Dr. David Krusleski, a graduate from University of Texas Medical School at Houston, completed his residency at Southwest Memorial Hospital, and his Fellow at University of Texas Medical School. He has been in practice since 1994, and is board certified.
Aida Alvarez is a Family Nurse Practitioner graduated in 2015. She joined SBCHC on March, 2017. Aida believes in listening to the patients, providing individualized care, and empowering patients with appropriate information to make informed decisions regarding their care. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and being with family.
Flor Vasquez Rivera is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner who graduated from the UT Health Science Center in Houston in 2014. She sees patients of all ages and has a special interest in preventive medicine and health maintenance. Among the many conditions she treats, Flor sees patients for acute illnesses; such as, cough, cold, flu; acute injuries; wart or skin tags; chronic disease management; and wellness exams including well woman exams. Flor became a nurse practitioner because she wanted a fulfilling career in direct patient care in collaboration with the medical team. Flor enjoys the continuity of care that family medicine provides. She believes it is important to help patients achieve their wellness goals and pursue happiness. Away from the clinic, Flor likes to spend quality time with friends and family, traveling, and reading.
Laura Otillar has been as a Physician Assistant for Spring Branch Community Health Center since 2006 and has practiced as a PA since 2001 in the fields of Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Family Medicine and Pediatrics. Laura's main areas of expertise are Family Medicine and Pediatrics with a focus on treatment and prevention of disease. She is both English and Spanish speaking, and has extensive experience treating diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol as well as mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. In pediatrics, Laura has broad experience with common colds, allergies, dermatology and other pediatric related issues. Laura is committed to the health and well-being of the communities she serves through medical treatment and educating her patients to build a healthy future for themselves and their families. Laura took her Master of Science Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Erika is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and joined the SBCHC family in November 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, class of 1999. She has an extensive background as a Registered Nurse in Critical Care and Trauma Services and obtained her Critical Care certification during that time. Erika has experience in leadership and management in her past role as an Administrative Director/House Supervisor and has also worked in the Legal Nurse Consultant field. She obtained her Master of Science degree from Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing. She cares for adolescents and adults and enjoys chronic disease management and caring for patients with intellectual disabilities. She pursued a career as a Family Nurse Practitioner because she saw a need at the community level to impact the health of her patients in the intensive care units for preventable illnesses. Her passion is to help decrease health disparities across the life span and improve the overall health of vulnerable populations. When not working she enjoys traveling and cooking for her family and friends.
Ken Isaacs is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who began his career in 1995 as a License Vocational Nurse. Mr. Isaacs completed his nursing undergraduate studies at the University of Texas and graduate studies at Walden University in 2017. Ken treats patients of all ages and is passionate about health promotion and disease prevention. He currently resides in the Houston area with his wife Toni and their two children. When not caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his family and restoring classic American automobiles, genealogy and studying history.
Luchia Langley is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner working in both family and pediatric medicine at the Cy-Fair location. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Texas Women's University in 2007 and Masters of Science in Nursing from Prairie View A&M University in 2014. Ms. Langley is fluent in Spanish and English and has a nursing background in labor and delivery, outpatient surgery, and school nursing. Ms. Langley is a resident of the Katy/Cypress area and is very excited to be a part of the unique school health aspect of SBCHC’s Cy Fair clinic.
Meghan Thomeer joined Spring Branch Community Health Center in 2014, specifically at the Pitner clinic. Meghan chose a specialty in Pediatrics because she can work with the entire family and serve as a counselor to her patients while caring for their medical needs. Meghan shares a great love and passion for her pediatric patients, "kids are a lot more fun”. Her personal philosophy as a medical professional and person is to do what she can to help other people. Meghan's passion for helping others allows her to put herself in other people's situations to get a better understanding of who they are, what they're going through and how she can help.
Dr. Alharbi joined SBCHC in August 2017. She is a Board certified pediatrician who did her Pediatrics residency training at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia state. Dr. Alharbi became a pediatrician because she enjoyed being around children. They are little angels. Her mission: to provide quality care for my patients.
Farah Buck is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in the care of the Family, with a focus on Pediatric and Adolescent health. Farah has Bachelors degrees from the University of Arkansas and the University of Georgia, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Purdue University Global of Indiana, while completing her clinical training in the Houston area.
Farah is passionate about community public health, and believes in providing family-centered, coordinated, culturally competent care, which promotes all aspects of health. She has a special interest in Pediatric and Adolescent wellness, nutrition, parenting, public school academics and health, and developmental and behavioral health.
In her free time Farah enjoys spending time with her husband Stuart and her children, as well as volunteering with Texas Nurses Association and Nurse Practitioner organizations, singing and playing the piano.
Cybil Fregia is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of nursing experience working with babies to adolescents. Cybil received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Lamar University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Cybil began her nursing career working as an RN charge nurse in the Newborn Nursery and Neonatal ICU. She chose to go into primary care as a Pediatric NP to have the privilege of watching her patients grow from infancy into young adulthood. She loves working with children. She believes the most rewarding and enjoyable parts of her job are interacting with the children and their families while providing quality care, constantly educating, and providing continual guidance in obtaining and maintaining healthy way of life.
Dr. Enrique "Henry" Gonzales is a board-certified pediatrician and a lifelong Texan. He was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, went to college at UT Brownsville (now UTRGV), and received both his MD degree and general pediatrics residency training at UTHSC in San Antonio. He then practiced for two years in the Austin area before joining SBCHC.
He is passionate about preventative health for children and spending time providing education to his patients and their parents. His goal is for each family to leave the clinic knowing more about the patient's health than when they came in.
In his free time, he enjoys reading, drawing, and even playing video games. While he's rarely quiet for very long if you want to get him talking, bring up Star Wars or Batman!
Dr. Andrea Jimenez graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She joined SBCHC in July 2020. She became a Pediatrician because she loves working with children and their families to help them grow into healthy adults. She has a passion for preventative care and is looking forward to developing long-term relationships with her patients. In her free time she enjoys playing with her dogs Poundcake and Zoey and spending time with family.
Dr. Josue Maldonado Custodio is a Board-Certified General Pediatrician who believes in working with patients and caregivers as a team to keep children healthy. He believes in the power of patient/family education to help them take control of their health. He completed his medical training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and graduated from his specialty training in Pediatrics at Hospital Episcopal San Lucas Pediatric Residency, both in Puerto Rico. He has experience managing chronic conditions like Diabetes and Thyroid disease. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. His hobbies are: playing with his cats, chess, video games, movies, reading fantasy/fiction books.
Candice Roman-Boyd is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years of Pediatric experience. She enjoys caring for all children. She has a special interest in Breast feeding, infant care, asthma and school based health. Her hobbies include cooking and spending time with friends & family.
Dr. Hobson joined SBCHC in 2017. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He completed his residency serving as Chief Resident in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine. He has served his patients in private practice in the Houston metropolitan area and has worked with Federally Qualified Health Centers in Dallas and Richmond Texas. Aside from medicine he is master gardener.
Moncenya Chatman, MD Women's Health
Van Nguyen-Rubio, WHNP Women's Health
Van Nguyen-Rubio, APRN WHNP-BC, is a passionate and committed Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 1999 from Prairie View A&M University - Houston and her Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) in 2004 from The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston. She has spent twenty years of her career dedicating her gifts and talents to the underserved population. For the last twelve years, she has been working with the high-risk Obstetrics population. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering with church, and dog rescue missions.
Cheryal Tritschler joined SBCHC in November of 2019. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences center in Lubbock. She has an extensive background in perinatal nursing prior to becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife in 2014. Complete OB/GYN clinical care for women throughout the lifespan is offered in a manner that will benefit all patients through mind, body, and education. Outside of the clinical setting, Cheryal enjoys spending time with family, time on the golf course, and travel.
Bernadette Bonaparte, MD Internal Medicine
Dr. Bernadette Bonaparte is an Internal medicine physician in the Spring Branch Community Health Center. She is a Diplomate of The American Board of Internal medicine and a member of American College of Physicians.She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore, Maryland in 1999.She has served patients in FQHC in South Carolina, and private practice in Sugar Land, and Richmond Texas.She is dedicated to her patients and their families.
Sasha Robeye, MD Internal Medicine
Sasha Robeye, MD is an Internal Medicine Physician at Spring Branch Community Health Center. Her practice involves providing quality and compassionate primary care to patients of all socioeconomic backgrounds. She earned her bachelor's degree at LSU in Baton Rouge, LA in 2009 and her M.D. from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA in 2014. She went on to complete residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in 2017. Dr. Robeye is a member of the American College of Physicians. She believes in serving society's most vulnerable and has a special commitment to her work, her faith, and very lovely family.
Emiliano Herrera, III joined SBCHC in October 2017. He is a bilingual, Spanish and English, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor (LCSW-S) and therapist. Emiliano graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Spanish and Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Emiliano later received his Master's degree from the University Of Houston Graduate College Of Social Work. He has wide ranging counseling experience from his work with children to adults and couples to families. Emiliano is committed to a healthier community through improved mental wellness services and resources. He loves to read, running, and spending time in the great outdoors. Emiliano is a committed husband and father, he volunteers much of his free time to Boy Scouts of America.
Luis F Martinez is a bilingual therapist who has been working in the Houston area for more than 10 years in different settings. He received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Houston Downtown, where he graduated with honors and a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston Clear Lake. He uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to help adults, couples and children learn to be more psychologically flexible. His favorite question to ask is, "Would you rather be Happy or be Right?” On his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies and playing soccer.
Rosa Acosta is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who provides behavioral therapy to individuals, families and the community. She sees herself as having a mission to provide the very best evidence-based skills in therapy with the goal of giving the opportunity to reach higher level functioning by strengthening mental wellness in a non-judgmental setting. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology and a Master of Social Work from the University of Houston. She is a seasoned therapist with work history in different settings, working with diverse populations in various life stages. Her experience includes working in the following settings: hospital, crisis hotline, emergency shelter, educational outpatient, rehabilitation, school, mental health, and immigration.
Jared Parkinson, DDS, Dental Director Dental
Dr. Parkinson joined SBCHC as a dental director in December of 2019, but has also previously practiced here from 2012-2013 and is excited to be back! He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's in chemistry and 2010, he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Dr. Parkinson enjoys working with families and providing excellent dental care in a welcoming environment. He is passionate about learning Spanish and has been on dental service trips to Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic. He hopes to go to Guatemala City next. In his free time, he enjoys wrestling and playing board games with his six kids.
Kimchi V. Nguyen, DDS Dental
Dr. Nguyen joined SBCHC as Dental Director in July 2019. She practices general dentistry with a focus on providing comprehensive dental care, emphasizing preventative dentistry in the pediatric and adult population. Dr. Nguyen received her Bachelors of Science from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston and has been practicing dentistry since 2012. She enjoys volunteering, cooking, and traveling in her free time.
Karen Aguilera, RDH Dental
Karen Aguilera is a Registered Dental Hygienist at the Cy-Fair clinic. She is dedicated to higher education and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science Center -School of Dentistry in 2011. Karen takes continuing education courses every year to keep abreast of the most recent scientific information to benefit her patients. Karen is passionate about delivering personalized care and educating her patients on keeping healthy, beautiful smiles! She is also fully bilingual in English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Rachel Tran, RDH Dental
Rachel joined SBCHC in November 2019. She graduated from the University of Houston-Main Campus in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science, and then continued her education at the University of Texas Health Science Center- School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained a Bachelor in Dental Hygiene in 2013. As her patient, you can expect high quality and comfortable experience under her care. Besides dentistry, Rachel enjoys binge-watching Dick Wolf’s TV series with her husband, trying out new restaurants, and traveling. Most importantly, she enjoys spending time and caring for her three precious children: Grant, Preston and Grace.
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