Cypress residents will soon enjoy access to advanced services and clinically integrated care from the Memorial Hermann Health System close to home. Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital will be located in northwest Houston at 27800 Northwest Freeway, just east of Grand Parkway. Scheduled to open in Spring 2017, the 80-bed hospital will include an Emergency Center, 8 operating rooms, a 16-bed intensive care unit, labor & delivery, neonatal intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab and Life Flight helipad, all set on a 32-acre master-planned campus designed with room to grow. The site includes space for additional patient towers and medical office buildings. The Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center at the site is currently open.
Our ability to provide a superior healthcare experience extends beyond the walls of our facility and is directly tied to our involvement in Cypress.
Scott Barbe, Sr. Vice President - Chief Executive Officer
Scott has over 40 years of healthcare experience in the Houston market. He served as the CEO of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital from 1992 to 2014. Scott was appointed the CEO of Memorial Hermann Cypress in August 2014, where he has been overseeing the planning and construction of a Convenient Care Center and Medical Office Building, which opened in 2016, and an 80-bed hospital, which will open in spring of 2017.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University as well as a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.
He recently held volunteer leadership positions with the Katy Independent School District, Katy Area Economic Development Council, and Katy Area YMCA. He and his wife, Pam, have been married for 30 years and live in Spring.
Kyle Stanzel,Vice President of Operations - Chief Operating Officer
Kyle is a longtime employee of Memorial Hermann. He most recently served as AVP and Chief of Staff for President and CEO Dan Wolterman. During his tenure, he provided oversight and guidance on key system initiatives, including the acquisition, and integration of Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital into Memorial Hermann Health System. Kyle also worked for several years at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in various roles, including Director of Operations and Service Line Administrator.
Kyle earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, and MBA from Duke University. He currently serves on the St. John Vianney Pastoral Council and is an active member of American College of Healthcare Executives. Kyle is a member of Cy-Fair Education Foundation Board of Trustees and is a member of the 2016 Class of Leadership North Houston. Kyle and his wife, Suzanne, live in the Cypress Area.
Jessica Rivas, M.S.N., RN, CENP, NEA-BC., Vice President - Chief Nursing Officer
Jessica is a dedicated executive with 17 years of nursing experience. A recognized team builder, mentor and leader, she has a proven track record of forming collaborative relationships with physicians and nurses while maintaining a collaborative working atmosphere.
Most recently, Jessica served as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. In that role, she led a successful Magnet journey and obtained ANCC Magnet designation. Jessica also led the construction and opening of a freestanding emergency department in Sonoran. Before her role in Arizona, Jessica was the CNO for Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in California.
Jessica earned her M.S.N. at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Health Care Administration at Grand Canyon University. She is the proud mother of two children, Kyle and Cierra, with her husband, Anthony, and has five dogs that keep her busy.
Khalid F. Almoosa, M.D., Regional Chief Medical Officer for Memorial Hermann Cypress and Memorial Hermann Katy
Dr. Almoosa is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He served as Medical Director of the Transplant Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at UT Health Science Center. He also led the Center for the Interprofessional Collaboration at the University of Texas and was Vice-Chair of Quality in the department of Medicine. He is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Dr. Almoosa received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, where he also received a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Research. In his role, Dr. Almoosa provides leadership to affiliated physicians and clinical staffs to ensure high-quality and safe care.