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Bengston_Todd-150x150 Physician Finder Todd Bengtson, MD


Cardiology (Heart Disease) /
Surgery /

Dr. Todd Bengtson is part of our cardiology team and he is a board certified vascular surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He completed his medical school, residency, and fellowship training at UT Southwestern.

(903) 877-7200

bosworth1-150x150 Physician Finder Michele C. Bosworth, MD


Family Medicine /

Board Certifications:

Family Medicine

HealthConnection Episodes: Sweat

Dr. Bosworth is committed to improving the health of her patients and to training new doctors in family medicine. She has volunteered with a Christian ministry in North Carolina and participated in a month-long medical mission trip to Guatemala. Dr. Bosworth is especially interested in preventive health, women’s health, and pediatric and adolescent medicine.

(903) 939-7870

Boynton-Jennifer-150x150 Physician Finder Jennifer Boynton, APRN, CNM

Specialties: Women's Health, Family Medicine

Jennifer Boynton is an advanced practice registered nurse and a certified nurse-midwife. Ms. Boynton empowers her patients by taking the time to educate them about making healthy choices that will last a lifetime. She dedicates her expertise to care for students at our University Health Clinic.

(903) 877-7911

bratcher-e1452030184965-150x150 Physician Finder Christina Bratcher, MD


Endocrinology /
Diabetes Care /

HealthConnection Episodes: Diabetes, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Testosterone, Your Thyroid

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Bratcher diagnoses and treats hormone imbalances in diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and thyroid disorders. Her special interests include osteoporosis, drugs for type 2 diabetes and the use of insulin pumps and glucose sensors to treat type 1 diabetes. She has directed clinical research at a diabetes care center and was an assistant professor at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She also has a pharmacy degree.

(903) 877-7911

Gerald-Brown-5x5-for-Web-150x150 Physician Finder Gerald Brown, PA-C


Internal Medicine /
Diabetes Care /

HealthConnection Episodes: Advanced Practice Providers, Insulin Resistance , Pneumonia & the Vaccine, Stress, Stress, Weight Loss

Gerald “Gerry” Brown is a physician assistant who has treated patients at UT Health for more than a decade in our internal medicine and diabetes clinics. He knows how to listen to patients’ concerns and understands their healthcare needs. PA Brown has a special interest in helping patients with diabetes and is a nationally certified diabetes educator.

(903) 877-7831

nophoto-female-wpcf_150x150 Physician Finder Kimberly Brown, APRN


Cancer Care /

Kimberly Brown has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse. As an advanced practice registered nurse in our Cancer Center, her expertise is in medical oncology.  She has a special interest in genetics and their role in preventing cancer. Kimberly enjoys getting to know her patients and their family and helping them through their cancer journey.  She takes the time to listen to their needs so she can provide them with the best care.

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Buford-Ushimbra-150x150 Physician Finder Ushimbra Buford, MD


Acute Behavioral Health /

Dr. Ushimbra Buford is a behavioral health expert with an expertise in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. As a psychiatrist in our acute unit, Dr. Buford helps patients learn to make choices to better their lives. He enjoys interacting with patients and their families as well as other healthcare professionals to improve the level of care that he provides.

(903) 877-7826

Bundy_Amy-150x150 Physician Finder Amy Bundy, FNP-C


Gynecology /

Amy Bundy is a board certified nurse practitioner who specializes in women’s wellness and gynecology. She completed her master of science in nursing at the University of Texas at Tyler. With her expertise in gynecology, she is dedicated to helping women achieve better health.

(903) 881-5799

UTHSC_DRBUTTRAM_045_SQUARED-2-EDITED_jj-150x150 Physician Finder Jonathan W. Buttram, MD


Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology /

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology

HealthConnection Episodes: Allergy Myths

Taking time to ask patients the right questions and carefully listening to their answers is necessary for excellent medical care, according to Dr. Buttram, a specialist in allergy, asthma, and immunology at our UT Health Northeast – Lindale Clinic. He is particularly interested in chronic cough, difficult-to-control asthma, and chronic hives, but appreciates the challenges of all aspects of allergy and immunology. He also enjoys the opportunity to see all ages of patients, which is somewhat unique to his subspecialty. Dr. Buttram believes that an effective treatment plan requires a partnership between patients and physicians.

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