Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to welcome board-certified vascular surgeon Tony Lu, M.D., beginning Aug. 24.


Lu is joining Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates, located in Medical Office Building 3, Suite 560 on the Houston Methodist Sugar Land campus, where he will work alongside Marvin D. Atkins Jr., M.D., Charlie Cheng, M.D., and Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, M.D., Ph.D.


Lu earned his medical degree at Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Medicine in College Station and completed his integrated vascular surgery residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. He previously served as a vascular surgeon at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston as well as an assistant professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.


A native Houstonian, Lu worked as a biomedical flight controller providing telehealth services alongside Johnson Space Center flight surgeons for astronauts onboard the International Space Station prior to becoming a physician.


“The Heart & Vascular Center at Houston Methodist Sugar Land has long been a leader in cardiovascular care in Fort Bend, and I’m thrilled to be working with Dr. Atkins and Dr. Cheng to continue that tradition of advancement,” said Lu.


To schedule an appointment with Lu, call Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates at 713.352.1820.


Houston Methodist Sugar Land continues to implement ways to protect everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates is available to safely see patients in person or virtually, as needed. Please note, for everyone's safety, anyone entering the hospital or clinic must wear a mask.