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Joint Center - Sugar Land

Location - Sugar Land
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  • Mon: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Wed: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

General Information

About Our Program

Sugar Land PT

We offer an experienced team of affiliated orthopedic surgeons, specially trained nurses, therapists and other caregivers that work together to help you reach your joint health goals, including a Nurse Navigator who helps patients navigate the entire joint replacement process. The Joint Center includes specially designed, patient-centric model, complemented by its own gym and physical therapy space.

Awards and Recognition

  • Becker's Hospital Review '100 Great Community Hospitals' - 2014
  • Truven 100 Top US Hospitals - 2011, 2012, 2014
  • Texas Award for Performance Excellence, 2015

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Services

The Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land offers surgical and non-surgical options, including:

Physicians

  • Dr. Arthur F. Chau, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

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    Dr. Arthur F. Chau, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Gender

    Male

    Specialties

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Medical Education

    Louisiana State University at Shreveport - Registrar 1989

    Residency

    University of Virginia - Graduate Medical Education 1995

    Fellowship

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation-GME 1996

    Cities Served

    Alief, Belfast, Brooks, Glen Flora, Houston, Hungerford, Lane City, Lincolnville, Missouri City, Morrill, Pierce, Richmond, Searsmont, Searsport, Stafford, Stockton Springs, Sugar Land, Wharton

  • Dr. Michael Dale Kent, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

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    Dr. Michael Dale Kent, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Gender

    Male

    Specialties

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Medical Education

    University of Texas at Houston-Registrar 2000

    Residency

    University of Texas at Houston-GME 2005

    Cities Served

    Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

  • Dr. Thomas Burk Rivers, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

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    Dr. Thomas Burk Rivers, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Gender

    Male

    Specialties

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Medical Education

    Texas A & M College of Medicine 1996

    Residency

    University of Mississippi - Registrar 2003

    Cities Served

    Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, Sugar Land

  • Dr. Vishal Michael Shah, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

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    Dr. Vishal Michael Shah, MD

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Gender

    Male

    Specialties

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Medical Education

    UT Southwestern Medical School 2002

    Residency

    University of Texas at Houston 2007

    Fellowship

    American Sports Medicine Institute 2008

    Cities Served

    Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Patient Resources

Patient Information

Joint Replacement Preoperative Class

This class, taken before your surgery, is designed to prepare you and your family/caregivers for surgery and what to expect after surgery, including:

  • How to prepare your home
  • Equipment you may need
  • Postoperative care
  • Rehabilitation needs
  • Pain control
  • Discharge destination
  • Pre-admit testing
  • Tour of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land

Registration: A representative of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land First Step will call you once your surgery is scheduled.

Where to go for the class: 1st floor conference rooms in the main hospital tower.

Class Day/Time: Classes will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

What/whom to bring: Please have your significant other or caregiver join you for the class. Bring a list of past surgeries and current medication as well as your Joint Replacement Patient Guide, which your orthopedic surgeon should have provided you.

Nurse Navigator

A Nurse Navigator is available to assist patients throughout the process, from pre-admission education to discharge planning and follow-up.

Parking

Surface lot parking is available for both patients and visitors. From the surface lot, there will be a front desk at the main entrance to the hospital. A receptionist can provide further directions to the Joint Center.