Angie's List Super Service Award

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Angie's List has honored Associates in Medicine with the Super Service Award for the fourth year in a row!

“Only 5 percent of Internal Medicine Physicians in Houston have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s  a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2014 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. 

Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between nearly 3 million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly-rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

3 Physicians Selected to 2014 Top Doctors

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Associates in Medicine is honored to have 3 physicians selected to the annual Houston's Top Doctors list assembled by H Texas for 2014.  Every year, H Texas invites physicians in the Houston area to select the best physician amongst their peers.  Being recognized as one of the best in Houston is a daunting task given the level of medical care available in the our area.  As described by H Texas:

"Houston is home to the world's largest concentration of research and health-care institutions. With countless medical doctors, only a small percentage can be named Top Doctors. H Texas has searched the masses to identify physicians known for excellence in a city famous for breakthroughs in medicine. From an initial diangosis to a lifetime of care, these docs work tirelessly and deserve recognition."

We are proud to say that
1 out of every 10 Internal Medicine physicians selected to this list were from Associates in Medicine.

Our selected physicians include:

John Posey, Jr., MD, PhD, FACP
Scott A Lisse, MD
Ronnie A. Sheena, MD

Please join us in congratulating our Top Doctors!

Welcome Dr. Timberly Gilford!

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Associates in Medicine is proud to introduce Dr. Timberly Gilford on Monday, September 9th, 2013.

Dr. Gilford completed her residency May of this year at The Methodist Hospital as chief resident of internal medicine.  She received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in 2010 and has a master’s degree in public health. 

Dr. Gilford is an avid tennis player and has a passion for public health.  

Read more about Dr. Gilford on her profile here.

You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Gilford at our office by submitting an appointment request online or by calling (713) 797-1087, option 2 M-F, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Welcome Dr. Shi-tze Lu!

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We are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Shi-tze Lu on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 to the Associates in Medicine family.

Dr. Lu has been practicing general internal medicine since 1997 in the Greater Houston area. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1994 and completed his residency at University of Texas Health Science Center in 1997. Dr. Lu believes in the power of preventative medicine and patient education.

Dr. Lu spends his free time with his family and his many hobbies, including photography, cooking, music, art, computers and traveling.

Read more about Dr. Lu here.

You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Lu at our office online by submitting an appointment request online or by calling (713) 797-1087, option 2 during office hours, M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Online Payments Now Accepted!

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Associates in Medicine is now accepting online payments through Paypal, one of the world's most trusted online payment processors!  

To make a payment:

  1. Click on "Pay Bill Online" under Quick Links or the Patient drop-down menu
  2. Enter the amount the patient wishes to pay along with identifying information then click on Pay Now.
  3. Enter payment information then click on Review and Continue.
  4. Confirm payment information and process payment.

It's as easy as that!

If you have any questions or need help making a payment, please call our business office during office hours (M-F, 8 AM - 4:30 PM) at (713) 797-1087.

Laboratory Results Now Available on Patient Portal

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Effective today, May 6th, 2013, laboratory results will be available for viewing on the Patient Portal.  This change does not apply to tests such as CT, MRIs, DXA scans and other diagnostic tests - this only applies to blood and urine tests.  

A number of factors may delay the posting of your results.  Please allow 14 business days (~3 weeks) for your results to appear on the Portal.  

Once your physician has reviewed and approved your laboratory results, the results will appear on the patient portal.  You may find that your physician has commented on the results at the bottom of each page just below the result values. 

We hope that you find this new feature a valuable tool to help you keep track of your laboratory results and enhance your relationship with your physician.

Welcome to the new Associates in Medicine Website!

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The Associates in Medicine website has been reimagined to provide you with a professional, streamlined, clean web experience.  The new site will adapt to the size of the device that you are viewing it on, so smartphone and tablet users no longer have to zoom in and out to view content.  We made it easier for you to navigate the website and introduced a new, bolder color scheme with cleaner lines.

Some areas contain incomplete information and we are working hard to comprehensively update them.  Please be patient as these changes are made.