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About Us

Our History

For more than twenty-five years, HealthTexas Medical Group has been providing primary care to families in San Antonio, Boerne and New Braunfels. Established in 1994 by local primary care physicians, our founders saw a need to combine passion and skill to improve the health of their patients. Since then, HealthTexas has grown to include more than 60 healthcare providers in 17 primary care clinics in and around the San Antonio region.

Our Story

HealthTexas was founded with 4 doctors and 2 clinics (Lexington & SR Pavilion)
Our Hospitalist Program started
HealthTexas is first private group in San Antonio to implement “No gift policy” from pharmaceutical co’s
ABI’s brought is brought in-house
Contracted to be major athletic sponsor UTSA athletics
October 1st, 1994
HealthTexas embraced Medicare & Commercial risk
HealthTexas opened ancillary lab at SouthWest Medical Clinic
Spirometry testing is brought in-house
Educational classes start in Nutrition, Spiritual Support, Stress Management, and weight gain reduction
Dr. Richard retires from HTMG, Dr. Kristi Clark named as President/CEO

The HealthTexas Mission

HealthTexas is a private-owned physician practice. Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve by providing Quality and Compassionate Care with outstanding Service. Every Patient. Every Time.

We fulfill this mission through a set of core values:

Quality Care

  • I will be prepared for every patient. 
  • I will communicate respectfully in an honest and open manner. 
  • I will maintain privacy and confidentiality of patient care.
  • I will provide high quality as a standard of care.
  • I will engage my patients in their treatment decisions.

Compassionate Care

  • I will treat everyone in a manner that is courteous and compassionate.
    I will view my work from the point of view of my patient. 
    I will listen. 

Outstanding Service

  • I will acknowledge my patient by name.
    I will introduce myself to the people I encounter.
    I will speak clearly, politely and use common terms. 
    I will respond to requests promptly and professionally. 


  • Every patient, Every time. 

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Executive Leadership Team


Dr. Kristi Clark

President & CEO

Jeannine Ruffner

Chief Financial/Chief Development Officer
Luis Torres MD

Dr. Luis Torres

Medical Director

Dr. Steven Ramos

Associate Medical Director
Christopher Caulfield MD

Dr. Christopher Caulfield

QPIC Medical Director
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Dr. Bharath “Bart” Pola

Wound Care Director

Board of Directors

HTC Board
HTP Board
HTP Advisory Board
Dr. Clark-President & Vice Chair
Dr. Clark-President & Vice Chair
Joe Blydenburgh, PA
Dr. Rowland- Chair
Dr. Quinones – Chair
Dr. Jose Ortiz
Dr. Quinones
Dr. Ramos
Dr. Dominguez
Dr. Torres
Dr. Torres
Dr. Hain Trevino
Dr. Ortiz
Dr. Powell
Dr. Caulfield
Dr. Ortiz

HTC | HealthTexas Corporation Board.        HTP | HealthTexas Physicians Board.

Awards & Recognitions

HealthTexas Medical Group has earned many awards and recognitions in our 25+ year history.

We are proud to offer our patients the highest quality healthcare.

We are equally proud to offer our providers and associates with a great working environment.