Medical Providers

San Antonio – West Campus
Carol Ann Chincanchan, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: MD from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Special Interest: The all around well being of the child and ADHD
Hobbies: Reading and traveling
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Leigh Shapleigh, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Special Interest: Wellcare and disease prevention and Breast Feeding Support
Hobbies: Reading, Sewing, Personal Fitness
From: El Paso, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

John Bruyere, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine/Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, WV
Master of Arts, Boston University

Special Interest: Health disparities, immigrant health, preventative health, headaches, depression/anxiety, ADHD.
Hobbies: Spending time with family, traveling, trying new foods, physical fitness, advocacy & volunteering
From:Northbridge, Massachusetts
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Alicia Mills, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus
 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Special Interests: Asthma, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and other complex pediatric medical conditions

Hobbies: Love to travel, ski, and spend time with my husband and four boys

From: Dover, Ohio
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish, and Portugues

Nichole Van de Putte, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology    Location: San Antonio – West Campus


Degree and College:
 Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Bachelors of Music/Minor in Psychology, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Special Interest: Teen health, contraception, high risk obstetrics
Hobbies: Music, cooking, outdoors, arts & crafts
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Paul Sundberg, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz and Contemporary Music, The New School, Manhattan, NY
Special Interest: High-risk obstetrics, menopause, minimally invasive gynecological surgery, contraception
Hobbies: Dog parks, Brazilian jujitsu, hill-country road trips with my family.
From: Kingwood, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Bridget Y. Thackeray, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: D.O., University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine B.S., Tennessee State University, 1998
Special Interest: Women’s health and geriatrics
Hobbies: Boating and cooking
From: Fountain Valley, CA
Language(s) Spoken: English

 

Michael J. Mohr, DO, FAAFP

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Master of Science in Pathology, Indiana University Medical Center
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Indiana University
Special Interests: Primary Care, HIV
Hobbies: Traveling and Hiking
From: Indianapolis, Indiana
Language(s) Spoken: English

Michael Garcia, MD

Specialty: General Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1981
Special Interest: Women’s Health
Hobbies: Activities with family
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Rex Sanathra, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at University of California, Irvine
Special Interests: Adult medicine, preventative medicine, hypertension, diabetes, patient education, office-based procedures, health optimization and maintenance.
Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, reading, volunteering, ancient history, and astronomy.
From: Huntington Beach, California
Language(s) Spoken: English, conversational Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, basic Spanish.

Melanie Frederick, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical School, Shreveport Louisiana / Bachelors of Microbiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Special Interest: Diabetes, Bariatrics/Obesity, Healthy Lifestyles
Hobbies: Photography, gardening, hiking, running, community service and Veteran activities
From: Shreveport, LA
Language(s) Spoken: English

Janie Reddy, DNP

Specialty: Family Medicine    Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2014
MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2009
BS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2005
Special Interests: All ages greater than 4
Hobbies: Reading and Outdoor activities
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Vanessa Porter, FNP, APRN

Specialty: Family Medicine     Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Post Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Texas at Tyler, TX
Master of Science Nursing/Health Care Education, University of Phoenix Online
Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Metairie, LA
Bachelor of Science Nursing, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Special Interest: Health Education
Hobbies: Fitness, Reading, Traveling, Movies
From: New Orleans, LA
Language(s) Spoken: English, Medical Spanish

Arturo Menchaca, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus
 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, The University of Texas at San Antonio , San Antonio, TX, Bachelors in Science in Nursing, UT Health Science San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Special Interest: Diabetes, health promotion, and disease prevention

Hobbies: Running and reading
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

San Antonio – East Campus

Daniel F. Battafarano, DO, MACP

Specialty: Rheumatology   Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Special Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, drug side-effects, medical education, musculoskeletal medicine
Hobbies: Creative Writing, Volunteerism, Exercise, Family, Travel
From: Wayne, PA
Language(s) Spoken: English

 

Bernard Hildebrand, MD

Specialty: Rheumatology         Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas, Medical School
Special Interest: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Pulmonary complications of Rheumatic Disease, management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Sclerosis, and Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
Hobbies: Reading, Running, Spending time with my wife and children
From: New Braunfels, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Diane T Toney, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine and Rheumatology   Location: San Antonio – East Campus


Degree and College:
Masters in Nursing, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2007
Special Interest: Family Medicine
Hobbies: Reading, working out and spending time with family
From: I was born in Belize and moved to the United States at age 15
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Brenda Guzman, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Texas at El Paso

Special Interest: Preventative medicine, hypertension, diabetes, women’s health, geriatrics
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and kids, cooking, baking, reading, outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, and biking, and watching movies.
From: El Paso, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English and Spanish

Casie Leightner, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Bachelors of Science, Carroll University

Special Interest: Lifestyle medicine and women’s health

Hobbies: Traveling with my husband, reading, watching football, swimming,
cooking, photography, and spending time with my dogs.
From: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Language(s) Spoken: English

Joaquin V. Littlejohn, MSN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine and Cardiology         Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Concordia University Wisconsin
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX
Special Interest: Health promotion, disease prevention
Hobbies: Sports, movies, poker, travel, and music
From: Detroit, MI
Language(s) Spoken: English

Nichole Graeber, FNP, APRN

Specialty: Family Medicine        Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Master’s of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner at Walden University
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, New Mexico Highlands University
Bachelors of Business Administration, University of New Mexico

Special Interest: Preventative health, depression, anxiety, and insomnia

Hobbies: Yoga, gardening, traveling, exloring history, animal rescue

From: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Language(s) Spoken: English

Marcia Moreira, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, University of Texas at Brownsville, 2003
Special Interests: PTSD in Children or Adolescents
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Richard Switzer, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Albany Medical College, 1989, BA Biology, University of Rochester, 1982
Hobbies: Family, Singing, Eating, and Baseball
From: New York, New York
Language(s) Spoken: English

Jeni Vela, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology    Location: San Antonio – East Campus


Degree and College:
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch
Bachelor of Science in Biology, UT Pan American
Special Interest: High risk Obstetrics; Minimally invasive surgery
Hobbies: Hiking, Music, Travel, Cooking, Spending time with friends and family
From: Progreso, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Nguyen Nguyen, DO

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology      Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences / Bachelor of Arts in Biology at The Colorado College

Special Interest: Social determinants of health, oncology, substance abuse, and minimally invasive surgery

Hobbies: Tennis, Interior design, swimming, reading, and live music shows

From: Quang Tri, Vietnam and Denver, Colorado

Language(s) Spoken: English and Vietnamese

San Antonio – Northwest Campus

Ali Feili, MD, MBA

Specialty: Family and Sports Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, International American University College of Medicine
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management, Western Governors University

Special Interest: Adult Medicine, Disease Prevention, Hypertension, Diabetes, Patient Education
Hobbies: Drawing, playing music, soccer, and reading
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Conversational Persian

Jeremy Chip Malouf, MD

Specialty: Sports Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Masters of Science in Molecular Pathology – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Bachelor of Arts in Biology – University of Texas at Austin
Special Interest: Orthopedic/musculoskeletal and sport-related injury/disease
Hobbies: Cooking, golf, movies, target shooting, hiking
From: Levelland, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Benjamin Collen, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Master of Science in Physiology, Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, University of California, Riverside

Special Interest: Weight loss, chronic disease management, preventative health.
Hobbies: Cooking, travel, exercise, and spending time with family.
From: Riverside, CA
Language(s) Spoken: English

C. Jnett Matthews, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Hannah Tabanao, NP

Specialty: Family Medicine   Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck New Jersey

Special Interest: Diabetes, hypertension, disease prevention

Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, eating, and spending time with family

From: Born in the Philippines, and grew up in Hudson Valley, New York

Language(s) Spoken: English and Tagalog

Patricia Juarez, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical School, 1999;
BS in Biology and BA in Spanish, George Mason University, 1995
Special Interest: Asthma, ADHD and promoting healthy living through diet and exercise
Hobbies: Swimming, Zumba and spending time with my husband and children
From: I was born in San Jose, Costa Rica and grew up in the suburbs of Washington D.C.
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Emad Lawendy, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Ain Shams University School Of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt.
Special Interest: Management of asthma, allergies, obesity, nutritional deficiency, anemia and screening for speech , autism and developmental delays.
Hobbies: Soccer, Traveling, and Music
From: Born and raised in Cairo Egypt, Moved to USA in 2004 , from San Antonio Texas.
Language(s) Spoken: English, Medical Spanish, Arabic

Patricia O. Capote, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine           Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine / Facultad de Medicina, Monterrey, Mexico
Special Interest: Well children, asthma, and allergies
Hobbies: Traveling, movies, music, spending time with my family
From: Monterrey, Mexico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Amanda Inglish, APRN, FNP-C, CPN

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX, Bachelor of Science in Education, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, Certified Pediatric Nurse

Special Interest: Health promotion, childhood development and breastfeeding support
Hobbies: Reading, live music, traveling, crochet and spending time with family
From: Port Arthur, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Shawna L. Black, MSN, APRN, CPNP, CCM

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso
Special Interest: Health promotion and wellness, nutrition, childhood development, and children with special health care needs
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends
From: Born in Southern California, lived in Texas since a young child
Language(s) Spoken: English

Carlos E. Falcon, MD, FACOG

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology          Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine / Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX / Board Certified and Gynecologist, FACOG-Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Special Interest: Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, robotically assisted surgery, and high-risk pregnancy
Hobbies: Brazilian Jui Jitsu, Boxing, Off-Roading, Exercise
From: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Fred Poordad, MD

Specialty: Hepatitis Care       Location: San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor in Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1990
Special Interest: Metabolic Syndrome, fatty liver, and hepatitis
Hobbies: Fitness, Traveling, and Motorsport Racing
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Fabian Rodas, MD

Specialty: Hepatitis Care   Location:  San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Degree and College:University of Cuenca in Ecuador; Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York
Transplant Hepatology at Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte, North Carolina
Special Interests: Liver Transplants, Portal Hypertension and Decompensated Liver Disease
Language(s) Spoken: English

 

Emma Pham, MPAS, PA-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX
Hobbies: Reading, Outdoor activities
From: Houston, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

 

Nina Olvera, PA-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Midland, TX
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
Special Interest: Spanish speaking populations, Diabetes, Cardiology
Hobbies: Learning languages, poetry, puzzles, carpentry, leatherworks and bookbinding, yoga, kickboxing, running, and hiking.
From: Lytle, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

 

Kim M. Hinojosa RN, MSN, FNP-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio – Shavano Park Campus

 

Degree and College: MSN-FNP, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2010
BSN, St. Joseph’s College, Standish, Maine, 1998
Special Interest: Hypertension and diabetes
From: Bangor, Maine
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio – Potranco Campus
Yadira Anca, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology         Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Ponce School of Medicine, Puerto Rico, 2007

Bachelor of Science, University of Puerto Rico, 2003
Special Interest: Contraception, minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery, high-risk obstetrics and teen health
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, outdoor activities, working out and spending time with family and friends
From: Puerto Rico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Sally Jo Bullock, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology         Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine, College Station, TX
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Hobbies: Spending time with my husband, family, friends and our farm of rescue animals.
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Elise Kibler, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine    Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Wellesly College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Special Interest: Newborn medicine, breastfeeding support, asthma management, and ADHD

Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, running, exploring state parks, and visiting Six Flags or Schlitterbaun with her children. She is also active in the local Sierra Club.

From: Houston, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Greg Langas, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine/ Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Special Interest: Medically complex children
Hobbies: Woodworking, camping, and spending time with my children
From: Alpharetta, GA
Language(s) Spoken: English

Josue Molina, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate in Medicine, University of Nuevo Leon School of Medicine, 1989
Special Interests: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Hobbies: Traveling, Swimming, and Watching Movies
From: Monterrey, Mexico. Raised in Juarez, Mexico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Raquel McNeil, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, TN
Bachelor of Science Biochemistry, Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL
Special Interest: Obesity, Nutrition and General Pediatrics
Hobbies: Traveling, Zumba, and spending time with family and friends.
From: Clearwater, FL
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio – Metropolitan Women’s Health Campus
Luis O. Morales, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology        Location: San Antonio – Metropolitan Women’s Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, 1989
Special Interests: High risk obstetrics and Gynecology surgery
From: Puerto Rico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Adekemi Akinsanya, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology         Location: San Antonio – Metropolitan Women’s Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Bachelor of arts in Anthropology and Human Biology from Emory University

Special Interest: Teen health, contraception, obstetrics
Hobbies: Traveling, exploring different cultures and cuisines, cooking, performance arts
From: I am originally from Lagos, Nigeria, My family migrated to Nashville, Tennessee
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish, Yourba

San Antonio – Hill Country Village Campus
Jose Quijada, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine     Location: San Antonio – Hill Country Village Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Osteopathy, University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Special Interest: Asthma, diabetes, obesity, allergy, community outreach
Hobbies: Dancer, Writer, Guitarist and Singer, Gym Buff, Foodie, Travel
From: Houston, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Emma Broadbent, RN, MSN, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Hill Country Village Campus (San Antonio)

 

Degree and College: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
BS in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
BBA in Management, International Business, University of Texas San Antonio
Special Interest: Disease prevention, Pediatric Psychology
Hobbies: Crossfit, Singing and traveling
From: Nebraska
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio – Medical Center
Lisa Gurwitz, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology         Location: San Antonio – Medical Center

 

Degree and College:Doctorate of Medicine, University of Kansas

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Denison University
Special Interest: Menopause and Incontinence
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and friendsy
From: Kansas City, but have been in San Antonio for the last 23 years
Language(s) Spoken: English

Paul Trautmann, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology         Location: San Antonio – Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Special Interest: Obstetric and Contraceptive Care
Hobbies: Tennis, house renovations, spending time with family going to the movies
From: San Antonio, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio – Leon Springs
Armando Garza, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Leon Springs

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas in Houston
Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University
Special Interest: Asthma, ADHD, Frenulectomies, Ear piercings, Natural Family Planning
Hobbies: Hiking with wife and kids, Coaching baseball and fastpitch softball, Country and Western dancing
From: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Lisa R. McDonald, DNP, APRN, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatrics        Location: San Antonio – Leon Springs

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL / Masters of Nursing – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, TX / Bachelor of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, TX

Special Interest: Health promotion, Children with special health care needs, pediatric hematologic disorders

Hobbies: Hiking and scuba diving

From: Houston, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Jamie Nolan, DO

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology     Location: Boerne Campus & Leon Springs Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science, Premed, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Special Interest: Minimally invasive surgery, high risk/general obstetrics
Hobbies: Working out, traveling, and spending time with family
From: Philadelphia, PA
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Marcos Campus
Lacy Rainey, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine     Location: San Marcos Campus

 

Degree and College: MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2010
BS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2005
MS Biotechnology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1998
BS Biology, Morehouse College, 1993
Hobbies: Coaching Youth Sports
From: Schertz, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Lincy Varghese, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Marcos Campus


Degree and College:
 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from University of North Texas- TCOM, Residency from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Bachelors Degree in Biology at University of Houston

Special Interest: Diet and nutrition, ADHD, development and asthma
Hobbies: Outdoor activities such as running and hiking. I love spending time reading a good story or watching an exciting film.
From: Houston, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Malayalam

Kyle Campus

James Hao Wang, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine    Location: Kyle Campus


Degree and College:
Residency in Family Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center at the Permian Basin
MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
B.A. in Plan II Honors, University of Texas at Austin

Special Interest: Preventative care, mental health, diabetes, hypertension
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and daughter, ultimate frisbee, violin, traveling
From: Austin, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English, Mandarin

Senecae Ontiberos, NP

Specialty: Family Medicine          Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters in Nursing/ Texas State University, Round Rock TX

Special Interest: Preventative medicine and health education

Hobbies: Reading, hiking, riding bikes, lounging at the pool, spending time with family and my German Shepard, Chief.

From: Kyle, TX

Language(s) Spoken: English

Erin Chaffe, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX;
MS, Biotechnology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Special Interest: Newborns, growth and development
Hobbies: Reading, gardening, puzzles, knitting & crochet, and baking
From: El Paso, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Shannon O’Neal, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Kyle Campus

 
Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO / Bachelor of Science in Biology, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Special Interest: Newborn care, adolescent medicine, and obesity
Hobbies: Traveling, exercising, spending time with family and friends, reading

From: Born in Miami, FL but raised primarily in Clarksville, TN

Language(s) Spoken: English

Linda Meyer, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Special Interests: Pediatric health and wellness, Children with special health care needs
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, spending time with husband and 3 children
From: Indianapolis, IN
Language(s) Spoken: English

Elena Martinez, WHNP-BC

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology       Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Harbor UCLA Medical Center – Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Special Interest: Management of abnormal pap smears, polycystic ovarian syndrome, pre-exposure prophylaxis, and prenatal care

Hobbies: Spending time with family, cooking, camping, biking, walking, and hiking

From: Originally from Southern Califorina, but lives in Austin, TX

Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Kayla Merritt, WHNP

Specialty: Women’s Health        Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati OH / Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Ottawa University
Special Interest: Routine well-woman exams, preventive care
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, hanging out with family, working out
From: Kansas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Wimberley Campus
Karyn W. Collins, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Wimberley Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine. Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, University of Texas
Special Interest: Nutrition, exercise, and focus on pediatric obesity
Hobbies: My children’s sports- my daughter plays volleyball, and my son plays football. I love to cook for my friends and family and work out by doing bootcamps with VRT in Buda.
From: Born in California, but lived most of my life in Austin

Boerne Campus
Jennifer Eck, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: Boerne – Boerne Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston, Bachelor of Science Biology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
Special Interest: Breastfeeding support, newborn care, obesity, and preventative medicine
Hobbies: Knitting, crocheting, and quilting as well as going to the park with my daughter, and spending time with my family.
From: Cedar Park, TX
Language(s) Spoken: English

Jeffrey M. Henderson, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Boerne Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2002
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry at Abilene Christian University, 1998
Special Interest: General Pediatrics
Hobbies: I enjoy camping, teaching the Bible, & eating popcorn
From: Childress, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Jamie Nolan, DO

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology     Location: Boerne Campus & Leon Springs Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science, Premed, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Special Interest: Minimally invasive surgery, high risk/general obstetrics
Hobbies: Working out, traveling, and spending time with family
From: Philadelphia, PA
Language(s) Spoken: English

Helotes Campus
Vincent N. Coleman, MD, PHD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor in Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1998
Doctorate in Plant physiology, Texas A&M University, 1994
Special Interest: General Pediatrics, Nutrition, Obesity
Hobbies: CrossFit, water sports, spending time with friends and family
From: I grew up in Southern California and have lived in Texas since 1984
Language(s) Spoken: English

Robert P. Sanders, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine Location: Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Duke University, Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Special Interests: Medically complex children, ADHD
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and four children, running, guitar
From: I grew up in an Air Force family and lived all over. I have been in San Antonio since 2008 and now call it home.
Language(s) Spoken: English

Margaret Duvic, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: San Antonio – Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathy, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Bachelor of Science, University of New Orleans
Special Interest: Newborn care, childhood development, milk intolerance, nutrition, obesity
Hobbies: Traveling, painting, puzzles, and live music
From: Houma, Louisiana
Language(s) Spoken: English

Cynthia L. Beamer, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio/ Bachelor of Arts University of Michigan

Special Interest: ADD/ADHD, Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Special Needs Children, behavioral

Hobbies: Photography, Dichroic glass work, reading, travel, anything outdoors

From: Born in Michigan but lived in Texas over 30 years

Language(s) Spoken: English, some Spanish

 

Shawna Wall, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology    Location: Helotes Campus


Degree and College:
Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Angelo State University

Special Interest: Preventative care
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, woodworking, crafting, and attending events for my 3 kids
From: San Angelo, TX but have lived in San Antonio, TX for over 20 years
Language(s) Spoken: English

Luckey Ranch
Melissa Rodriguez, MD FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine          Location:  San Antonio – Luckey Ranch

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Bachelor of Arts: University of Texas at Austin
Special Interests: Asthma, Allergies, ADHD
Hobbies: I love to dance, watch movies, photography, making crafts and scrapbooks.
From: Originally from Edinburg,Texas in the Rio Grande Valley.
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Ryan Paulson, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio – Luckey Ranch

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus, Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Special Interest: Office based procedures, Primary Care, Adult medicine, Diabetes, Hypertension, Disease prevention, health optimization and maintenance

Hobbies: Civilian Aviation, BBQ smoking, Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Motorcycle riding, Classic car restoration
From: Dousman, Wisconsin
Language(s) Spoken: English