PROVIDERS

J. EDWARD HERNANDEZ, MD, FACR

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL: Angelo State University 1991

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL: Texas Tech University School of Medicine 1996

 

RESIDENCY: Baylor College of Medicine 1999

 

FELLOWSHIP: Baylor College of Medicine 2002

 

Dr. Hernandez is a Board Certified Rheumatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor for Baylor College of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, and a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society.

Language(s) Spoken:

English; Spanish

RYAN A. VALICEK, MD

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL: Texas A&M University 2001

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL: Baylor College of Medicine 2005

 

RESIDENCY: Washington University 2008

 

FELLOWSHIP: The University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston 2010

 

Dr. Valicek is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. he is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.

ELENA WALLACE, PA-C
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UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL: Texas A&M University 2005

MASTERS PROGRAM: UTMB Galveston 2008

 

 

PA Wallace enjoys working with Dr. Hernandez and Dr. Valicek to provide quality Rheumatology Care in a team environment; both physicians work closely with PA Wallace to co-manage care and address patient needs.

She has worked in Rheumatology since, giving her over ten years of experience in this field. Her favorite parts about health care are developing relationships with our patients, being able to make a positive impact for people, and the teamwork within the office. In her free time, she is kept on her toes with her three young children and three dogs. She also enjoys reading and cheering for the Aggies!

HEATHER WOODIN, PA-C
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UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL: Texas A&M University

 

MASTERS PROGRAM: University of North Texas Health

 

Science Center 2011

 

Originally from south Texas, Heather Woodin PA-C has called Houston her permanent home for the past several years. Having had multiple years of experience in Rheumatology. PA Woodin's professional interests include patient education and advocacy, as well as advancing emerging treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis. 

Language(s) Spoken:

English; Spanish

KELLY ROHDE, PT, DPT

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL: Ferris State University 2014

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY SCHOOL: Grand Valley State University 2018

Kelly Rohde, PT, DPT is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy. She is a member of the Texas Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association. Kelly is actively pursing her certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy (MDT). She is originally from Michigan and in her free time she enjoys going to the dog park with her husband and two dogs, Poptart and Chips!