Team

Chad - Frisco Pediatrition

MD

Dr. Chad D. Guetersloh was born and raised in Plains, Texas and moved to the Dallas area in 1992. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Baylor University in 1992. He received his medical training from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine in 1996. He then completed three years of pediatric residency training at Children's Medical Center of Dallas, and served an additional year...

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Dr. Christopher "Kit" Newton - Pediatrician

MD, PhD

Dr. Christopher "Kit" Newton was born in California and grew up in Massachusetts , Virginia and California before moving to Texas in 1982. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. Dr. Newton completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1996, receiving his M.D. and his Ph.D. in molecular biology/biochemistry,...

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Little Elm Pediatrician - Richard C. Nail

MD

Dr. Richard C. Nail was raised in Richardson, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 1987 and his Master of Science in 1991. After working for 8 years at Texas Instruments in the field of integrated circuit design and marketing, he returned to school to pursue his dream of a medical education. Dr. Nail received his Doctor of Medicine in 1999 from the University of...

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Frisco Pediatrician - Susan Weiser Crow

MD

Dr. Susan W. Crow was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. Dr. Crow attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine in 2006. She then completed three years of pediatric residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Children's Medical Center of Dallas...

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Laura McClendon - Little Elm Pediatrician

MD

Dr. Laura McClendon was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1999 and briefly worked in public relations before returning to Texas to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. McClendon attended the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine in 2006. She completed pediatric residency training at Children's Medical Center Dallas in...

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Erin W. Bridgewater - Pediatrician

MD

West Frisco/Little Elm location

Dr. Erin W. Bridgewater is a native of North Texas, growing up in Celina and McKinney. She earned her Bachelor of Science in International Business and Marketing from New York University and worked in commercial insurance before pursuing a career in medicine. Dr. Bridgewater then earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and was elected into...

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Leslie Katz Lestz - Pediatrician

MD

West Frisco/Little Elm location

Dr. Leslie Katz Lestz was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. She graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University with a degree in English and American Literature in 1994. She then completed her medical training at Emory University School of Medicine where she received her MD in 1998. Dr. Lestz completed three years of pediatric residency at Children's Medical Center of Dallas in 2001 and has...

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Deborah Arnold Smith - Frisco Pediatrician

RN, MSN, CPNP

Deborah Arnold Smith is a native Texan. She grew up in Dallas and in Maryland, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1981. Upon returning to Dallas, she began her nursing career in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and later at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas. After starting a family, she returned to school and earned a Masters...

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Tom Atkins - Little Elm Pediatrician

RN, MSN, CPNP

Tom Atkins was raised in Michigan. After serving in the military as a medic, he moved to Tennessee where he eventually graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1996. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Masters of Nursing in 2001. After practicing in Tennessee for 6 years, he moved to Dallas and worked in the Emergency Room at Childrens Medical Center. He has practiced in several clinics throughout the Dallas metroplex....

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Affiliated Hospitals

All of our doctors have privileges at:

  • Baylor Medical Center of Frisco
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
  • Centennial Medical Center

Should your child require hospitalization at an unaffiliated hospital, your child’s care will be managed by the pediatric hospitalist at that facility and we will resume their care following discharge from the hospital.