Peace and Comfort, Our Way of Caring
Meet Our Team


Dr. Joe Trumble

Medical Director, Vantage Hospice

Dr. Joe Trumble received his medical degree in 1990 and specialty certification in Internal Medicine in 1993 from the University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston. He trained in Geriatrics at Baylor College of Medicine from 1993-1995, is a Certified Medical Director, and has been a hospice medical director since 2000. Dr. Trumble is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics as well as Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.

Dr. Trumble is active in the practice of nursing home medicine and hospice care, providing medical direction to both nursing homes and hospice. He says "working with hospice patients and their families is quite a privilege because this may be the most important chapter in one's life." Dr. Trumble lives in Houston with his wife and 4 children.

Ankur Doshi, MD

Associate Medical Director

Chris Lockhart, MD

Associate Medical Director



Dr. Mark L. Bing

Associate Medical Director, Vantage Hospice

Dr. Mark L. Bing has a thriving medical practice in Katy, Texas, and has specialized in internal medicine since 1982. Dr. Bing has an extensive and well-rounded education with a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts from Houston Baptist University, a Master’s degree in Public Health from University of Texas School of Public Health, and a Medical Doctorate from University of San Carolos in Guatemala. Speaking fluent Spanish, Dr. Bing has established a practice that has thrived with cultural diversity and is well-respected in the community as a trusted doctor with a great bedside manner.

Dr. Bing has been privileged to hold several professional appointments included Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Utilization Review/Quality Assurance, and Chief of Staff at Katy Community Hospital. He has also served as Medical Director of Affiliated Health Insurance; and since 1991 has served as Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas. Finally, Dr. Bing has served as Medical Director to several hospices since 1996 wherein a passion in palliative care has developed and flourished.

In addition to his own private practice, professional appointments, and as university faculty, Dr. Bing remains engaged in the Katy community as Team Physician to Katy Independent School District, Southern Elite Cycle Team Spin, and Cycle Cycling Team.

Dr. Bing has several professional certifications including: American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review, Physicians, 1984; American Board of Internal Medicine, 1990; and Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1991. In addition, he has professional associations with Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Foundation, American College of Physicians, American Geriatric Society, International Society of Chronobiology, and American Health Quality Institute.

Mukesh Mehta, MD

Associate Medical Director

David W. Reininger, MD

Associate Medical Director