Joe Anzaldua, M.D., PA, FAAFP

Dr. Joe Anzaldúa received his undergraduate education from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. He graduated “Magna Cum Laude” in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He attended the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, Texas and received his medical degree in 1982. Dr. Anzaldúa then completed his residency training in Family and Community Medicine in 1985 at the Memorial Hospital Family Practice Residency program in Houston, Texas. Dr. Anzaldúa is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to family medicine, by their advancement of health care to the American people, and by their professional development through medical education and research. Founder and Medical Director of Sugar Land Family Physicians, Dr. Anzaldúa has been in private medical practice in the Sugar Land area since 1985. He has held a clinical faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston since 1994. He also serves as faculty in the Department of Family Practice, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Anzaldúa is the current Medical Director of Emergency Medical Services for the City of Sugar Land, the City of Stafford, and the City of Missouri City, Texas. He has also served as a member of the Emergency/Trauma Care Policy Council for the Houston/Galveston area. In January 2006, Dr. Anzaldúa was appointment to the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) Stroke Committee. On June 6, 2006, Dr. Anzaldúa was appointed by city council as the first Health Authority for the City of Sugar Land and continues to serve in that capacity. In 2009, he was also appointed to serve as Health Authority for the City of Stafford. Dr. Anzaldúa also serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Academy of Family Practice. He is also Medical Director of Emergency Medical Services Education and Consulting, Inc. Dr. Anzaldúa is married with three children and has been a resident of Sugar Land for the past 30 years. He is a member of the St. Laurence Catholic Parish in Sugar Land. For the past 12 years, Dr. Anzaldúa has been a member of the Houston Symphony Chorus.


Primary Specialty: Family Practice

Office Address:OakBend Medical Group Sugar Land Family Practice, 6350 Highway 90-A,Suite 600, Sugar Land, Texas 7749

Phone: 281-265-7000

Fax: 281-265-2101

Languages other than English:Spanish

Medical Education:University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio : 1982

Affiliations:American Academy of Family Practice, Texas Medical Association,Harris County Medical Society ,Texas Academy of Family Practice

Undergraduate Education: St. Edwards University, Magna Cum Laude : 1977

Residency: University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals : 1985

Academic Appointments: 

The University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine Clnical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Other Certifications: 

Medical Director, EMS Teaching & Consulting, Inc. Medical Director, Sugar Land Family Physicians EMS Medical Director and Local Heath Authority, City of Sugar Land EMS Medical Direcotr and Local Health Authority, City of Stafford.

Board Certifications: Diplomate of the Academy Board of Family Practice Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

Honors and Awards: 

First Public Health Authority for the City of Sugar Land : 2006 American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award : 1988 Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services, Cities of Sugar Land and Stafford Board of Directors, Fort Bend County United Way Appointment to the Governor’s EMS & Trauma Advisory Council Stroke Subcommittee, State of Texas Houston Galveston Area Council Advisory Committee on Aging Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, Family Practice & Community Medicine UT Health Science Center.

James Pearce, M.D.

Dr. Pearce has been in practice since 2003. He is currently practicing at the OakBend Sugar Land Family Practice. He enjoys seeing and caring for patients of all ages ranging from infants to geriatrics.

Harry Y Wong, M.D.

Dr Wong, a native Houstonian, is a Family Medicine physician. He attended The University of St. Thomas in Houston, graduating with a B.A. in chemistry. He received his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston

Melanie Stanley, FNP

Melanie S. Stanley. Nurse Practitioner. Nurse Practitioners have a long history of engaging patients in their care, helping them to understand their illness and practical measures they can take for improvements.

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COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

Steps in-order to be tested for COVID-19

Initial criteria for the Covid-19 Testing will require a Telehealth visit. To schedule a Telehealth visit call 281-238-7870

The patient will be screened during the Telehealth visit for criteria that suggests a possible positive Covid-19

Criteria for Covid-19 Testing:

Patients must have symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) AND have one of the following risk factors:

Older than 65 years old

People who have serious underlying health conditions (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease/asthma, HIV, immunocompromised)

Healthcare workers with suspected exposure

The patient must have proper photo identification in order to proceed with testing.

The patient specimen will be collected while the patient remains in the vehicle. Patient must arrive by car or truck. No patients on bikes will be tested.

COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing hours- 8:00am- 1:00pm. (Numbers of test are limited)

Spanish Version

Examen de COVID-19 desde su Vehículo

Pasos para ser probado para COVID-19

Los criterios iniciales para la prueba Covid-19 requerirán una visita de telesalud, para programar una visita de telesalud llame al 281-238-7870

El paciente será examinado durante la visita de telesalud en busca de criterios que sugieran un posible Covid-19 positivo.

Criterios para la prueba Covid-19:

Los pacientes deben tener síntomas (fiebre, tos, dificultad para respirar) Y tener uno de los siguientes factores de riesgo:

Mayores de 65 años

Personas que tienen serios problemas de salud (enfermedad cardíaca, diabetes, enfermedad pulmonar / asma, VIH, inmunocomprometidos)

Trabajadores de la salud con sospecha de exposición

COVID-19 horas de prueba Drive-Thru- 8:00 am- 1:00 pm