About Hendrick Provider Network

Abilene, Texas

Hendrick Provider Network (HPN) is a multi-specialty medical group established in 1999 as part of the Hendrick Health System (HHS). Today HPN employs 50 physicians in 18 specialties. The organization looks forward to building on its success of improving health care delivery and the patient experience.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver high quality healthcare emphasizing excellence and compassion consistent with the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Principles of Purpose

The HPN team is comprised of physicians, clinicians, support staff, managers and administration. Together we support the vision and mission of HHS and its core values of integrity, teamwork, quality and compassion.

The care of our patients always comes first, and we recognize the importance of delivering care that is patient centered and derived from evidence-based medicine.

We believe in collaborating with our colleagues and strive for clinical excellence to promote efforts to improve patient care.

We recognize the importance of actively listening, sharing ideas and openly communicating, and we agree to abide by the decisions of HPN Leadership. Relationships, goodwill and mutual respect are our guiding principles.

We demonstrate commitment to these HPN principles through:


  • Abiding by the requirements of a 501 (c) (162.001) to have a Board of Directors comprised of HPN physicians
  • Ensuring that the HPN Board of Directors has authority to make credentialing, quality assurance, utilization review, and peer review policies
  • Leading by example by adhering to the administrative policies and procedures of HPN and Hendrick Medical Center
  • Utilizing committees to act on behalf of the Board
  • Protecting the financial integrity of the organization
  • Addressing and debating issues in a professional manner
  • Supporting the decisions of the Board of Directors and other leadership

Administration will work with HPN leadership to:

  • Develop a strategic plan to accommodate HPN growth
  • Provide the resources and tools to facilitate a high quality, successful practice and excellent patient care (e.g. IT, marketing, and new programs, services and technology)
  • Create an environment of transparency with a goal of an effective and efficient medical practice
  • Encourage the participation of physicians in the process of recruiting new physicians

Patient Care

  • Creating a culture that promotes compassionate, high quality patient care, excellent service and accessibility
  • Ensuring continuous quality improvement
  • Maintaining a pleasant, positive and caring attitude to our patients and the healthcare team
  • Completing medical records thoroughly, promptly and accurately


  • Working collegially with all physicians and all members of the healthcare team
  • Treating all members of the healthcare team with courtesy, respect and dignity
  • Striving to create an environment that is conducive to transparency and sharing of information

Professional Competence

  • Cultivating professional development to advance medical knowledge
  • Remaining current in our fields of expertise
  • Complying with the standards of the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies


  • Commitment to these principles of practice shall serve to protect and guard the interest of our patients, fellow physicians and members of the healthcare team to further the development of Hendrick Provider Network.


Charlotte Akor, MD
Nnewueze Stella Amaechi, MD
Eric Areiter, MD
Alex Armour, DO
Harvinder Arora, MD, MPH
Violeta Baddour, MD
James G. Bass, MD
Jason Bell, DO
Kevin Bridge, MD
Daniel Canario, MD
David Carlson, MD
Alfonso Cavazos, MD
Charles Cecil, MD
Leigh Ann Collins, DO
Scott Crocker, MD
Nancy Daggubati, MD
Randy Daniell, MD
Robert L. Dickey, MD
Antao Du, MD
Jeffrey Edwards, MD
April Enard, DO
Sarah Ferguson, MD
Jorge Figueroa Flores, MD
Stephanie Fitzgerald, MD
Henry Fosah, MD
Steve Gao, MD
Joshua Gray, DO
Bonnie Hayashi, MD
Leslie Hutchins, MD
Kelly Hyde, MD
Adlene Jebakumar, MD
Jessica Johnson, MD
Yamini Kalla, MD
Larry Lin, MD
Rhett Lohman, DO
Brent Mahoney, MD
Indira Maharaj-Mikiel, MD
Stuart Martin, MD
Whitney Mascorro, MD
J. Chris McClish, MD
Jack Needham, MD
Ke Ning, MD
Jessica Ortolano, MD
Nikunji Patel, MD
Katherine Rinard, MD
Ted Ritchie, MD
Neelima Ryali, MD
Robert Striegler, MD
Udaya Swarna, MD
J. Leonard Tadvick, MD
Gorman Thorp, MD
Prabhu Deepak Udayakumar, MD
Joji Varghese, MD
Jose Vega, MD
Ishmeet Walia, MD
Toby Williams, MD
Erin Woller, MD
Ren Zhang, MD
Jackie Zimmerman, DO

Physician Extenders

Michael Justin Adames, FNP
Calvin Abor, PA
Calvin Abor, PA-C Michael J. Adames, FNP
Henry Barff, PA
Kristy Booth, FNP
Phillip Brown, PA-C
Marifi Calamlam, FNP-C
Jessica Castillo, APN
Melanie Choate, PA
Michael Cloy, PA
Cassi Crouch, FNP
Lorree Ann Elliott, FNP
Melanie Faglie, NP
Millie Goetz, NP
Renee Graham-Williams, NP
Courtnee Harris, NP-C, RNFA
Brandi Jacob, FNP
Amie Keawmanee, FNP
Sneha Kuruvila, PA
Krystal Lovelady, NP-C, RNFA
Marcella Martinez, FNP-C Tammy McCullough, NP
Ashley Oladunni, NP
Sterlynn Patterson, NP
Amanda Ramos, FNP
Wendi Rice, CNM
Rebecca Smith, NP
Megan Stephenson, FNP
Lauren Terrell, FNP
Sunnie Thiberville, APN
Christina Wells, FNP