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VMAC Invests in New Technology
The latest news from Valley Medical Arts Clinic: We are proud to announce that we have invested in the latest technology in improving patient experience and communication.
First, we have partnered with Phreesia to provide an easy-to-use check-in experience. Patients who have upcoming appointments with us will receive a text and/or email link to start the check-in process on any smartphone or computer. Patients will be able to update all their information, add a profile picture and fill out any paperwork.
Next, we have improved our telemedicne (virtual visit) experience to make it faster and easier. Click here for more information about our easy-to-use telemedicine offering.
Finally, we know how important it is for our patients to be able to reach us. In addition to our existing patient portal accounts, we have partnered with CallMyDoc to improve the ability for patients to reach us. CallMyDoc's system will answer the phone when we can't. CallMyDoc will identify you and create a Patient Case in our medical records system. Click here for more information about CallMyDoc.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, VMAC along with its’ research affiliate Centex have begun phase three clinical trials. These trials are an important part of research and development of a new COVID-19 vaccine. We understand the difficult times our community has been in and are grateful to be able to participate in this […]
It is during times of stress and hardship that can sometimes bring out the best in people. The VMAC family would like to recognize one such individual. Throughout this Covid-19 pandemic, Kathy De La Rosa has been providing the clinicians and staff with much needed home-made masks and medical gowns. Taking fabric, time, and talent […]
We are now partnering with Phreesia to provide a self-check-in process for our patients. If you have an appointment coming up, you will get a text and/or email link to our check-in process. You can take care of all the stuff we used to have to do with paper. This will eliminate another point where […]
VMAC is now using Zoom for telemedicine visits! This is a great way to connect with our providers in a secure manner. Zoom offers audio and video meetings so you can meet face-to-face with your clinician. You will get an email link when we set up your telemedicine visit -just click the link and you […]
We are still open to help our patients with their health needs through telemedicine! We are currently operating with phone calls from our clinicians to assess patients and treat as appropriate. Soon we will have the ability to do both video and audio through a secure platform. The clinic remains closed to foot traffic but […]
Thanks to actions by the Texas Department of Insurance and the Governor’s office, we are now clear to provide telephone visits for all health conditions. If you are actively ill, have conditions which place you at higher risk or you are simply trying to maintain social distancing, please call us at (956)631-5411 for details on […]
In an effort to help slow the spread: If you have symptoms of respiratory infection and you are coming in to the office: We ask that you check in with us, make sure we have a valid cell phone number and then proceed to your vehicle to wait. We will call you when we are […]
We’ve gotten a lot of calls about whether or not we are doing COVID-19 testing. We currently do not have test kits but we are working on getting some. For the near-term, any testing that is done will be limited to patients with the symptoms AND have traveled to affected areas or had contact with […]
We are excited to announce the recent publication in the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine by Michael Adame DDS and Joel Solis MD. Both clinicians collaborated to better understand and improve patient health and service. By combining their expertise, new and innovative solutions for patients who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea were explored and put […]
Get together with us for our “Walk with a Doc”. Every 2nd Saturday of every month, one of our doctors will be hosting this event at Bill Schupp Park in McAllen. This month’s “Walk” will be on the 8th of February and we want all participants to meet us at the clinic at 9:00 am. […]
So, this is our newest addition to our clinic. It’s been in the works for a few months and we’re happy to announce its completion. Final assembly occurred on January 10, 2020 and we couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out. We think it compliments the last sign we put on the front […]
If you’ve been by or to the clinic, you might have noticed a new sign above our entrance. This sign was on our list of renovations to be done and was installed on Thursday November 14, 2019. In addition to giving the front of our building a fresh new look, the sign also serves to […]
Thank you everyone who attended our September BioTE Seminar. We would like to re-invite you and anyone who’s interested in improving their health with hormone replacement therapy. Please attend. Our seminars are informative, insightful and you might find that BioTE is the therapy that your body has been doing without. As always, refreshments will be […]
There isn’t much that hasn’t been said about the flu and we all know that prevention is key. That’s where we can help. We have the flu shot in house and we’re ready to get you vaccinated. Just call our office or come in and we’ll get you ready for flu season!
Yes, it’s been one year! So we invite you to get together with us for our “Walk with a Doc”. Every 2nd Saturday of every month, one of our doctors will be hosting this event at Bill Schupp Park in McAllen. This month’s “Walk” will be on the 12th of October and it starts at […]
We would like to welcome everyone to our BioTE Seminar on September 18, 2019. Our past seminars have been a great success and we’d like to thank everyone who attended. Re-visiting patients, please join us again and bring someone with you. Discover the physical, mental, and emotional benefits that hormone replacement therapy can provide. As […]
This Monday September 2, 2019, we will be closed in observance of Labor Day. We wish you all a safe and enjoyable holiday and we will see you again on Tuesday September 3, 2019 when we will re-open our doors at 8:00 a.m.
So let’s try this again. Last Saturday’s Walk with a Doc was cancelled due to rain. Good news is, this Saturday’s weather looks great! We’ll meet at the clinic parking lot on the 18th of May at 9:00 am and walk on over to Bill Schupp Park where the walk will officially start at 10:00 […]
Our next BioTE Seminar will be June 5th. We’ve had great success with this hormone replacement therapy and want to share the news with even more patients. Come by and learn about this therapy and more importantly, hear what our patients have to say about BioTE. As always, refreshments will be served and you’ll still […]
Everyone, meet Cynthia Bueno. She is our new PA-C and a wonderful new addition to our VMAC family! Cindy joined us back in April 29th and we couldn’t be happier! She’s bright, friendly and eager to help with any of your healthcare needs. So if you happen to visit our clinic, be sure to say […]
Get together with us for our “Walk with a Doc”. Every 2nd Saturday of every month, one of our doctors will be hosting this event at Bill Schupp Park in McAllen. This month’s “Walk” will be on the 11th of May and it starts at 10:00 am. However, we want all participants to meet us […]
This Saturday, April 6, 2019, construction will begin in our clinic and we will be closed that day. We are making some changes to our minor surgery room in an effort to make your visit more accommodating. Our goal is to shorten your wait time for services and we expect this renovation to meet that […]
By now most of you have heard of BioTE. If not, we will be having a seminar this Wednesday, February 27, 2019 on what BioTE is, what it does, and whether it’s right for you. Refreshments will be served and you’ll get a $50 discount voucher on your first procedure just for attending. Join us […]
This month, VMAC will be closed for a few days in celebration of the Christmas Holiday. Beginning on December 19, 2018 (Wednesday), we will see patients in the morning and then close for the afternoon and night clinic. We will open the following day, December 20, 2018 (Thursday), at 8:00 am and resume normal hours. […]
We would like to wish a Happy Birthday to one of our own, Dr. Samuel Ramirez. It’s been a pleasure having you as part of our family and we wish you many more years to come here at the clinic.
This October 24th at 6:00 pm, we will be having another BioTE seminar. Come join us for refreshments and hear what our providers have to say about this incredible hormone replacement therapy. BioTE can help you with fatigue, joint pain, memory loss and a host of other conditions. We are located at 5201 North 10th […]
That when you get your flu shot, the Centers for Disease Control states that it takes 2 weeks for the antibodies that fight against the flu to develop in your body. It makes sense then, to get your flu vaccination as early as possible to be ready when flu season is at its peak. Come […]
This coming week we will be having another BioTE Seminar. Come by this July 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm and see for yourself what this amazing treatment can do for you. Refreshments will be served and you’ll receive $50 off on your next procedure just for attending. We are located on 5201 North 10th Street […]
Valley Medical Arts Clinic would like to congratulate the first graduating residency class in family medicine at UTRGV. Dr. Joel Solis was invited to be the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony due to the mentorship that he provided to the students. He was honored and looks forward to continuing a relationship with the UTRGV […]
May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Here to talk about this disease is our very own Physician Assistant, Cassie Cuellar: Let’s talk about Bone Health! Hello! This is Cassandra Cuellar PA-C with Valley Medical Arts Clinic. May is Osteoporosis Awareness month and I wanted to share some insight about what Osteoporosis is, how we can […]
…and it’s a girl!!! But we already knew that. What took us by surprise was how much excitement she brought to our clinic when Dr. Solis sent us her first pictures. She didn’t disappoint. Alisha Isabel Solis couldn’t be more beautiful and perfect. Her mom brought her into this world on April 25, 2018 and […]
This 23rd of May at 6:00 pm, we’re having another BioTE Seminar. Save the date and be sure to attend. We’ve had a lot of positive feedback from many patients who are very satisfied with their results. It truly is a life changing treatment. Come and see what BioTE can do for you. If you’re […]
April is Autism Awareness Month and here is what our friends at MindWorks have to say about this condition and the services they provide: MindWorks Rehabilitation Center was established in August of 2006 as a result of our passion and commitment to service children, and their families, affected by Autism. Over the years, we have […]
If you’ve visited our clinic, you might have noticed some changes. We’re almost done with our renovations and are very excited about the new improvements. New to our clinic is our coffee bar. Please feel free to come in and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee or relax in the main lobby and watch television […]
We would like give a long overdue welcome to one of our own clinicians. Cassandra (Cassie) Cuellar has been with us for one year now and has proven to be a wonderful addition to the VMAC family. Her friendly smile and approachable demeanor reflects her style of care. We are lucky to have her join […]
We’re still not out of the woods everyone. Our valley weather still has a few cold days left in it this winter. When that happens, everyone, sick and healthy alike seek warmth indoors…together. To protect yourself, here are some things the CDC recommends. Avoid close contact with sick people. Wash your hands with soap and […]
This coming Friday (December 8, 2017), construction will begin on our lobby. The front entrance will still be accessible and we don’t anticipate that we will need to close that entrance. However, if the need arises, we will route foot traffic through alternate entry doors either on the west or east side. We apologize for […]
Don’t forget to attend our BioTe Seminar on November 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm. We’re located at 5201 N 10th in McAllen. Don’t just look better, feel better! First time BioTe patients get a 50 dollar discount off their first procedure just for attending! Come by, enjoy our refreshments and see if this is right […]
We would like to congratulate Dr. Joel Solis for receiving Reader’s Choice Award for Sports Medicine. The Rio Grande Valley’s newspaper, The Monitor, awarded him this honor on September 28, 2017 for his excellence in sports medicine. Dr. Solis has been practicing medicine for 15 years and his dedication and commitment to his work is […]
It’s flu season everyone and it’s time to get your flu shot. Don’t get caught off guard so protect yourself by getting immunized. For more information on the flu, click on the link below and find out what our Dr. Solis has to say about this illness in an article found in RGVision Magazine. […]
With Easter fast-approaching, planning your meals around a diabetic diet might seem difficult to achieve, but with these healthy recipes, you’ll be able to please all. Starting with brunch, a few light dishes we recommend to start with is Asparagus With Tangy-Smoky Dressing. This asparagus dish has only 2 grams of sugar per serving and […]
About 75 million American adults (29%) have hypertension – that’s 1 in 3 American adults. It greatly increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. With such a common affliction, it’s good to know how you can arm yourself and prevent this silent […]
Often occurring following a cold, ear infections can plague our children and babies. Ear infections are likely caused by bacteria or viruses, leading to inflammation and swelling of the Eustachian tube. The tube then narrows and builds behind the eardrum, causing pressure and pain. Despite the discomfort and pain, there are treatments for your infant’s […]