March Blood Drive

It’s time again for our quarterly blood drive supporting MD Anderson Blood Bank. As always and especially during the pandemic, blood and platelet donations are greatly needed. All donations go directly to support MD Anderson Cancer Center. MEHOP’s blood drive will be held Wednesday, March 31st from 12:30pm – 6:30 pm. The MD Anderson donor… Read More

MEHOP Receives 2nd Dose Vaccines

After a delay caused by unprecedented winter weather, MEHOP received 2nd dose vaccines the week of February 22nd, a week after their anticipated arrival date. Those who received their 1st dose vaccinations at MEHOP’s prior vaccination clinics in Bay City and Wharton have been scheduled to receive their 2nd dose with this latest shipment. Once… Read More

Diabetes: Fulfilling A Need

January 2021, MEHOP began a t-shirt fundraising campaign to help diabetics who are in need of assistance receive the lifesaving support necessary to get on track or stay on track with diabetes management. At-home medical supplies needed to monitor and care for their condition can be costly. Proceeds raised will assist those in need gain… Read More

Rapid Testing

Our new rapid diagnostic testing system is available at MEHOP Family Medicine – Bay City. This 4 in 1 system is able to detect COVID-19, Influenza A/B and RSV with diagnostic results in appropriately 30 min. DUE TO LIMITS PLACED BY MANUFACTURER ON QUANTITY OF TESTING SUPPLIES WE ARE ABLE TO RECEIVE AT ONE TIME,… Read More

New Pediatrician Joins MEHOP

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… Read More

MEHOP Welcomes Tho Nguyen, FNP-C

We begin the new year by welcoming Tho Nguyen, MSN, APRN, FNP-C to MEHOP Family Medicine in Bay City. Tho will begin seeing patients January 4, 2021.  Prior to receiving her Masters of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Cizik School of Nursing,… Read More


How growing your own food can benefit your physical and mental health. Growing your own vegetables is a simple solution to many health problems. Whether it is a single tomato plant or a backyard garden, it is beneficial to your health. The benefits of growing your own vegetables include: Nutrition Home grown vegetables are packed… Read More


Our Wharton Pediatric clinic will open Monday, October 19, 2020! Our Pediatricians include Dr. Nortman, Winchell and Pasha. Clinics are located at 2112 Regional Medical Drive in Wharton. Dr. Winchell will be in Suite 1313, and Dr.’s Pasha and Nortman will be in Suite 1315. Appointments can be made by calling 979-245-2008 ext. 1106/1110 for… Read More