Christine, recent graduate from UTHSCA is the newest addition to our family. She has made an immediate impact with excellent surgical skills and hardwork. She was raised in Herndon, Virginia and studied at William and Mary. She is married to fellow graduate and pediatrician Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst.
Dr. Jeni Vela was born in Weslaco, Texas and grew up in the small border town of Progreso, Texas. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2005. She then attended medical school and received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2009. In 2013, she completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She is an active member of the Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Her clinical interests include obstetrics, endometriosis, symptomatic fibroid uteri, PCOS and menopause. During her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading and outdoor activities.
Carla is a nationally certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her nursing career as a registered nurse in California in 1999. She went on to train as a labor and delivery nurse and completed five years as a L&D and circulation nurse. In discovering that she wanted to advance her training and education in Women's Health, she went on to complete her training as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in 2005. She has successfully completed her MSN degree and has been certified in colposcopy. She is dedicated to continuing to advance her knowledge and providing exceptional patient care. In her leisure time she enjoys cooking, dancing, painting and spending time with her husband and children. She has been part of the Alamo Women's Health family since 2010.
Dr. Jennifer M. Arzola was born in McAllen, TX and raised in Edinburg Texas. She attended the Univserity of Texas at Austin and obtained a BA in biology in 1996. After obtaining her BA in Austin, Dr. Arzola worked as a research assistant in Galveston for 2 years prior to entering medical school. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2003. Dr. Arzola then attended residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at University Hospital in San Antonio and completed her training in June 2007. She is an active member of Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Shawna Wall was born in San Angelo Texas and grew up in Mertzon, Texas. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Angelo State University in 1997. She worked in sports medicine for 2 years before starting medical school. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2003. She then completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency training in 2007 form University Hospital in San Antonio. She then spent the last few years as a postdoctoral fellow researching immunologic treatment of ovarian cancer at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She is an active member of the Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her interest is in preventative care. She is married with 2 children and enjoys travel, outdoor activities and cooking.
Dr. Rene Perez was born and raised in Harlingen, TX. He attended the University of Baylor in Waco, TX and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and minored in Biology & Environmental Studies in 1999. During his attendance at Baylor, Dr. Perez was a research assistant for four professors in three different departments. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2003. Dr. Perez then attended residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at University Hospital in San Antonio and completed his training in June 2007. He is an active member of Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Associations and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is full scope OBGYN doctor with specialization in minimally invasive surgical techniques and is a robotically trained surgeon.
Alamo Women's Health OBGYN started with a simple premise: Make available to every woman the health resources she needs to live a healthy, active, and long life. At the same time, educate each woman about the importance of preventative health measures. This same idea still drives us today, some 6 years later. The track record we've accumulated over the years speaks to our commitment to patients, their families, and the community at large. All of our facilities are clean and modern, with the latest technology at our disposal. Just as important, both our medical and office staffs are second to none. We think you'll notice the difference immediately when you step foot inside our doors. We'd love to see you today to map out a health and wellness plan that's tailored to your health history and needs.
The mission of Alamo Women's Health is to provide quality obstetrics and gynecological care to female patients. Alamo Women's Health will focus on each individual patietn. We want to provide an atmosphere of open communicaiton, coupled with sincere respect for our patients. Providing a proactive approach to good health and preventive health care is our priority. Our physicians are bilingual. We will see female patients from teen years through senior years. Privacy will be maintained according to HIPPA regulations. Our clinics will hold no prejudice to race, creed, religion, color, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We will participate in many regional, state and national insurance plans. We will see patients on a walk-in basis and by appointment
In general, our clinic will proivde care in obstetrics and gynecology including high risk OB, amangement of abnormal pap smears, evaluation of urinary incontinence and more.