About Summerwood, a Holistic Pharmacy

Summerwood pharmacy is an integrative and holistic pharmacy with a passion for empowering patients to thrive and take charge of their health. We partner with physicians to offer patients unique and personalized solutions for all needs. The community recognizes us as a local and independently owned pharmacy that delivers exceptional service, expert support and the attention patients need to manage their health.

Summerwood pharmacy is an integrative and holistic pharmacy with a passion for empowering patients to thrive and take charge of their health while partnering with physicians to offer patients unique and personalized solutions for all needs. We are recognized in the community as a local and independently owned pharmacy that delivers exceptional service, expert support and the attention patients need to manage their health.

As your local pharmacy, we offer quality products at affordable prices, while providing the personalized attention and customer service you expect from a local business. As your neighbors, we live, work and play in the same community as you and your family. We believe it is our responsibility to take care of our community and our neighbors, and it’s one we take very seriously.

We’re here to help and make a point to understand the health needs of you and your family and pride ourselves in personalizing our care to meet your health care needs. Unlike large chain pharmacies, we are community-based and strive to provide a family like atmosphere for all of our customers. As a matter of fact, we consider everyone who comes into Summerwood Pharmacy, part of our family.

In addition, we try to find the lowest prescription prices for our community. We will work with your insurance plans and physicians to find lower priced generic drugs whenever possible to keep your medications affordable.

Our Chief Pharmacist: Marie Ekpema, PharmD

Summerwood holistic pharmacy is managed and directed by Marie Ekpema, PharmD. She earned a doctorate degree in Pharmacy from Xavier University College of Pharmacy and has advanced training in medication therapy management, advanced training in personalized medication compounding, diabetes management, weight loss consulting, nutraceuitcal consultations, and  functional pharmaceutical care. Dr. Ekpema is an immunizing pharmacist and also specializes in offering patients unique solutions through micronutrient testing and supplementation. She has served  as a preceptor for pharmacy school students in the Houston and surrounding area for over 10 years.

As an integrative, holistic and clinical pharmacist, Dr. Ekpema has a wellness approach to patient care and believes that we can truly thrive if we give our bodies the right nutrients.  Dr. Ekpema possesses years of experience in retail, compounding, hospital pharmacy, clinical trials, as well as consultation services. She has held several leadership positions both in the pharmacy profession, philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives both in Houston and around the world, and she is a national and international environmental and human rights advocate.

Dr. Ekpema is an active member of Texas pharmacy association, National community pharmacist association, Lake Houston chamber of commerce, is the co founder of several philanthropic organizations. She is a regular speaker at school, faith based events, community, and health care professional initiatives. Her passion is maximizing the collaborative efforts between the physician, patient, and pharmacist to create the perfect triad.

She is passionate about introducing her years of extensive training and experience in the safe combination of a truly healthy and clean diet along with targeted and effective nutraceutical supplementation and prescription medications when needed. Dr. Ekpema enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with family, and making a difference in her community. To schedule a speaking engagement, send all requests to info@summerwoodrx.com

Dr. Marie has given me unique solutions for all my problems, and I can now sleep through the night after years of battling insomnia!
Becky S.
The service at your pharmacy was amazing. There was little wait, friendly staff, and an awesome gift selection filled with unique items.
Catalina R.
Thank you for delivering my mother’s medications free of charge. I don’t know what she would have done without you.
Chung D.
I have never been to a holistic pharmacy where the pharmacist came out to the waiting area, sat down with me, and took the time to listen to me. Thanks for caring!
Rodger P.