Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital named official health care provider for Cy-Fair Sports Association
HOUSTON, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has signed a multi-year agreement with the Cy-Fair Sports Association to serve as their official health care provider. As part of the agreement, Houston Methodist Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic training services, and most importantly, education and connectivity with association coaches, volunteers, athletes and families.
"We are excited to partner with the Cy-Fair Sports Association and to bring Houston Methodist quality services and programs to their coaches, athletes and families," said Keith Barber, chief executive officer, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital & senior vice president, Houston Methodist. "Our expertise in primary care sports medicine, sports performance, sports rehabilitation, concussion management, athletic training and more will bring knowledge, resources, services and programs to enhance player safety and injury management."
The Cy-Fair Sports Association provides youth with the opportunity to play a variety of sports, including baseball, football, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, cheerleading, soccer and wrestling. "The Cy-Fair Sports Association is the largest community-based sports organization in Texas," said Scott Huntsman, president of the association. "As the Cy-Fair Houston area continues to grow, our association also continues to grow and expand to meet this demand. We are excited to have Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital on board and engaged with our volunteers, parents and players."
About Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at WillowbrookUtilizing the latest research and state-of-the-art technology, Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has become the leader in orthopedic care in Northwest Houston. Team physicians to high school and collegiate sports teams and sports clubs across Houston, the elite group of orthopedic surgeons - with subspecialties in foot and ankle, hand and wrist, hip and spine and sports medicine - collaborate with primary care sports medicine physicians and rehabilitation therapists to offer patients of all ages the least invasive, advanced treatment options available.
About Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a 312 bed, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of Houston Methodist. The hospital has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook is ranked No. 4 in the Houston metro area and No. 8 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" in 2015.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a regional referral center specializing in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the Greater Northwest Houston area.
For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook campus and to learn about upcoming events, please visit houstonmethodist.org/willowbrook To find a physician, call 281.737.2500.
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