Our website is designed to offer general information that educates users about the programs and services that are available through our hospital. The website is not intended to provide medical advice, nor should the information be used to attempt to determine the presence, absence or severity of any illness or medical condition which may be perceived or experienced by the user of this site.

If you have, or suspect you may have, an illness or condition that you believe requires medical attention, we recommend you call your primary care physician.

If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 (or your local medical emergency number) or seek immediate care from the nearest hospital emergency room.

The provision of information to users of this website is not intended as an inducement to influence a person's decision to order or receive any item or service from a particular provider, practitioner or supplier that is reimbursable under Medicare, a state healthcare program or any other healthcare plan.

Physicians are independent contractors who are neither employees nor agents of Houston Northwest Medical Center, and as a result, Houston Northwest Medical Center is not responsible for the actions of these physicians in their medical practices.

Physician Ownership

Houston Northwest Medical Center is partly owned by physicians and meets the definition of Physician-owned hospital as specified in 42 CFR 489.3. The following physicians have an ownership or financial interest in the Hospital as of December 31, 2016:

Houston NW Manager, LLC

Amit Annamaneni, MD

Philip L. Leggett, MD

Glenn L. Morgan, M.D., P.A. 401 (k) Profit Sharing Plan

Ralph Norton, MD

Robert Wessels, MD

Nicolas P. Xydas, MD

Susan Dewitt, MD

Madelyn P. Vuong, MD

Hai N. Nguyen, MD

Anjana N. Shah, MD

Millennium Physicians Association, PLLC

Luis E. Castillo, MD

Electric Blue, LP

Christopher Kwoh, MD

Anand Balasubramanian, MD

This information is being provided to you to help you make an informed decision about your health care. You have the right to choose your health care provider. You have the option of obtaining health care ordered by your physician at a different facility other than Houston Northwest Medical Center. You will not be treated differently by Houston Northwest Medical Center if you choose to use a different facility. If desired, your physician can provide information about alternative providers.

If you have any questions concerning this notice, please feel free to contact your physician.