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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 Interests: 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

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

Pauline Aham Neze



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 Nguyen

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

Comprehensive Primary Care

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)

Prenatal Care

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

Pediatrics (0-17 years)

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

Behavioral Health Services

  • A counselor is available. Please speak with clinic staff about appointment availability.
    Mental Health Care – Psychiatric Out Patient Care
    • Family Therapy and Individual Counseling (provided by Family Services of Greater Houston)
    • Treatment for Depression / Anxiety
    • Substance Abuse Services
    Other Services
    • Case Management
    • Eligibility Assistance
    • Outreach


  • Our full-service dental department offers examinations, cleaning, fillings, root canals, crowns, bridges, simple extractions, partials, dentures, night and athletic mouth guards, and teeth whitening. 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.

University of Houston Optometry Clinic

  • 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.

Latest News

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…

Houston ISD Requires Marching Band members to have a Physical Exam.


Aug, 2015

Houston ISD Requires Marching Band members to have a Physical Exam.

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With the school year upon us, Houston ISD recently announced that all prospective marching band members must have a physical exam before participating.  This will help ensure the safety of marching band students, by screening for medical conditions and medications that increase the risk of heat exhaustion, blood pressure issues, and muscle strain. Good Neighbor Healthcare Center’s same day appointment can accommodate your marching band student back.  Performed by our…

We Wish You Well and Thank You


May, 2015

We Wish You Well and Thank You

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GNHC bids a fond farewell to Veronica, and Drs. Burch and Gainey.  We wish them well in all their future endeavors; your commitment to being a Good Neighbor will be missed.  Visit their Picture Galleries: Veronica, Dr. Burch, and…


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  • What Our Clients Say About Us

    “I had a wonderful visit at Good Neighbor Healthcare Center and even though it was only my second visit, they remembered me by name!  I am a hard person to draw blood from but they listened to me and were able to draw blood on the first try.  I am glad they are here to provide care.”  

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  • What Our Clients Say About Us

    I am very grateful and happy with Ms. Sonia's attention and service.  She is very efficient and treats me very well...I am very happy with her every time I visit.  She has a special way of treating every person.  I will be changing my child's dentist to this clinic because of the good service and treatment.

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