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400 SW. 25th Avenue
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-7891

Robert Allensworth, M.D.
Specialty:
Emergency Medicine

Services:
Emergency Department
Qualifications:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Internal Medicine Residency at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas, Board Certification in Internal Medicine.
Professional Organizations: Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine

2515 Hwy 180 West, Suite A
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
Phone: 940-325-3706

Michael Bailey, D.O.
Specialty: Family Practice

Services: Emergency Medicine
Qualifications:
Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine
Med School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Forth Worth
Residency/Internship: John Peter Smith
Professional Organizations:

2801 Hwy 180 E
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
Phone: 940-328-0011, 254-741-9069

Neil Bealka, Jr., M.D.
Specialty: Ophthalmology

Services: Eye Care
Qualifications:
University of Minnesota
Residency: Ophthalmology: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Cornea Fellowship: UT Southwest, Dallas, TX
Cataract Fellowship: University of Utah, John Moran Eye Center
Professional Organizations: American Academy of Ophthalmology
Texas Medical Association
American Medical Association

102 Holly Hill Rd
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: 940-325-0789

Anantha Bhandari, M.D.
Specialty:
Pediatrics

Services: ADHD evaluation, sick & well children care.
Qualifications:
M.D., Mysore Medical College-Mysore, India Internship-UMDNJ Hospital-Newark NJ
Board Certified in Pediatrics
Professional Organizations: AMA, TMA, American Academy of Pediatrics & the Texas Pediatric Society.

218 SW. 26th Avenue, Suite C
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 328-1771

S. R. Boya, M.D.
Specialty:
Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology

Services: Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology
Qualifications:
 Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology Board Certified:, Fellowship: Gastroenterology A.B. Chandler Medical Center
 Professional Organizations: AMA, TMA, SMA, American College of Gastroenterology, AGA, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine

103 SW 7th Avenue
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 327-8888

Dr. Gail Brothers-Braun, PhD.
Specialty:
Clinical and Consulting Psychology

Services: Post traumatic exposure, abuse, depression,  mood regulation, mental and other disorders.
Qualifications: Tx Board Examiners of Psychologists, Council for NRH Service Providers in Psychology
Professional Organizations: American, & Tx, & FW, Area Psychological Associations, Int'l Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

715 West Hubbard Street
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 325-7900

 

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Eric R. Brock, M.D.
Specialty:
Orthopedic Surgery

Services: General Orthopedics, Hand & Upper Extremity, Sports, and Joint Replacements
Qualifications: B.S., Mechanical Engineering- University of Texas at San Antonio
M.D., Texas Tech School of Medicine
Residency: Texas Tech Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
Professional Organizations: Texas Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
214 S.W. 26th Avenue, Suite D
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 325-9485

Vicki McCauley Brooks RN MSN
Family Nurse Practitioner

Services:
 

Family Practice

Qualifications:
BSN from Texas Christian University
MSN / FNP from University of Texas at Arlington
Nationally Board Certified (ANCC)
Texas Board Certified (BNE)
Professional Organizations: Texas Nurse Practitioner Assoc.
North Texas Nurse Practitioner Organization

400 S W 25th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-7891

Earl Clement, M.D.
Specialty: Hospitalist

Services: To care for the acutely ill patients of the hospital
Qualifications:
Board Certified Family Medicine Med School: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Residency: University of Wyoming
 Professional Organizations: American Board of Family Medicine
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society

202 SW 25th Avenue, Suite 600,
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
Phone: (940) 325-4925
Fax: (940) 325-4955

Candace Covington, M.D.
Specialty: General Surgery

Services: General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Qualifications:
BS degrees: Biology & Psychology: Univ. of Michigan – Ann Arbor
M.D.: University of Michigan
General Surgery Residency: Baylor College of Medicine - Houston
Advanced Laparoscopic Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Houston
 Professional Organizations: American Medical Association
National Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
American Board of Surgery


108 SW 6th Avenue
Mineral Wells, TX. 76067
940-328-1200
940-3281205 fax
www.DavisOB.com

 

Glena Davis, D.O.
Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology

Services: Expectant Mothers, Women's Health and Family Planning
Qualifications: Board Eligible OB/Gyn
Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Odessa, Texas
Doctor of Osteopathy Univ North Texas HSC, Fort Worth, Texas
M.S.: Clinical Research Management Univ North Texas, Fort Worth
B.S. : University of Houston
Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
218 S.W. 26th Avenue, Suite A
Mineral Wells, Texas
Ph# 817-599-3690
Fax# 817-599-6633
Website: www.ncturology.com

Deshmukh, M.D.
Specialty:
Urology

Services: Adult and Pediatric Urology
Qualifications:
Board Certified in Urology; Lithotripsy Degree Served 8 years in US Air Force
Professional Organizations: AMA, American College of Surgeons, Tri-County Medical Supply, American Association of Clinical Urologists, Texas Urology Society.

1722 Ninth Street, Wichita Falls, TX  76301 
 

Lynch Plaza 100 East Hubbard, Suite 100, Mineral Wells, TX  76067
 

940-322-1075

E-mail: decholsomound@yahoo.com

Daalon B. Echols, M.D.
Specialty: Neurology

Services: Adult Neurology, EEG & EMG, Epilepsy, Stroke, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis & Neuropathy
Qualifications:
Princeton University (NJ), A. B., Physics
Washington University (MO), Medical Doctor
Internship: UT- Memphis HSC, Depts. Of Internal Medicine & Neurology
Fellowship: Neurophysiology: University of Mississippi (Jackson, MS
Professional Organizations: American Academy of Neurology

400 SW 25th Avenue, Mineral Wells, TX.  76067 
 

(817) 338-0400

Noble Ezukanma, M.D.
Specialty: Pulmonology

Services: Lung & Sleep Disorder Specialist
Qualifications:
Board Certified Critical Care Medicine
Board Certified Pulmonary Disease
Board Certified Internal Medicine
Board Certified Sleep Medicine
Professional Organizations:
400 S W 26th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: 817-596-0637


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Dr. Gregory Friess, D.O.
Specialty: Oncology

Services: Oncology & Hematology
Qualifications:
Undergrad: University of Texas—Arlington
Med School: University of North Texas Health Science Center: FTW
Osteopathic Medicine Degree
Residency: Internal Medicine: D.D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center: Augusta, GA
Fellowship: Brook Army Medical Center: San Antonio, TX
Professional Organizations: Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
Subspecialty Board of Medical Oncology

214 S.W. 26th Avenue, Suite B
Mineral Wells, Texas 76067
Phone: (940) 325-9453

Ty Gore, M.D.
Specialty:
Family Practice

Services: University of Texas Medical School, 
Texas Tech University Family Practice Residency
Qualifications:
Board Certified in Family Practice
Fellow-American Academy of Family Practice.
Professional Organizations: AMA, TMA, TAFP, AAFP & Jack/Palo Pinto County Medical Society.

101 Holly Hill Suite B
Mineral Wells, Texas, 76067
(940) 325-6831

Patrick Hisel, M.D.
Specialty:
Family and Community Medicine

Services:
General Family Care
Qualifications:
Undergraduate Biomedical Science, Texas A&M, cum laude, University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, Waco Family Medicine Residency
Published: Texas Medicine May 2000
 Professional Organizations: TAFP TMA, AAPS, Member Parker County Medical Society

200 Lynch Plaza
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-0743

Richard  W. Hoefelmann, M.D.
Specialty:
Obstetrics/Gynecology

Qualifications:


UT Southwestern Medical School;
Residency/Internship, LSU Medical Center Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
 Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow, TMA, American Society of Colonoscopy and Cervical Pathology

2515 HWY 180 W, Suite A
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-3706

Lori S. Hopper, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Medicine

Qualifications: Texas A&M University in Corpus Christy - MSN
 Professional Organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Texas Nurse Practitioners
Texas Nurses Association

400 S W 25th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-7891

John Jones, M.D.
Specialty:
Emergency Medicine

Services: Emergency Medicine
Qualifications:
Board Certified Family Practice
Dallas Baptist University
Texas A&M University College of Medicine  Residency McLennan County Medical Education & Research Foundation, 1997.
 Professional Organizations:

214 S.W. 26th Avenue, Suite C
Mineral Wells, Texas
  Phone: (940) 325-4426

Kevin Jones, M.D.
Specialty:
Family Practice

Services: General Family Care
Qualifications: Board Certified American Association of Family Practice,
Texas Tech Health Science Center-Residency,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Professional Organizations: AMA, TMA, AAFP, 3 Rivers FP Association, FPA

505 S.W. First Street
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 325-0778

John Lockyer, D.P.M.
Specialty:
Podiatry

Services

Medicine and Surgery of the Foot

Qualifications:

Dual Board Certification in Medicine and Surgery of Foot, Certified Laser Surgery, Certified in Endoscopic Heel Spur Surgery.
 Professional Organizations: American Podiatric Medical Association, TPMA, Diplomate, Board Certified, APMSB.

400 S W 26th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas

Kelly Matlock, M.D.
Speciality: Anesthesiology

Services

Medical Director of Anesthesia Services

Qualifications:

Anesthesiology Residency: Scott & White/TAMU
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology
 Professional Organizations:

Texas Medical Association
Palo Pinto/Jack County Medical Society
American Society of Anesthesiologists

400 S W 26th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-7891

Chuck Myers, D.O., J.D.
Specialty:
Diagnostic Radiology

Services: General diagnostic imaging, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, and X-ray. Myelography, arthrography (including MRA) and image guided biopsy, drainage, and loclization procedures.
Qualifications: Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, since 2005.
Fellowship- Body Imaging- University of Texas-Southwestern.
Residency- Diagnostic Radiology- University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Graduate- University of North Texas Health Science Center with Honors
Professional Organizations: Member, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America.
Inactive member, State Bar of Texas.
PPGH Heart Center

320 SW 25th Avenue
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
(940) 328-6547

Jagadish “Jay” Puppala, M.D.
Specialty: Cardiology (Non-Invasive) & Cardiology Imaging

Services: Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echo, Stress Echo & Nuclear Cardiology
Qualifications:
Board Certified: Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certified: Nuclear Cardiology
Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Education:  Penn State- Greisinger Medical Center
Yale University- School of Medicine
University of Colorado- Health Science Center
 Professional Organizations American College of Physicians
American College of Cardiology
Texas Medical Association
American Society of Echocardiology
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

214 S.W. 26th Avenue, Suite D
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 325-9485

Alice Ramsey, M.D.
Specialty:
Family Practice

Services: Family Health & Wellness
Qualifications: University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
Professional Organizations: AMA, TMA, TMT, Palo Pinto/Jack County Medical Society, American Assoc of Family Practitioners

108 S.W. 6th Avenue
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-1155

J.P. Reddy, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
Specialty:
Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Services: Chronic lung problems, lung cancer, circulation & vascular problems, thrombolytic therapy.
Qualifications:
Board Certified - American Board of Surgery &  American Board of Thoracic Surgery
 Professional Organizations: American Medical Association, ACS

2517 Hwy 180 West, Suite A
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
Phone: (940) 325-4170

robbins-pediatrics@yahoo.com

Bart Robbins, D.O. 

Specialty: Pediatrics
Qualifications:
B.S. Arizona State University
M.S. UNT Health Science Center
D.O. UNT Health Science Center
Pediatric Residency: TX Tech Amarillo

2517 Hwy 180 West
(Corner of 180 and 25th Ave.)
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-9500

Donal Rose, M.D.
Specialty:
Orthopedic Surgery

Services:
 
Sports medicine, general orthopedics, joint arthroscopy, hip & knee replacements
Qualifications: BS-University of Nevada, Reno, MD-University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Residency-Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn
Professional Organizations: TOA, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, TMA

220 SW 26th Avenue
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 328-1261

Tim Tarkenton, M.D.
Specialty:
Obstetrics/Gynecology

Services: Obstetrics, Gynecology, Infertility, Urogynecology,
Qualifications: Board Certified: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American & Texas College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Professional Organizations: TMA,  American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Alpha Omega Alpha

220A S.W. 26th Avenue
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-1543

Tom Tarkenton, D.O.
Specialty:
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Services: Well and Sick Child Care, Internal Medicine.
Qualifications: Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Professional Organizations: Texas Medical Association, ACP, AAP, American Medical Association

400 S W 25th Ave
Mineral Wells, Texas
Phone: (940) 325-7891

George Thomas, M.D.
Specialty: Hospitalist

Services: To care for the acutely ill patients of the hospital
Qualifications: Med School: UTMB- Galveston, TX
Internal Medicine Residency: UTMB- Galveston,TX
College: University of Texas at Arlington
   

202 SW 25th Avenue, Suite 500
Mineral Wells, Texas 
Phone: (940) 325-3330
Fax: 855-227-6997

 

William Warren, D.P.M.
Specialty:
Podiatry & Wound Care

Services: Medicine & Surgery of the Foot. Specializing in Wound Care.
Qualifications: Texas Tech University
DesMoine University DPM
Professional Organizations: American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, APMA, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care


 
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