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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital honors outstanding nurses with the DAISY Award

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Lee Cantos, RN, and Ranjeetha Reddy, RN, were named Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s DAISY Award winners, a national honor that recognizes the contributions of extraordinary nurses.

Cantos was nominated by a number of patients, who praised her kindness and willingness to provide compassionate care. One patient wrote that she was scared during her first night in the hospital, but Cantos went out of her way to make her feel secure.

Dr. Desai joins Houston Methodist Podiatry Associates

SUGAR LAND—(December 29 , 2014) — Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome Nicholas Desai, D.P.M., M.B.A., as he joins Houston Methodist Podiatry Associates.

He is an active member of the Sugar Land community, the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital medical staff, and serves as the Chief Medical Information Officer for Houston Methodist.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is first in Fort Bend to deploy new atrial fibrillation treatment

SUGAR LAND—(September 24, 2014) — Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend County to use a next-generation cardiac ablation system to treat a patient with a common heart rhythm condition called atrial fibrillation, or AF.

Patients with AF are typically treated with point-by-point radiofrequency ablation, which uses heat to ablate, or remove, extra tissue that is causing the heart to beat irregularly.

Are you experiencing back pain? Free back & neck pain seminar - Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Methodist Sugar Land Back and Pain Clinic

SUGAR LAND—(February 26, 2014) — 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.

First in Fort Bend to use stem cells in orthopedic surgery by Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

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SUGAR LAND—(January 8, 2014) —Sugar Land orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Maffet of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the first orthopedic surgeon in Fort Bend County who is using stem cells to help accelerate healing and recovery after surgery.

“Stem cells hold a great deal of promise in orthopedics,” says Dr. Maffet. “Right now, their use is cutting edge but I believe they will ultimately play a huge role in making surgical repair more successful.”

Renew Laser and Skin is FIRST in the Houston Area to Offer truSculpt: A Non-Invasive, Radio Frequency & Massage Technology for Body Sculpting by Houston Methodist Hospital

Before and After TruSculpt

In 2- 4 treatment sessions for 1 hour or less, patients can be on their way to a new self-image with no downtime

January 7, 2013 – Dr. Nina Desai is the first in the Houston area to offer truSculpt, a simple, comfortable way to deeply heat the subcutaneous fat tissue layer. The fat cells are destroyed during this process and then broken down and disposed of by the body. The truSculpt system from Cutera is a non-invasive technology designed to deliver customized treatments to multiple zones of the body, such as thighs, hips, buttocks, abdomen and other stubborn areas.

Is your blood pressure too high, too low or just right? Free heart seminar & screening - Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Dr. Passmore and Dr. Mangin Heart Screenings

SUGAR LAND—(December 27, 2013) — High blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the United States. Low blood pressure can cause dizziness, confusion and be a symptom of serious illness. Blood pressure that’s “just right” is an important component of overall good health. So what is “just right” blood pressure and how do you maintain it?