Is Chronic Pain Holding You Back?

It’s normal to feel pain now and then, but when pain is acute, or lasts a long time, it can affect your ability to enjoy life. The pain management specialists at The Heights Hospital excel at creating customized care plans to manage pain from a variety of chronic conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, spinal cord injury.
If you are looking for a pain management doctor located in The Heights in Houston, Texas, trust the hospital your neighbor’s trust. We have proudly served our community for ninety years.


Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD

Pain Management Physician – Heights Hospital

Dr. Stefan Gilthorpe, MD understands the importance of listening to each patient and communicating his treatment plan before stepping out of the exam room.

Dr. Gilthorpeā€™s subspecialty training focused on interventional techniques for neck and back pain, peripheral joints, migraines, complex regional pain syndrome, and other painful conditions.


The Side Effects of a Caffeine Addiction

Caffeine is a widely consumed stimulant that is found in many of our daily beverages. However, excessive caffeine consumption can lead to many negative health side effects that many fail to consider.

The Dangers of Vaping

Vaping has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among younger individuals, and while some people view vaping as a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, the reality is that vaping can come with a host of negative health side effects.

Summer Safety

Nothing’s worse than having to stop any summer fun! Village Health shares a few common reasons for emergency room visits and some tips to stay safe to keep the fun going all summer long.

Compliments of the Chef: The Secret to Serving Delicious Hospital Food

Here at The Heights Hospital, we know the integral part that food plays in nursing our patients back to health. Ensuring that each patient receives the proper nourishment for a successful recovery is an important responsibility that is tirelessly carried out by our incredible cafeteria team.

When Should I Go to the ER?

When it comes to knowing when to make a trip to the emergency room, the answer tends to vary with many. Village Health can help you decide.