Meet our Medical Providers

Providing Fayette and Lee Counties as well as surrounding communities with excellence in healthcare is what we do at Tejas. Our highly qualified providers are committed to excellence in healthcare services. Tejas Health Care is comprised of well-trained, experienced providers who care for you and your loved ones. At Tejas Health Care, we put the patient first! 

  • Frank De Paula, M.D.

    Family Practice

    A National Health Service Corps member, Dr. De Paula grew up in South Dakota, and attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He went to residency at Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston, Texas. Dr. De Paula treats pediatric and adult patients, with emphasis on preventative medicine and lifestyle changes to improve patient outcomes. Dr. De Paula enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, hiking and seeing new sights in Texas.

  • Esther Kirov, M.D.


    Dr. Esther Kirov joined the Tejas Health Care team on March 1, 2022. She is a board certified pediatrician with over 20 years of experience. Before starting with Tejas health Care, Dr. Kirov provided care at Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kirov received her medical degree in Mexico and completed her residency in pediatrics at Saint Joseph Hospital affiliated with Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. In her free time she enjoys traveling and hiking with her family. 

  • Kristi Salinas, M.D.

    Family Practice

    Dr. Salinas joined the Tejas Health Care team on February 1, 2022.

  • Eslam Elhammady, M.D.

    Obstetrics / Gynecology

    Graduated Medical School from the University of Alexandria in 1998; Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Saima Ghazal, M.D., FACOG

    Obstetrics / Gynecology

    Graduated from the Army Medical College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan in 2001. Completed  residency program in 2011 at the Wayne State University School of Medicine/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan.   Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.