Medical Providers

San Antonio – West Campus
Veronica Ahmadian, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: 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

Carol Ann Chincanchan, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: M.D. 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

Lila Estrada Fajardo, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Degree and College: Medical Doctor, Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Facultad de Medicina,
Mexico Residency/Training, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Texas A&M College of Medicine, Corpus Christi, TX.
Special Interest: Anticipatory guidance, preventative medicine, adolescent care, and obesity
Hobbies: Baking, reading,  traveling, spending time with family
From: Mexico

 

Leigh Shapleigh, M.D.

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

John Nguyen, MD

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

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1998 BS Biology, University of North Texas (Denton, TX), 1993
Special Interest: Adolescent care
Hobbies: Hockey, Running, and Sports cards
From: Abilene, TX

 

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

 

Paul Sundberg, M.D.

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

Maria Isabel Nicolas, FNP

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

 

Degree and College: Masters of Science in Nursing, Binghampton University, New York
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Binghampton University, New York
Special Interest: Health and wellness, diabetes, women’s health education, lactation, postpartum mood disorders
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, exercise, nutrition, fitness
From: Binghampton, NY

 

Bernard Hildebrand, MD

Specialty: Rheumatology         Location: San Antonio – West 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

Bridget Y. Thackeray, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus

 

Specialty: Pediatric 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

 

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

Michael Garcia, M.D.

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

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
Certification: ANCC, FNP-BC
Special Interests: All ages greater than 4
Hobbies: Reading and Outdoor activities
From: San Antonio, TX

Diane T Toney, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine   Location: San Antonio – West Campus


Degree and College:
Masters in Nursing, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2007
Certification: Certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Board
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

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

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

Specialty: Family Medicine        Location: San Antonio – West 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

San Antonio – East Campus

 

Nora Vasquez, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine    Location: San Antonio – East Campus


Degree and College:
 Doctorate of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Special Interest: Women’s Health, Preventative Medicine
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, traveling, and dancing.
From: San Antonio, Texas

Joaquin V. Littlejohn, MSN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine         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

Marcia Moreira, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

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 Interests: PTSD in Children or Adolescents

Amanda Salih, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

Degree and College: University of Texas Medical Branch, Doctorate of Medicine, 2014
University of Michigan, Master of Public Health, 2010
University of Texas at San Antonio, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2008
Special Interests: Primary prevention, advocacy, underserved population health, allergies, asthma, environmental health, and addressing health disparities.
Hobbies: Long distance running, reading, cooking, travel, film, food 
From: The great city of San Antonio!

 

 

Richard Switzer, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – East Campus

 

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

Kendra Thorn, MD

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


Degree and College:
Medical Degree, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Bachelors of Science- Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
Special Interest: Prenatal Care, Cancer Screenings
Hobbies: Swimming, gardening, and Traveling
From: Schertz, Texas

 

Peter Hsu, MD

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

 

Degree and College: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Doctor of Medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center, 2011
Special Interest: Minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery, high-risk OB
Hobbies: Serve in church, spending time with family and friends, singing, playing piano and guitar, learning new languages.
From: Austin, Texas

San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Ignacio A. Chaves, MD

Specialty: General Medicine and General Surgery        Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

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
Hobbies: Tennis
From: Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

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
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.

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.

Larisa Morgan, RN, MSN, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science degree in Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Nursing
Special Interests: Infectious diseases, prophylactic medicine
Hobbies: Gardening, travel, reading, outdoors

 

Nazli Uppal, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine    Location: San Antonio – Northwest Campus


Degree and College:
 Doctorate of Medicine from Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Pakistan
Internal Medicine residency from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, New Jersey.
Special Interest: Developing a Weight Loss program
Hobbies: Gardening, travelling, movies, stamp collecting
From: Born in Pakistan, raised in Nigeria, settled in the States

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

 

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
Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Hobbies: Reading, Outdoor activities
From: Houston, TX

 

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
Certification: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2010
From: Bangor, Maine

San Antonio – Potranco Campus
Yadira Anca, M.D.

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

 

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

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
 

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
Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics
Special Interests: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Hobbies: Traveling, Swimming, and Watching Movies
From: Monterrey, Mexico. Raised in Juarez, Mexico

Hilda M. Rivera-Santiago, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: Bachelors in Science Biology from George Washington University in 1981
Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School in 1986

Special Interest: Asthma , Child development, General Pediatric care
Hobbies: Reading, spending time with family and friends, travel, gym, church
From: Puerto Rico

Raquel Reyes-Ortega, PNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Antonio – Potranco Campus

 

Degree and College: University of Colorado Graduate School of Nursing, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, Colorado
University of Texas College of Nursing, El Paso, TX, Bachelor of Nursing
Special Interests: Newborn Care
Hobbies: Gardening  and traveling

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
Certification: Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 1995
Special Interests: High risk obstetrics and Gynecology surgery
From: Puerto Rico

Adekemi Akinsanya, MD

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

 

Degree and College: Bachelor of arts in Anthropology and Human Biology from Emory University
Doctor of Medicine from University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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

Eleanor Gray, WHNP

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

 

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

San Antonio – Hill Country Village Campus
Maria Beato, MD

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

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
Bachelor of Science, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
Special Interest: ADD/ADHD, General Pediatrics newborns to 18 years old
Hobbies: Reading
From: Manila, Phillipines

Emma Broadbent, RN, MSN, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine         Location: Hill Country Village Campus (San Antonio), and Boerne.

 

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

San Marcos Campus
Kristen Roeder, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine   Location: San Marcos Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin Ireland
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, University of Houston Clear Lake
Special Interests: Premature infants, primary years (birth-3yrs of age), anticipatory guidance, preventative medicine
Hobbies: Running, CrossFit, cooking, traveling, spending time with friends and family  
From: Texas City, Texas

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
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Hobbies: Coaching Youth Sports
From: Schertz, TX

Kyle Campus

Gerald P. Heisler, M.D.

Specialty: Family Medicine         Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Doctorate of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Special Interest: Standard family practice including HTN, Diabetes, and general care.
Hobbies: Fishing, reading, and activities with family.

 

Shanna Ueltschey, MSN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner        Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Special Interest: Disease prevention, nutrition
Hobbies: Live music, traveling, learning to ride motorcycles, and playing with my fur babies
From: Austin, Texas

Kristen Calnan, WHNP-BC

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology         Location: Kyle Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH – 8/2008 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Austin – 12/1996
BBA in Management, International Business, University of Texas San Antonio
Certification: Certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, National Certification Corporation – 9/2008
From: Austin, Texas

Erin Chaffe, M.D.

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

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

Wimberley Campus

 

Karyn W. Collins, M.D.

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

 

Vincent N. Coleman, M.D., Ph.D

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Boerne 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

Jeffrey M. Henderson, M.D.

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

 

Veronica C. Cisneros, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine        Location: Boerne Campus

 

Degree and College: Master of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Nursing, Lubbock, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Nursing, Abilene, Texas
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Special Interest: General pediatrics
Hobbies: Running, reading, baking, and spending time with my husband and our three children
From: San Antonio, Texas