Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Our Staff & Physicians

Our Staff and Physicians

To schedule an appointment,
please call 281-275-0800 or
email us at FamilyMedicine@houstonmethodist.org

If you are interested in calling our office to schedule an appointment, please call us at our main number 281.275.0800.

If you are an existing patient needing a refill on your current medication, please contact your local pharmacy for faster processing of your request.

Staff:

Angel Dancer

Physicians:

Physician Weekdays in Office Nurse/Medical Assistant Nurse's Voice Mail
Ana Corteguera, M.P.H., D.O. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri Paula Vazquez, MA 281.275.0805
Jennifer Diamond M.D. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri Aurora Pina, MA 281.275.0850
Julie Hung, M.D. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri Genette McClelland, MA 281.275.0804
Melida Tellez, M.D. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri Nancy Garcia, MA 281.275.0849
Mona Sheth M.D. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs Paula Tristan, MA 281.275.0845
Seva Papageorge, M.D. Mon, Wed, Fri Vanessa Loya, MA 281.275.0851
Tayma Shaya, M.D. Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri Naomi Montalvo, MA 281.275.0844
Yana Finkelshteyn, M.D. Mon, Tues, Thurs Cathy Sanchez, MA 281.275.0815

Ana Corteguera, MPH, DO

Ana Corteguera, M.P.H., D.O.

Bridges to Excellence (BTE)
High School: Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart 1982
Undergraduate: Tulane University, BS Biology 1986
Graduate: Tulane University School of Public Health, MPH in Maternal Medicine 1988
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center Houston 1993, Maternal Fetal Medicine 1988
Internship: University of Texas Tyler 1994
Residency: Methodist Medical Center Residency Program in Dallas 1996
Board Certified: Yes
Diabetes Certification: Yes
Dr. Corteguera has met IPRO quality measures and is recognized by Bridges to Excellence as a clinician who delivers superior patient care to patients diagnosed with diabetes
Dr.Corteguera has been practicing family medicine since 1996. She served with McGregor Medical Association until 2002 and then went into practice at Memorial Southwest with Family Practice Associates. She moved her practice to Sugar Land in 2008.Dr. Corteguera has a particular interest in women´s health, diabetes and preventative medicine. She is married with three active children. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, reading, and listening to music. She also is an active team mom to her childrens sports teams, and volunteers with the First Junior Womens Club. Born in El Salvador, Dr. Corteguera is fluent in Spanish.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Jennifer Diamond M.D.

Jennifer Diamond, M.D.

High School: Conroe High School 1989
Undergraduate: University of Dallas 1993
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Biology
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston 1997
Member of AOA honor society
Residency: St. Joseph Hospital Family Practice Residency 2000
Board Certified: Yes
Dr. Jennifer Diamond has been a Family Practice Physician in Sugar Land since 2000. Her particular interests include mens and womens health issues, thyroid disorders, diabetes, cholesterol disorders, and high blood pressure. She also has a particular interest in Sleep Medicine and sleep disorders. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children. Her hobbies include jogging, bicycling, reading, and photography. She is active at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond, as well as her children´s sports teams.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land
*To maintain the high quality of care for all of Dr. Diamond's patients, Dr. Diamond is currently limiting the number of new patients. If you are a new patient and you have an immediate need, our staff would be happy to set up an appointment for you with one of our other highly skilled and experienced physicians.
Julie Hung M.D.

Julie Hung, M.D.

High School: Bellaire High School 1986
Undergraduate: Rice University 1990
Degree: BA Biochemistry and Biology
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston 1994
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston Internal Medicine-Pediatrics 1998
Board Certified: Yes, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dr. Hung is double boarded in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and been practicing in the Sugar Land area since 1998. She initially served as a hospital specialist for her medical group but then transitioned to a clinic based practice. She enjoys seeing the full spectrum of patients from newborn to the elderly. Special interests are in preventive health and wellness for women, men, children and adolescents. She also enjoys teaching patients and in the community about common medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, and thyroid disorders. In her spare time Dr. Hung enjoys reading, traveling, catching the latest movie, and spending time with her husband and two children. She is active in her church and in her children's sports teams.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Julie Hung M.D.

Melida Tellez, M.D.

High School: Edinburg High School
Undergraduate: The University of Texas Pan American 2005
Graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Biology
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Galveston 2009
Residency: Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program
Board Certified: Yes
Dr. Tellez provides hands-on, compassionate care for the entire family, with a special focus on health and wellness. She provides a full range of health services, including annual health physicals, women’s health, diabetes and blood pressure management, thyroid disorders and other illnesses. Dr. Tellez also provides check-ups and ongoing care for children, and she is fluent in English and Spanish. Dr. Tellez enjoys spending time with family, reading and exercising.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Mona Sheth M.D.

Mona Sheth, M.D.

Bridges to Excellence (BTE)
High School: John W. North High School, Riverside, CA 1994
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin 1997
Degree: BA Biology, Magna cum Laude
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 2001
Residency: Memorial Hermann Southwest Family Medicine Residency Program 2004
Honors and Awards: Norma C. Culmer Award for Outstanding Senior Resident: 2004
Board Certified: Yes 2004
Diabetes Certification: Yes
Dr. Sheth has met IPRO quality measures and is recognized by Bridges to Excellence as a clinician who delivers superior patient care to patients diagnosed with diabetes
Dr. Sheth has been in practice since 2004 in the Houston area. Her areas of interest are diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, hypothyroidism and preventative health care. She enjoys minor office procedures including cryotherapy for various skin lesions, skin tag excisions and minor skin biopsies. Her goal is to provide comprehensive medical care for the entire family from adolescent to adulthood. She lives in Sugar Land with her husband and two children. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, tennis, and time with her family. Dr. Sheth is fluent in Gujarati.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Seva Papageorge, M.D.

Seva Papageorge, M.D.

High School: Rider High School, Whichata Falls, TX 1987
Undergraduate: Midwestern State University, BS Chemistry 1991
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 1997
Residency: St. Joseph Family Practice in Houston, Texas 2000
Betty Murphy Award: Most benefiting the qualities of a caring physician, 1992
Board Certified: Yes
Dr. Papageorge has been in practice in Sugar Land since 2000. She practices the full spectrum of Family Medicine from infants to the elderly. She has a particular interest in diabetes, women's health, cancer prevention, hypertention, sports medicine and adolescent medicine. In her free time she enjoys time with her husband and two children. She is active in the Greek community and with Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral and School. Dr. Papageorge is also fluent in Greek. She was voted one of best doctors in America 2009. She also was voted one of the top doctors in Houston 2009.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
*To maintain the high quality of care for all of Dr. Papageorge's patients, Dr. Papageorge is currently limiting the number of new patients. If you are a new patient and you have an immediate need, our staff would be happy to set up an appointment for you with one of our other highly skilled and experienced physicians.
Tayma Shaya M.D.

Tayma Shaya, M.D., FAAFP

High School: Bellaire High School 1990
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin, BS in Nutrition 1994
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio 1999
Residency: Memorial Hermann Southwest Family Medicine Residency Program 2002
John S. Dunn Teaching Award for 3rd year resident: June 1999
Dr. Alexander David Major Award for Patient Care and Leadership in Family Practice: May 1999
Hero Award for work during Tropical Storm Allison–Memorial–Hermann: June 2001
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Teaching Award: June 2002
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians: June 2011
Board Certified: Yes
Dr. Shaya has been in practice in Sugar Land since 2002. Her healthcare philosophy is to partner with her patients to achieve health and wellness goals. She serves as a resource to inform, and simplify the complicated world of medicine. She has a particular interest in preventative healthcare, including Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Hypertension, Thyroid Disorders, Osteoporosis, Bio–Identical Hormone Replacement and Nutrition.
In her spare time, she enjoys time with her 3 children, of which she recently adopted her youngest daughter. She also enjoys traveling, and country dancing. She is active in the Texas Chapter of the National MS society, and has biked the MS 150 6 times. Born in Kuwait, but living in the US since 1985, Dr. Shaya speaks some Arabic.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
*To maintain the high quality of care for all of Dr. Shaya's patients, Dr. Shaya is currently limiting the number of new patients. If you are a new patient and you have an immediate need, our staff would be happy to set up an appointment for you with one of our other highly skilled and experienced physicians.
Yana Finkelshteyn M.D.

Yana Finkelshteyn, M.D.

High School: Bellaire High School 1989
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley 1993
Degree: BA of Integrative Biology with honors
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine "ethics track" 1997
Residency: Family Medicine Residency at Central Texas Medical Foundation/ Brackenridge Hospital in Austin Texas 2000
Board Certified: Yes
"Dr. Yana" has been in practice for almost 10 years. Medical Interests include diabetes and women´s health. She strives to provide personalized compassionate care and apply evidence based medicine to restore patients to health and wellness and to prevent complications of chronic disease. She is married with 2 young daughters. In her spare time she loves to salsa dance. She enjoys appearing on local television stations and has been featured on CW's and KHOU's medical segments. Also, she is fluent in Russian and Spanish.
Hospital Privileges: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Angel Dancer, LMT

High School: Mirabeau B. Lamar High School 1975
School: Williams Institute for Massage Therapy in Katy 2000, Various Certificates in Facials
Licenses: State of Texas Laser Hair Removal Sr. Technician, State of Texas Massage License since 2000
Angel was born and raised in Houston and has lived in the Sugar Land / Richmond area since 1992. She has been in practice locally since 2000 and formerly owned Aesthetica. She provides a range of services including laser hair reduction, vein treatments, massage therapy, facials, micro-laser, micro-dermabrasion and tattoo removal. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her three children, four grandchildren (with one on the way) and her adopted dog named Ringo.