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 Pharmacy is operated under the leadership of Dr. Marie Ekpema. She earned her doctorate degree in Pharmacy from Xavier University College of Pharmacy and has advanced training in medication therapy management, personalized medication compounding, diabetes management, nutritional consultations, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and is currently working on her fellowship in functional medicine. Dr. Ekpema is the founder of the Collaborative Women’s Program through which physicians partner with her to help patients achieve positive outcomes through bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. She also specializes in offering patients unique solutions through micronutrient replacement. She has served as a preceptor and mentor for high school and pharmacy school students in the Houston and surrounding area for many 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. She possesses years of experience in retail, compounding, hospital pharmacy, clinical trials, as well as working as a consultant pharmacist. She has held several leadership positions in the pharmacy profession, and participated in philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives both in Houston and around the world.
Dr. Ekpema is an active member of the Texas pharmacy association, National community pharmacist association, Lake Houston chamber of commerce, Texas Association of Independent Pharmacy Owners, and several philanthropic organizations. She is a regular speaker at school, faith based events, community, health care professional initiatives, and volunteers as an instructor at Lone Star College’s Academy for Life Long Learning. Her passion is maximizing the collaborative efforts between the physician, patient, and pharmacist to create the perfect triad.
Dr. Ekpema 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 supplementation and prescription medications when needed. She enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with family, and making a difference in her community. To schedule a speaking engagement, please send all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org