Dr. Patricia Rodriguez

Patricia A. Rodriguez, MD, FAAP

Chief Medical Officer

LOCATION: Northside

Dr. Patricia Rodriguez is a board-certified pediatrician and active member in the American Academy of Pediatrics who graduated medical school from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she also completed both her internship and residency.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Texas A&M University and is a proud Aggie.  Before joining NTACHC, Dr. Rodriguez served as Vice President and Chief Health Equity & Inclusion Officer for Children’s Health in Dallas, where she spearheaded system-wide strategies and initiatives in pediatric health equity and inclusive care delivery practices.  Prior to relocating to Dallas, she served as the Director of Pediatrics for a Houston-area federally qualified health center for nearly seven years and brings extensive experience and expertise in community health and clinic operations.

She is a passionate healthcare advocate for vulnerable and underserved patient populations and believes the most important factors in a physician/patient relationship are respect and trust.

She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two sons fishing and camping and also enjoys baking, watching movies and painting.

As a mother, I know that every child is a precious gift and a blessing.  As your child’s pediatrician, I promise to treat and care for your child the way I would expect my own children to be treated.  Together we will make a great team so that your child can be healthy and thrive.

Diana Bonilla

Diana Bonilla

Behavioral Health Case Manager

LOCATION: Northside

Diana Bonilla has more than 11 years of case management experience working in medical and nonprofit organizations. This background has allowed her to be knowledgeable on community resources and social programs. She most enjoys getting to know patients and connecting them to resources that positively impact their well-being. She received her undergraduate degree in Health Promotion from the University of North Texas and a graduate degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.

In her free time, Diana enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, riding ATVs and taking care of her farm animals.

I am honored to be part of a team that helps patients make the best decisions for their health.

Dora Bradford, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Women's Health

LOCATION: Northside

Dora Bradford is a seasoned Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner with more than 27 years of experience in a fast-paced community health clinic. She specializes in working with women and has vast experience in all areas of gynecology. Her excellent communication skills with patients combined with her medical knowledge make her an asset for NTACHC.

Speaking of NTACHC, she worked here previously for seven years, and she’s back with her excellent leadership, organizational and clinical skills. Dora has a proven track record of achieving exceptional results with patient care services in various roles throughout North Texas. She received both a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington.

I believe we are spiritual, emotional, and physical beings, and all of these aspects of our being should be in harmony. I strive to create that in my life and share these concepts with my patients.

Monica Falcon Physician Assistant

Monica Falcon, PA-C

Family Medicine

LOCATION: Northside

Monica Falcon received her undergraduate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science Programs at Texas Tech Health Science Center and worked as a Clinical Lab Scientist for eight years. She then returned to school and received her master’s in Physician Assistant studies at UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Her favorite part of practicing medicine is being able to communicate with patients in their native language.

When not at work, Monica volunteers as a Youth Core Member at her church every week helping teenagers learn about their faith. She also enjoys spending time with her family and watching her girls different school activities.

When a patient decides to visit me, they can expect my full attention and the certainty that together we can help find a solution to make them feel better.

Virginia Flores

Virginia Flores MSN, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

LOCATION: Northside

Virginia Flores is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has seven years of registered nurse experience in nursing management, process improvement and multiple acute care departments. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of California – Riverside Campus, a Master of Science in Nursing Health Systems Leadership/Administrative Nurse Leadership from Western University of Health Sciences, and a Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Texas Woman’s University. In her free time, Flores enjoys spending time with her children and her cat, traveling, hiking, listening to live music and catching up on TV series.

Advocating for those in underserved areas and empowering patients with knowledge about their illnesses are a few of my favorite things about caring for patients.

Craig Forbes

Craig Forbes, M.D., FACOG

Obstetrics / Gynecology

Dr. Craig Forbes is board certificated provider in obstetrics and gynecology with more than 30 years of experience. He received both his undergraduate and medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

For the last five years, he served as Director of Women’s Services at Win Medical in Cincinnati, Ohio, a Federally Qualified Health Center. During this time, he also provided OB/GYN coverage at Highland District Memorial Hospital and Henry County Hospital. He has vast experience in OB/GYN care, surgeries, births and more.

Dr. Forbes is a new member of the community as he and his wife, Hope, have recently relocated for work. In his spare time, he and his two sons enjoy playing golf.

My family and I are excited to live in this growing vibrant community, and this will be a great new experience. I look forward to practicing OB/GYN and serving our patients.

Kristina Jacobsen, PharmD


LOCATION: Northside

Kristina Jacobsen is a two-time graduate of the University of Arizona, earning her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences in 2010 and her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2014.  A native Arizonan, she moved to Texas and worked as a Community Pharmacist within the JPS Health Network before opening the Pharmacy at the Northside Community Health Center as a partnership between Maxor National Pharmacy Services and NTACHC.

Her practice of pharmacy is dedicated to underserved communities and focusing on providing high-quality, accessible healthcare to all patients regardless of income level.  She thinks it is important to identify barriers that prevent patients from receiving optimal medication therapy and find ways to remove those barriers.

In her free time, Kristina enjoys traveling with her husband, reading, hiking, biking, and playing board games with her friends.

We want patients to feel connected to their medication therapy and comfortable communicating with us about any medication problems they may have.

Ana Maldonado

Ana Maldonado

Behavioral Health Case Manager

LOCATION: Northside

Ana Maldonado received a bachelor’s of social work from The University of Texas at Arlington because it allowed her opportunities to help people. She has worked as an HIV counselor, Medicaid specialist and eligibility specialist—all of which have contributed to her expertise as a case manager. She is passionate about helping her patients access the services and the care they need to have transformed lives. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and finds it rewarding to provide ongoing support to help them.

My passion is to work with the patients to help them access needed services and on their way to a renewed and transformed life.

Martin Ruiz, M.D.

Martin Ruiz, M.D.

Internal Medicine

LOCATION: Northside

Dr. Martin Ruiz is an Internal Medicine physician with more than 20 years of experience in Adult Medicine and Diabetes Management. His interest and passion for Diabetology (the management and treatment of Diabetes) started during his initial years in medical school. During his school breaks, he volunteered in yearly Diabetic Youth Camps to help children and teenagers with education and self-management of their Type 1 diabetes. At the same time, he actively participated in providing diabetes education to the Spanish speaking patients in underserved areas of Northern Virginia. After graduating from medical school and during his Internal Medicine training, Dr. Ruiz trained and worked under the guidance and mentorship of expert endocrinologists who expanded his knowledge of this complex disease.

He graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School in Guadalajara, Jalisco-Mexico. His performed his internship training at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He completed his Internal Medicine training at Damas Hospital/Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Providing compassionate and excellent medical care as well as advocating for all my patients and empowering them with medical education about their illnesses has been my lifelong philosophy. I am very thrilled to be here at NTACHC to care for our patients.

Mary Kate Walters, OD, FAAO


LOCATION: Northside

Dr. Mary Kate Walters earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Development from Texas A&M University and then received her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. While in school, Dr. Walters served in multiple leadership roles and was recognized as Outstanding Student of the Year. Following graduation, she completed an Ocular Disease residency at the Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth. Advocating for and helping patients of all ages achieve their visual needs is one of her favorite parts of practicing optometry.

Dr. Walters is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She currently holds a faculty position at the University of Houston College of Optometry, is a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, Tarrant County Optometric Society, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She currently serves as the co-leader for Health Professionals and Outcomes Workgroup on the Texas Diabetes Council. Her clinical interests include diabetic eye care, vitreoretinal disease, neuro-ophthalmic conditions, glaucoma, cataracts, keratoconus, and specialty contact lenses.

In her spare time, Dr. Walters enjoys traveling, listening to live music, being at the lake, and spending time with her husband, family, friends, and puppy.

Dr. Mary Kate Walters, Northside Eye Care Center Clinic Director, and Professor of Practice, University of Houston College of Optometry, says, “This unique center allows each patient to receive a majority of their vital healthcare in a single facility and can help increase access to care and reduce transportation barriers while also promoting continuity, consolidation, and comprehensive health care.”

Madhavi Gavirneni MD

Madhavi Gavirneni, MD


LOCATION: Southeast

Dr. Madhavi Gavirneni is a board-certified pediatrician who graduated medical school from Rangaraya Medical College in South India. She pursued her residency training at East Tennessee State University and worked as an outpatient pediatrician in Johnson City before moving to Dallas. She worked in urgent care briefly but transitioned to outpatient care to give her the opportunity to treat patients on an ongoing basis. She is a member of the American Association of Pediatrics.

Her passion is caring for kids and developing a trust with the family to become a part of their lives so she can further help them with their physical, mental and emotional wellness.

She enjoys traveling with her family, cooking, listening to music, cycling, and exploring new places.

My passion is caring for kids and developing a trust with the family to become a part of their lives so I can further help them with their physical, mental and emotional wellness.

Claudia Guillen

Claudia Guillen

Family Nurse Practitioner

LOCATION: Southeast

Claudia Guillen serves as a Family Nurse Practitioner at NTACHC’s Southeast location helping patients achieve their healthcare goals. Fluent in Spanish, she has more than 18 years of experience working in healthcare environments including Texas Health Care Nephrology, Texas Health Resources as a charge nurse/staff nurse in neurological ICU, and an organ donation organization. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a minor in Spanish at Texas Christian University and a Master’s of Science in Nursing, FNP, at Walden University. She is a certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners—a group where she is also a member. She is a member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners Association and the Fort Worth Regional Nurse Practitioners Association.

Her passion is caring for kids and developing a trust with the family to become a part of their lives so she can further help them with their physical, mental and emotional wellness.

She enjoys traveling with her family, cooking, listening to music, cycling, and exploring new places.

Being able to speak Spanish has helped patients become comfortable with me as a treat them.

Thomas J. Rubeo, Jr., MD


LOCATION: Southeast

Dr. Thomas J. Rubeo, Jr. is board certified specialist in obstetrics and gynecology with more than 30 years of experience. He graduated from Fordham University and received his M.D. degree from The Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in OB/GYN at Columbia University Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital. He was in private practice in Bronxville associated with New York Presbyterian Hospital/Lawrence Hospital for 37 years. He also served as the director of OB/GYN at Lawrence Hospital for two years. After moving to Texas, he was a physician for Allara Health, a telehealth provider specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

My 30 years of working in the field of OB/GYN has given me an exceptional appreciation for the joy of childbirth and insight into the reproductive and menopausal concerns of women.

Sheniqwa Scott, MS, WHNP-BC

Sheniqwa Scott, MS, WHNP-BC

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

LOCATION: Arlington

Sheniqwa Scott is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She has 13 years of registered nurse experience in multiple areas such as Med/Surg, Pre-Op/Post-Op/ PACU, NICU and Nursery/Mother Baby. She received her Associate’s degree in Nursing from Kilgore College in Kilgore, her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington and her Masters in Science completing the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program from Texas Woman’s University–Dallas Campus.

In her free time, Sheniqwa enjoys spending time with friends and family and creating new and exciting memories with her children. Her hobbies include going to concerts and plays, relaxing and listening to music, arts and crafts and traveling.

I believe in meeting others where they are. I want to make the women who come to me feel safe and comfortable about coming to the center.

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