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.
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
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
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.
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!