Colorectal Cancer Seminar Fighting Rare, Genetic Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer has many known risk factors. Some are lifestyle related and within a person’s control, such as diet and weight. Others, such as family history and age, are beyond control. Having one or more of these risk factors does not mean that a diagnosis of colorectal cancer is inevitable. However,...

OakBend Medical Center Announces 2016 Physician of the Year

Dr. Gildardo Andres Ceballos has been named OakBend Medical Center’s 2016 Physician of the Year. The presentation was made at the annual physician party held at the Jackson Street Campus. The hospital received several nominations for the Physician of the Year award, and Ceballos was praised for his support...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Physician Performs Robotic Single-Site Hysterectomy

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is now offering single-site robotic hysterectomies to patients. Duc Le, MD, a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist, performed the procedure using the da Vinci surgery system, which utilizes advanced robotics, computer and optical technologies to provide enhanced...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Welcomes Breast Surgeon Dr. Sandra Templeton to the Specialty Physician Group

Board certified surgeon Sandra Templeton, MD, a longtime member of the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital medical staff, is joining Houston Methodist Breast Surgery Partners this month. Templeton specializes in diseases and surgery of the breast and is a well-respected breast surgeon of Fort Bend County....

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Texas Ten Step Redesignation

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital was again designated as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land has been designated a Texas Ten Step facility...

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Earns Sixth Consecutive “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital received its sixth consecutive “A” for patient safety in the Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Score ratings program. The Hospital Safety Score is an elite designation from The Leapfrog Group that sets the highest standards for patient safety in the United States. Developed...

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