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About Dr. Glenda Hickman

Dr. Glenda Hickman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. She has 16 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Hickman is affiliated with The Methodist Hospital. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

3811 Sand Myrtle Dr
Houston, TX 77059
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Specialties

Dr. Glenda Hickman has the following 3 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hickman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • The Methodist Hospital
  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • The University of Texas at Galveston

    Graduated in 1997

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Glenda Hickman accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

3811 Sand Myrtle Dr, Houston, TX
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