NORTHEAST HOUSTON – As part of the revitalization of the Jensen corridor and SuperNeighborhood 46, Pastor David Smith and others have lobbied for improved services including healthcare.
On Saturday, they thanked the UT Physicians and the McGovern Medical School at UT Health, for bringing a robust comprehensive health clinic to the area.
An Open House ceremony and Ribbon Cutting was held Saturday morning, emceed by UT representative Xochitl Olguin.
The chief medical officer, Dr. Aracely Vasquez, told the attendees that the 10,000 square foot clinic offered many needed services, including a family doctor, an internist, a pediatrician, and child and adult mental health service.
When the clinic first opened last year, it was serving only about 80 families, she said. Now that number has grown to 500, and the clinic is expected to reach 1000 this year.
The clinic is located at the corner of Jensen and Crosstimbers, and open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Appointments can be made by calling 713-486-8550. All insurance including Medicare and Medicaid are accepted. There is also a 24-hour Nurse Help Line, at 713-486-8876.
Practice Manager Marlon Stewart notes that not only will patients receive personalized, integrated healthcare, but through the UT Physicians system will also have access to the full practice of more than 1000 Physicians certified in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties.