OakBend Medical Center – A Center for Change

CEO Joe Freudenberger talks future community plans at Center By Donna Hill For The Star In health care, life and death situations call for location, location, location. Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center, knows this is the future of medical care. As the CEO for over seven years, many consider him to be a […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital earns top grade for patient safety

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital once again earned an “A” for patient safety in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score ratings program. The Hospital Safety Score uses performance measures from a broad range of government and industry organizations – including the American Hospital Association, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Centers for […]

Memorial Hermann Medical Group welcomes interventional cardiologist

Interventional Cardiologist Marcin J. Bujak, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) and will see patients at MHMG Cardiology Southwest and MHMG Sugar Land Multi-Specialty Clinic. Dr. Bujak completed his residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at Yale School of Medicine / Yale New Haven Hospital. […]

Ali Mahmood, M.D., joins Houston Methodist Surgical Associates

One of Fort Bend’s leading colon and rectal surgeons, Dr. Ali Mahmood, has joined Houston Methodist Surgical Associates. Mahmood is board certified by the American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is the current chair of surgery at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, he also holds a leadership […]

Memorial Hermann Health System President & CEO Dan Wolterman announces intent to retire next year

System board has begun search for new leader As part of a long-term succession plan implemented more than a year ago, Dan Wolterman, President & CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System has announced his intention to retire in the second half of 2016.  The Memorial Hermann Health System Board and executive leadership have engaged […]

Schlumberger’s Sugar Land move could bring 500 jobs to the area

Houston-based oilfield services giant Schlumberger is considering moving its national base to Sugar Land. This move is part of the Company’s long-term resource management and consolidation strategy. City documents state that Sugar Land has offered Schlumberger and incentive package to provide gap funding to assist the company with its transition. Council is expected to vote […]

Controlling Diabetes is a Balancing Act It often takes a team effort

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 29 million Americans have diabetes. What may be more alarming, more than a quarter of those don’t realize they have diabetes. “Some people aren’t quick to recognize diabetes because the symptoms can vary from individual to individual,” says Dr. Lakshmi Seshadri, M.D., internist, affiliated with Memorial Hermann […]

Confused about Medicare Workshop? Sugar Creek Baptist Church

What started out as a way to help unravel the maze of Medicare has turned into a mission for native Houstonian Toni King. The “Medicare rules are changing all the time and I talk to people who have master’s degrees and don’t understand the rules!!” King explains.  Self taught from experience, on the job training […]

Sugar Land resident opens Farm-to-Table restaurant in Missouri City

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Farm-to-Table restaurants are opening all over the country, and experts are predicting that the new emphasis on establishments that serve fresh, organic food will be more than just a trend. Yesterday, Off The Vine Bistro, located at 2865 Dulles Ave. in Missouri City — became the first Farm-To-Table restaurant in Fort […]

Roberts Wealth Management to ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

April Roberts and Paul Roberts Jr.’s presence has been requested on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at 9:30 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, Aug. 27 for the Opening Bell Ceremony. April and Paul represent Roberts Wealth Management (RWM) as a member of the Global Financial Private Capital ‘s (“Global Financial”) advisor network. April […]

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