Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Introduces New Program to Prevent Amputations

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is creating a multi-disciplinary service to help patients avoid limb amputation due to severe vascular disease and wounds in the foot or leg. The new Limb Salvage Program enables specialists from the hospital’s Wound Care Program and its cardiovascular and general...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Welcomes Oncologist Kirtan Nautiyal, M.D.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome fellowship-trained hematologist/oncologist Kirtan Nautiyal, M.D., to the staff of Houston Methodist Oncology Partners effective October 1st. Nautiyal is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his residency in internal...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Sets the Pace with Tiny Heart Device

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend County to treat a patient with an irregular heartbeat using the world’s smallest pacemaker. Electrophysiologist and cardiologist Jie Cheng, M.D., successfully implanted the Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), developed by...

OakBend Medical Group Welcomes Podiatrist

OakBend Medical Group is pleased to announce the newest doctor to the group, Dr. Christine Nguyen.  Dr. Nguyen is a podiatric medicine and surgeon with extensive training in elective and reconstructive surgeries of the foot. Born and raised in Houston, Dr. Nguyen feels blessed to have had the opportunity to...

“Beat the Pack” Program to Help People Quit Smoking

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is offering the community a proven program to help people quit smoking. The complimentary program, called Beat the Pack®, was developed by Pfizer Inc. and is sponsored by Houston Methodist Sugar Land Respiratory Therapy Department and Cancer Center. The next four-week...

“Too Young To Be This Tired” Physicians Encourage People to Learn the Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

Lisa Whynot-Huey may be 61 years-old, but she says she’s a young 61 years-old. That’s why it was so frustrating when she found herself getting exhausted in the afternoons, unable to breathe. “I felt terrible. I was home in bed by one o’clock in the afternoon because I was so tired,” she...

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