PROVIDERS

KIM HIGGINS, DO

KIM HIGGINS, DO

PHYSICIAN AND OWNER

Dr. Higgins is a family practitioner with a rapidly-growing mobile geriatric clinic in North Texas. She has
co-authored multiple articles in the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Higgins has a special interest in Alzheimer’s dementia, hospice, and end-of-life care. She is a TCU alumnus residing in Fort Worth.

Education

Family Medicine Residency, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Dallas
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

Licensure

Texas State Medical License

Certifications

Board Certified in Family Medicine
Certificate of Additional Qualification Granted by the American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Certified Hospice Medical Director

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
American Medical Association
American Osteopathic Association
Tarrant County Medical Society
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Geriatrics Society, Treasurer
Texas Medical Association
Texas Medical Directors Association

JAY ST. JOHN, MD

JAY ST. JOHN, MD

GERIATRICIAN

Dr. St. John is a board certified Family Physician who has recently completed a year of specialty training in Geriatric Medicine at UT Southwestern. Having met in medical school, Dr. St. John and his wife, who is an internist in Dallas, are proud to call the DFW area home. He enjoys getting outside anytime he has the chance, especially when he has a fishing rod in his hand, cooking with his wife, and traveling around Texas and beyond.

Education

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas
Family Medicine Residency, Chief Resident, Methodist Health System, Dallas
Doctorate of Medicine, High Honors, Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth Dominica, West Indies

Licensure

Texas Board of Medical Examiners
Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners

Certifications

Board Certified by American Board of Family Medicine
Board Eligible Geriatric Medicine

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Geriatric Society
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association
Texas Medical Association

CHRISTY JONES, RN, FNP-C

CHRISTY JONES, RN, FNP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Christy Jones is a Family Nurse Practitioner who enjoys making house calls serving the geriatric population in the North Texas area. Christy has been a registered critical care nurse for over eight years, specializing in neurology, stroke prevention, and education. Christy enjoys concentrating her medical training to making house calls in assisted living and independent living communities, while providing all services to meet the needs of her patients. Christy lives in Carrollton with her husband of eight years, their two sons Zachary and Caleb, and two Labradors. She enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, exercising and outdoor activities.

Education

Master’s of Science, Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, TX

Licensure

Texas Board of Nursing: Advance Practice Nurse – Family Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
American Stroke Association

Professional Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Geriatrics Society
North Texas Nurse Practitioners
Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association

JUSTON FORTE, MSN, NP-C

JUSTON FORTE, MSN, NP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Juston Forte is an Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (NP) with four years registered nurse experience in cardiac and geriatric health. He had a special focus on heart failure, arrhythmias, heart surgeries, and general geriatric care. Juston enjoys working out, playing sports, and music. He has played electric guitar in a blues and classic rock band for over five years. Juston lives in McKinney with his lovely wife.

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, TX
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX

Licensure / Certifications

Texas Board of Nursing, Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Texas Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse

Professional Associations

Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association

KRIS OLDHAM, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

KRIS OLDHAM, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Kris Oldham is a board certified Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with extensive home health and psychiatric nursing background. Kris has been a registered nurse for six years and is excited about his recent transition to nurse practitioner. While he was an RN case manager for a local home health agency, Kris discovered he enjoyed visiting his patients in their home environment. Kris has recently returned to school at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he is working towards completing his Doctor of Nursing Practice. Kris currently lives in Fort Worth with his chocolate Labrador named Dax. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially his two nephews whom he loves to spoil.

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Licensure / Certifications

Texas Board of Nursing-Advance Practice Nurse- Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Texas Board of Nursing-Registered Nurse
American Nurse Credentialing Center-Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse

Professional Associations

Sigma Theta Tau- Honor Society of Nursing
American Geriatrics Society
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association

AUDRA HOHEISEL, MSN, FNP-C

AUDRA HOHEISEL, MSN, FNP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Audra Hoheisel is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)with a passion to serve the geriatric population in North Texas. Audra began her medical career as a medic in the United Sates Air Force. Upon completing her service in the Air Force, Audra attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she received her BSN in Nursing. As a nurse, Audra specialized in the fields of medical surgical and GI. Audra returned to school in 2013 to complete her FNP and graduated in 2015 from Chamberlain School of Nursing with her MSN-FNP. Audra enjoys providing compassionate care to the geriatric population. Audra lives in Aledo with her husband of six years, their two sons Hunter and Charlie, and two Golden Retrievers. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching football, and reading.

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Addison, IL
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Licensure / Certifications

Texas Board of Nursing-Advance Practice Nurse- Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Board of Nursing-Registered Nurse
American Academy of Nurse Practitioner-Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse

Professional Associations

Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association

CAROL POPE, PA-C

CAROL POPE, PA-C

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Carol Pope is a Physician Assistant who practices in internal medicine and geriatrics. Prior to becoming a PA, her academic and clinical background involved working with individuals with cognitive, physical, and sensory disabilities, including persons with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. She received additional training in Geriatrics during her PA degree program. She joined Physician Senior Services in November 2012.

 

Education

Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX
Doctor of Philosophy, Kinesiology, specialty in Movement Science for Individuals with Disabilities , Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Master of Science, Kinesiology, specialty in Movement Science for Individuals with Disabilities, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Bachelor of Arts, Education, specialty in Intellectual Disability, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Licensure

Texas Medical Board, Physician Assistant-Certified

Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
Texas Geriatrics Society
Texas Medical Directors Association