Physicians and Medical Staff
Ronald N. Skufca, D.O., General Practice, MRO (Healthcare Clinics Founder and Medical Director)

Specialty
General Practice

Medical School
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO (1972-1976)

Internship
East Town Osteopathic Hospital, Dallas, Texas  (1976-1977)

Certifications
Certified Medical Review Officer

Professional Societies
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
Cranial Academy
Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA)

Professional Interests
Diabetes Mellitus
Metabolic Syndrome
Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
Cranial-Sacral Technique
Family Medicine

Languages Spoken
English
Spanish

Personal Interests
Dr. Skufca enjoys spending time with his wife, family, friends, dogs, reading, jogging, gardening and fishing.

John R. Richmond, M.D., Family Physician, Board Certified

Specialty
Family Medicine

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine (1972-1976)
Rockford School of Medicine (1973 1976)

Residency
Corpus Christi Family Practice Residency Program
Memorial Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX (1976-1979)

Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Societies

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP)
Dallas Chapter of the TAFP

American Medical Association (AMA)
Texas Medical Association (TMA)
Dallas County Medical Society

Awards
2007 Family Physician of the Year awarded by Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP)

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Professional Interests
Medical Education of Residents and Students
Volunteer Medical Community Service at North Dallas Shared Ministries
Boy Scouts of America
Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine
American History

Personal Interests
Dr. Richmond enjoys activities with his wife, six children and four granddaughters as well as his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. He is an American History buff.

Farhad "Fred" Tarki, M.D., M.R.O., Board Certified

Specialty
Family Medicine

Medical School
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Residency
Oklahoma University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Societies
American Association of Family Practice (AAFP)
American Medical Association (AMA)
Texas Medical Association Political Action Committee (TEXPAC)

Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Professional Interests
Dermatology, Sports Medicine, Preventive Care and Minor Trauma.

Languages Spoken
English,
Spanish,
Turkish,
Persian

Personal Interests
Soccer, Carpentry, Fishing

Aurelio Ibarra, M.D. Family Practice, Board Certified

Specialty
Family Practice

Medical School
UT Southwestern (1999-2003)

Residency
McAllen Family Medicine Residency Program (2005-2008)

Certifications
American Board of Family Practice
Certified by AAPED to perform Impairment Ratings

Memberships
American Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Interests
Diabetes Management
Impairment Ratings
Occupational Medicine

Languages Spoken
English
Spanish

Personal Interests
Dr. Ibarra enjoys watching PBS and the Dallas Cowboys.

Maria Ramirez, RN, CNS, MS, FNP,Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Specialty
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community Health

Education
BSN-Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
CNS MSN-Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX (1994)
FNP-Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX (1996)

Residency
Family Medicine, Mansfield, TX
Geriatrics- Dr. William McCormick, Denton, TX
Pediatrics- PediCare Clinic, Lewisville, TX
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fort Worth and Denton TX
Emergency Room - Denton Regional Hospital, Denton, TX

Professional Societies
Sigma Theta Tau Sociedad de Honor Internacional de Enfermería
Enfermera Especialistas de Texas

Certifications
Family Practice Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community Health

Professional Interests
Dermatology
Opthamology
Diabetes

Languages Spoken
English
Spanish

Personal Interests
Ms. Ramirez enjoys photography, painting, baseball, football, theater and the arts.
Joshua C. Sun, M.D., F.A.A.P., Pediatrics, Board Certified

 Specialty
General Pediatrics

Medical School
National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipai, Taiwan

Residency
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey
University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Saskatoon, Canada

Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Societies
American Academy of Pediatrics
Texas Perinatal Association

Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Professional Interests

Management of Childhood Diabetes, Child Abuse Prevention, Adolescent Preventive Care, Young and New Mothers Guidance Counseling

Languages Spoken
English
Mandarin
Cantonese
Medical Spanish

Personal Interests
Dr. Sun enjoys easy listening and classical music.

Angela Yun, OB/GYN

Specialty
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2005-2009), Dallas, TX

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2013)
Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX

Professional Societies
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Presbyterian of Dallas
Texas Health Women's Specialty Surgery Center

Certifications
Board Eligible
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Interests
High risk obstetrics, Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, office gynecology, contraceptive management.

Languages Spoken
Spanish
Chinese

Personal Interests
Dr. Yu enjoys trying new foods, traveling, exercising, crafting, cooking, and spending time with family, friends, and pets.
Leonard Gross, M.D., Radiologist, Board Certified

Specialty
Radiologist

Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (1965-1969)
Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha

Internship
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY (1969-1970)

Military Service
Walter Reed U.S. Army Medical Center-U.S. Army Clinic, Fort Myers, VA
Major Medical Corps-Member Dept. of Radiology (1971-1973)

Residency
New York Medical College- Flower & Fifth Avenue Hospitals
New York, NY (1970-1971) & (1973-1975)
Chief Resident (1974-1975)

Fellowship
Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM
Body Imaging/Computed Tomography (1982-1983)

Certifications
American Board of Radiology
American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Certified in Clinical Densitometry

Personal Interests
Dr. Gross enjoys going to the theatre, museums, concerts and traveling with his wife and friends. He also enjoys photography and reading.

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