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Same Day Appointments: 713.387.7196

Medical Appointments: 713-529-3597

Dental Appointments: 713-529-3260

General Information: 713-529-3597

After Hours Medical Professional (Toll Free): 1-855-424-7063

University of Houston College of Optometry: 713-527-8480

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 Tuesday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

  Our Staff

Updated portraits for Good Neighbor Healthcare Centers as created on February 5, 2014.

Mary Rae

MD | Chief Medical Officer

Specialty: Emergency Medicine Residency & Board Certification, University of Oklahoma 1988
Education: Doctor of Medicine, University of Oklahoma 1981; Bachelor of Arts, Geology, Colgate University 1975
Professional Interest: Compliance and Performance Improvement

GNHC 2012 Annual Report | by Mark Hiebert,

Angela Filzen

DDS | Chief Dental Officer

Specialty: General Dentistry
Education: General Practice Residency, Meharry Medical College, 2005 Doctor of Dental Surgery, Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, 2004
Bachelors of Science in Biology, Tougaloo College, 1996
Professional Interest: Family Dentistry Collaborative health intitiatives with other inter-professionals


Jeffeea N. Gullett


Specialty: Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Education: Graduated Dillard University in New Orleans, LA in 2004 – BS in Biology and a minor in English; Graduated Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN in 2010 – Medical Degree; Completed residency at University of Texas at Houston – Internal Medicine-Pediatrics June 2014
Professional interests: Healthy living, obesity, diabetes management, prevention of bullying

Updated portraits for Good Neighbor Healthcare Centers as created on February 5, 2014.

Eugenia Legarda


Specialty: Board Certified Family Physician.
Education: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Legarda; Residency in Family Medicine at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Physicians at Sugar Creek Clinic.
Professional Interests: medical care and education in underserved communities where she strives to empower patients to be well informed participants in their own healthcare.
Dr. Legarda is fluent in Spanish.


Blanca Martinez

Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
Professional Interest: Family Practice –newborn to adults

Dr Ngyne

Pamela Nguyen


Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: UT Houston Medical School, Southwest Memorial Family Practice Program

Dr Segu

Padhmalatha Segu


Specialty: Optometry
Education: Doctor of Optometry University of Houston College 1992
Professional Interests: Primary care optometry and ocular disease


Andrea Williams


Specialty: General Dentistry
Education: Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry: Doctorate of Dental Surgery- 2006; Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, Prairie View A&M University, 2002
Professional Interest: Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery.


George Kuhn


Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Education: Doctor of Medicine, Texas Medical School at Houston; BS degree, University of Texas at Austin
Professional Interests: High risk obstetrics, minimally invasive gynecological surgery, including pelvic and vaginal reconstructive surgery


Katheryn Rhinehart-Ventura


Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Education: Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Professional Interests: High risk obstetrics, vaginal birth after cesarean section, and minimally invasive gynecological surgery

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Noemi Chenu | LCSW


Specialty: Psychotherapy

Education: Master of Science in Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Photographs for the 2012 Good Neighbor Healthcare Center Annual Report and for general public reclations use.

Detra Early

Dental Hygienist

Specialty:  Dental Hygiene
Education: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, UTSD Houston, 2010
Professional Interest:  Public Health, Geriatrics

Photographs for the 2012 Good Neighbor Healthcare Center Annual Report and for general public reclations use.

Jessie Johnson

Dental Hygienist

Specialty: General Dentistry
Education: AA in Dental Hygiene, Sacramento City College, 1973
Professional Interest: General Dentistry

Family Medicine

Together, our family medicine physicians and pediatricians see patients of all ages for chronic and acute illnesses as well as preventative care.
Adult Medicine
  • Physical Exams
  • Cancer Screening, including Mobile Mammography Program
  • Cholesterol and Diabetes Screening
  • Family Planning and STD Screening/Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Acute Illness Care
  • Geriatric
  • Minor Procedures (Ingrown Toenail, Incision & Drainage)


  • Our full-service dental department offers examinations, cleaning, fillings, simple extractions, and night and athletic mouth guards. We accept Medicaid and CHIP. Emergencies are seen on a limited basis. Please contact clinic for availability. Some treatment may be referred to specialists. Your doctor will discuss this with you.

OB / Gyn

We offer prenatal care in a supportive and educational environment.
  • prenatal Check-ups
  • Referral source for High Risk OB / GYN conditions
  • postnatal Care
  • PAP Smears
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Preconception Planning

Mental Health

  • A counselor is available. Please speak with clinic staff about appointment availability.
    Mental Health Care – Psychiatric Out Patient Care
    • Treatment for Depression / Anxiety
    • Substance Abuse Services
    Other Services
    • Case Management
    • Eligibility Assistance
    • Outreach

On-Site Services

  • Services include comprehensive eye care, contact lens fitting and evaluation, and full service optical exams. The UH Optometry Clinic also participates in early detection for pre-school and school-age children, in cooperation with the Head Start Program of Greater Houston, Houston Independent School District, Area Agency on the Aging, and Harris County Probation Department.

Pediatrics (0-17 years)

  • Well Child Exams
  • Immunizations
  • Sport/School/PE Exams
  • Acute Illness Visits


Latest News

Building Better Health – Mental/Behavioral Health


Dec, 2015

Building Better Health – Mental/Behavioral Health

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Good Neighbor Healthcare Center now offers mental/behavioral health services 5 days a week.  Sessions last 60 minutes and can be scheduled by calling 713-529-3597. Good Neighbor is located in the Houston, Heights area. Good Neighbor welcomes Noemi Chenu, LCSW, who provides individual and family therapy. Ms. Chenu graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science in Social Work and has experience treating a variety of…

Project Saving Smiles: October Mission


Oct, 2015

Project Saving Smiles: October Mission

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Volunteers prepare for the first Project Saving Smiles of the 2015-2016 academic school year.  During the week of October 12, over 1,200 2nd graders will come to Good Neighbor to have their teeth checked and a fluoride sealant applied…

October: National Dental Hygiene Month


Oct, 2015

October: National Dental Hygiene Month

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From the Desk of Dr. Angela F. Filzen, D.D.S., GNHC Chief Dental Officer Oral health is a part of one's overall health. In recognition of National Dental Hygiene Month this October, we would like to encourage you to see your dentist, at least twice a year, for a regular checkup. Dental Hygienists play an important part of the dental team and work cooperatively with the dentist to help meet the…


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Administrator Notice

Health Resources and Services Administration
Proposed Good Neighbor Healthcare Center
North of FM 529 Road and Freeman Road
Houston, Harris County, Texas
C8ACS23702 Project 93701-01
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing NEPA (44 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508) and the HHS General Administration Manual Part 30 Environmental Protection (February 25, 2000)


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