First Physicians

Family Medicine, Urgent Care, and Occupational Medicine Specialists located in Odessa, TX

First Physicians is a patient-centered medical practice in Odessa, Texas with highly-skilled doctors available to care for you, your family and friends in the areas of urgent care, family medicine, and occupational medicine. First Physicians has 3 convenient locations in Odessa, Texas to serve a wide variety of patients with multiple medical concerns and conditions. With offices in Wendover, Westview and East University, excellent medical care is close by and accessible, whatever your health needs may be. If you need a medical provider, call First Physicians for an appointment.

  • Wendover team: There are two doctors and three physicians assistants practicing at the Wendover location: Michael Shelton, MD and Barry Willingham, MD. Dr. Shelton specializes in family medicine, occupational medicine, and urgent care. Dr. Willingham specializes in family medicine and urgent care.
  • Westview team: We have one doctor and three physicians assistants at the Westview location: Steven Siegler, MD. Dr. Siegler specializes in family medicine, occupational medicine, and urgent care. He is board-certified in family medicine.
  • East University team: There is one doctor and 3 physician assistants practicing at East University Medical Clinic. All of the providers specialize in Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care.

Whichever office you choose to visit, each location is led by an expert physician and includes a team of highly-qualified care providers such as certified physician’s assistants and support staff, to offer you competent medical care in a safe and warm environment.  

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First Physicians

First Physicians is a patient-centered medical practice in Odessa, Texas with highly-skilled doctors available to care for you, your family and friends in the areas of urgent care, family medicine, and occupational medicine. First Physicians has 3 convenient locations in Odessa, Texas to serve a wide variety of patients with multiple medical concerns and conditions. With offices in Wendover, Westview and East University, excellent medical care is close by and accessible, whatever your health needs may be. If you need a medical provider, call First Physicians for an appointment.

Whichever office you choose to visit, each location is led by an expert physician and includes a team of highly-qualified care providers such as certified physician’s assistants and support staff, to offer you competent medical care in a safe and warm environment.  


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Major Insurance Plans Accepted

At First Physicians, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our offices if you do not see your insurance provider listed here.

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Aetna
BCBS
Capstar
Cigna
Coventry / First Health (Assurant)
FirstCare Health Plans
Galaxy Health Network
HealthSmart
Humana Medicare – HMO / PPO
Independent Medical Systems
Integrated Health Plan
Medicare
Multiplan
OMNI Insurance Group
PHCS
Tricare
Wendover Team
  • Michael V. Shelton, MD

     

    Location: Wendover

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University
    • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Georgia Flexible Internship
    • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, family Practice Residency

     

    Interests:

    • Ector County Medical Society
    • Texas Medical Association

     

    Languages: English

  • Barry Willingham, MD

     

    Location: Wendover

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio 1985.  
    • Texas Tech RAHC, Internship 1986.  
    • Texas Tech RAHC, Residency 1988.

     

    Interests: Enjoys Hunting, Traveling, watching sports

    Languages: English

     
     
  • Bret Baker PA-C

     

    Location: Wendover

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Science Center

     

    Interests: Golfing, hunting, fishing and travel

    Languages: English

     
     
  • Ashton Brea Hughes, PA-C

     

    Location: Wendover

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech Health Science Center
    • Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University


    Interests: Traveling, shopping, spending time with my family, staying active, & playing sports

    Languages: English

     
     
  • Erika Alfaro

     

    Location: Wendover

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Education:

    • NCCPA certified, MPAS PA-C
    • Vice President of Permian Basin PA Society. Member of TAPA and AAPA

     

    Interests: Spending time with family, traveling, cooking, camping and kayaking

    Languages: English, Spanish

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East University Team
  • Christine Wan, MD

     

    Location: East University

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine

    Education:

    • MD from University of Texas Medical Branch
    • Bachelor of Arts from Baylor University

     

    Interests: Reading, cooking, and playing golf

    Languages: English, Spanish, Cantonese Chinese

  • Pete Ienatsch, PA-C

     

    Location: East University

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Education:

    • Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies from Texas Tech University
    • Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University

     

    Interests: Travel, classic muscle cars, playing guitar, home remodeling, resistance training, and golf.

    Languages: English

  • Allie Black, PA-C

     

    Location: East University

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Texas Tech University
    • Bachelor of Science Clinical Laboratory Science from Texas Tech University

     

    Interests: Running, swimming, spending time with my dog, cycling, gardening, hiking, sewing, avid movie going, and a little cooking.

    Languages: English

  • Jay Gibson, PA-C

     

    Location: East University

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech Health Science Center

     

    Interests: Flying, fishing, sailing, and computers

    Languages: English

     
     

Saturday Appointments available at our East University location!

Westview Team
  • Steven Siegler, MD

     

    Location: Westview

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Board Certified in Family Medicine
    • Internship & Residency in Boston and Philadelphia
    • Practiced in suburban Philadelphia for 16 years before moving to Arlington, TX in 2003 to join his brother's practice.

     

    Interests: Enjoys working out, traveling, watching football and hockey and spending time with his family.  He is also one of the team doctors for the Jackalopes. 

    Languages: English

  • Jesus "Freddy" Torres, PA-C

     

    Location: Westview

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Education:

    • MPAS from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from University of Texas at Austin

     

    Interests: I enjoy keeping up an active lifestyle including running, lifting weights, and competing in sports. I also enjoy keeping up with my alma mater, University of Texas, Austin.

    Languages: English, Spanish

  • Laurie Salcido, PA-C

     

    Location: Westview

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin
    • Master of Physician Assistant Studies from University of Texas Medical Branch

     

    Interests: I enjoy fishing, crocheting, and spending time with my family. I'm also a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants and the Texas Academy of Physicians Assistants.

    Languages: English, Spanish

  • Bailey Slater Ford , PA-C

     

    Location: Westview

    Specialty: Family Medicine, Urgent Care

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Science at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin
    • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Science Center

     

    Interests: I enjoy playing tennis and golf, shopping, spending time with family, working out, traveling, and staying active at my church.

    Languages: English

  • Javier Espinoza, PA-C

     

    Location: Westview

    Specialty: Family Medicine

    Education:

    • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech Health Science Center
    • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants

     

    Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, and golfing

    Languages: English, Spanish

Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "Professional and friendly staff, great medical staff. No waiting in the lobby for 3 hours for a scheduled appointment! Always a good experience at First Physicians."

    Michelle D.
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    "When I go my blood pressure does not raise because I don't stress or stay long in the waiting room and I can have all test done there not driving all over town..."

    Karen T.
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    "...I decided to give Wendover a try and I'm so glad I did. My family is grateful to have found people we can trust with our families health."

    Gabby G.
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    "WHAT AN AMAZING FRONT STAFF! ALL SMILES AND TOOK CARE OF ME RIGHT AWAY...LOVE COMING TO THIS CLINIC ALWAYS IN AND OUT. I LOVE That THEy aRE OPENED ON SATURDAYS AS WELL."

    Sammy T.
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    "Dr. Wan takes time out for you no matter how busy her schedule is! We love this doctor! We recommend her 100%!"

    DaveMaria F.