Joint Center - Sugar Land
17500 West Grand Parkway South
Sugar Land, TX 77479
About our Program
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.
The Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land offers surgical and non-surgical options, including:
Awards and Recognition
- Becker’s Hospital Review ‘100 Great Community Hospitals’ – 2014
- Truven 100 Top US Hospitals – 2011, 2012, 2014
- One of the Top 5 hospitals in the nation selected for The Quest for Quality Award Site Visit – March 2010
- Pathway to Excellence for Nursing – 2009, 2012
- Texas Nurse Friendly Designation – 2006, 2007, 2008
- Texas Medical Foundation Quality Improvement Award of Excellence – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012
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.
Parking: Please park in the front hospital parking lot. There is no charge for parking.
A nurse navigator is available to assist patients throughout the process, from pre-admission education to discharge planning and follow-up.
Surgery Day and Information for Your Stay at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land
Arriving For Your Surgery
Please notify your surgeon if you develop any of the following problems prior to surgery:
- Sore throat
Also, report any other problems that may interfere with your scheduled surgery. If you are unsure, call and check with your physician.
Upon arriving, report to the front desk in the lobby area. The staff will assist you to the surgery area. If you have any questions regarding your surgery arrival, please feel free to call Pre-Admission Testing at 281.725.5274.
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital is a tobacco-free facility. Please do not smoke or let others around you smoke.
We recognize the importance of family involvement and support in a patient’s recovery. Visiting hours are open and based on your individual preferences.
If you prefer to have restrictions placed on visitors, please advise one of your caregivers so that your preferences can be communicated. After 9 p.m. all
visitors must enter through the Emergency Center and check in with security. Security will notify the nursing unit to verify whether the patient is
able to see visitors. Once verified, visitors will be escorted up to the floor by security. Please note that our main lobby entrance will close at 9:00 p.m. and
all visitors entered from the front lobby leaving after front lobby door locked will exit using the door adjacent to main entrance door. This door does not
In order to serve our patients better, we have developed an innovative meal preparation and delivery system, which we call, ‘At Your Request – Room
Service Dining’. This new program gives you greater control over what you eat and when. The basic premise is that you, the patient, can order “What
you want (within diet restrictions)… When you want it”
You may order any of your meals at any time between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Check the ‘Room Service Menu’ located in your room for specific meal
Thank you for choosing Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Should you or your family have any questions or needs, please do not hesitate to ask your nurse or a staff member.
Hospital main number............................. 281.725.5000
Nurses Station, 4th Floor......................... 281.725.5400
Nurse Navigator, Diane Anderle, R.N....... 281.725.5826
Music Therapy: Live, healing music has proven to be beneficial for relaxation, sleep, pain reduction, high blood pressure and heart rate. Please let your nurse know if you are interested in a visit from our certified music therapist.
Massage Therapy: Massage therapy has proven to be beneficial for relaxation and pain reduction. Massages are performed in-room, and patient will remain in bed clothes. Family is welcome to stay during the massage. Please let your nurse know if you are interested in a visit from our licensed massage therapist.
Food & Nutrition Services
Our Grand Parkway Café is located on the first floor.
Daily Hours of Operation:
Breakfast - 7:00 am to 9:30 am
Lunch - 11:15 am to 2:00 pm
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Starbucks Coffee is located on the 2nd floor adjacent to the public elevators.
Plants, balloon bouquets, cards, and a variety of gift items are available in our gift shop, which is open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shop is located directly across from the Grand Parkway Café.
An interfaith Chaplain is available at any time of day or night to meet your religious and spiritual needs. To reach the Chaplain, ask your nurse or any caregiver to have him or her paged.
All Faiths Chapel
The all faiths chapel is located directly off of the main lobby. This well-appointed sanctuary looks out over a beautifully landscaped courtyard and water feature. Our bright and airy chapel will provide peace and solace to staff, patients, their families and friends.
Special family kitchens are on patient floors four and five. The kitchens are equipped with a microwave, sink, convection oven, and a table with chairs.
Overnight Stays for Family
One adult family member may spend the night. Window seats transform into to twin size bed. Please notify your nurse if you intend to have an overnight guest.