Your Specialists

Specialists for Health

When your medical needs require special attention, you can take comfort in knowing our specialty provider team has the knowledge and expertise to care for you.

Communication is key when it comes to your health. Your PCP helps coordinate and communicate your needs with other doctors and medical professionals including specialists, nursesand your entire medical team. This open line of communication ensures you get the right tests at the right time thus reducing unnecessary and duplicate tests, and decreasing the risks from complications and errors.

WellMed has a network of on-staff and contracted specialists. Use our provider search to find a doctor near you. Our on-staff physician network, called Specialists for Health, includes board certified physicians and nurse practitioners in the the following areas.

Cardiology

  • Assessment or diagnosis of heart and cardiovascular disease
  • Disease prevention and education
  • Recuperative processes following treatment
  • Coronary and peripheral arterial interventional procedures
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment using the newest equipment such as portable ultrasound machines to analyze heart muscle and valves, and holter monitors that use cell phone technology to detect arrhythmias and alert physicians.
  • Cardiology Disease Management: A comprehensive program designed to improve patient health, slow the progression of existing cardiac conditions and prevent new conditions from developing.

Greater San Antonio

Michael Almaleh, MD
Ryan N. Bourne, MD
Noah Greene, MD
Nandkishore R. Gurram, MD
Mary Jo Katherine Hull, MD
Mark Jacob, MD
Andrew MacKinnon, MD
Christopher Michael Thompson, MD
Andrew West, MD
Brenda Luna-Lopez, NP

  • Specialists for Health Medical Center
    4330 Medical Center Dr., Ste. 500
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Specialists for Health Central
    1715 McCullough Ave.
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • Specialists for Health Northeast
    8715 Village Dr., Ste. 400
    San Antonio, TX 78217

Dermatology

  • Examinations and treatment of common dermatologic ailments
  • Skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment
  • Surgical services for the removal of skin cancers, moles, and cysts

Greater San Antonio

Van Perry, MD

  • WellMed at Greenway Park
    2455 NE Loop 410, Ste. 100
    San Antonio, TX 78 217
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • WellMed at Pecan Valley
    4243 E. Southcross, Ste. 205
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    1st Monday of the month
  • WellMed at Embassy Oaks
    415 Embassy Oaks Dr., Ste. 200
    San Antonio, TX 78216
    2nd and 4th Friday of the month
  • Specialists for Health Medical Center
    4330 Medical Dr., Ste. 500
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month and odd Friday mornings

Hospitalists

  • Primary contact for patient, family and physician throughout the entire hospital stay
  • Availability for both daily care and emergencies during the hospitalization
  • Access to and coordination with other specialists at the hospital
  • Follows patients to Skilled Nursing Facility to continue monitoring care and recovery

Neurology

  • Assessment , diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

Areas of specialty include:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Migraine headaches
  • Dementia

Greater San Antonio

James Garrison, MD

  • Medical Center Specialty
    4330 Medical Center Dr., Ste. 500
    San Antonio, TX 78229

Palliative Care and Bridges in Complex Care

  • Palliative care is an extra layer of support for patients dealing with life-limiting illnesses.
  • For some patients, we can bring the medicine to you in the comfort of your home through our Bridges in Complex Care program,.
  • We help you determine your life goals and wishes.
  • We try to improve your quality of life by treating your pain and suffering.

Greater San Antonio

Elizabeth Glazier, MD
S. Liliana Oakes, MD
Rosa Vizcarra, MD
Linda May, MD
Amy Quintero, NP
Nicola Harchut, ACNS
Kimberly Garza, NPRosslyn Blake, NP

  • WellMed at Medical Center
    7622 Louis Pasteur, Suite 100, 2nd Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78229

Greater Austin

Leigh Fredholm, MD
Karen Wallen, NP
Holly Cross, NP
Karen McCarthy, NP

  • WellMed at Rosewood
    2222 Rosewood
    Austin, TX 78702

Greater Corpus Christi

Ronald Stephens, MD
Amy Turner, NP

  • WellMed at Santa Fe
    805 Morgan Ave.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Greater Rio Grande Valley

Sally Kelley, MD
Merlyn Palacios, NP

  • WellMed at North Brownsville
    5460 Paredes Line Rd., Ste. 209
    Brownsville, TX 78526
  • WellMed at Ware Road
    713 N. Ware Rd.
    McAllen, TX 78501

Greater El Paso

Monica Vasquez, NP
Tracey Martinez-Mendez, NP

  • WellMed at Murchison
    1810 Murchison, Ste. 300
    El Paso, TX 79902

Podiatry

  • Complex foot care (medical and surgical treatment available at most locations)
  • Nationally certified fitters of therapeutic shoes
  • Diabetic shoes
  • Custom orthoses and braces
  • Nail technicians are available for general toe care and foot exams every four months

Greater San Antonio

Carmina M. Fusco, DPM
Cory Wallace, DPM
Ashley Blackmon, DPM
Roberto Rodriguez, DPM

  • WellMed at Pecan Valley
    4243 E. Southcross, Ste 205
    San Antonio, TX 78222
  • Specialists for Health Crockett Park
    1715 McCullough Ave., 2nd Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78212
  • WellMed at NW410
    4438 Centerview Dr.
    San Antonio, TX 78228
  • WellMed at Ingram Park
    6218 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78238
  • Medical Center Specialty
    4330 Medical Dr., Ste. 500
    San Antonio, TX 78229

Greater Corpus Christi

Cynthia Hemesath, DPM
Candice Escalea, DPM

  • WellMed at Morgan
    2401 Morgan Ave.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Greater Rio Grande Valley

Serei Lee, DPM

  • WellMed at Ware Road
    713 N. Ware Rd.
    McAllen, TX 78501

Rheumatology

  • Evaluation and treatment of disorders that affect the joint, muscle, tendons, bones and connective tissue
  • Diagnosis and treatment of immune system problems leading to inflammation in a variety of organs
  • Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory disease of muscles and joints
  • Injections of joint, tendon and bursa

Greater San Antonio

  • Sailaja Manne.  MD
    North East Specialty
    8715 Village Drive, Suite 400
    San Antonio TX 78217
    Monday
  • Medical Center Specialty (Primary Location)
    4330 Medical Drive, Suite 500
    San Antonio TX 78229
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
  • WellMed at Pecan Valley
    4243 E. Southcross, Suite 205
    San Antonio TX 78222
    Thursday
  • Jessica Schaefer  DO
    Crockett Park Specialty
    1715 McCullough Avenue, 2nd Fl
    San Antonio TX 78212
    Monday; 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday
  • NE Specialty (Primary Location)
    8715 Village Drive, Suite 400
    San Antonio TX 78217
    Tuesday and Wednesday
  • WellMed at Courtyard Plaza
    169 IH-35 N., Suite 19
     New Braunfels TX 78130
    2nd and 4th Thursday

Chronic Wound Care

  • Traumatic wounds
  • Venous stasis disease
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Arterial wounds
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Wound VAC evaluation

Ostomy Care

  • Colostomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Urostomy

Greater San Antonio

Robert Babiak, RN, CWOCN

  • WellMed at Greenway Park
    2455 NE Loop 410, Ste. 100
    San Antonio, TX 78217
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Specialists for Health Medical Center
    4330 Medical Drive, Ste. 500
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    Tuesday and Friday
  • WellMed at Pecan Valley
    4243 E. Southcross, Ste. 205
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    Wednesday
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