Category Archives: Profiles Of Waco Medicine

Hillcrest Family Health Center 1987-

Hillcrest Family Health Center (HFHC) began with discussions between Alton Pearson, CEO of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center (HBMC) and Drs. Joe Corbett and David Lockhart in the mid 1980’s. This led to an affiliation agreement between HBMC and Waco Clinic … Continue reading

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Monroe Majors, M.D. 1864-1960

Monroe Majors, M.D. 1864-1960 Dr. Majors was born and raised in Waco, and at 10 years old worked as a page to the Texas Legislature at the State Capitol, where he got to meet celebrities such as Henry Ward Beecher … Continue reading

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David Dow, M.D. Becomes Mayor in 1980

Dr. Dow came to Waco after his Air Force service to join Dr. Jim Scruggs in his ophthalmology practice in 1964, where he practiced until retiring in 1997. During his long, successful practice, he found time for leadership in the … Continue reading

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J.M. Vandavell, M.D

Dr. Vandavell grew up in Tennessee, and graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1884, and moved to Waco. He was the second African-American physician in the state of Texas, and the first in Waco. His wife, Anna, later wrote the story … Continue reading

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John Thomas Harrington, M.D. 1858-1947

  Dr. Harrington was born in Mississippi, and went to Louisville Medical College in 1879, and also the Medical School of St. Louis and the New York Polyclinic Medical College, with special training in Obstetrics. He moved to Texas and … Continue reading

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Waco Cardiology Associates, 1971-current

‘To take care of the patient in the context of appropriate expertise and technology combined with individual attention and compassion to the patient and the family.’ This is the mission of Waco Cardiology Associates. Dr. Charles Arthur Shoultz, Jr. (Junior, Pa, … Continue reading

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