The Frontier Experience
At Frontier, your membership covers a subscription to a TEAM of doctors and clinics! So when your specific PCP is away for an extended amount of time, we still have a great team that is ready to provide accessible & excellent care, across the Rio Grande Valley. We are here to serve you!
The Frontier Experience
At Frontier, your membership covers a subscription to a TEAM of doctors and clinics! So when your specific PCP is away or out-of-office, we still have a great team that is ready to provide accessible & excellent care, across the Rio Grande Valley. We are here to serve you!
Browse our team of dedicated Frontier PCPs below. Choose your temporary provider by following 3 simple steps:
1. Create an appointment with your PCP
From the home page of this website, click on “Book an Appointment”. Choose your temporary provider and a the type of appointment you’d like to schedule.
2. Meet your PCP
During your first appointment with your temporary provider, make sure to add their personal phone number to your contacts!
3. Continue On
Continue to use your FDC Membership as usual! Call, text, or email your temporary PCP with any questions that might arise. We will contact you as soon as your regular PCP is back in the clinic. It’s that simple!
PA Lauren Orzechowski (03/01/2022)
PA Lauren Orzechowski is counting down the days to welcoming a new baby to her family and to the Frontier. We couldn't be more excited for her! Lauren is still available for virtual visits until the baby's arrival, and will be on maternity leave for 6-8 weeks following. Never fear! We have a great team of doctors and clinics that are ready to serve you.
PA Taylor Sheneman
Taylor is all about serving his local community along with encouraging opportunities to allow people to feel heard and understood. In his free time, he enjoys weight lifting along with other activities that require being outdoors with his girlfriend and family.
Dr. Renee Gounden
Growing up in South Africa, Dr. Gounden decided early on in her life she wanted to pursue helping others through medical care. She loves to spend time with her famly and is passionate about church growth in remote areas of the world.
Dr. Nathaniel De La Cruz
Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. De La Cruz returned to his roots in South Texas after graduating from the UTMB Family Residency Program in 2018. He loves to spend time outdoors and practice archery in his spare time.
Dr. Suja Perakathu
Leaving private practice after 10 years in the RGV, Dr. Perakathu desires to be able to truly serve all her patients to the best of her ability at Frontier. A busy mom of 3, she loves to take care of her boys and cook delicious food.
Dr. Jordan Dooley
Dr. Dooley is dedicated to treating individuals with the dignity and compassion they deserve as people made in God’s image. He is passionate about helping patients utilize nutrition and exercise choices to reverse & prevent chronic diseases.
Have More Questions?
Who can I schedule an Appointment with? Can I go to a different location? Does this change who my PCP will be forever? Will I be able to contact my temporary PCP directly?
Just give our Member Services Department a call at
Available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
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Brownsville, TX, 78521
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Harlingen, TX, 78550
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