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Why choose WellMed? Take a moment to read our stories.

WellMed works with physicians, specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and staff who all share one important characteristic: genuinely caring about patients and their health.

Hear from some of our patients and health care team members as they share how they’ve received and delivered effective, quality care.

Bonita White

Patient of Dr. Karuna Vangala, WellMed at Cedar Hill, Dallas, Texas; Dr. Kory Jones, USMD Arlington South and Dr. Deepti Kallam, USMD Oncology

Bonita White went from a cancer diagnosis to cancer free in less than 30 days.

David Smith

LVN, WellMed San Antonio Senior Center

David Smith has never had an easy life. Declared legally blind at age 34, Smith works at the San Antonio Senior Center and is a co-captain of the San Antonio Jets.

Marie Kharifene

Community Volunteer Coordinator, WellMed Care Coordination, Houston

When Marie Kharifene reached the remote trailer home of a patient who had been out of contact, she found him on the floor in soiled clothing, nearly unconscious.

Jackie Guerrero

Medical Assistant, WellMed at Portland, Portland, Texas

What was supposed to be a routine follow-up phone call for Medical Assistant Jackie Guerrero turned into nearly an hour of providing comfort and care to a terrified person having a stroke.

Thresia “TJ” Allen and Juanita Herrera

Nurse Practitioner and Medical Assistant, WellMed at Elgin, Elgin, Texas

Nurse Practitioner Thresia “TJ” Allen knew something was wrong when conducting a home visit with a patient and his wife. Medical Assistant Juanita Herrera later confirmed Allen’s misgivings: carbon monoxide poisoning.

Raul Carmenate

Patient of Dr. Solangel Pollock, Optum - Red Road, Miami

Raul Carmenate credits Dr. Solangel Pollock’s expertise, combined with her compassionate nature, for his successful back pain and gastritis treatments.

Mary Johnson

Patient of Dr. Pedro Ruiz, WellMed at Southeast Lakeland, Tampa

Before she became a patient at WellMed, Mary Johnson was a frequent emergency room visitor. She discovered WellMed at Lakeland was the answer to her prayers.

William Honsberger

Patient of Supportive Care and Homecare Dimensions, San Antonio

“Dr. Glazier is the primary reason I’m in as good a condition as I am. Without her, I don’t think I’d still be around,” shared William Honsberger.

Juan De Anda

Patient of Dr. Riya Joseph, WellMed at South Buckner, Dallas

Dr. Joseph had become increasingly worried about Juan De Anda’s lab results, so she kept urging him to get a colonoscopy. He finally agreed.

Bernice Hurse

Patient of Dr. Riya Joseph, WellMed at South Buckner, Dallas

Many doctors want their patients to drop a few pounds, but when Bernice Hurse started to lose weight dramatically and mysteriously, her doctor became concerned.