast cancer seem to get the bulk of attention these days, don’t forget about the third leading cause of death in this country and the No. 1 cause of disability: stroke. About 80% of strokes are preventable simply by lowering risk factors, according to the National Stroke Association. […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital partners again for Sugar Plum Market

Front row (seated):  Becky Chalupa, HMSLH Associate Chief Nursing Officer; Sheila Cooper, SPM Co-Chair; Susanne Hiegel, SPM Co-Chair; Catherine Kubala, SPM Co-Chair; Stephanie Van Horn, SPM Co-Chair; Sherri Ebarb, SPM Co-Chair and Debbie Buckner, FBJSL President-Elect. Back row (standing):  Leena Taneja, HMSLH Director of Physician Relations & Marketing; Chris Siebenaler, HMSLH CEO; Lowell Stanton, HMSLH Chief Financial Officer; Cindy Dempster, FBJSL President and Kaelyn Bujnoch, HMSLH Marketing & Community Relations Manager.

The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is pleased to announce that Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the title sponsor of the 14th Annual Sugar Plum Market. This year’s “Under the Mistletoe” Market will be held Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 at the Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre and Convention Center. Market […]

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