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Open Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 11:30am
Night Clinic:
Registration Starts at 5:00pm

Valley Medical Arts Clinic

Our Mission

We are a team of healthcare providers who are dedicated to taking care of families. We pledge to deliver high-quality healthcare utilizing the latest advances in medicine while retaining the age-old tradition of delivering care with compassion. Our goal is to treat every patient as if he or she is a member of our own family.

For 65 years, the Valley Medical Arts Clinic (VMAC) has had the privilege of serving generations of families throughout the Rio Grande Valley. As a family practice comprised of a family of doctors, we pride ourselves on treating our patients as family, too. We uniquely blend cutting-edge medicine with traditional, value-backed service and pride ourselves on a legacy of medical professionals who care deeply about their patients and our community.


Our Providers

Our team of experts have proudly served
the Rio Grande Valley for over 25 years.

Dr. Samuel Ramirez


Valley Medical Arts Clinic - 2001 to present

Family Practice Residency - UTHSCSA - McAllen Branch

Univerity of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine - San Antonio

Southwestern University Georgetown-Tx

American Board of Family Medicine - 2002 to present


Dr. Joel L. Solis


Valley Medial Arts Clinic - 2005 to present

BS Biology UTSA

MS Biology UTSA

MD Rutgers-RWJMS

Board Certified since 2002

15 years of practice which has included ER, and Sports Medicine. Academic instructor at UTRGV Family Medicine Residency, UTRGV PA/NP program preceptor, and UTMB Galveston Medical School adjunct professor. UTSA advancement council member. Clinical Trial principal investigator at VMAC/Centex.

Enjoys athletics, music, and traveling.


Carmen Medina

Physicians Assistant

Valley Medical Arts Clinic - 2009 to present

BS Biology UTRGV

MS Physician Assistant Studies UTRGV

10 years of practice including woman’s health at Planned Parenthood. UTRGV PA program preceptor. UTSA advancement council member. Clinical Trial sub-principal investigator at VMAC/Centex. Dance instructor at Melba’s dance studio.

Enjoys spending time with family, baking, and traveling.


Edgar Garcia

Physicians Assistant

Valley Medical Arts Clinic - 2015 to present

BA Human Biology Stanford University
MA Education Stanford University
MS Physician Assistant Studies UTRGV

2 years of practice in family medicine
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) Member
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Member
NCCPA Certified (Renewed December '16)

Enjoys singing, spending time with family, athletics, and traveling.


Cassandra Cuellar

Physicians Assistant

Valley Medical Arts Clinic - 2017 to present

BS Biomedical Sciences TAMUCC
MS Physician Assistant Studies UTRGV

NCCPA Certified 2017
Texas Academy of Physician Assistant Member

Enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and traveling.

Our Services

General Wellness

Routine physicals are recommended because they help establish baselines and give an overall picture of health. Book an appointment with any of our providers to get a better picture of your health today.

Diabetes Care

Our team is up to date with the latest treatment options available including nutrition, lifestyle and other alternatives in addition to conventional treatments. We focus on individualized plans to help our patients manage their health.

Weight Loss

We advise patients on all aspects of Weight Management, as well as healthy living. We take into consideration all of your health needs and develop individualized programs that often include nutrition counseling, diet planning, physicals and more.

Pediatric Care

Our team has a diverse array of specialties and experiences that help us provide excellent, comprehensive pediatric care. From newborns to teenagers, we are here to critically observe your child’s development to ensure a health future.

Geriatric Care

Our diverse array of specialties and experiences help us provide excellent, comprehensive geriatric care to the many seniors living in the Rio Grande Valley. Like all of our other patients, they are treated with gentle care and dignity.

Sports Medicine

Injuries are one of life's unpleasant experiences and  unfortunately, injuries can occurs when we're having fun.  The VMAC staff understands this and is well equipped to handle sports injuries such as scrapes, bruises, and even more serious conditions such as fractures and broken bones.