Meet HSNT Provider Team

22 Team Members
  • Dr. Paul Starr

    Dr. Paul Starr

    Family Physician

    Working at Denton Medical Center 4304 is Dr. Paul Starr who is board certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

  • Dr. Jyotsna Kuppannagari

    Dr. Jyotsna Kuppannagari


    Dr. Jyotsna Kuppannagari, also known to many as Dr. Jo, is a devoted pediatrician at Wylie Children's Medical Clinic.

  • Dr. Achala Ellepola

    Dr. Achala Ellepola

    Board Certified Pediatrician

    Dr. Ellepola is a pediatrician in Plano, TX with over 25 years of experience in helping children stay healthy.

  • Dr. Arlene Hudson

    Dr. Arlene Hudson

    M.D. and HIV Specialist

    Family medicine physician and HIV specialist Dr. Arlene Hudson dedicates her career to offering understanding and compassion for patients with HIV.

  • Dr. Greg Jackson

    Dr. Greg Jackson


    Dr. Greg Jackson, one of our dedicated pediatricians, is inspired by the development of the children he provides care for at Denton Medical Center.

  • Dr. Parul Kaushik

    Dr. Parul Kaushik

    Infectious Diseases Specialist

    Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Parul Kaushik cares deeply about providing exceptional care at HSNT’s Collin County Center in Plano, TX.

  • Dr. Crystal McLeod

    Dr. Crystal McLeod


    Dr. McLeod’s passion for and experience in pediatrics is evident in the way she partners with parents to help children thrive.

  • Laurie Mottl

    Laurie Mottl

    Certified Physician Assistant

    Laurie Mottl, a certified physician assistant at the Denton Medical Center 4308 location, wants to help all of her patients have healthy, happy lives.

  • Sonia Ochoa-Thomas

    Sonia Ochoa-Thomas

    Certified Physician Assistant

    Sonia feels her biggest impact here at Health Services of North Texas comes from providing psychiatric care for her patients.

  • Janice Adams

    Janice Adams

    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Janice Adams is a family nurse practitioner at the Denton South Center location where she looks forward to using her knowledge to make a difference.

  • Sonja Estep

    Sonja Estep

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    Sonja Estep, one of our pediatric nurse practitioners at the Denton Medical Center 4308 office, provides individualized and compassionate healthcare.

  • Bethany Ishmael

    Bethany Ishmael

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    Bethany Ishmael, describes her commitment to serving children and their families as a calling and is eager to help your child develop healthy habits.

  • Mary Loya

    Mary Loya

    Women’s Nurse Practitioner

    With almost two decades treating women, our women's health nurse practitioner, Mary Loya, can be a great resource and advocate for your healthcare.

  • Brittany Powell

    Brittany Powell

    Women’s Nurse Practitioner

    We are happy to have our board-certified women's health nurse practitioner, Brittany Powell, serving the needs of women at Denton South Center.

  • Nicole Sherman

    Nicole Sherman

    Women's Nurse Practitioner

    Nicole Sherman, brings 24 years’ experience, caring well for women’s health care needs in a wide variety of settings.

  • Jean Gray

    Jean Gray

    Behavioral Health Therapist

    Ms. Gray uses her extensive experience as a therapist and passion to engage in the therapeutic process and help patients restore a healthy mindset.

  • Diana Sebastian

    Diana Sebastian

    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Diana finds her work rewarding because primary care providers can teach their patients and catch problems early on.

  • Nisha Abraham

    Nisha Abraham

    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Nisha Abraham, FNP exudes empathy and works diligently with her patients to identify the root cause of health conditions.

  • Lijo Abraham

    Lijo Abraham

    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Lijo is an empathetic provider who is deeply committed to helping others and brings that mission to the exam room for each patient she sees.

  • James Pinkston, DSW, LCSW

    James Pinkston, DSW, LCSW


    Dr. Pinkston is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Social Work and brings a wealth of experience to the team at HSNT.

  • Maureen Edwards

    Maureen Edwards

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    With more than 20 years of experience, Maureen Edwards, PNP understands the impact of quality medical care in the health of families.

  • Susan Carrington

    Susan Carrington

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    With 15 years of experience as nurse practitioner, 28 years total as pediatric registered nurse and pediatric acute care nurse practitioner.