Craig Carson, MD

MD

Craig Carson, MD

Dr. Carson graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in zoology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then completed an Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Carson has an Oklahoma Medical License and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and rheumatology. He is a member of many organizations including: the American Academy of Pain Management, the American College of Rheumatology, and the American Medical Association. He has published multiple journal articles, been involved in research, and received numerous awards of excellence throughout his career.

Amanda Bibbs, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Amanda Bibbs, APRN-CNP

Amanda received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nursing from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining Oklahoma Arthritis Center, Amanda practiced internal medicine.  Amanda is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Rheumatology Nurses Society.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children, family, and friends.  Amanda also enjoys crafts and anything Disney.  Amanda joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2019.

Eric Campbell, PA-C

PA-C

Eric Campbell, PA-C

Eric received his degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants. Eric is a nationally certified Physician Assistant. He is a member of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, where he recently served on the Practice Committee. After spending 15 years in surgical specialties such as heart surgery, orthopedics, and neurosurgery, Eric began serving the patients of Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2011.

Jocelyn Eslick, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Jocelyn Eslick, APRN-CNP

Jocelyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma.  She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Graceland University in Independence, MO.  She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Rheumatology Nurses Society.  In her spare time, Jocelyn enjoys spending time with her two children.  She also enjoys playing sand volleyball and golf.  Jocelyn joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2019.

 

Graciela Gallardo, MD

MD

Graciela Gallardo, MD

Dr. Gallardo received her medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine in Argentina. After medical school, she completed a residency, and became board certified, in Ophthalmology. Dr. Gallardo moved back to the United States and completed a residency in Family Practice at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is board certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the American College of Rheumatology, the Oklahoma State Medical Association, and the Ophthalmic Photographer’s Society. After 6 years of treating patients with chronic pain conditions, including arthritis, spinal conditions, fibromyalgia and migraines among others, Dr. Gallardo joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2016.

Cindy Hagan, PA-C

PA-C

Cindy Hagan, PA-C

Cindy received her Master of Health Science degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she graduated with honors. Cindy is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Association of Physician Associates. She has volunteered at Integris Baptist Hospital Emergency Room and United Way as a counselor. Cindy has been a licensed Physician Assistant at Oklahoma Arthritis Center since 2002.

Leslie Hornick, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Leslie Hornick, APRN-CNP

Leslie received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  She received her Master of Science degree in Pediatric Nursing from Stony Brook University in Long Island, NY.  Leslie is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  She specializes in diagnosing and treating children and adolescents with rheumatology and other autoimmune disorders.  Prior to joining Oklahoma Arthritis Center, Leslie spent the last eight years in a Children’s Hospital providing comprehensive rheumatology and autoimmune care to pediatric patients.  Leslie enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and children.  Leslie joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2020.

Emily John, PA-C

PA-C

Emily John, PA-C

Emily received her Master of Health Science degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Oklahoma State University. During her Physician Assistant training, Emily spent a five week clinical rotation with Oklahoma Arthritis Center and developed a love of rheumatology. Emily is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants and the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. Emily joined the Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2016.

Ana A. Kumar, MD

MD

Ana A. Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar received a degree in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. She received her medical degree from the University of the West Indies. Dr. Kumar’s post-doctoral training included a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a rheumatology mentorship at Oklahoma Arthritis Center. She is board certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Medical Association, the Oklahoma State Medical Association, the American Association of Family Practice, the Physician Member of the American College of Rheumatology, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. Dr. Kumar has been practicing rheumatology at Oklahoma Arthritis Center since 2004.

Kelsey Landon, PA-C

PA-C

Kelsey Landon, PA-C

Kelsey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.  She received her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Kelsey is Oklahoma licensed, nationally certified, and a member of the Association of Rheumatology Professionals.  Kelsey enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs.  She also enjoys traveling and playing board games.  Kelsey joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2019.

Sheril Mathew, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Sheril Mathew, APRN-CNP

Sheril completed her Master of Science in Adult Gerontology Primary Care from New York University and is board certified in Adult Gerontology Primary Care by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Sheril is originally from New York, where she spent five years as a registered nurse at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in hospice and acute geriatric/transitional care. Sheril joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2015 when she moved to Oklahoma City.

Keshav Panday, MD

MD

Keshav Panday, MD

Dr. Panday graduated from Kathmandu Medical College in Kathmandu, Nepal. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He then completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Panday is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Panday is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Nepal Medical Council, the Nepal Medical Association, and the American Nepal Medical Foundation. Dr. Panday joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2017.

Tosha Redd, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Tosha Redd, APRN-CNP

Tosha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Simmons University in Boston, MA. In her spare time, Tosha enjoys spending time with her family. She is passionate about rural healthcare and is excited to provide rheumatology care in Western Oklahoma. Tosha joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2020.

Sterling Riggs, MD

MD

Sterling Riggs, MD

Dr. Riggs graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in spanish and minor in chemistry from Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Riggs has an active medical license in both Oklahoma and Utah. He is board certified by the American Academy of Procedural Medicine in Pain Management. He is a member of many organizations including the American Academy of Procedural Medicine and the American Medical Association. He has published many journal articles and has been involved in research to advance medical knowledge and improve patient care. Dr. Riggs joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2018.

David Schulze, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

David Schulze, APRN-CNP

David graduated from St. Joseph’s College in Maine with a Master of Science in Nursing after completing his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Oklahoma. David is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. David spent six years as a registered nurse in the surgical intensive care unit at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Oklahoma City. David joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2017.

Shawna Seelbach, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Shawna Seelbach, APRN-CNP

Shawna Seelbach started working for Oklahoma Arthritis in 2005 as an LPN and fell in love with rheumatology and the vision of Oklahoma Arthritis Center. She received her bachelor’s degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2012. Shawna continued on to the University of South Alabama, receiving her masters in 2017. Shawna is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American College of Rheumatology and the Rheumatology Nurses Society.

Jama Shoemaker, PA-C

PA-C

Jama Shoemaker, PA-C

Jama received her undergraduate degree in biology from Oklahoma Christian University and her Masters degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is a Physician Assistant licensed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her passion for helping patients with autoimmune diseases is fueled by the personal impact rheumatoid arthritis has on her family and loved ones. Jama has dedicated her career serving patients at Oklahoma Arthritis Center since 2001.

Christi Weaver, APRN-CNP

APRN-CNP

Christi Weaver, APRN-CNP

Christi received a Master of Science in Nursing from Maryville University. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Christi has been a Registered Nurse for eight years and spent five years working as a registered nurse at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital and OU Medical Center. Christi is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Christi joined Oklahoma Arthritis Center in 2015.

Linda Zacharias, MD

MD

Linda Zacharias, MD

Dr. Zacharias received her BS from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She received her medical degree from the University of the West Indies. Dr. Zacharias completed her residency at the University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem Program and her Rheumatology fellowship training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. She is also certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry in Bone Densitometry and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Her professional memberships include: the American College of Rheumatology, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians. She also has experience in clinical trials and sub-investigator research. Dr. Zacharias has been with Oklahoma Arthritis Center since 2007.