Medical Providers by Location

San Antonio - West Campus
Carol Ann Chincanchan, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio - West Campus

 

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

John Bruyere, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - West Campus

 

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

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

Alicia Mills, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - West Campus
 

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

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

Hobbies: Traveling, skiing, and spending time with my husband and four boys

From: Dover, Ohio
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español, Português (Portuguese)

Jessica Sarabia, APRN, CPNP-PC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine            Location: San Antonio - West 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 Health Science Center at San Antonio
Special Interests: Health promotion, asthma, and obesity

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, cooking, hiking, yoga, and traveling

From: San Antonio, Texas

Language(s) Spoken: English

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Nichole Van de Putte, MD

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion


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, Español

Paul Sundberg, MD

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion

 

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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

Peter Hsu, MD, FACOG

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women's Pavilion

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M Health Science Center, 2011;
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Special Interests: High-risk obstetrics and minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery
Hobbies: Serving my church, spending time with friends & family, playing guitar & piano, and learning new languages
From: Austin, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español, Mandarin (Chinese), and currently learning Japanese


DeJaye Dienhart, FNP-BC

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Special Interest: Health promotion, disease prevention, teen health, and overall wellness
Hobbies: Riding my Peloton bike, spending time with friends and family, traveling to new places with my boyfriend Erich, and being obsessed with my two cats, Fritz and Bexar, and my dog, Otis.
From: San Antonio, Texas
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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

 

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

Bridget Y. Thackeray, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine          Location: San Antonio - West Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine; Bachelor of Science from Tennessee State University, 1998

Special Interest: Women's health and geriatrics

Hobbies: Boating and cooking

From: Fountain Valley, California

Language(s) Spoken: English

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, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, Español medico

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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

Stephanie Ortiz, APRN, FNP-C, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio - West Campus
 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL;
Bachelor in Science in Nursing from Saint Petersburg State College

Special Interest: Hypertension, diabetes, health promotion, and disease prevention

Hobbies: Traveling, shopping, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends & family
From: Florida
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

Collin Christensen, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio - West Campus
 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from South University, Savannah, GA;
Bachelor in Science in Nutritional Science from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Hobbies: Hiking, mountain biking, tennis, and piano

Language(s) Spoken: English, Español, Português (Portuguese)

San Antonio - East Campus
Joaquin V. Littlejohn, 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, and disease prevention
Hobbies: Sports, movies, poker, travel, and music
From: Detroit, Michigan
Language(s) Spoken: English

Ana Cerean, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine      Location: San Antonio - East Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arlington, TX; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas

Special Interests: Diabetes, nutrition, and obesity

Hobbies: Cooking, playing tennis, running, and hanging out with my children

From: Bucuresti, Romania

Language(s) Spoken: English, Romanian, Español medico

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, the University of Texas at Brownsville, 2003
Special Interests: PTSD in children or adolescents
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

Nathalie Tiberio, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine           Location: San Antonio - East Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York; Bachelor of Science in Biology, California State University, Long Beach, California

Special Interest: General pediatrics, newborns, and preventative medicine

Hobbies: World traveling, hiking, yoga, reading, watching fantasy/sci-fi movies and anything created by Neil deGrasse Tyson, and spending time with my husband and my cat (Rajah)

From: San Clemente, California

Language(s) Spoken: English


Jeni Vela, MD

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion


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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Nguyen Nguyen, DO

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

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion

 

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, Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)


San Antonio - Northwest Campus
C. J. 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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Hannah Tabanao, FNP

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, but grew up in Hudson Valley, New York

Language(s) Spoken: English, Tagalog (Filipino)

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, Español

Emad Lawendy, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine from the Ain Shams University School Of Medicine, in 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, and moved to the US in 2004
Language(s) Spoken: English, Arabic, Español medico

Patricia O. Guerrero, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine           Location: San Antonio - Northwest Campus

 

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

Christina Rodriguez, APRN, CPNP-PC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center; Bachelor of Science in Health from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
Special Interest: Health promotion, asthma, and allergies
Hobbies: Reading, knitting & crocheting, live music, playing video games, hiking, and spending time with my husband and our pets
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English


Arlene Bury-Fiol, MD, FACOG

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

Hospital Affiliation: University Health Hospital

 

Degree and College: Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2018; Doctorate of Medicine at Ponce Health Science University in 2013; Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico at Ponce in 2008

Special Interests: Contraception, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and high-risk obstetrics

Hobbies: Traveling, outdoor activities, live music and spending time with family & friends
From: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe Campus

 

Fred Poordad, MD

Specialty: Hepatitis Care       Location: San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe 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 - Hamilton Wolfe 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, PA-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe Campus

 

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

 

Nina Olvera, PA-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe Campus

 

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

 

Edna Caraballo-Gonzalez, PA-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care        Location: San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
From: Floresville, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

 

Kim M. Hinojosa, RN, FNP-C

Specialty: Hepatitis Care         Location: San Antonio - Hamilton Wolfe Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing-FNP from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2010; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from 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

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

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 & friends
From: Puerto Rico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Sally Jo Bullock, MD

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

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

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, Texas
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: Born in Monterrey, Mexico, and raised in Juarez, Mexico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


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 Interests: Obesity, nutrition and general pediatrics
Hobbies: Traveling, Zumba, and spending time with family and friends.
From: Clearwater, Florida
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, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


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, Georgia
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio - Metropolitan Women's Health Campus
Adekemi Akinsanya, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology        Location: San Antonio - Metro Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women's Pavilion

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology & Human Biology from Emory University
Special Interests: Teen health, contraception, and obstetrics
Hobbies: Traveling, exploring different cultures & cuisines, cooking, and watching performance arts
From: Originally from Lagos, Nigeria; my family emigrated to Nashville, Tennessee

Language(s) Spoken: English, Español, Yoruba


Luis O. Morales, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology        Location: San Antonio - Metro Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Women's Pavilion

 

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

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 from the University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Special Interest: Asthma, diabetes, obesity, allergy, and community outreach
Hobbies: Dancing, writing, singing, playing guitar, working out, eating different cuisines, and traveling
From: Houston, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Emma Broadbent, RN, CPNP

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

 

Degree and College: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner License from the University of Texas Health Science Center; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center; Bachelor of Business Admin in Management and International Business from University of Texas San Antonio
Special Interests: Disease prevention and pediatric psychology
Hobbies: CrossFit, singing, and traveling
From: Nebraska
Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio - Medical Center Campus
Cynthia Shirley, MD, FACOG

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology          Location: San Antonio - Medical Center Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Special Interests: Teen health

Hobbies: Reading, gardening, driving around, and spending time with my grandchildren

From: Poteet, Texas

Language(s) Spoken: English


Paul Trautmann, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology          Location: San Antonio - Medical Center Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston
Special Interests: Obstetrics, and contraceptive care
Hobbies: Tennis, doing house renovations, spending time with family, and going to the movies
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Steven Fischer, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Medical Center Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas; Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics
Special Interests: Pediatric cardiology, ADHD, and general pediatrics
Hobbies: Spending time with family, doing house maintenance (DIY projects), and traveling
From: Oklahoma
Language(s) Spoken: English


San Antonio - Leon Springs Campus
Armando Garza, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio - Leon Springs Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas in Houston; Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University
Special Interests: Asthma, ADHD, frenectomies, ear piercings, and natural family planning (fertility awareness)
Hobbies: Hiking with wife and kids, coaching baseball and fastpitch softball, country and western style dancing
From: Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Tina Vu, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine    Location: San Antonio - Leon Springs Campus


Degree and College:
Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech Health Science Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, TX; Bachelor of Science in Biology from Baylor University, Waco, TX

Special Interest: Breastfeeding, preventative care, patient advocacy

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, baking, and trying new restaurants

From: Waco, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese), Español conversacional

Jamie Nolan, DO

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology     Location:  San Antonio - Leon Springs Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Bachelor of Science, Premed from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
Special Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, high risk/general obstetrics
Hobbies: Working out, traveling, and spending time with family
From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language(s) Spoken: English


San Marcos Campus
Mital Shah, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine          Location: San Marcos Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from Virginia Commonwealth University - Children's Hospital of Richmond; Bachelor's of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Special Interests: Childhood asthma, obesity, and preventative medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and daughter, traveling, listening to music, and exploring different cuisines
From: Chicago, IL
Language(s) Spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi


Ompiga Boal, APRN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Marcos Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner License from Chamberlain University; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayland Baptist University

Special Interests: Health promotion, disease prevention, hypertension, diabetes, women’s health, and education

Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and dogs

From: Seguin, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Thai

Kyle Campus
Erin Chaffe, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Lubbock, TX; Master of Science in Biotechnology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX
Special Interests: Growth and development, and newborns
Hobbies: Reading, gardening, puzzles, knitting & crochet, and baking
From: El Paso, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English


Shannon O'Neal, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Kyle Campus

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

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

From: Born in Miami, Florida, but raised primarily in Clarksville, Tennessee

Language(s) Spoken: English


Linda Meyer, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Kyle Campus

 

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

Sara Blanchard, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine       Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center;
Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Nicholls State University
Special Interests: Health promotion, thyroid disorders, diabetes, hypertension
Hobbies: Camping, traveling, and spending time with family
From: Thibodaux, Louisiana
Language(s) Spoken: English

Nurah Morgan, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology       Location: Kyle Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Ascension Seton Hays Women's Center - Birthing Center

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, New York; Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from SUNY Stony Brook, New York
Special Interests: Obesity, and the application of OB/GYN medicine in African American and other underserved communities
Hobbies: Interior design, spending time with family, and doing DIY projects
From: Brooklyn, New York
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español medico


Elena Martinez, WHNP-BC

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology       Location: Kyle Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Ascension Seton Hays Women's Center - Birthing Center

 

Degree and College: Harbor UCLA Medical Center – Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Certified Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests: 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 California, but I currently live in Austin, Texas

Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Kayla Merritt, WHNP

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology       Location: Kyle Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Ascension Seton Hays Women's Center - Birthing Center

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing; Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Ottawa University
Special Interests: Routine well-woman exams, and preventive care
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, hanging out with family, and 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 from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center; Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Texas
Special Interests: Nutrition, exercise, and pediatric obesity
Hobbies: My children's sports (my daughter plays volleyball, and my son plays football), cooking for friends & family, and working out by doing boot camps with VRT in Buda
From: Born in California, but have lived most of my life in Austin, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Boerne Campus
Caroline Gibbons, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology     Location: Boerne Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 2007, San Antonio, Texas; Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 1999

Special Interests: Contraception, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, high-risk obstetrics, and teen health

Hobbies: Exercising, reading, and spending time with friends & family

From: San Antonio, Texas

Language(s) Spoken: English


Jennifer Eck, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: Boerne Campus

 

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

Jeffrey M. Henderson, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Boerne Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2002; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry at Abilene Christian University, 1998
Special Interests: General pediatrics
Hobbies: Camping, teaching the Bible, and eating popcorn
From: Childress, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Helotes Campus
Cynthia L. Beamer, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Helotes Campus

 

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

Special Interest: Adolescents, nutrition, and obesity

Hobbies: Photography, dichroic glass work, reading, travel, and anything outdoors

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

Language(s) Spoken: English, Español medico

Vincent N. Coleman, MD, PhD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor in Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1998; Doctorate in Plant Physiology from Texas A&M University, 1994
Special Interest: General pediatrics, nutrition, and obesity
Hobbies: CrossFit, water sports, and spending time with friends & family
From: I grew up in southern California, but have lived in Texas since 1984
Language(s) Spoken: English


Elizabeth Long, APRN, PCNS-BC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine          Location: Helotes Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing/Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama; Associate Degree in Nursing, Chattanooga State, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Special Interest: Preventative services, obesity, and nutrition
Hobbies: Exercising, cooking, and spending time with family
From: Kansas City, Kansas
Language(s) Spoken: English


Shawna Wall, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology          Location: Helotes Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

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

Special Interests: Preventative care

Hobbies: Traveling, reading, woodworking, crafting, and attending events for my three kids

From: San Angelo, Texas, but I have lived in San Antonio for over 20 years

Language(s) Spoken: English

San Antonio - Luckey Ranch Campus
Ryan Paulson, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Luckey Ranch Campus

 

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 in Milwaukee
Special Interests: Adult medicine, diabetes, hypertension, disease prevention, and health optimization/maintenance

Hobbies: Fishing, boating, civilian aviation, BBQ smoking, hiking, motorcycle rides, classic car restoration, and spending time with my family
From: Dousman, Wisconsin
Language(s) Spoken: English


Arturo Menchaca, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Luckey Ranch 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, hypertension, health promotion, and disease prevention

Hobbies: Running, reading, and spending time with family
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


David Stachniak, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine      Location: San Antonio - Luckey Ranch Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois; Board Certifiied by the American Board of Pediatrics

Special Interests: Newborn care and sports medicine
Hobbies: Golf, hiking, traveling, and spending time with my wife and daughter
From: Illinois
Language(s) Spoken: English


Jordan Minugh, PA-C

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Luckey Ranch Campus
 

Degree and College: Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; Bachelor of Science in Public Health, the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Special Interests: Pediatric preventative care, autism, pediatric pulmonology (asthma, cystic fibrosis, etc.)

Hobbies: Pilates, painting, watching movies, and spending time with my family

From: Grew up in Anchorage, Arkansas, but from San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English

Josephine Villarreal-Luo, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology    Location: San Antonio - Luckey Ranch Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center


Degree and College:
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
Special Interest: Teen health, contraception, breast feeding medicine, high risk obstetrics, and gynecologic dermatology
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, and photography
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español

San Antonio - Alamo Ranch Campus
Margaret Duvic, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: San Antonio - Alamo Ranch Campus

 

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


Christina Ferris, APRN, CPNP-PC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio - Alamo Ranch Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Special Interests: Premature infants, nutrition and behavioral health
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and children, exercise, any outdoor activity, and traveling
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Aspen Laneman, MD, FACOG

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology    Location: San Antonio - Alamo Ranch Campus

Hospital Affiliation: Main Methodist Hospital Medical Center

 

Degree and College: Residency, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, University of Missouri Columbia; Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, San Antonio, TX

Special Interests: Patient education

Hobbies: Spending time with family, cooking, reading, and traveling

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


San Antonio - Encino Park Campus
Carlos Quiroz, DO

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: San Antonio - Encino Park Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Osteopathy from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX
Special Interests: Obesity
Hobbies: Surfing, soccer, and disc golf
From: Lima, Peru
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Lizbeth Barba, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: San Antonio - Encino Park Campus

 

Degree and College: Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at S.A.
Special Interests: Asthma, childhood obesity, prevention medicine (exercise, nutrition, rest, etc.)
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and daughter, traveling, exercising, cycling, trying new foods, cooking, and hanging out with friends
From: New Mexico
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


San Antonio - Stone Oak Campus
Luis A. Lopez, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine          Location: San Antonio - Stone Oak Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine degree from the National University Federico Villarreal, Lima, Peru, 1988; Residency at the Jersey City Medical Center, New Jersey, 1996
Special Interests: Preventive medicine, child development, management of chronic disease
Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, travel, sports, and good food
From: Lima, Peru
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Dara Valdez, PA-C

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine          Location: San Antonio - Stone Oak Campus

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from UT Health Science Center;
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Abilene Christian University; NCCPA Certified
Special Interests: Empowering families to raise healthy kids
Hobbies: Going to the zoo, spending time outdoors, and dancing to the blues
From: Brady, Texas, but moved around a lot due to being in a military family
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español medico


The Multi-Assistance Center (The MAC) at Morgan’s Wonderland™

Robert P. Sanders, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

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, and ADHD care
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife and four children, running, and playing guitar & the drums
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


Richard Switzer, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine from Albany Medical College, 1989; Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of Rochester, 1982
Special Interests: Complex pediatric care, and mental & behavioral health
Hobbies: Spending time with family, watching baseball, and singing
From: New York City, New York
Language(s) Spoken: English


Shawna L. Black, APRN, CPNP, CCM

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio;
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso
Special Interest: Health promotion, nutrition, childhood development, and children with special healthcare needs
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends
From: Born in southern California, but have lived in Texas since my preteen years
Language(s) Spoken: English


Amanda Inglish, APRN, FNP-C, CPN

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine       Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

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

Special Interests: Asthma and other respiratory conditions, sleep issues, newborn care, breastfeeding support, and medically complex children & adolescents
Hobbies: Reading, live music, traveling, crochet, biking the greenbelts of San Antonio, playing board games with family, and watching Marvel movies
From: Port Arthur, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English


Alexander Sparkman-Royo, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine      Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine from the McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston; Bachelor of Science in Biology and Spanish from Houston Baptist University
Special Interests: Primary care (all ages), chronic disease management, and disease prevention
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, and traveling
From: Military child, born in Spain, raised mainly in Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español


Vanessa Porter, APRN, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine     Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

Degree and College: Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Texas at Tyler, TX; Master of Science Nursing and 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: Patient education
Hobbies: Fitness, reading, traveling, and watching movies
From: New Orleans, Louisiana
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español medico


Christina Matheny, APRN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine          Location: The MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland™

 

Degree and College: Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the University of Texas at Arlington; Associates of Applied Science in Nursing, San Antonio College
Special Interests: Adolescent & young adults with complex needs transitioning into adulthood, autism, post-cancer survivorship care
Hobbies: Camping, boating, hiking, or any outdoor activities
From: San Antonio, Texas
Language(s) Spoken: English, Español