Johnny Vuelvas, M.D., a UMC Physicians Pediatrician, is relocating from UMC Freedom Clinic to UMC Wolfforth Clinic. Dr. Vuelvas has practiced with UMC Physicians for almost nine years, and he has a passion for providing pediatric care.
“I am drawn to the field of pediatrics because it provides an opportunity to help the most,innocent and helpless of our society— our children,” Dr. Vuelvas said. “It is a privilege to care for, and be a voice for, those who cannot stand up for themselves. I look forward to sharing life’s wonderful moments with families and can think of no better place to do that than Wolfforth.”
Although Dr. Vuelvas has already been seeing patients once a week in Wolfforth, beginning April 1, 2019, he will permanently remain at UMC Wolfforth Clinic and will see patients there full time. He is accepting new patients from newborn to 15 years of age. He accepts most commercial insurances, Medicare and Medicaid.
Medical services offered at UMC Wolfforth Clinic:
About Dr. Vuelvas
- Acute care for newborns to teens
- Well-child exams for children two months of age and older
- Everyday illnesses, such as sore throat, flu, headaches, colds and strep
- Flu shots
- Management of chronic medical conditions
- Treatment for minor fractures
- Wait from Home... or wherever you are
- And more
Dr. Vuelvas received an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Texas in Austin, before attending Medical School at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He then completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.
He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and Lubbock-Crosby-Garza Medical Society.
Dr. Vuelvas was named Physician of the Year at UMC Physicians in 2017 and is also fluent in Spanish.
UMC Health System has developed a strong and enduring culture, adhering to the motto Service is Our Passion, our ‘why.’ This sustains UMC as the employer of choice— consistently ranking among the best places to work in Texas by the Best Companies Group – and the provider of choice – ranking among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience by HealthGrades.