News & Events

COVID-connected blood clot almost claims life of Shepherd man

Our own Dr. Khaled Khalaf performed a procedure on a patient using the Inari Clotretriever.  The Clotretriever is the latest technology for removing blood clots.  The patient, who was post COVID, had developed a serious blood clot that was potentially life-threatening.  Check out the story that was featured in the Houston Chronicle. We are proud to have Dr. Khalaf on our team!

Read The Article Here

Kingwood Health Academy – Cardiology Interactive Seminar

Please join us for our first Kingwood Health Academy for 2022.  Dr. Michael Daniel will discuss Valvular Heart Disease.

This event will take place Thursday 17th, 5:45 – 7:00 pm.

Location

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood – Kingwood Room

22999 US Hwy 59 North,
Kingwood, TX 77339

Additional notes

This event will be held at HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood inside the Kingwood Room located at 22999 US Hwy 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339.

You can sign up for the event by clicking on the link.

https://hcahoustonhealthcare.com/calendar/index.dot?facility_coid=39233#/ce/event-details/a0s3n000004WDZsAAO

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Request Form

Memorial Hermann is continuing to comply with the State’s guidance for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This is the method that prioritizes vaccination in its Phase 1A, Phase 1B, and now Phase 1C for vaccine distribution.
 
Memorial Hermann has launched a digital COVID-19 Vaccination Request Form. All patients and members of the community 18 years of age and older can use this online tool to register for the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Memorial Hermann.  
 
Those who are interested in completing Memorial Hermann’s COVID-19 Vaccination Request Form are able to sign up here.
 
For answers to your general COVID-19 vaccine questions, please click here.

Dr. Foteh on Vascular Procedures

While many may associate amputations with traumatic events such as war, the more common causes often stem from vascular disease exacerbated by diabetes, according to the nonprofit Amputee Coalition.

Dr. Ganim on LVD

Marie Holt, a 79-year-old former Navy nurse from San Antonio is the first patient at the Kingwood Medical Center and in the Lake Houston area to have a specialized heart procedure using “the world’s smallest catheter-based heart pump,” the Impella Ventricular Assist Device (VAD).