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Dr. Jeremy Smith
Dr. Smith is an innovator and a free-market economy minded physician. Born and raised by two incredible parents in Wichita Falls, Texas, Dr. Jeremy Smith was instilled with the most important tools he needed to become a good physician long before grade school was finished. He was taught to have character, respect others and learned the ability to listen.
In addition to what he learned from his parents, Dr. Smith was formally educated at Midwestern State University where he completed a Bachelors of Science focused on zoology and premedical sciences. Several highlights during his undergraduate study and postgraduate training include time spent in the Dalquest Field research areas of West Texas, University of Oklahoma’s Lake Texhoma Biological Institute, and study abroad to King’s College in London, England at Waterloo.
In 2003, Dr. Smith graduated with a Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. His residency in Family Medicine was completed in 2006 at University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, Texas.
Following residency, Dr. Smith moved his medical practice and his family to Nacogdoches, Texas.
Jay was born and raised in Southeast Texas where he discovered a love for helping others early in life. While in college pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology, he served as a paramedic and continued after college to work as a flight paramedic. Upon completing his nursing degree, he continued to work in emergency medicine as an ER nurse and flight nurse. He graduated in 2011 with an MSN and became board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. His career has included several years in the emergency department, urgent care, occupation medicine and family practice.
Jay is currently pursuing board certification as a functional medicine practitioner. This journey has lead him to a better understanding of ways to help those with challenging and often frustrating chronic illnesses that have not responded to conventional medications and treatments. His passion is helping patients find root causes of disease and real answers to the medical conditions and questions they bring. Jay has gained extensive knowledge and experience in helping others find real health by incorporating both conventional and functional medicine techniques.
Dr. Olin Fearing
Born in San Antonio Texas, Dr. Fearing got to east Texas as fast as he could with his wife Lisa and all six of their children. Four years at Texas A&M and then back to San Antonio for medical school and residency found Dr. Fearing on active duty with the U.S. Navy. As a physician for the Navy he served in the Persian Gulf, Jacksonville Florida, and at Paris Island in South Carolina. After 23 years practicing Family Medicine with Dr. George Hugman in Nacogdoches, Texas he is pleased to join the MyMD Select team.
Dr. Fearing has a many decades commitment to comprehensive family centered medical care. He has been board certified in Family Medicine since 1990 and has been on the staff of both local hospitals. He also is a medical director for Hospice of East Texas, and has served as Chief of Staff for Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Fearing is an elder at his church and is deeply committed to his Lord Jesus Christ. He and his wife Lisa have been active with the local home school association and together home schooled all six of the children. Recently "grandfather" is a new role that he is pleased to take up. He is an avid hiker and outdoorsman and has worked with his boys and girls in the Boy Scouts of America and Venturing. Given the chance, he will be in the woods.
Melissa joined the MyMD Select team in 2016. She is a proud native Texan who grew up in the hill country and calls East Texas home. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing, and moved to Lufkin where she began her nursing career. Her nursing experience includes ICU, pre-operative and post-anesthesia care nursing, case management and nursing education. She continued her education and graduated from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi in 2015 with a Master’s of Science in Nursing, family nurse practitioner degree. She is an active member of academic and professional nursing organizations including Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Melissa and her husband live in Lufkin, and have two sons. She loves good food, music, sports and spending time with her family and friends. Melissa is a woman of the outdoors and loves to hunt and fish. She enjoys volunteering within her community and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Lufkin.
Melissa is passionate about helping others, and thanks God for her calling to do that for a living. She is excited to work in collaboration with the other providers at MyMD Select, to deliver quality health care to the patients of East Texas. She believes in concierge medicine and the ability to spend time getting to know her patients, empowering them to make informed decisions about their health care.
East Texas is home for Rhonda Schmidt; she grew up in Tomball, Texas with her six siblings. Rhonda always knew that her mission in life was to be a nurse, but she decided to start a family first.
In 2000 Rhonda enrolled at Stephen F. Austin University and was inducted in to the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Omnicron Eta Nacogdoches Chapter. In 2001 she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BSN from SFASU.
In 2008, she graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston with a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner. Rhonda worked as an NP for an Ob/Gyn for a year.
Rhonda has a great love and passion for people. Her desire was to work in a Family Clinic, where she could provide care for people in all stages of life. In 2010, she opened her own practice and was self-employed for 10 years.
In October 2018, Rhonda was honored to join the MyMD Select team as a medical provider. Their mission and way in which they deliver compassionate and quality care is exactly how Rhonda believes medicine should be practiced.
Heather Wilson FNP-BC
Bio coming soon.