Primary Care Team
Deborah realized that patients need more than the right prescription. They need the right doctor and the right motivation. Simply, a consultation with Deborah is a masterclass in motivation for the body, mind and spirit.
“I see the whole person not just a medical profile. I treat the whole person not just a medical symptom. Let me help you live longer, happier, and healthier.”
Dr. Melendez is a board-certified family medicine physician. She began her medical career attaining honors in Biology at Wellesley College, before earning her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
She completed her internship at the Conroe Medical Education Foundation program and finished her residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston in 2007. Over the past 14 years, Dr. Melendez has worked in private group practices, solo practice, and large federally-funded health centers. She is skilled at managing complex patients with acute and chronic problems.
“I am profoundly committed to the health and happiness of my patients.”
Dr. Yan is a board-certified family medicine physician. She attended St. Louis University School of Medicine in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. After medical school, she joined her husband in San Antonio, where he was stationed as an active-duty Air Force officer. Sida completed her family medicine residency at UT
Health San Antonio and continues to enjoy practicing evidence-based medicine specifically tailored to each of her patient’s needs.
Specialty Care Team
She is a one-person hype team, celebrating every tiny step forward that each patient takes with her. Best of all, having fought battles of her own, Bethany is easy to talk to. She has only one firm rule about her relationship with a patient: it’s a judgment-free zone.
Bethany completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics at Stephen F. Austin State University. As a registered dietitian, Bethany has worked in diverse settings, including sub-acute care for diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular, and other chronic health conditions. She has worked for hospice, and Meals on Wheels, and has experience with peritoneal and hemodialysis.
“I truly care about you. Helping you achieve mental health is my calling and I will serve you at your pace. I will walk alongside you patiently and compassionately.”
Beyond his clinical practice, Dr. Smiley holds the position of Chief of Staff Advisor at over 25 VetCor clinics throughout the Midwest where he provides professional leadership. He is also a founding member of the Veterinary Virtual Care Association and has been influential in promoting telemedicine and technological advancements in veterinary medicine. He even designed a virtual care course for the University of Illinois iLearning Center.
Dr. Smiley had the honor of being the President of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association. During his tenure, Dr. Smiley played a crucial role in helping the profession navigate the COVID-19 emergency and helped ensure animal owners maintained access to veterinary care through collaboration with government officials.
He is a highly sought-after national speaker within the veterinary field and also serves on the Board of the Veterinary Nursing Program at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Valentine's area of specialization is adult cardiology. She has received professional recognition including Texas Super Doctors and is the author of Why most woman die - How woman can fight their #1 Killer: Heart Disease.
Expert Second Opinions
In 2009, he was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year. Orthopedics This Week has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee and shoulder specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers, and Dr. Cole’s awards range from the “Best Doctors in America” since 2004 and “Top Doctor” in Chicagoland since 2003.
She spent 18 years as a radiation oncologist, researcher, and academic leader in the UCSF HDFCCC system before becoming Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital in 2015.
Dr. H is renowned for the treatment of cancers of the central nervous system and brain tumors.