Among the businesses that opened in the Pearland and Friendswood area in 2023, health businesses stood out. Health clinics, dental offices and facilities offering sports medicine opened their doors. This list is not comprehensive.

Essential Speech and ABA Therapy

The clinic offers therapy for children ages 18 months to 6 years old with autism, according to its website. Sessions are one on one but take place in classrooms. The clinic opened Jan. 9.HCA Houston Healthcare

Offering a 24/7 ER service, the clinic opened Jan. 10. In addition to emergency services for injuries and illness, it provides on-site lab testing and imaging, according to its website.
  • 225 E. Parkwood Ave., Friendswood
  • 281-816-8400
Houston MRI and Diagnostic Imaging

The business offers medical imaging, including digital X-ray services, ultrasound, MRIs and MRAs, bone mass density measurements, and magnetic resonance angiography to study the arteries and veins, according to its website.Memorial Hermann Sports Park

The center held a ribbon-cutting in November and includes a 50,000-square-foot facility that addresses the needs of professional athletes, young athletes and active adults. In addition to offering sports medicine, the facility has a training center, too. It represents a $15 million investment in the Pearland Community and is part of the Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital campus.Little Tickles

The maternity center offers many different ultrasound services, including early ultrasounds and sex determination. A full menu of pre- and postnatal massages for new and expecting moms is also available. The clinic opened March 27.MyCHN Silverlake Pharmacy

Services at the pharmacy include birth control, family planning, well woman exams, pap smears, prenatal care and a list of pediatric services, according to the business’s website. The pharmacy opened June 12.Perk Dental

The office offers everyday dental services from root canals, cleanings, teeth whitening, implants and extractions, according to its website. Those at the business in July, when it opened, said they also wanted to spread dental awareness in the community.One Medical

The primary care center offers help with illnesses, chronic conditions, mental health, preventative care and LGBTQ services, according to its website.