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Brian C. Buck, M.D.

Specialty: Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Facilities Served: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle
Dr. Brian Buck joined the medical staff at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle in January 2016. Dr. Buck is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Austin, TX. He is a native Austinite. He has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and electrodiagnostic medicine. He earned his BA degree in Natural Science from Austin College in Sherman, TX, then earned MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Dr. Buck preformed post graduate PM&R training at The University of Utah. Afterwards, he stayed on staff as an instructor for two years. He then moved on to an Assistant Professor at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX . He has been practicing PM&R in Austin since 1991.

Francisco Hernandez, Jr., MD

Specialty: Board Certified Family Medicine
Facilities Served: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle
Dr Francisco Hernandez joined the medical staff at Warm Springs Rehabilitaiton Hospital when it opened 2014. Dr Hernandez is a Family Practice physician in Hays County TX. He has been practicing inpatient medicine since 2009. He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. Preformed his residency at Waukesha Family Practice , Medical College of Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physcians, American Medical Association, as well as the Tri County Medical Association.

Sean (Xing) Zhao, M.D.

Specialty: Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Facilities Served: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle
Dr. Sean Zhao joined the medical staff at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle in June 2015. Dr. Zhao earned a bachelor's degree in Science , Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He then earned his doctor of medicine degree from The University of TX Health Science Center at Houston. He performed his residency in PM&R at UCI Medical Center in Orange, CA. Dr. Zhao is a member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists , American Academy of PM&R, and the American Medical Association.

Edward Ortiz, M.D.

Specialty: Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Facilities Served: Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle
Dr. Edward Ortiz joined the medical staff at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital in 2017. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and a medical degree from University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Dallas. He completed residency training and a pulmonary fellowship at Tulane University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans. He has been practicing medicine in Austin since 2006. He is board certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He is involved in clinical drug trials with Future Search Trials of America, and his main office is at Sleep Medicine Consultants in Austin.

Juan Arenas

Specialty: Board Certified Internal Medicine
Facilities Served: PAM Specialty Hospital of Luling
Dr. Arenas is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician who practices providing medical care for complex long term acute care patients. This includes caring for those patients requiring respiratory and wound care management as well as rehabilitative care. He is originally from Venezuela. He completed his medical training and residency as a general surgeon in Venezuela. After relocating to the United States he spent two years as a research fellow at Wake Forest in North Carolina followed by a second residency in Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University. He shares his enthusiasm for golf, soccer, mountain biking and outdoor activities with both his wife and daughter. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our hospital and strives for providing high value/quality care to patients with complex medical needs in the post-acute setting.