Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Wharton provides highest-quality care for patients in the Wharton County area. Our team of experienced physicians provide experience and expertise in their medical specialties, but the heart of our practice is caring and empathetic relationships with patients based on two-way communication and trust.
Why should MHMG be your first choice for health care? As an MHMG Wharton patient, you have access to:
- State-of-the-art primary and specialty care, diagnosis and treatment at a conveniently located medical clinic for patients in Wharton, El Campo, Glen Flora, Pierce, Dinsmore, Hungerford and nearby communities
- The wealth of clinical resources provided by the Memorial Hermann Medical Group – one of the Houston area’s largest and most experienced physician networks
- MHMG’s convenient 24/7 online patient portal
The practice provides on-site radiological and laboratory services, including mammograms and bone density testing.
Cardiologist Dr. Majid Basit earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed a residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) medical school and a fellowship from St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Warren, Michigan. Dr. Basit is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.
Cardiologist Dr. Carlos Zorilla earned his medical degree from Universidad Peruano Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He completed a residency and fellowship in cardiology at the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine and St. Vincent's Medical Center. Board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, Dr. Zorilla specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.
Family practitioner Dr. Thomas Winston earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston and completed his residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Winston treats acute and chronic conditions in patients of all ages.
Family medicine physician, Dr. Laura Aronson, D.O., serves patients aged newborn and up. Dr. Aronson attended Texas A&M in College Station, Texas for undergraduate studies and earned her degree in osteopathic medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her residency at Memorial Family Medicine Residency in Sugar Land, Texas.
Internist Dr. John Wissinger sees patients ages 18 and older, and his special interests include hypertension and diabetes, prevention and diagnosis. Dr. Wissinger has been in practice since 1985 and his priority is to provide expert medical guidance to help his patients achieve their overall wellness goals.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Arthur F. Chau earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville and a fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic Foundation. Dr. Chaus is board certified in orthopedic surgery. His primary clinical interests are joint replacement surgery, knee replacement and total joint reconstruction.
Pulmonary specialist Dr. Sandip Desai earned his medical degree from Government Medical College in India. He completed a residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and a fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans. Dr. Desai is board certified in critical care and pulmonology.
Gastroenterologist Dr. Robin Ferguson earned her medical degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City and a fellowship at the Louisiana State University Medical Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Board certified in gastroenterology, Dr. Ferguson treats patients 18 and older. Her primary clinical interests are cancer screening, liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and cancers of the digestive system.
Nephrologist Dr. Manaf Alroumoh earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus, Syria. He completed a residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York City and a fellowship at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. Dr. Alroumoh is board certified in nephrology.
Nephrologist Dr. Elzbieta Baranowska-Daca earned her medical degree from Akademia Medyczna in Warsaw, Poland. She completed her residency at St. Paul University Hospital Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and a fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, she sees patients with acute and chronic renal failure, nephritis, cystitis and other renal conditions.
Nephrologist Dr. H. M. Ogburn earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville (Kentucky) School of Medicine. He completed a residency and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Ogburn is board certified in nephrology. His primary clinical interests are diabetes management, internal medicine and lupus.
Obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Karyn Cumberbatch earned her medical degree at Howard University Medical School and completed her residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Cumberbatch sees adolescent and adult patients.
Obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Bridgette Parish earned her medical degree at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Houston Methodist Hospital. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
Obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Marc A. Sangalli earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
Ophthalmologist Dr. Priscilla Metcalf earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed her internship and residency at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. She is board certified in ophthalmology.
Pediatrician Dr. Greg Dimmick earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and completed his internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Board certified in pediatrics, he treats newborns through age 18.
Pediatrician Dr. Henri Ann Nortman earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston and finished her residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Board certified in pediatrics, she is especially interested in child development.
Pediatrician Dr. Tayyab Pasha graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas and completed his residency in pediatrics at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. He sees patients newborn to 18 for a variety of reasons including well-child visits, immunizations and asthma. His clinical interests include ADHD, childhood obesity and nutrition.
Pediatrician Dr. Susan Winchell
graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She then completed her internship and residency in pediatrics through a Baylor College of Medicine affiliated residency program at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She continues daily to strive for excellence and maintain her outstanding knowledge base through diligent continued medical education. She also recertifies through the American Board of Pediatrics every 10 years.
Surgeon Dr. David Stapenhorst earned his medical degree and completed his residency in general surgery at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. He completed specialized training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Stapenhorst performs cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and hand surgery for patients of all ages.
Urologist Dr. Zachary R. Mucher earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston and completed his residency in urology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Mucher is board certified in urology. His primary clinical interests are male sexual health and infertility, female incontinence/prolapse, prostate disorders, kidney stones, urologic oncology and robotic surgery.
Family nurse practitioner Anne Mazel earned her master’s degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She works with cardiologists to provide complete cardiac care, including evaluating and managing follow-up for cases of hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias and high cholesterol.
Family nurse practitioner Janie M. Avila received a Master of Science in Nursing from Prairie View A&M University School of Nursing in Houston in 2009. She also earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Prairie View in 2004 and has more than 18 years of nursing experience.
Certified physician assistant Alberto Ortiz graduated from the University of Oklahoma and completed is training in the United States Military Interservice Physician Assistant Program. He works with family medicine physicians to care for patients suffering from acute or chronic conditions.
Certified physician assistant Sharrone Taft graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. Her primary clinical interests are diabetes, hypertension management and ensuring patients have taken all the required vaccinations. She sees patients suffering from work-related injuries.
Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Wharton is conveniently located on Medical Center Dr. just northeast of the intersection of Highway 59 and FM 102 in Wharton. Ample parking is available.