Meredith V. Morgan, MD

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Meredith V. Morgan MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology

m_morganDr. Morgan’s goal is to know the needs of each patient while administering sophisticated, compassionate medical care. He is a Board Certified OB/Gyn with additional qualifications in menopausal care and bone densitometry. He has practiced in Houston for over 35 years. His attractive office is conveniently located in the Museum District with easy access to the Medical Center. His area of special interest is management of menopause and osteoporosis.

2 Chelsa Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006

David M. Bloome, MD

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David M. Bloome, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

bloomePain in your feet or ankles means time away from the activities you love. As a former track-and-field athlete and now an orthopedic surgeon with over a decade of experience, David M. Bloome, MD, understands the value of foot and ankle health. With an office located in the Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Dr. Bloome and his expert staff strive to treat patients through non-operative measures, but also offer state-of-the-art operative techniques when necessary. To learn more, visit

David M. Bloome, MD
Fondren Orthopedic Group LLP
Houston Location
7401 S. Main St.
Houston, TX 77030

Ali Tarkan Dural, MD

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Ali Tarkan Dural MD, FACG
Digestive Specialists, PA

duralDr. Tarkan Dural practices gastroenterology in The Woodlands and Northwest Houston. After completing his gastroenterology fellowship with Baylor College of Medicine, he has been privileged to work with Dr. Copeland, Dr. Winkelstein, Dr. Gonzales and Dr. Xavier, as well as an excellent staff at Digestive Specialists, P.A. Dr. Dural and his wife, Dr. Ayse Dural, are the proud parents of three children.

Education: Ege University Medical School, Turkey, MD; RUSH-Westlake, Internal Medicine Residency; Baylor College of Medicine, Gastroenterology fellowship.

Digestive Specialists, P.A.
111 Vision Park Blvd., Ste. 150
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Eric Humble, MD

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Eric Humble, MD
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

humbleDr. Humble built his practice on the philosophy that confidence changes lives. At Sugar Land Face and Body, Dr. Humble offers a full range of solutions including injectables, facial procedures, body contouring, as well as cosmetic surgery. His in house, AAAASF certified operating room provides a more personal, concierge-oriented experience. The med spa offers the newest state-of-the-art treatments to help you feel and look your best. Dr. Humble has been honored as one of Houston’s Top Docs five years in a row by H Texas magazine and was voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Fort Bend County by Living Magazine in 2016.

16926 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Leka Gajula, MD

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Leka Gajula, MD

gajulaAt Colon Gastro Liver Consultants Dr. Leka Gajula’s practice offers comprehensive treatment options relating to all aspects of gastroenterology such as reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, ulcer disease, diarrhea, abdominal pain, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids and constipation cancer screening. We have two offices one located at Methodist Hospital, Sugar Land and another at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Katy. You can call us at 281-565-1009 or 281-347-3350.

Leka Gajula, MD
Colon Liver Gastro Consultants

Sugar Land Location
16651 Southwest Fwy., Ste. 370
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Katy Location
23920 Katy Fwy., Ste. 220
Katy, TX 77494

W. Marshall Guy, MD

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W. Marshall Guy, MD
Facial Plastic Surgery

wm_guyDr. Guy is a board-certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon. Having graduated number one from high school, The University of Texas, and Baylor College of Medicine, he continued his training after residency by completing his prestigious facial plastic surgery fellowship. It is this specialized training in all areas of rejuvenation of the face and neck that he brings to the residents of The Woodlands and surrounding areas. And he personally performs all of the cosmetic injections, including BOTOX®. If the condition is the result of aging, trauma or skin cancer, Dr. Guy can help restore a more aesthetic appearance.

W. Marshall Guy, MD
128 Vision Park Blvd., Ste. 150
Shenandoah, TX 77384

Steve L. Koo, DDS and Thomas M. Weil, DDS

Steve L. Koo, DDS and Thomas M. Weil, DDS
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

koo_weilPiney Point Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, renowned as the city’s premier provider of dental implants, offers the ultimate in care for the teeth, mouth and face. With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Thomas Weil and Dr. Steve Koo are highly qualified to perform all types of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

At Piney Point, patient needs are paramount. The staff is committed to providing the best possible care and the office is equipped with the latest technology, including cone beam and advanced digital imaging. It’s no wonder they’ve been selected as Top Docs in both H Texas and Houstonia.



Piney Point Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
2450 Fondren, Ste. 320
Houston, TX 77063

Freemu Varghese, MD

Freemu Varghese, MD

vargheseAs a Board Certified nephrologist, Freemu Varghese, MD, has been treating Houstonians suffering from complicated hypertension, kidney diseases and complicated medical conditions for more than 20 years. With a practice built not only on experience and expertise, in internal medicine and nephrology, but also on compassion for his patients, Dr. Varghese reaches out to the Houston Medical community by working with nursing homes and outpatient wound care. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology, Dr. Varghese is also a clinical instructor at Baylor College of Medicine; the Medical Director for Quality Dialysis, Inc; and the Clinical Manager for Renal Access Clinic of Houston, an interventional nephrology practice. He has also served on the Harris County Medical Society Board.

Freemu Varghese, MD
Diagnostic Clinic of Houston
1200 Binz Street, Ste. 1100
Houston, TX 77004

Adam Corley, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Adam Corley, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

dr-adam-corleyDr. Adam Corley is an emergency physician and healthcare leader. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at UT Houston and is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Corley is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and has a long record of healthcare leadership including: emergency department medical director, regional medical director, divisional executive vice president, chief of staff and EMS medical director among others. Dr. Corley specializes in negotiation and conflict resolution, healthcare operations and physician management.

Emergency Medicine
100 Medical Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566

Krista L. OLson, MD, FACS

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Krista L. Olson, MD, FACS
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

olson_kristaBoard-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, Krista Lee Olson, MD, FACS, is known for her compassionate nature and artistic eye. “Because of my intensive training in the facial region, I can provide specialty care in all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, ranging from facelifts and rhinoplasty to skin cancer reconstruction,” says Dr. Olson, who graduated from Yale University before completing her doctorate at Baylor College of Medicine and a prestigious fellowship at the University of California at Irvine. “As a woman and working mother, I feel I identify well with my patients. I understand the value of time, and the desire to achieve a refreshed and natural look.”

Krista L. Olson, MD, FACS
1977 Butler Blvd., 6th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
713-798-FACE (3223)

Kristi K. Sumpter, DO

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Kristi K. Sumpter, DO
Cosmetic Surgery

dr-sumpterDr. Kristi Sumpter is dedicated to the trust her patients place in her. “Cosmetic surgery is an important, personal decision. I’m working with their appearance, part of their identity, their body, their before and after. It’s a responsibility that I take seriously. ”

A talented and experienced surgeon, Sumpter feels strongly about making a connection with her patients. “You should like your surgeon,” Sumpter says. “A cosmetic surgeon should be approachable, have clear, open communication with a patient and build a relationship with each. Patients are great at telling a doctor what they want. A doctor has to listen. When all this is done right, the results and impact on the patient are phenomenal; what both the patient and I want them to be.”

Sumpter’s credentials include board certifications and being a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. She has full plastic and general surgery privileges at two northwest Houston hospitals and a certified ambulatory surgery center.

12827 Jones Rd.
Houston, TX 77070

George N. Zaibaq, O.D. & ASSOCIATES

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George N. Zaibaq, O.D. & ASSOCIATES

Always at the forefront of cutting edge technology and striving to gain knowledge on the latest Ophthalmic advancements, Dr. George Zaibaq & Associates have earned a reputation as one of Houston’s leading Therapeutic Optometrists. Dr. Zaibaq is a Diplomat of the American Optometry Board who specializes in comprehensive eye care, treatment and management of eye disease, glaucoma and laser vision correction co-management, as well as specialty contact lenses for warped corneas and keratoconus. He is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry and completed his clinical training at the University of Houston Eye Institute and the Hebrew University Hospital Ophthalmology Department in Jerusalem. He completed his Optometric Glaucoma Certification training at the University of Texas Health Science center Houston. Dr. Zaibaq & Associates are dedicated to providing individualized care and go the extra mile to address their patients concerns. “I cherish my patients’ loyalty and work hard to keep them well taken care of,” says Dr. Zaibaq. Along with his associates, Dr. Veronica Wong and Dr. Darlene Freeman, Dr. Zaibaq & Associates serve patients in the Galleria, Bellaire, Meyerland and Sugar Land areas.

Meyerland Plaza
238 Meyerland Plaza
Houston, TX 77096

Sugar Land Town Square
16200 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Philip L. Leggett, MD

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Philip L. Leggett, MD
Laparoendoscopic Surgery

leggettDr. Philip Leggett is a native Houstonian and an internationally recognized minimally invasive surgeon. Dr. Leggett has pioneered the innovation and adoption of advanced laparoscopic technologies and techniques throughout his 32 years at Houston Northwest Medical Center, where he is Chairman of the Board and Director of the Laparoendoscopic Fellowship. He also holds positions as the Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Dr. Leggett is a leader in the field when it comes to treating acid reflux and immediately diagnosing Barrett’s Esophagus. He uses Cellvizio (endomicroscopy) which generates optical biopsies to aid in the instantaneous diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus. This technology enables him to detect more cancers and pre-cancerous conditions and perform immediate intervention.

Dr. Leggett also performs weight-loss surgery and places gastric balloons endoscopically for weight-loss. Access to the newest endoscopic and laparoscopic technology enables minimally invasive approaches for his patients. He recently performed the first surgeries in Texas using advanced percutaneous laparoscopic instrumentation by Teleflex allowing for increased versatility. Using Percuvance, he performs surgeries including sleeve gastrectomies, colon resections, and hernia repairs with reduced incision size, minimal scarring and shorter recovery times.

800 Peakwood, Ste. 8B
Houston, TX 77090

Terry K. Scarborough, MD | Sherman C. Yu, MD

Terry K. Scarborough, MD
Sherman C. Yu, MD
Texas Laparoscopic Consultants

scarborough_yuWhen looking for the top physicians in the field of weight-loss surgery, Drs. Terry Scarborough and Sherman Yu bring excellence and expertise. They are both board-certified general surgeons with fellowship training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.

Drs. Yu and Scarborough offer the entire spectrum of weight-loss procedures. They have been recognized as Houston’s top doctors for weight-loss surgery. Drs. Yu and Scarborough’s top priorities are safety, satisfaction and excellence in patient outcomes. And, First Surgical Hospital is TLC’s leading choice in a surgical care facility, where patients will find outstanding services in the most comfortable of settings.

In addition to patient care, both doctors are champions for local charities, Kids Meals and Cycle Kids. Kids Meals goal is to end childhood hunger, and Cycle Kids aims to strengthen healthy lifestyle habits.

At TLC Surgery, we have an entire practice dedicated to helping patients succeed with your weight-loss goals via surgical and non-surgical techniques. What sets TLC Surgery apart from other practices is their dedication to helping patients live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Texas Laparoscopic Consultants offer: Medically Supervised Weight-loss Program • Single Incision Surgery • Gastric Balloon • Weight-loss Surgery Revision • Adjustable Gastric Band • Anti-Reflux Procedures • Gastric Sleeve • General Laparoscopic Surgery • Gastric Bypass • Duodenal Switch

1200 Binz, Ste. 950
Houston, TX 77004

Peter Morgan, MD

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Vein Specialist

morganPeter Morgan, MD, is a board-certified surgeon with more than 26 years of experience in the medical industry, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Dr. Morgan, a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology, is the founder of Lone Star Vein Center, with locations in The Woodlands and Pasadena offering minimally invasive procedures and the latest technology, including the Cutera Excel V laser; the center is one of the few practices in Houston to have this new cutting-edge technology used for cosmetic vein treatment.

After serving as a jet engine mechanic in the United States Navy, Dr. Morgan was honorably discharged to attend LSU-UNO in New Orleans, where he majored in chemistry. He received his medical degree from the Honors program at LSU School of Medicine and went on to complete his internship and surgical residency there, having the opportunity to work at the Charity Hospital in New Orleans.

Although Dr. Morgan had been deeply involved in the treatment of venous disease for decades, it wasn’t until 2009, after he discovered he could cure patients, who for years had been misdiagnosed, with endovenous ablations, that he knew he had found his calling. Highly regarded as an expert in the field, Dr. Morgan has conducted more than 7,000 endovenous procedures to date and also trains physicians and ultrasonographers at his practice. Additionally, he’s been featured in research publications, including Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Theoretical Chemistry.

When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Morgan spends his leisure time with his wife, children and grandchildren and enjoys an active lifestyle, cave diving, ranching, snow skiing and hunting.


The Pasadena Vein Center:
6243 Fairmont Pkwy., Ste. 200
Pasadena, TX 77505

The Woodlands Vein Center:
9303 Pinecroft Dr., Ste. 350
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Anthony E. Brissett, MD, FACS

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Anthony E. Brissett, MD, FACS
Facial Plastic Surgery

brissetWe are pleased to recognize Dr. Anthony E. Brissett, for the eighth consecutive year as one of H Texas magazine’s Top Docs. Recognized as an international expert in facial plastic and cosmetic surgery of the face, certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Dr. Brissett is the Division Chief of Houston Methodist Hospital Facial Plastic Surgery Associates.

With specialized training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, and credentialed in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Brissett is committed to providing personalized, meticulous care to his patients, offering the most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments, with skillful attention to detail and aesthetic care. “I balance art with science, while maintaining a collaborative working relationship with each of my patients, in order to achieve an enhanced natural appearance.”

Dr. Brissett is frequently invited to lecture both nationally and internationally. He remains committed to conducting clinical research to advance the science of his practice and to the ongoing training of surgeons. He has published numerous articles and scientific papers and makes frequent national and local media appearances.

Along with his thriving clinical practice,
Brissett is active in his church and volunteers his personal time, expertise and surgical skills to aiding many local and global charitable causes and medical missions. He often travels to Europe, Africa, South America and the Caribbean to meet the needs of those less fortunate, teach other doctors and provide compassionate care.

Houston Methodist Facial Plastic Surgery Associates   
Smith Tower, 6550 Fannin St., Ste.1703
Houston, TX  77030
713-441- FACE (3223)

Michael Kaplan, MD

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Michael Kaplan, MD
Sinus Surgery

kaplanSinus and allergy issues, whether chronic or intermittent, can disrupt your life and prevent you from participating in the activities you love. At Kaplan Sinus Relief, a national Center of Excellence, you can get the instant and lasting relief you deserve. Dr. Michael Kaplan is an expert in treating sinus and allergy symptoms. He specializes in the treatment of chronic and recurring sinus problems using office balloon sinuplasty, a minimally invasive procedure that enables rapid recovery with a convenient, comfortable procedure performed right in the office.

Michael Kaplan, M.D., originally from Houston, TX, attended the University of Texas at Austin followed by the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine, where he completed his residency in general surgery. Dr. Kaplan went on to train at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), finishing his residency in Head and Neck Surgery.

He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is affiliated with the American Academy of Otolaryngology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and Harris County Medical Society, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Because of his experience, vast knowledge and technology, ENT physicians travel from all over the country to train under him on balloon sinuplasty. 

“Helping patients with chronic sinus issues finally get relief after balloon sinuplasty is a huge reward I get on a daily basis,” says Dr. Kaplan. 

Michael Kaplan, MD
Kaplan Sinus Relief
4101 Greenbriar St., Ste. 320
Houston, TX 77098

Perri, Anthony, MD

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Anthony Perri, MD
Board Certified Dermatologist

drperri2014What is a dermatologist? A dermatologist is a physician that is trained to evaluate and treat benign and malignant disorders of the skin.

Dr. Perri is one of Houston’s top dermatologists. He has been selected to H Texas magazine’s Top Doctors issue for the past six consecutive years and listed in Super Doctors Rising Stars for 2012–2016 and Super Doctor 2015–2016. “Having a father that is a melanoma survivor has certainly influenced my commitment to the early detection of skin cancer. I am dedicated to ensuring the community has accessibility to a board certified dermatologist,” says Dr. Perri. He has been voted Living Magazine’s Best of The Woodlands Reader’s Choice 2015 and again in 2016.

As a board certified dermatologist, Dr. Perri treats many different skin conditions and is committed to ensuring that patients do not have to wait months for an appointment. Dr. Perri has eliminated many of the traditional barriers to dermatology access. He is very pleased to announce that Melissa Shearer, PA-C has joined his team of dermatology professionals. She has over 6 years of experience and previously practiced in Kingwood. She is accepting new patients and is located in The Woodlands office. Visit us at our two convenient locations: Conroe and The Woodlands.

He is committed to educating the public about dermatology and maintains a current blog on his website at and

Anthony Perri, MD
Board Certified Dermatologist

9305 Pinecroft Dr., Ste. 305
The Woodlands, TX 77380

4015 I-45 (at League Line Rd.)
Conroe, TX 77304

Camille George, MD

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Camille J. George, MD
Texas Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center

dr-camille-georgeAs a former NCAA Division 1A college athlete in both football and track, Dr. Camille J. George knows first-hand how important maintaining an active lifestyle is for his patients. Specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics, Dr. George utilizes state-of-the-art arthroscopic, microscopic, and minimally invasive open procedures to prevent scarring and to maximize recovery time, allowing his patients to return to their usual activities within the shortest and safest length of time possible. Dr. George provides operative and non-operative treatments for both general orthopedic and sports medicine conditions to all age groups as well as in office physical therapy. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Having treated athletes of all ages from little league to professional sports for nearly 20 years, Dr. George has garnered a wealth of experience in the field of sports medicine. He has worked with the medical team of physicians for the Houston Energy, Houston Cyclones, Houston Rockets and the former Houston Oilers.

Conveniently located near The Galleria, Dr. George and his highly competent and considerate staff are within reach from every part of the city. In addition to providing patients with individualized attention and personalized care, Dr. George’s office staff is bilingual in Spanish and is always ready to assist patients with all of their orthopedic needs.

Education: Tulane University, BS; Tulane University School of Medicine, MD; Baylor College of Medicine, surgical internship, orthopedic residency, and sports medicine fellowship

4126 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 800
Houston, TX 77027

The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

aesthetic-centerThe Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery (ACPS) is one of the most respected plastic surgery groups in the nation, having recently been named a finalist for the “Best Aesthetic Practice” in the south central United States—a prestigious award sponsored by

Acclaimed for their skill in blending aesthetic artistry with surgical precision, advanced technology and research in a caring environment, ACPS’s six plastic surgeons perform more than 6,000 face, breast and body cosmetic plastic surgery procedures a year. They offer numerous surgical and nonsurgical options to improve all areas of the face and body.

ACPS’s success has fueled its growth. Currently ranked as the largest private aesthetic plastic surgery practice in Texas, ACPS will open the doors of its new 11,000 square foot state-of-the-art Center of Excellence this winter. This facility will headquarter the group’s state-licensed, AAAASF-certified surgery center and expanded boutique-style medical spa.

ACPS surgeons have won their field’s most prestigious honors and are frequently invited to speak and teach courses at plastic surgery conferences around the world. They are single-minded in their commitment to delivering excellence in every aspect of plastic surgery: results, safety, research and patient education. And their patients reap the reward of their dynamic exchange of ideas.

The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery

Memorial/Town & Country
12727 Kimberley Ln., Ste. 300
Houston, TX 77024

Galleria/River Oaks
4400 Post Oak Parkway, Ste. 2260
Houston, TX 77027

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