Meet Our Houston Physicians
George T. Kuhn, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
As a native Houstonian and born at St. Joseph Hospital, George T. Kuhn, M.D. has served our community for over 25 years.
Dr. Kuhn was a graduate of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School and received a BS degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and specialized in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the St. Joseph Hospital Residency Program in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Kuhn has held numerous leadership positions including Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center, and president of the Houston Gynecological & Obstetrical Society. As a Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Dr. Kuhn is a clinical instructor at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Affiliated Residency Training Program at Houston Methodist. He has given lectures on numerous subjects and has been a contributing author of medical textbooks. Dr. Kuhn is the founder of Women's Healthcare Associates.
Dr. Kuhn's areas of interest include high risk obstetrics, minimally invasive gynecological surgery, including pelvic and vaginal reconstructive surgery.
Anthony P. Lucci, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Dr. Anthony P. Lucci Sr. is a Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist who has been practicing in Houston for over 40 years. His primary hospital practice was at St. Joseph's where he served as department chairman, and faculty of the University of Texas Medical School.
He was also President of the Houston OB/GYN Society and Chairman of the Texas Medical Associations subcommittee on maternal health. Besides his active private practice, he has been involved assessing, teaching and developing women's healthcare services both locally and statewide.
Presently Dr. Lucci's primary focus is on his private practice and utilizing his years of experience together with his new associates to offer his patients the most personal and comprehensive healthcare available.
Jessica Rhinehart-Ventura, MD
A Houston area native, Dr. Rhinehart-Ventura graduated from Deer Park High School as valedictorian of her class. She graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Summa Cum Laude. She then returned to Houston and attended Baylor College of Medicine, where she received her medical degree, and graduated with Honor. While in medical school, Dr. Rhinehart-Ventura found her calling in the care of women, and went on to complete her specialty training in the Baylor College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program.
During her residency training, Dr. Rhinehart-Ventura completed a research project on induction of labor, and gave an oral presentation at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting of 2014, in New Orleans, LA. Her manuscript, Evaluation of outcomes after implementation of an induction-of-labor protocol was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2014.
Dr. Rhinehart-Ventura is a junior fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is devoted to providing compassionate, evidence based care to the women of Houston, and her particular interests include high risk obstetrics, vaginal birth after cesarean section, and minimally invasive gynecological surgery.
Weilie K Tjoa, MD, FACOG
Dr. Weilie Tjoa is an OB-GYN treating patients in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding communities. She holds certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a member of professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Chinese American Doctors Association.
For her undergraduate degree, Dr. Tjoa attended Bennet College in North Carolina. She pursued her master’s degree in microbiology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, followed by a Ph.D. in human ecology from the University Of Texas School Of Public Health. Dr. Tjoa pursued her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, also completing a fellowship program in infectious disease.
Patients visiting Dr. Tjoa can receive a full range of obstetric and gynecological services. She provides annual gynecological examinations, general consultations, osteoporosis evaluations, and consultations for menopause. Treatment is also available for high blood pressure, acne, and urinary tract infection.
Gary A. DeBakey, MD, PA, FACOG
Dr. DeBakey is proud to have served Tomball and surrounding communities for over 30 years. He graduated Cum Laude from Univeristy of Houston with a degree in biology. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Texas at Houston and began his residency in Obstetrics Gynegology at St. Joseph Hospital. Dr. DeBakey is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a diplomate of the Amrican College of Obstetricians and Gynegologists, the Texas Medical Association and the Houston OB-GYN society. He was Chairman of the Ob-Gyn & Pediatric Deoartment for three terms and Chief of Staff of the Tomball Regional Hospital in 1994.
In addition to his professional life, Dr. DeBakey has a great interst in public service. He has served the Houston Livestock Show and rodeo for the last twenty years. Currently on the Parade Committee, the Judging Contest Committee where he has served as Chairman from 2003-2005 and Grand Entry Committee, he has also been Director with the Houston Livestock and Rodeo for the past 11 years. Additionally he is active in the loval FFA programs.
Family is important to Dr. DeBakey and he is extremely proud of this three children and two grandchildren and loves spending time with each of them. Additionally, he enjoys hunting and fishing, country music, horseback riding and is now a member of the Rancher's Ride and Tejas Vaqueros.
Jenna Sassie, MD – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Jenna Sassie grew up in the suburbs north of Houston and graduated from New Caney High School. She obtained her undergraduate chemistry degree from Sam Houston State University with honors and then moved to Houston to attend the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (now McGovern Medical School). Dr. Sassie knew she had an interest in surgery and women's healthcare early in high school while volunteering at a local hospital in Kingwood, TX. She completed her obstetrics and gynecologic training with the Houston Methodist OB/GYN residency program, where she earned multiple awards including resident teaching awards, the Joseph A. Lucci chief of the year, chief resident of the year and the AAGL minimally invasive surgeon award.
Dr. Sassie is a junior fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the Houston Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, and a member of the AAGL. She has an interest in education and resident teaching. During medical school and residency she completed abstracts involving Medicaid eligibility and gynecologic oncology. She also contributed to the Case Files Obstetrics and Gynecology textbook. Dr. Sassie is board eligible in OB/GYN and looks forward to expanding her practice by caring for women in the Houston area.
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