Methodist Pulmonology Team Welcomes Dr. Candace HuebertPublished: Nov. 13, 2023
Whether she’s providing pulmonology care or critical care, Candace Huebert, MD, loves to see the impact she can have on patients.
“On the outpatient side of care, I love to care for the same patient over time and see their pulmonary health improve,” said Dr. Huebert, who splits her time between Methodist Physicians Clinic and the Methodist Hospital Critical Care Unit. “It’s so meaningful to hear them say they can do more or return to their regular activities and have a better quality of life.”
She added: “On the inpatient side, to see patients go from their worst day to baby steps in a positive direction is so bucket filling. It’s satisfying to be able to see them through their ICU stay and then be able to transfer them to the general ward as they move toward leaving the hospital.”
Methodist, she said, provides patients and providers with a unique combination of compassion and state-of-the-art care.
“This is a special place,” she said. “Methodist has a vast amount of resources, but it also has a small-town community feel. You can have really meaningful interactions with everyone around you.”
It all adds up to patients and families experiencing The Meaning of Care, Dr. Huebert said.
“The Meaning of Care means empathy, compassion and advocacy whenever possible,” she said. “It means that no matter what, my No. 1 job is to advocate for the patient in the most meaningful way possible.”
Outside of work, Dr. Huebert enjoys spending time with her family and taking part in a growing list of hobbies that includes playing tennis, participating in a neighborhood book club and attending her children’s sporting events and activities.