Live Oak Health Partners welcomes 3 family medicine doctors and one obstetrician/gynecologist
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The Live Oak Health Partners Primary and Specialty Care Physicians group recently expanded to include a new obstetrician/gynecologist and three new family care providers.
“As our community thrives and expands, more families are looking for a doctor to care for their medical needs. We’ve selected doctors who specialize in the things that affect this region the most: women’s care, diabetic care, preventive care and geriatric issues,” said Tricia Marquart, Physician Practice Administrator for Live Oak Health Partners.
AMINATU AKANDE, MD
Dr. Akande is an obstetrician and a gynecologist with Live Oak Women’s Care. She is passionate about preventive care for her patients and educating them about nutrition, healthy lifestyle options and treatment decisions. She is skilled in obstetric management and gynecologic procedures including minimal invasive surgery.
She grew up in Nigeria and dreamed of becoming a chemical engineer. In high school, she worked in her school’s clinic and discovered her interest in women’s health care. She graduated from Howard University College of Medicine and she has co-authored several articles on women’s health issues.
JAMILLA STONE, MD
Dr. Jamilla Stone is board certified in family medicine and serves patients at the Live Oak Health Partners Walk-In Care and Occupational Health clinic. She is passionate about caring for underserved populations and advocating for patient rights. Her professional interests include global medicine/travel medicine, obesity medicine and integrative medicine. She has more than 16 years in the medical field—combining clinical, research, device and pharmaceutical experience. Dr. Stone speaks conversational Spanish.
Dr. Stone grew up in Lockhart before starting her education at Rice University. Prior to her work with Live Oak Health Partners, she was a primary care physician and a hospitalist in Luling. Dr. Stone enjoys international travel/trekking, rock collecting, reading, playing soccer and cooking.
ROBERT REID, MD
Dr. Reid is board certified in family medicine at the Live Oak Health Partners office in San Marcos. His special areas of interest include obesity management and population health.
Dr. Reid is from Arlington. He earned his medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center. Before coming to Live Oak Health Partners, Dr. Reid was chief resident at Houston Methodist Hospital. He also served as a microbiologist with the Texas Department of State Health Services. He has experience as a chemist, a software engineer, a college professor and as a forklift driver. He is fluent in Spanish. He has a daughter who, fortunately, is just as passionate about Legos, as he is.
FRANCISCO GARZA SALINAS, MD
Dr. Francisco Garza Salinas is a family medicine physician at Live Oak Health Partners in San Marcos. He treats patients of all ages and has special interests in preventive care, diabetes and geriatric medicine.
Dr. Garza Salinas was born in Monterrey, Mexico, and grew up in rural South Texas as a migrant worker. He was the first of his family to graduate from college when he completed his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to his medical training, he obtained experience in various fields, including cardiac rehabilitation and physical therapy. Dr. Garza Salinas is fluent in Spanish.
He and his wife enjoy traveling and spending quality time with family and their two dogs. They also make time to bike and run.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Akande, call 512.396.3545. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Reid or Dr. Garza Salinas, call 512.396.3911 for Live Oak Health Partners Primary Care at 1320 Wonder World Drive, Suite 101. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Stone, call 512.353.6425 for Live Oak Walk-In Care and Occupational Health.
About Live Oak Health Partners
Live Oak Health Partners (LOHP) was formed January 1, 2012 by joining two existing medical practices in San Marcos: Central Texas Medical Associates and Specialty Physicians of Central Texas. It is the first locally operated multi-specialty group in Hays County. 24 Primary Care Doctors, Specialty Doctors and Nurse Practitioners provide high-quality coordinated medical care to the citizens of Hays County and the surrounding communities. LOHP specialty care services include allergies/ENT, general surgery, orthopaedics, pulmonology, critical care, weight loss surgery, obstetrics and gynecology. Several Live Oak surgeons perform procedures using the physician-guided da Vinci robotic system.
The Live Oak Community Clinic operates the clinical services at the Hays County Personal Health Department, providing family care, well-child exams, prenatal care and immunizations to Hays County residents in need. The Live Oak Walk-In Care clinic offers extended evening and weekend for efficient affordable acute care and occupational medicine services.
LOHP also has locations in San Marcos, Kyle, Wimberley and Lockhart. For more information, visit our website www.liveoakhealthpartners.com or visit the group’s Facebook page. To schedule an appointment, call 512-396-3911 for Primary Care or 512-353-6400 for Specialty Care.