Join us in welcoming Chinyere Ugwuzor, MD to MEHOP Pediatrics – Bay City. Dr. Ugwuzor began seeing patients January 4, 2021.

Dr. Ugwuzor received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas and is a recent graduate from the Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program.

“My passion is in providing comprehensive primary care and support to children and their families”, said Dr. Ugwuzor. While reviewing the opportunities I had after graduation, MEHOP really stood out to me in these categories and now I am here and excited about working with the community”.  

 MEHOP is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves patients regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. MEHOP accepts private/employer-based insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid and offers fee for service discounts based on household size and income. 

MEHOP’s primary health care services in Matagorda and Wharton Counties currently include Family Medicine, Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology, and Family Dental (Bay City only).  Enabling services are also provided such as health education, transportation to Bay City MEHOP appointments, prescription assistance and Case Management to assist with care coordination and advocacy to meet an individuals and family’s health related needs through available resources.   

Appointments can be made by calling 979-245-2008. Current MEHOP patients are able to schedule a well-visit on line by logging into their Patient Portal account. For additional information visit our website at 

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