Leadership

Strong leaders grow strong companies

With more than a century of combined experience in the managed health care industry, the WellMed Medical Management executive leadership team offers an impressive depth of knowledge and strategic ability focused on the company’s vision “to change the face of health care delivery for seniors.”

This diverse mix of physician executives and veteran industry professionals is guiding WellMed through an unprecedented period of growth – a feat made all the more remarkable considering the challenges facing the industry today.

Learn more about the executive leadership teams at WellMed:

WellMed Medical Management Inc.

Executive Leadership

George M. Rapier, III, MD

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Executive Corporate Leadership

Bryan Grundhoefer

President, WellMed Medical Management

Carlos Hernandez, MD

President, WellMed Medical Group

Joe Zimmerman

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Moyer

Chief Operating Officer

Cathy Starnes, Ph.D.

Chief Growth Officer

Susan Lee, MD

Chief of Central Clinical Programs

Richard Whittaker, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Cindy Cornelius

Chief Information Officer

Jeff Maloney

President, WellMed Medical Management of Florida, Inc.

Robert Granger

President, Dallas and Ft. Worth

Richard Manning

President, Greater Texas Region and President, Enterprise Clinic Operations

Stephen Nowicki, MD, FAAFP, CHIE

Enterprise Medical Director, Contracted Networks & Development

Ramon Figueroa, MD

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Quality Risk Adjustment

Jimmie O. Keenan, MSN, RN, FACHE, FAAN (Major General – Retired, US Army)

President, Greater Texas Region and Sr. Vice President, Enterprise Clinic Operations

Nathan Newman, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Risk Adjustment and Quality

Bruce Begia, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Acquisitions and Physician Development

Jill Finnie

Chief Strategy Officer

WellMed Medical Group

Executive Leadership

George M. Rapier, III, MD

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Carlos Hernandez, MD

President, WellMed Medical Group

Richard Whittaker, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Enterprise Medical Directors

Robin Eickhoff, MD

Medical Director, DataRAP Education & Training

Ramon Figueroa, MD

Medical Director, Informatics and Data Quality

Laura Huete, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Clinical Quality & Patient Safety

Matthew McGlothin, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Education & Training

Stephen Nowicki, MD, FAAFP, CHIE

Enterprise Medical Director, Contracted Networks & Development

Shamsa Saleem, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Clinical Affordability

Regional Medical Directors

Christopher Arnold, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Central Texas Region

Cindy Johnston, MD

Sr. Medical Director, South Texas Region

Gerardo Ramos, MD

Sr. Medical Director, San Antonio Contracted Physician Network

Vernoy Walker, MD

Regional Medical Director, North/West Texas Region

Medical Directors

Elizabeth Chmelik, MD

Medical Director, Hospitalist Development

Randy Fuentes, MD

Medical Director, Corpus Christi

Elizabeth Glazier, MD

Medical Director, Palliative Care

Michael Almaleh, MD

Medical Director, Employed Specialty Clinics, San Antonio

Omar Gomez, MD

Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley (Hidalgo County)

Rutilo Martinez, MD

Medical Director, South San Antonio

Peter Nutson, MD

Medical Director, Austin

Harpreet Patheja, MD

Medical Director, Tampa

Derick Young, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Extended Hours Clinics

Rolando Posada, MD

Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley (Cameron County)

Wes Scott, MD

Medical Director, Dallas

Associate Medical Director

Aaron Anguiano, MD

San Antonio

Sandra Fernandez, MD

San Antonio

Gordy Hall, MD

San Antonio

Vishal Malpani, MD

South Austin

Richard Prezas, MD

San Antonio

Joseph Gonzalez, MD

Corpus Christi

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