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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 […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital rolls out red carpet for leading physicians

Doctor’s Day Award Winners: Dr. Eddie Patton Jr., Dr. Shiva Satish, Dr. Bushra Cheema, Dr. Vincent Phan, Dr. Mauricio Reinoso and Dr. Timothy Oppermann (not pictured: Dr. Kumara Peddamatham)

At its eighth annual Doctor’s Day awards ceremony, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital literally rolled out the red carpet for their physicians, including seven leading physicians nominated and voted on by over 900 hospital employees. In honor of Doctor’s Day, hospital employees had the opportunity to participate in a “Thank a Doctor” campaign. They were […]

Are you experiencing back pain?

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Unfortunately, bone and joint disorders and deformities are often the underlying cause of serious back pain and can most definitely hurt you. The good news? There are treatments that can help alleviate chronic back pain, including therapies, medication and minimally invasive surgery. “Low back pain is among the most common medical ailments,” says Benoy Benny, […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors Organ Donor Awareness Month by lighting the hospital green

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is honoring all organ donors and organ recipients during Organ Donor Awareness Month with green lighting on the front of the hospital building throughout the month of April. Organ Donor Awareness Month occurs every April as a way to encourage the public to become organ, eye and tissue donors and […]

What you can do about chronic headaches – free migraine relief seminar offered

Irfan Lalani, M.D., Neurologist

Who doesn’t get a headache now and then? But for 4% to 5% of the population – about 10 million people – a headache is a daily pain. If you suffer from painful chronic headaches, learn what you can do before the next one hits. “Chronic headaches strike often – at least 15 days a […]

Fort Bend Chapter of ABWA to recognize Business Associate of 2014

Please join the Fort Bend Chapter of ABWA as they recognize their Business Associate of 2014. This event will be held at the Sugar Land Marriott in Town Center, Sugar Land on Thursday, April 3, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. They will have food, lots of fun, and awesome door prizes. Feel free to […]

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