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WellMed Medical Group

About Us

WellMed Medical Group

Leaders in quality patient care

A complete bio may be available for each member of the WellMed Medical Group Executive Leadership team is available upon request. Click here to submit a request.

Executive Leadership

  • George M. Rapier, III, MD

    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
  • Susan Lee, MD
    Chief of Central Clinical Programs
  • Elizabeth Glazier, MD
    Chief of Palliative Care, WellMed

Regional Medical Directors

  • Christopher Arnold, MD
    Sr. Medical Director, Central Texas Region
  • Tia Hooper, MD
    Regional Medical Director, Florida
  • 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
  • Michael Almaleh, MD
    Chief of Cardiology and Specialty Care, Greater Texas Region
  • Elizabeth Chmelik, MD
    Regional Medical Director – Medical Management

Medical Director

  • Randy Fuentes, MD
    Market Medical Director, Corpus Christi
  • Omar Gomez, MD
    Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley
    (Hidalgo County)
  • Rutilo Martinez, MD
    Market Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley
  • Peter Nutson, MD
    Market Medical Director, Austin
  • Harpreet Patheja, MD
    Market 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
  • Fernando Martinez, MD
    San Antonio
  • Vishal Malpani, MD
    South Austin
  • Richard Prezas, MD
    San Antonio
  • Rene Rodriguez, MD
    Corpus Christi
On-Call Providers

On-Call Providers

Medical provider on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Here when you need us.

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Important Screenings and Vaccines

Important Screenings and Vaccines

The key to staying healthy is to take preventive action.

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Identify High-Risk Medications

Identify High-Risk Medications

Stay safe. Some medications are considered 'high risk'.

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Eye Exams and Glaucoma Screenings

Eye Exams and Glaucoma Screenings

These exams help stop eye problems from developing or worsening.

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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Mammograms are recommended every two years for women 40-69. Simple screenings are available.

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Colon Cancer Screening

Colon Cancer Screening

Colonoscopy is the most accurate screening for colon cancer.

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Depression Screening

Depression Screening

Depression often goes undiagnosed and may worsen chronic diseases. WellMed can help.

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Prevent Pneumonia

Prevent Pneumonia

You should get a pneumonia vaccine at age 65. Ask about the vaccine or booster.

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Flu Season is Here

Flu Season is Here

Getting the flu vaccine you have a great chance of not getting or spreading the flu.

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When is it an emergency?

When is it an emergency?

How to decide if you should see your doctor, urgent care or the emergency room.

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Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage

See a list of accepted Medicare Advantage Health Plans in your area

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Let's be Well Together

Let's be Well Together

Senior-focused care in Orlando, Tampa and Treasure Coast.

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Coordinated Healthcare Makes a Difference

Coordinated Healthcare Makes a Difference

Doctors, specialists and medical staff work together coordinating the best plan of care for you.

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Need help finding  a doctor?

Need help finding a doctor?

More than 4,000 board-certified physicians and specialists are available in our network. There’s one near you.

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Event Calendar

Event Calendar

Great things are happening in our WellMed communities. See what’s new near you.

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Become a WellMed patient today

Become a WellMed patient today

Join more than 125,000 seniors who trust WellMed as their medical home.

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Prepare for your next visit.

Prepare for your next visit.

Easy things you can do to prepare for your next physician visit.

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Join WellMed on Facebook

Join WellMed on Facebook

Become part of our thriving online community.

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Make a Difference

Make a Difference

Whether giving or receiving help, the WellMed Charitable Foundation is your care connection.

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Your WellMed Community Center

Your WellMed Community Center

Special WellMed community centers where older adults can laugh, learn, and stay healthy.

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America's Medical Home Guide

America's Medical Home Guide

Request a free copy of the Medical Home Guide and more information about WellMed network doctors in my area.

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New Patient Forms

New Patient Forms

Forms you can print and complete at home, then bring to your next doctor’s appointment.

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Grow with WellMed

Grow with WellMed

Strengthen your medical practice future with a physician centric, primary care driven organization.

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Better Healthcare for Seniors

Better Healthcare for Seniors

Local doctors working together as a team to help seniors live healthier lives.

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WellMed Provider Portal

WellMed Provider Portal

Discover the benefits of online account management.

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Caring for Patients and Caregivers

Caring for Patients and Caregivers

Caregiver Resource Centers located in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and the Rio Grande Valley.

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Caregivers connecting to Caregivers

Caregivers connecting to Caregivers

Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, confidential program connecting caregivers with trusted professionals.

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