Rodolfo A. Herrera,MD
Dr. Rodolfo A Herrera, President & Chief Executive Officer of Herrera Medical Group, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas and medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. He completed residency at the highly competitive Family Medicine program at John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network in Fort Worth. Following residency Dr. Herrera was one of four selected into the Sports Medicine Fellowship program at JPS Health Network. He continued his training in interventional pain management in a ACGME accredited pain fellowship that was a joint venture between UT Southwestern Medical Center and JPS Health Network. He began practicing medicine in 2008.
Dr. Herrera is known for his compassionate and holistic approach to medicine. If Dr. Herrera is not working he is spending time with his family as he takes his role as father of two young boys very seriously. Exercise is his passion. He achieves his goal to be physically fit by training for ultra-marathons, Ironman triathlons or century bike rides. Community involvement is something he values. This is evidenced by his participation in several school physicals and inner city school career fairs. Dr. Herrera’s goal is to provide quality, compassionate individualized health care using innovative and modern medicine. “He strives to treat patients as family”. He is honored to have the privilege of serving the greater DFW community through the 15 years as a physician.
Dr. Herrera memberships and affiliations include the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Practice, Texas Medical Association, Tarrant County Medical Society, Texas Academy of Family Practice.
April Vasquez, MHA
Chief Operations Officer
April Vasquez, who joined HMG as Chief Operating Officer in March 2017, plays a key leadership role in helping HMG to achieve its Destination 2020 goals.
Her areas of responsibility include: patient experience; chronic care and continuing care services; facility operations; information services; facilities and materials management; lean; purchasing; and auxiliary services.
Before joining HMG she served as Director of Operations and Director of Revenue Management for Legacy Physiatry Group in Plano TX, where she oversaw 38 assist living facilities over 8 states. Prior to Legacy Physiatry Group, she served as Administrator for Brema Healthcare, based in Dallas TX, where she still serves a role as a member on BREMA board of directors. She also served senior leadership roles at Baylor Scott & White Health system.
She is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and holds advanced degree from Texas Tech University. In her free time she spends time with her family or reading a great book.
Dr. Edward James, MD
Born Halloween 1964 in Muskogee, Ok, Dr. James felt led to become a doctor from the age of 11. He received a 4 year scholarship to The University of Oklahoma, selected as one of Top Ten incoming freshman and finished college in 1986 as a member of PE-ET, O.U.’s Top Ten seniors. He then received another 4 year scholarship to The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine serving for 4 years on The Dean’s Student Advisory Committee earning his Medical Degree in 1990. An internship in internal medicine at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas followed and then began a 25 year career in hospital based emergency medicine serving as medical director three at 3 different emergency departments in addition to serving as EMS director.
He began is foray into primary care in general practice and urgent care this past year with my goal of working with patients to achieve their health care goals through appropriate testing, referral, and judicious use of medication. He strives to work in partnership with patients to help meet their health care needs. Since 1990, Dr. James has lived primarily in the Dallas area. He has been with his husband since 1995 and we have two dogs, a boxer and an English bulldog.
Dr. Edward Kremer, MD
Dr. Edward Kremer was born in Dallas,TX and has lived in DFW most of his life. He graduated from SMU with a bachelor’s in Chemistry in 1973. He continued on to attend UT Southwestern Medical School, graduating in 1977 and completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Paul Hospital in 1980.
Dr. Kremer has been in full-time practice in the specialty of internal medicine in the Lewisville, TX area since 1980. He has functioned as a hospice medical director since 1994 and currently works with Ardent Hospice in Flower Mound, TX as associate medical director, helping with end-of-life issues and palliative care. He regularly exceed Texas’ continuing education requirements by attending regular educational classes at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
Dr. Kremer is married with three children and four grandchildren. He is active in his church, and enjoys choral singing, sailing, baking bread, walking his 2 dogs, and being with my family.
Dr. Goyal, MD
Dr. Goyal M.D. is a graduate of Lady Hardinge Medical School in India. She trained in Internal Medicine at the prestigious Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL
Dr. Goyal has over 15 years of clinical and teaching experience in outpatient primary care with special interest in chronic disease management and prevention. Her philosophy is that medicine must be individualized and your focus should be the patient rather than the disease itself. Her passion for medicine is driven by the bonds she builds with her patients over the course of their lives taking care of them as she would do for her family.
Dr. Goyal is a member of AMA, board certified and recertified in Internal Medicine by ABIM.
Outside work Dr Goyal is a busy mom taking care of her two teenage kids, spending her spare time mastering new recipes in the kitchen and travelling around the world.
Skeetora Taylor, MD
Dr. Skeetora Taylor is a compassionate, award winning, board certified family medicine physician. She considers herself to be “a small town girl with a big heart.” She grew up in rural Arkansas and descended from slaves and sharecroppers who toiled the lands of the Mississippi Delta. The sacrifices of her ancestors paved the way for her success today. She has wonderful parents who taught her to love, respect, and serve God and people. She received her God-given assignment to become a healer early in life while in grade school. She has been on her mission since that time and continues today to work to embody that calling.
In pursuit of her destiny, Dr. Taylor left home at the age of 16 to attend a college preparatory boarding school. From there, she went on to finish her undergraduate studies at the Donaghey Honors College at UALR; then earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her family medicine training at the nationally recognized John Peter Smith residency program. Although Dr. Taylor has had premier education and training, she acknowledges her patients as being her greatest teachers.
As a doctor, she feels that every patient deserves the upmost respect and to be heard. She forms a genuine, trusting relationship with each of her patients and provides them with a platform to actively participate and make informed decisions about their healthcare.
Dr. Taylor enjoys sleeping; eating breakfast food at all times of the day; spending time with family and friends; visiting and experiencing new places; drumming; outdoor hiking and cycling; and children that she can return to sender at the end of the day. Most of all, she loves that her mother reminds her every day that no matter how old she gets she will always be her “baby.”