Weighing the Health Risks of Obesity
Maya Patel, M.D., Internal Medicine
Obesity can do more than keep you from wearing the latest fashions or force you to pay for an extra airline seat. It can be a serious health risk.
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
A Minimally Invasive Solution to Menstrual Pain
Deanna McDonald, M.D., OB/GYN
If a menstrual cycle causes you severe pain and pelvic discomfort, it's time to talk to your doctor about options for relief.
Expertise & Technology Set New Methodist Breast Center Apart
Stephen Phillips, M.D., and Correna Terrell, M.D.,
Breast Radiologists

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital's new Breast Center offers women a life-saving difference.
Offering FREE Flu Shots
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital will provide free flu shots on Saturday, Nov. 14, to community members who participate in Santa's Gift Exchange.
Could You Have Kidney Disease … and Not Even Know It?
A. Osama Gaber, M.D., Transplant Surgeon & Director of
Methodist Transplant Center

Could you be one of the 10 to 20 million people with kidney disease? Unfortunately, many with the disease do not know it until it is too late.
Does Your Heart Skip a Beat?
Nadim Nasir, M.D., Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Nearly every second, from the moment we are born until death, our life is sustained by the regular rhythmic contractions of our heart, pumping life-giving blood to all our vital organs.
Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
T. Bartley Pickron, M.D., Colorectal Surgeon
A diagnosis of colon disease can be unsettling, particularly when you need surgery to stop the spread of disease and/or alleviate symptoms.