Anastasia L Gentles, MD
How long have you been a member of SPUC?
A few months.
Why did you choose the Pediatric Urgent Care field?
I practiced in primary care and in the ER. Urgent care was the best mix and balance for me. Also I like working after hours.
Please list a few of your most recent accomplishments:
EY winning women inductee for women owned small business= class of 2016
Forbes magazine small giants 2017
10y in small business as pediatric urgent care this year
2017 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Awards program, finalist = US chamber of commerce
Why did you join SPUC?
Networking. I like access to like minded people and other MDs in urgent care. it is easy when you are growing a business to just have your head down working and forget to look up and around and build professional relationships
Undergrad and med school in Ca, UC davis and UC san diego respectively. finished pediatric residency in 200 at Oakland Children’s Hospital now Banioff Children’s in Oakland California. after 1 year as an attending in the Oakland children’s ambulatory department I moved out to Texas and joined a primary care practice in austin. Moved to Houston in 2003 worked for Texas Children’s outpatient then in the ER before starting NightLight Pediatric Urgent care in 2007. we opened for business in march of 2007 and are currently working on our 7th location in the greater Houston area.