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Glen Rose Medical Center proudly hosts multiple specialists in the specialty clinic on our main campus, located in the cardiopulmonary suite on the second floor.  For information regarding detailed clinic schedules and location, please contact the specialty clinic at (254) 897-1472.

 

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiologists are physicians specializing in preoperative care, development of an anesthetic plan and the administration of anesthetics for surgeries and other procedures.

For more information regarding anesthesiology or our surgery services, please contact (254) 897-1492.

 

Julie Greene, D.O.

 

Dr. Greene is Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Greene received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Abilene Christian University. She went on to receive her medical degree at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth. She completed her anesthesiology internship and residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center, receiving the Best Intern Award there. Dr. Greene completed her final residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, serving as Chief Resident and receiving awards for Resident of the Year and Outstanding Obstetrical Anesthesia Resident.

Dr. Greene is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association. She currently serves as Glen Rose Medical Center’s Medical Director for Surgical Services. Personal interests include water and snow skiing, violin and Texas football.

 

Board Certification | American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology

 

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Alex Tseng, D.O.

 

Dr. Tseng performs anesthesiology services for Glen Rose Medical Center, and also specializes in pain management through the specialty clinic. Dr. Tseng received his Bachelor of Science in Biology as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology from Angelo State University. Dr. Tseng then earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy from Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.  His Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree was earned from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, which is now known as the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Tseng is also certified to perform acupuncture therapy.

 

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Cardiology

Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating problems relating to the cardiovascular system- the heart, arteries and veins.  These disorders include coronary heart disease, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, infectious heart disease and heart defects present at birth.  Cardiologists at Glen Rose Medical Center perform a variety of diagnostic testing and procedures including electrocardiograms (EKGs), echocardiograms, cardiac stress tests and pacemaker placements.

 

Andrew Miller, M.D.

 

Dr. Miller is a Cardiologist who has been in private practice since 1988.  He graduated from the University of Texas in 1979 and attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His internship and residency training was at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Dallas Veterans Administration Hospital both in Dallas. From 1986 – 1988, he served a cardiology fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. In 1988 he also served a fellowship in transplant cardiology at Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Miller is associated with HeartPlace, which covers every cardiac specialty. His practice takes him to Glen Rose, Grapevine and Bedford.

 

Board Certified

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

 

Medical Training

 

Deepak Patel, M.D.

 

Dr. Patel is in private practice specializing in cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Patel attended Rutgers University where he earned the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, was on the Dean’s List and a member of the National Honor Society. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1992. At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers, he served an internal medicine internship and residency from 1992 – 1995, and a cardiology fellowship from 1995 – 1998.

Dr. Patel is associated with HeartPlace, which covers every cardiac specialty. His practice takes him to Glen Rose, Grapevine and Bedford.

 

Board Certification

 

Medical Training

Gastroenterology
 

Gastroenterologists are physicians specially trained in the management of disorders of the digestive system. The major organs they treat include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, colon and rectum.

Among the many conditions, a gastroenterologist investigates and treats are swallowing difficulties, narrowing of the esophagus, hiatus hernia, ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, cancer of the stomach and pancreas, disorders of the liver and gallbladder, diverticulitis, polyps, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer of the colon and hemorrhoids.

 

Robert Burgos, M.D.

 

Dr. Burgos holds board certifications in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Dr. Burgos studied biology at Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine in Jalisco, Mexico. He went on to perform an internship at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California and an internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois-Peoria St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Burgos served a gastroenterology fellowship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago before becoming Board Certified in gastroenterology.

 

Board Certification

 

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General Surgery
 

General surgeons perform consultation and surgery on medical conditions involving the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, liver, pancreas and rectum. Operative surgery involves incision into the skin or other organs, inspection or removal of diseased tissue or organs, relief of obstruction, replacement of structures to their normal position, redirection of body channels, transplant of tissues or whole organs and implantation of mechanical or electronic devices.

 

C. Stephen Erck, M.D.

 

Dr. Stephen Erck graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After working one year as an emergency medical technician, he returned to school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and certification as a Physician Assistant. For five years he was a Physician Assistant in the Department of Internal Medicine of MacGregor Medical Association in Houston.  In 1986, he returned to school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. From 1990-1995, Dr. Erck served a general surgery residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas.
Dr. Erck has received the American Medical Association’s Physicians Recognition Award and his special interests include laparoscopic surgery trauma and cancer surgery. He enjoys time with his three children, playing sports and bicycling.

 

Board Certification | American Board of Surgery
Medical Training

 

 

Hernan Patino, M.D.

 

Following his residency in New York City, Dr. Patino completed his cardiothoracic and vascular surgery fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. Dr. Patino received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from The University of Cauca, Colombia.
Dr. Patino practiced in Weimar, Texas and New Mexico prior to joining Glen Rose Healthcare, Incorporated. Dr. Patino utilizes the laparascopic surgery technique when appropriate, allowing many of his procedures to be minimally invasive.

 

Specialties

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Gallbladder Removal

 

Board Certification | American Board of Surgery, 1979-Current
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Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancer, and manage their patient’s care from the point of diagnosis throughout the course of the disease.  An oncologist will explain the cancer diagnosis and stage, and discuss all treatment options and the best course of treatment.  There are a variety of cancer types and treatments.

David D’Spain, D.O.

 

Dr. D’Spain practices oncology with Texas Oncology, and holds clinic in Glen Rose, Granbury and Weatherford. Dr. D’Spain has been practicing medicine with Texas Oncology since July, 2008.

Dr. D’Spain began his medical training with undergraduate studies at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology with minor in Biochemistry. Dr. D’Spain then completed his medical education at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in oncology, at Scott and White Memorial Hospital.
Board Certification

 

Medical Training

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedists specialize in problems affecting bones, joints or the related muscles, tendons and ligaments. Orthopaedists set broken bones, treat joint conditions such as dislocated or slipped disks, arthritis and back problems, bone tumors and skeletal birth defects. They may also surgically repair or replace hip, knee and finger joints. Recovery from almost any orthopaedic problem requires time. It often takes considerable time to heal a fractured bone or to recover from a back injury. Many serious diseases and disorders treated by orthopaedists require rehabilitation, counseling, and treatment.

 

Kevin Vanden Berge, M.D.

 

Dr. Vanden Berge is a Stephenville native and a former Tarleton State University graduate. He completed a double major in Biology and Chemistry at Tarleton State where he was recognized as the Outstanding Graduate for Chemistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude. During his time at Tarleton, he received numerous accolades and scholarships. He received his Medical degree from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center where he decided to pursue orthopaedics. During his time at Texas Tech, he performed research on pelvic ring injuries.
Following medical school, Dr. Vanden Berge completed his orthopaedic residency at UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital in Dallas, where he obtained vast experience in musculoskeletal trauma and fracture care. During his residency, he acted as assistant team physician to local high schools. He trained for four months in England at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital improving his orthopaedic expertise. Believe it or not, he even had the opportunity to fix a chimpanzee’s broken arm at the Dallas Zoo. Through these experiences, he has become well versed in numerous orthopaedic procedures and has focused on helping patients return to their active lifestyles.
Medical Training

Pain Management

Pain management is a branch of medicine with primary focus on easing the suffering and improving the quality of life for patients living with chronic pain. Providers specializing in pain management have the ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat chronic pain conditions.

 

Alex Tseng, D.O.

 

Dr. Tseng performs anesthesiology services for Glen Rose Medical Center, and also specializes in pain management through the specialty clinic.  Dr. Tseng received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Biology from Angelo State University. Dr. Tseng then earned an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy from Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.  His doctor of osteopathic medicine degree was earned from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, which is now known as the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Tseng is also certified to perform acupuncture therapy.

 

Medical Training

 

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Urology

Urologists specialize in the structure, functioning and disorders of the urinary tract which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Urologists also treat the male reproductive tract.

 

Avi Deshmukh, M.D., F.A.C.S.

 

Dr. Avi Deshmukh specializes in urological surgery. Prior to entering private practice in 1990, he was a surgeon at the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Carswell Air Force Base in Texas.
Dr. Deshmukh received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Grant Medical College in Bombay, India in 1976. At Medical College of Ohio, Dr. Deshmukh served a General Surgery internship from 1977 – 1978, a General Surgical Residency from 1978 – 1979 and a Urological Surgery residency from 1979 – 1982. He had a fellowship in Microvascular Surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital Uniformed Services Medical School and a fellowship in Lithotripsy in Munich, West Germany.
Dr. Deshmukh is a speaker for Merck Pharmaceuticals. He has made numerous medical presentations to groups such as the Association of Surgical Technologists and the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons.
Medical Training

 

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