At Van Houten Medical Company the patient comes first and is given the opportunity to take an active role in their health care management. We believe that less medicine is better than more medicine, but medicines serve a purpose in the management of certain disease processes. We will inform you of options for treatment and help you make educated decisions about your health care plan. As a Family Medicine physician, Dr. Van Houten is a Primary Care Provider who can meet the needs for your entire family. We help manage your chronic health concerns and can treat acute needs such as lacerations in need of stitches/staples, determining if a bone is broken, minor burns, wounds, chest pain, changes in mental status, and other situations. We are partnered with Houston Methodist West Hospital to monitor student athletes as they compete and provide initial Sports Medicine care as needed. We also have a network of local/rural and urban specialists to assist with additional Orthopedics, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Rheumatology, ENT, OB/Gyn, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Counseling, Pain Management, and other concerns. Dr. Van Houten is credentialed with Houston Methodist West Hospital and can facilitate acute care management for patients requiring hospitalization. As a patient of Dr. Van Houten, you can expect contact from our RN to monitor your progress and ensure healthy outcomes. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Van Houten Medical family.
Curtis M Van Houten, D.O
“Doc” Van Houten; Curtis M Van Houten, DO studied medicine in Fort Worth at TCOM/UNT Health Sciences Center and completed Family Medicine Residency at UTMB in Galveston. He grew up in Roanoke, Texas before it grew to it’s current status. Doc’s Bachelors degree is in Agriculture Business and Economics, which he earned at West Texas A&M University. He has worked for ranches (processing cattle) around Happy, Texas and Ft. Worth, Texas. He has worked for himself in remodeling prior to going back to school to pursue a career in medicine.Doc is now an Assistant Medical Director for Colorado County EMS
Joni Van Houten, R.N
Joni, RN; Doc’s wife, Joni, earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from West Texas A&M University and has worked with ICU, Geriatrics, and hospital administration before joining the VHMC team. She enjoys this new opportunity in her nursing career as she continues to learn ways that help patients while finding time to be more involved in their children’s lives and in the community.
Vicki earned her BS in Exercise and Sport Science, with a minor in Business, from Southwest Texas State University. She and her husband, Boe, have family ties to the area and enjoy being involved in the community. Vicki manages the billing processes for Van Houten Medical Company