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Clerkship Directors

Emergency Medicine

Roque Ruggero, M.D.

Dr. Ruggero received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX in 1997 and completed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York in 2000 where he also served as chief resident.  Dr. Ruggero is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has been a practicing emergency physician with Capitol Emergency Associates at St. David's Round Rock Medical Center since 2000.  He is also a member of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and Travis County Medical Society.

For more information about this clerkship, contact Cyndi Kershaw at 512-341-4994 or kershaw@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Family Medicine

Joel Goode, M.D.

Dr. Goode received his medical degree from University of Texas- Houston Medical School in 1994, and completed his residency in 1997 with Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, an affiliate of the University of Texas-Houston Medical School.  Dr. Goode is board certified in Family Medicine and established the Brushy Creek Family Physicians, P.A. with other physician partners in 1997.

Dr. Goode belongs to the Travis County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and American Academy of Family Physicians.

For more information about this clerkship, contact Cynthia Kershaw at 512-341-4994 or kershaw@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Internal Medicine

Louis Lux, M.D.

Dr. Lux received his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas in 1985 and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida in 1988.  He is Vice President and Co-Founder of Central Texas Hospitalists and currently serves as Hospitalist at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center and Medical Director of Lighthouse Hospice in Austin.  Dr. Lux is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Medical Subspecialties and the American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. For more information about the Internal Medicine clerkship, contact Natalie Washburn at 512-341-4960 or washburn@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kevin H. Brown, M.D.

Dr. Brown received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1998 and, in 2002, completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Dr. Brown was Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology and co-chair of the Perinatal Safety Committee at Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock in 2008. He maintains a position as reviewer for Obstetrics and Gynecology. His honors include recognition among the top 10% of all reviewers for the publication in 2007. He is also on the editorial advisory board for the national publications, Pharmacist’s Letter and Prescriber’s Letter.

Dr. Brown is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

For more information about this clerkship, contact Erin Herbrich at 512-341-4918 or eherbrich@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Pediatrics

Daniel Richards, M.D.

Dr. Richards received his medical degree from MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2000. He completed the Pediatric Residency Program at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, also in Philadelphia, in 2003, and is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Richards is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He serves as Hospitalist with Dell Children's Medical Center and will serve as clerkship director for the pediatrics rotation at the Round Rock campus.

For more information about this clerkship, contact Derek Medack at 512-341-4988 or medack@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Psychiatry

Virginia Garay, M.D.

Dr. Garay received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Miami, School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.  She went on to complete her residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where in 2007 she became the chief resident. While there, she received specialty training through a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry.  Dr. Garay currently practices at Lone Star Circle of Care in Round Rock as a Psychiatrist.

For more information about this clerkship, contact Kasey Cleghorn at 512-341-4917 or cleghorn@medicine.tamhsc.edu.

Surgery

Rodney Lewis, M.D.

Dr. Lewis graduated with Honors from the University of Texas, Arlington and went to medical school at the University of Texas, Southwestern, in Dallas. He did his surgical residency and training at St. Paul Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Lewis is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Lewis began practice in the Round Rock area in 2000.

For more information about this clerkship, contact Erin Stavinoha at 512-341-4919 or stavinoha@medicine.tamhsc.edu

Last edited by: ozier 04/01/2014

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