Robert Horry Sports Medicine Hosts 7th Annual Big Shots Basketball ClassicNovember 20, 2019
On Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16, girls and boys high school basketball teams from across the Houston area attended the 7th Annual Big Shots Basketball Classic at Heights High School, hosted by Robert Horry Sports Medicine. See pictures and scores from the event here: https://symc.ly/2QxXpzk...
The Importance of Primary Care: Meet Dr. AparasuJuly 9, 2019
The best prescription for good health is building a long-term and ongoing relationship with a primary care physician. Studies have shown significant health benefits result when adults see a primary care doctor – such as an internal medicine physician – on an annual basis. Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. The benefit ...
UV Safety Month Warns to Protect Eyes from Sun DamageJuly 8, 2019
HOUSTON (July 8, 2019) – Medical studies have shown that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of several eye diseases including cataracts, growths on the eye, macular degeneration and cancer. In support of UV Safety Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) encourages shielding eyes from the sun’s harmful rays with 100 percent UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimme...
St. Joseph Medical Center Announces New Chief Medical OfficerJuly 1, 2019
HOUSTON (June 26, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is pleased to announce that Harold E. Gottlieb, MD, MBA, CPE has been appointed Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Gottlieb is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a Certified Physician Executive with The American Association for Physician Leadership. In addition to his medical degree, he holds a master’s degree in business administration f...
St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Cancer Survivors June 30June 19, 2019
HOUSTON (June 18, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is honoring cancer survivors this month with celebration events for former cancer patients who were treated at its cancer centers. “We are so proud to honor our former cancer patients in recognition of Cancer Survivors Day in June,” said Radiation Oncologist Ngoc Pham, M.D. “We enjoy catching up with our patients to see how they are doing ...
St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Cancer SurvivorsJune 6, 2019
HOUSTON (June 5, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is honoring cancer survivors this month with celebration events for former cancer patients who were treated at its freestanding cancer centers. “We are so proud to honor our former cancer patients in recognition of Cancer Survivors Day in June,” said Radiation Oncologist Sanjay C. Mehta, M.D. “We enjoy catching up with our patients to see h...
St. Joseph Medical Center Announces First “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards WinnersMay 29, 2019
Pictured above from L to R: Alfredo Martinez, HFD Asst. Chief; Justin Wells, HFD Asst. Chief; Sam Pena, HFD Chief, Randall Walthall, HFD EMS Award Winner; Kim Bassett, St. Joseph President; Donald Johnson, SJMC EMS Director and Brenden Hayden, Steward System VP of EMS HOUSTON (May 29, 2019) – Four EMS providers who have gone above and beyond in their interactions within the medical community and S...
St. Joseph Medical Center Announces First “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards Nominations Due by April 15March 26, 2019
HOUSTON (March 25, 2019) – In preparation for National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 19-24th, St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is proud to introduce the Houston “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards and is now accepting nominations for EMS providers who go above and beyond in their interactions with St. Joseph patients. SJMC, a Steward family hospital, will accept nominations of ...
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Releases Statement on Cardinal DiNardo’s Treatment and Discharge at St. Joseph Medical CenterMarch 25, 2019
March 20,1019 STATEMENT BY THE ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON-HOUSTON ON CARDINAL DINARDO’S RECOVERY FROM A MILD STROKE HOUSTON — Following a mild stroke experienced last Friday evening while leading a Lenten observance of the Stations of the Cross, we are pleased to report that Cardinal DiNardo’s condition has improved to the point that he was discharged from St. Joseph’s Hospital today — and ha...
Medical Director of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center Encourages Diagnosis and Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Disease and Varicose VeinsMarch 25, 2019
Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects almost nine percent of people in the U.S. and more than 30 million Americans suffer from varicose veins, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The symptoms of and treatments for these two conditions were presented by Jon-Cecil Walkes, M.D. at the recent 6th Annual Women’s Heart Luncheon at St. Joseph Medical Center. Walkes is boar...
St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts 7th Annual Heart Health Luncheon Feb. 8; Dr. Jon-Cecil Walkes Discusses Vascular Health and Varicose VeinsFebruary 1, 2019
The Women of Wellness (WOW) Program of St. Joseph Medical Center will celebrate the American Heart Association’s Heart Health Month with a health fair, partner expo and luncheon on Friday, Feb. 8.
Physicians Advise Early Detection, Screening Mammograms at St. Joseph Medical Center’s “Pink Power” LuncheonNovember 7, 2018
The battle against breast cancer—the second leading cause of cancer death in women—is best fought by early detection, screening mammograms and knowledge, agreed the medical experts addressing women attending the Third Annual Pink Power Luncheon at St. Joseph Medical Center October 19.
Low-Cost School Sports Physicals Offered August 18August 16, 2018
Robert Horry Sports Medicine at St. Joseph Medical Center is offering these physicals for $15 on Saturday, August 18 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. St. Joseph physicians will check the athlete's vitals, joints, flexibility and vision. A short fitness assessment will also be included.
St. Joseph Medical Center Announces New PresidentJuly 30, 2018
Kimberly Bassett Brings 28 Years of Health Care Leadership Experience to Houston
“Stayin’ Alive” with Heart Health Basics and Hands-Only CPRMay 10, 2018
St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts 5th Annual Women’s Heart Health Luncheon; Women Advised to Learn Risks of Deadly Heart Disease
RN Job Fair May 11May 9, 2018
St. Joseph Medical Center is Recruiting Nurses
Looking for a Rewarding Teen Volunteer Opportunity?March 14, 2018
St. Joseph Medical Center Now Recruiting Teens to Join Its Summer Volunteer Family
Women of Wellness - WOW Second Annual “Pink Power” Luncheon Oct. 13October 13, 2017
Supports Breast Cancer Awareness; St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts Panel of Physicians, Survivors of Breast Cancer
Steward Health Completes Acquisition of Iasis HealthcareSeptember 29, 2017
With 36 Hospitals Nationally Including St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, Steward Becomes the Largest Private Hospital Operator in the U.S.
Harvey Puts One Texas Hospital’s ‘Code Brown’ Plan to the TestSeptember 7, 2017
As Irma barrels toward Florida, Houston’s St. Joseph Medical Center offers advice: ‘stock up and staff up.' Wall Street Journal ...