Medical Providers

Below is a listing of CommuniCare Medical Providers.

San Antonio - West Campus

Veronica Ahmadian, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, Dayton Children's Hospital, 2011
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2008
Bachelors of Science in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Spanish, University of Memphis, 2003
Special Interest: Premature infants
Hobbies: Cooking, exercising and family
From: Memphis, TN
Patricia Juarez, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2002;
Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical School, 1999;
BS in Biology and BA in Spanish, George Mason University, 1995
Certification: Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics; Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Certified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Registered with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS); Certified in basic life support and pediatric advanced life support
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.
John Nguyen, MD
Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1998
BS Biology, University of North Texas (Denton, TX), 1993
Special Interests: Adolescent care
Hobbies: Hockey, Running, and Sports cards
From: Abilene, TX
Luis O. Morales, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Degree and College:OB/GYN Residency University of Puerto Rico, 1993;
Doctor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, 1989
Certification: Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 1995
Special Interest: High risk obstetrics and Gynecology surgery
From: Puerto Rico
Eleanor Gray, WHNP
Specialty: Women's Health
Degree and College: BSN from UTHSCSA 1994, Womens health certification from Southwestern University in Dallas certification program in 1990.
Certification: Board certification in TEXAS State Board of Nurses since 1990
Hobbies: Horse back riding, swimming and still very good at these.
From: I am originally from San Antonio, Texas
Ignacio A. Chaves, MD
Specialty: Family medicine and General surgery
Degree and College: General Surgery, St Louis City Hospital, St Louis, MO, 1966
Doctor of medicine and surgery, University of St. Tomas, Philippines, 1960
Special Interest: Adult Medicine, Geriatrics, Minor Surgical Procedures
Hobby: Tennis
From: Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Iren Creticio-Garza MSN, CPNP, PC
Specialty: Pediatrics
Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, 2013 Certification: Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner P-C Bachelor Science in Nursing , University of Bohol College of Nursing 1989
Special Interest: Pediatric Primary Care
Hobbies: Traveling, Photography, Arts & Crafts and Salsa Dancing
From: Bohol, Philippines
Jose L. Rodriguez, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: University of Texas at El Paso (B.S. 1979); Michigan State University (M.D. 1983)
Certification: Family Medicine (American Board of Family Physicians)
Special Interest: Adult and Geriatric Medicine
Hobbies: Sports, Camping, Travel, Family outings, Movies
From: El Paso, Texas
Sergio Rodriguez, FNP
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: Master of Science Degree in Nursing, Texas A&M International University, 2009
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Texas A&M International University, 2004
Certification: Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Special Interest: Adult Medicine
From: Laredo, Texas
Stacy Sanchez. MSN, FNP-BC
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2012
BS Nursing, New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM, 2002
Certification: ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner
Bridget Y. Thackeray, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: D.O., University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
B.S., Tennessee State University, 1998
Certification: Board Certified Family Medicine
Special Interest: Women's health and geriatrics
Hobbies: Boating and cooking
From: Fountain Valley, CA
Janie Reddy, FNP
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: MS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2009
BS Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2005
Certification: ANCC, FNP-BC
Special Interests: All ages greater than 4
Hobbies: Reading and Outdoor activities.
From: San Antonio, TX
John C. Sorensen, DPM
Specialty: Podiatric Medicine
Degree and College: Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, California College of Podiatric Medicine, BS Biology, Indiana University, 1988
Certification: Board qualified American Board of Podiatric Surgery Certified Wound Specialist
Special Interests: Diabetes and lower extremity amputation prevention; Wound care; and Sports medicine
Hobbies: Exercise and Fitness, basketball, skiing, swimming, and cooking
From: Philadelphia, PA
Miranda Rose Williams, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Practice
Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2013 Bachelor Science in Nursing , University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio, 2004
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Special Interests: Family Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, reading, hiking and biking
From: All over the world - grew up as a Military Brat!

San Antonio - East Campus

Romy Soto, D.O.
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: : Family Medicine Residency, Westchester General Hospital & Fox Medical Center and Urgent Care, 2013
Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010
Bachelors of Liberal Studies, Minor in Biology, Florida International University, 2006
Special Interests: Preventative Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, Biking, Zumba and Salsa Dancing
From: Habana, Cuba
Richard Switzer, MD, FAAP
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, State University Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY, 1992;
Doctorate of Medicine, Albany Medical College, 1989, BA Biology, University of Rochester, 1982.
Certification: Board Certified in General Pediatrics for nearly 20 years
Hobbies: Family, Singing, Eating, and Baseball
From: New York, New York
Marcia Moreira, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, University of Texas at Brownsville, 2003
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Special Interest: PTSD in Children or Adolescents
Luis O. Morales, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Degree and College:OB/GYN Residency University of Puerto Rico, 1993;
Doctor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, 1989
Certification: Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 1995
Special Interest: High risk obstetrics and Gynecology surgery
From: Puerto Rico
Eleanor Gray, WHNP
Specialty: Women's Health
Degree and College: BSN from UTHSCSA 1994, Womens health certification from Southwestern University in Dallas certification program in 1990.
Certification: Board certification in TEXAS State Board of Nurses since 1990
Hobbies: Horse back riding, swimming and still very good at these.
From: I am originally from San Antonio, Texas
John C. Sorensen, DPM
Specialty: Podiatric Medicine
Degree and College: Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, California College of Podiatric Medicine, BS Biology, Indiana University, 1988
Certification: Board qualified American Board of Podiatric Surgery Certified Wound Specialist
Special Interests: Diabetes and lower extremity amputation prevention; Wound care; and Sports medicine
Hobbies: Exercise and Fitness, basketball, skiing, swimming, and cooking
From: Philadelphia, PA
Krystle Teamer, NP-C
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Regis College 2010 Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Regis College,2009 Bachelors of Science in Medical Laboratory Science, Northeastern University, 2006
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Special Interests: Pediatrics
Hobbies: Watching movies and traveling
From: Boston, MA
William Wilson, M.D.
Specialty: Family and Emergency Medicine
Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Texas Tech Medical School, 1992 Masters in Biology, Baylor University,1988 Bachelors of Science in Biology/Business, Houston Baptist, 1985
Hobbies: Cycling and Medical Mission
From: Texas, but raised in Honduras Central America

San Antonio - Downtown Campus

Rosa Montes, MD
Specialty: Family Practice
Degree and College: Family Practice Residency, Corpus Christi Family Practice Program, 2000
Doctor of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1997
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1974
Special Interest: Adult Medicine
Hobbies: Bowling , Zumba, Exercising and Dancing
From: Zapata, Texas

San Antonio - Northwest Campus

Sharon Fernandez, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1993
Certification: Board Certified Family Medicine
Special Interest: Women's Health
Hobby: Tennis
From: San Antonio, TX
Kim M. Hinojosa RN, MSN, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: MSN-FNP, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2010
BSN, St. Joseph's College, Standish, Maine, 1998
Certification: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2010
From: Bangor, Maine
Carmen Garza, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine Degree, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1985
Bachelor Degree in Biology, St. Mary's University, 1980
Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics
Special Interest: Women's Health
From: San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio - Potranco Pediatrics Campus

Josue Molina, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, 1993
Facultad de Medicina UANL, 1989
Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics
Special Interest: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Hobbies: Traveling, Swimming, and Watching Movies
From: Monterrey, Mexico. Raised in Juarez, Mexico.

San Marcos Campus

Lacy Rainey, FNP
Specialty: Family Medicine
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
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Hobbies: Coaching Youth Sports
From: Schertz, TX
Theresa S. Velasquez, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1998
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1995
BS Biology, University of Illinois - Champaign, 1986
Special Interests: Child Advocacy and Special Health Care Needs.
Hobbies: Gardening and reading.
From: Born in Georgetown, Texas. Raised in Round Lake, Illinois. Go Bears!
Hector Vasquez, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine Degree, University of Nuevo Leon School of Medicine, 1970
Certification: Board Certified in Obstetrics Gynecology
Special interest: Women's Health

Kyle Campus

Theresa S. Velasquez, MD
Specialty: Pediatric Medicine
Degree and College: Pediatric Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1998
Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1995
BS Biology, University of Illinois - Champaign, 1986
Special Interests: Child Advocacy and Special Health Care Needs.
Hobbies: Gardening and reading.
From: Born in Georgetown, Texas. Raised in Round Lake, Illinois. Go Bears!
Shannon Dougrey, PNP
Specialty: Pediatrics
Degree and College: BSN from Baylor University, MSN from University Health Science Center at San Antonio
Certification: BSN from Baylor University, MSN from University Health Science Center at San Antonio
Special interest: I've always focused on pediatrics, prior to coming to Communicare I worked often with children with special needs including both autism and Down Syndrome.
Hobbies: In my spare time I love to practice child and family photography. I've been taking pictures for over 10 years now. I also enjoy spending time with family, my pup, and gardening.
Lisa DeBoer, FNP
Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree and College: Advanced Degree in Nursing (RN) from Western Iowa Tech Community College, Sioux City , Iowa
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Master of Science with Specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner from University of South Dakota, Brookings, South Dakota.
Certification: American Nursing Credentialing Center
Special Interest: I am passionate diabetes and obesity. This has become an epidemic which lead me to my research project in school researching what works and myths about obesity. I have spent most of my nursing career working 2 jobs in different areas of nursing , to learn as much as I can about the different disease processes. Specialized as RN in post critical care, cardiology, nephrology, and emergency medicine.
Hobbies: Photography, 4 wheeling, horseback riding, and I am a avid swim mom.
From: I was born in California, but have spent most of my life in Sioux City , Iowa.
Hector Vasquez, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Degree and College: Doctor of Medicine Degree, University of Nuevo Leon School of Medicine, 1970
Certification: Board Certified in Obstetrics Gynecology
Special interest: Women's Health