Dr. Ian John Reynolds


Undergraduate: Indiana University September 1966 – July 1970

Graduate: Norte Dame September 1970 – July 1971

Medical: Indiana University July 1971 – February 1974

Internship: Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana July 1974 – July 1975

Residency: Ochsner Foundation Hospital
New Orleans, Louisiana July 1976 – July 1980

Dr. Jerry Keepers

 Dr. KeepersDr. Jerry M. Keepers is a board certified physician who has been practicing in the Houston area since 1994. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center located in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Keepers trained in anesthesia with the U.S. Army at Fort Sam located in Texas. He is a proud member of the team that developed the first chronic pain management program for the military, worldwide. He was honorably discharged as a major in the U.S. Army medical corps. Dr. Keepers completed his anesthesiology fellowship at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He also completed a neuro-anesthesia fellowship at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He has served as chief of anesthesiology, chief of critical care, and chief of surgery at Cleveland Hospital over a period of six years. Dr. Keepers has published an article on the anesthetic management of a diabetic patient undergoing surgery. Currently, Dr. Keepers places special emphasis on invasive pain management procedures, including simple diagnostic blocks and other major procedures


dr-fernando-mirandaDoctor Miranda graduated from Miami-Dade community college with highest honors and distinction, and later obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology graduating with highest honors from the Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

He then moved to Pennsylvania to pursue his medical education at the Pennsylvania State University where he obtained his medical degree in 1997.

Dr Miranda then returned to Florida to further his training graduating as a general surgeon in addition to completing a year of vascular trauma clinical research from the University of Florida at Jacksonville. Finally, Dr Miranda completed his surgical specialty in Laparoscopy, endoscopy , robotics, including bariatrics from the University of Texas Houston. Dr Miranda strongly believes extensive training is imperative for optimal care of his patients.

Dr. Fernando is bilingual, speaking fluent English and Spanish.


dr-audencio-alanisDr. Audencio Alanis received his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Monterrey, Mexico in 1978. After moving to the United States he did surgical residencies at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton New Jersey/ Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, and St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury, CN/ Yale University, New Haven, CN. He received surgical oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Alanis is certified by the American Board of Abdominal Surgery. He is also a member of numerous medical and surgical Professional associations including the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons and S.A.G.E.S.

Dr. Alanis has worked in Texas since 1986 and today 95% of his practice in Bariatrics. He has performed over 3000 Bariatric cases both open and laparoscopic procedures, including lap bands, roux-en-y, and sleeve gastrectomies. Dr Alanis is a general surgeon who in addition performs several other non-invasive laparoscopic procedures such as Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia repair, Laparoscopic Nissan Fundoplication, etc. His determination to bring the best to his patients is a value he takes very seriously. To help meet this goal he works diligently to stay abreast of the latest information about bariatrics and frequently attends educational opportunities.

Dr. Patel

Dr-PatelSpecializing in: the treatment of vaginal mesh complications (vaginal mesh revision surgery), pelvic/vaginal  reconstructive surgery, treatment of female urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, and heavy menstrual bleeding.

Dr. Patel has over twelve years of experience in advanced, minimally invasive vaginal and pelvic reconstructive surgery.  He earned his medical doctorate from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and, his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. He underwent residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Air Force at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium where he was awarded numerous clinical, research, and teaching awards. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the training program, and scored in the top ten percent nationally on the standardized training in-service exam. He later served at Luke AFB, AZ, as the Medical Director/ Element Chief for the Luke Women’s Clinic. Prior to starting Modern UroGynecology, he was the Associate Program Director for the Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Program at the Methodist Health System in Dallas.


Dr. Forrest Roth

Dr. RothForrest S. Roth is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri where he earned an M.D. with a distinction in research. His general surgery training was completed at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston followed by a Plastic Surgery residency and fellowship, also at Baylor. Dr. Roth trained in both arenas - reconstruction and aesthetics - and performs a wide spectrum of procedures on an even broader demographic. He is adept at treating cancer, burns, trauma and cosmetic concerns from children to middle age and older populations. Dr. Roth works hard to be sure every patient knows he is a person, a physician, and then a plastic surgeon. Dr. Roth is a member of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons and candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He has been published in elite medical journals, sharing his research and techniques on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Roth has also presented at national meetings of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Esses

Dr. EssesOntario, Canada. After finishing his orthopedic residency there, Dr. Esses completed two years of fellowship training in spinal surgery, including one year at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, six months at Chiba University in Japan, and six months as a McLaughlin fellow in Europe. Dr. Esses is an internationally recognized expert in the field of spinal disorders who has developed several new surgical techniques and implants for the treatment of spinal problems. Dr. Esses maintains a special interest in workers' compensation injuries. Dr. Esses is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Spine Surgeons. He has lectured throughout the world and published numerous articles and book chapters on spine-related problems. Dr. Esses is author of "TEXTBOOK OF SPINAL DISORDERS" which is a standard reference for spinal medical personnel. He is professionally affiliated with American Back Society, Scoliosis Research Society, and North American Spine Society.

Dr. Remi Nader

NaderDr. Remi Nader is the Founder and President of the Texas Center for Neurosciences. He is a Board-Certified fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon. Dr. Nader completed his medical school training at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and his general surgery internship at theUniversity of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He obtained his neurological surgery residency from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed a fellowship in Skull base surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. He also has 18 months of training in Neurosurgical oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He has attended numerous training courses in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Nader is involved in ongoing research. While in practice in Mississippi, Dr. Nader was the first surgeon in the state to perform spinal fusion with the use of autologous stem cells. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed papers and book chapters in neurosurgery, as well as six neurosurgery review textbooks which are used extensively by the neurosurgical community. Dr. Nader is a scientific advisor to national spine technology companies and has appeared as a consulting neurosurgery expert for news channels such as ABC. Dr. Nader treats all aspects of brain and spinal disease including brain tumors, degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He is a leader in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Nader utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies to narrow down the precise location of pain, facilitating the least invasive surgery possible and minimizing postoperative pain and recovery time. Dr. Nader is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, fellow of the American association of Neurological Surgeons, and fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is doubly board certified both in the USA and Canada. He is a member of many prestigious societies which include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and North American Spine Society.

Gary Horndeski M.D.

GaryHorndeskGary Horndeski M.D. is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Rational Mechanics, then attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He trained in general surgery at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended University of Texas in Houston for his Plastic and Reconstructive residency. He had fellowship training in Hand surgery at Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan. He then completed a fellowship at M.D. Anderson in Micro vascular Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Horndeski was named one of the Top 100 plastic surgeons in the nation in 2015 by Real self and has remained a Top Doc for 3 years. His passion is to combine engineering principles with his medical training to solve plastic surgery's most complex problems. Dr. Horndeski developed The Ultimate Breast Lift(tm) technique which is sought after by women around the world and is currently developing a training program to teach other surgeons across the U.S. His innovative mind and profound understanding of both plastic and engineering principles has made him one of the most sought after plastic surgeons in the country.

"I consider plastic surgery as human engineering"  - Gary Horndeski M.D.

Dr. Kourtni Howard

Dr. Kourtney HowardDr. Kourtni Brown Howard, DC
Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic.
Undergraduate BS in 2009 from LSU in Baton Rouge, La
Major: Kinesiology- Pre Physical Therapy
Minor: Psychology

Doctor of Chiropractic - Attended Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena TX from 2011-2014 where she held positions such as the Vice President and President of SABCA (Student American Black Chiropractic Association 2012-2013) and VP of her graduating class (Dec 2014). Her Clinical Rotations at TCC included Rice University Athletics, Bridge Over Troubled Water, and University of Houston Clear Lake.