St. John welcomes new ENT physicians

Board-certified otolaryngologists Drs. Alfredo Jimenez and Melissa Hu

Board-certified otolaryngologists Drs. Alfredo Jimenez and Melissa Hu have joined Houston Methodist St. John Hospital ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery Associates, now open on the hospital’s campus.

“Houston Methodist St. John Hospital plays a significant role in the overall health of our community, and Dr. Hu and I are proud to be involved in the hospital’s growth,” says Jimenez.

Jimenez treats both pediatric and adult ENT disorders. He has an established pediatric practice for ear tubes, tonsil surgeries and tongue ties. He also manages sleep apnea, swallowing and voice problems, hearing loss and balance problems.

In addition to general otolaryngology, Hu is also board-certified in facial plastic surgery, with expertise in rhinoplasty and skin cancer reconstruction. She also offers a broad range of cosmetic procedures, manages advanced sinus diseases and performs balloon sinuplasty.

“Joining Houston Methodist St. John was a natural transition for our practice because we share the same values and approach to patient care,” says Hu. “Being closely aligned with the hospital strengthens our ability to serve the community.”

Jimenez and Hu are joined by audiologist Carrie Raz, Au.D. She provides diagnostic services for hearing loss, balance disorders and vertigo. She also fits patients for hearing aids and other

Houston Methodist ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery Associates is located at 18100 St. John Drive, Suite 240. Learn more at or call 281.335.7755 to schedule an appointment.

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