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Pediatrician Staff

At the Pediatric Clinic, PA, our team consists of experienced, compassionate Pediatricians and Nurse Practitioners and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.

We understand you have a choice of Pediatricians in the Mount Pleasant area, and we appreciate your consideration. We can assure you that you will feel confident in our ability to meet all of your expectations.

All of our Pediatricians are board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics and have undergone rigorous academic and clinical training in pediatrics. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients we are privileged to serve. Our Nurse Practitioners are also board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

The Pediatric Clinic, PA believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so all of our doctors collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.

Physicians


Gerald A. Stagg, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrics
Dr. Stagg was the original founder of the Pediatric Clinic, P.A. He arrived in Mount Pleasant in 1981 after having served as the Chief Pediatric Resident at Louisiana State University Medical Center. He is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Pediatric Clinic, P.A.

Graduate: LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana
Post Graduate: LSU Hospital/LSU Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics-Lifetime Certification
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
English/Spanish competency
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification

Joel D. Chapman, M.D. FAAP

Pediatrics
Joel D. Chapman, MD, FAAPDr. Chapman joined Dr. Stagg as an associate in 1982. He was an original founder of the Pediatric Clinic, P.A., serving as Vice President of the association. He previously served on the School Board of Chapel Hill Independent School District and is actively involved in his church.

Graduate: LSU School of Medicine at Shreveport, Louisiana
Post Graduate: LSU Hospital/ LSU Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics-Lifetime Certification
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Author/Director of "Family Builders"--a provider of marriage and family seminars

J. Colton Bradshaw, M.D. FAAP

Pediatrics
Dr. Bradshaw arrived in1983 after time as a medical missionary in Africa and after having worked full-time as an Emergency Department Physician in South Louisiana. He was an original founder of the Pediatric Clinic, P.A. along with Dr. Stagg and Dr. Chapman.

Graduate: LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana
Post Graduate Training: LSU Hospital/LSU Medical Center
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Re-Certified ABP--2005
Pediatric Advanced Life Support--Medical Director at Texarkana College/Texas A&M-Texarkana
Clinical Instructor--University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center
President--Harts Bluff ISD since 2002 

Marc E. Kimball, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrics
Marc E. Kimball, MD, FAAPGraduate: University Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico
Post Graduate: Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics-Lifetime Certification
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Bilingual--English and Spanish

Michael D. Henry, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrics
Following completion of his pediatric residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, Dr. Henry joined the Pediatric Clinic, P.A. in September 2013.  A native Texan, Dr. Henry moved to Mount Pleasant with his wife and two young daughters.  He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant.  He is also fluent in English and Spanish.

Graduate: University Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico
Post Graduate: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York and LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
Bilingual--English and Spanish

Dana L. Rice, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrics
Dr. Rice joined the Pediatric Clinic, P.A. in January, 2018. She was previously the Pediatric ER Medical Director at LSUHSC in Shreveport, LA. Prior to that, she was a civilian pediatric hospitalist at Darnell Army Medical Center in Ft. Hood TX Dr Rice is active at Spring Hill First Baptist Church, Longview, where she enjoys working with the youth groups.

Undergrad: East Texas Baptist University
Graduate: Texas Tech Medical School
Post Graduate: LSUHSC Shreveport, LA
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Basic Life Support Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification

Alban Tomaj, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrics
Dr. Tomaj joined the Pediatric Clinic in August, 2020. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio. He completed his pediatric residence at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Tomaj enjoys exercising, marathons, traveling and experiencing other cultures.


Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Kathy Sanders, RN, BSN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Kathy Sanders comes to our practice from Bossier City, Louisiana, and has 23 years of experience as a Certified Nurse Pracititioner. Ms. Sanders obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Florida State University in 1980. She served eight years in the United States Air Force and completed the Air Force Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program in 1988. She has practiced in a variety of settings. Most recently she worked as a civilian contractor providing medical care to military dependent children from 1988 to 2011. She is married and has a teenage daughter, Elizabeth

Greg Smith, RN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Greg Smith comes from Lubbock, TX and became a part of our practice in August of 2019. Greg worked 5 years as a nurse in a Level 1 Trauma Pediatric ER before joining our practice. Greg obtained his Associates of Science in Nursing in 2014 from New Mexico Junior College, his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2015, and his Masters of Science in Nursing from Maryville University of St. Louis in 2018. He is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) in Pediatric Primary Care. Greg is married to his wife Sarah and they have 3 children. They love East Texas and look forward to serving the community for years to come.

Tara Gray, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner
Tara Gray grew up in Pittsburg, TX prior to marrying her husband and moving to Daingerfield, TX. They have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Tara began her nursing career in 1988 before graduating in 1990 with her LVN, and in 1993 with her RN. She worked a variety of positions including medical, surgical, ER, ICU, and Home Health prior to finding her calling caring for the newborns in the nursery. While working in the nursery and assisting in the pediatric unit, she obtained a national certification for low-risk newborn care. She was a preceptor for new nurses and became an instructor in Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) and Neonatal Resuscitation Process (NRP). Tara obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2019 with focus on Family Practice and joined the Pediatric Clinic in January 2020.