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PROVIDERS
Dr. Randy Naidoo, M.D., FAAP, ABIHM
Chief Executive Officer, Owner

Dr Naidoo wishes that his bio was short but that would be a disservice to all that have helped him along the way. His parents made the journey from South Africa in 1971 to create more opportunities for themselves at the time and their children later. His mother chose Dallas instead of Toronto.

Born at Presby Dallas in 1976, Dr Naidoo has seen the Dallas Fort Worth area change from primarily a big city with several suburban and rural communities to a major suburban metropolis that has connected much of Dallas and Ft Worth to make it a population of millions where boundaries are no longer a concern.


Dr. Rahima Afroza, M.D.


Dr. Rahima Afroza came to the United States in 2006 from Bangladesh and had a successful journey in the path of becoming a foreign medical graduate. She completed her pediatric residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX. Being recognized as one of the best residents, she earned the deans award for the ‘Outstanding Intern’ in 2010-2011.

During her residency, Dr. Afroza met Dr. Ralph Habersang, a pioneer in establishing a proper PICU in Amarillo, TX, as well as a primary care provider for almost all the special needs children in the Texas panhandle area. He changed her vision about the future of general pediatrics and what a physician represents. She was taught to believe that a general practitioner should be comfortable handling and treating a variety of complex disorders. She believes that it is not necessary to have ten different referrals for ten differing symptoms.


Christie Potter, MS, RN, CPNP
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Christie was born in Las Cruces, NM in 1978. Her parents moved to Oklahoma when she was just two years old. Christie grew up just outside of Tulsa, Oklahoma in the small town of Owasso. In her younger years, Christie’s passion for children was always apparent, from volunteering at church in the children’s ministries to being the neighborhood babysitter and frequently being the nanny to her cousins when she was as young as 12 years old.


Jessica Boniol, MS, RN,FNP-BC


Jessica was born an only child in 1981 in Garland, Texas. Her younger years were spent roller skating at the local skating rink, hanging out with her friends and family. She has always had a love for children and originally aspired to become an elementary school teacher.
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In high school, she sang in the choir and worked part time at Texas Skatium, organizing birthday parties for kids and working with the management team. She graduated from Rowlett High School in 2000. She decided her aspiration was to become a nurse so she attended Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing and graduated in 2005.


Chandra Garvey, MS, RN, CPNP


Chandra was born in Chicago, IL and lived in the Midwest until she was in the fifth grade. Texas has been her home ever since. She has had a love for children all of her life. Being the eldest sister of three, she grew up knowing what it was like to care for younger children. As a teenager, babysitting was one of her favorite activities. One family that she frequently babysat for joked that they paid her college tuition. She also coached a summer swim team through college while lifeguarding and teaching youngsters how to swim.


Tiffany Hamilton, FNP-C


Tiffany grew up in Rowlett, Texas. As a teenager, she baby sat frequently and volunteered her time working with special needs kids at Rowlett High School. During her senior year, she took a clinical rotation class and was able to shadow nurses at Lake Pointe Hospital to learn first hand what it meant to be a nurse. While many of her classmates decided that nursing was not for them, this experience only fueled Tiffany’s aspiration to become a nurse.

She graduated from Rowlett High school in 2000 and that fall she began her journey into the nursing profession. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baylor University in 2005.


Pat Arnett CPNP


Ms. Arnett has been in Primary Care practice since December, 2010. She has 15 years experience working in hospital settings especially in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive care.
Ms. Arnett is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii.  She has 3 children and enjoys spending time with them in her free time. Her favorite hobbies are figure skating, traveling, golfing and scuba diving.
Ms. Arnett has a Master Degree of Science in Pediatric Acute Care and Post Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner from University of TX Arlington and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Training from University of TX Medical Branch.



Tanya Smith PA


My journey to health began as a little girl in Jamaica.  My relatives made an Aloe Vera concoction that I drank nearly every morning and took me to the beach regularly.  Let me tell you why.  I was born in Plano, Texas. When I was 2 and ½ years old, I moved to Jamaica to live with my family, my aunt and uncle and five other children because I had terrible allergies and eczema.  At that tender age, my quest for health and vitality began. My family in Jamaica used the natural medicine that they knew of at the time to help my body heal itself.  As a teenager, I returned to Dallas to live with my mother.  I eventually went on to receive my Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas and later my Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at the University Of North Texas Health Science Center- Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine.  Interestingly, my master’s thesis dealt with a topic that was close to my heart: “Are there any Effective Strategies for Nut Allergies?”

My first job was in family medicine/urgent care, which allowed me to hone my skill set.  I found my niche a year later in pediatrics, and I have been treating these precious little ones for six years now.  In all my years of practicing medicine, I have always incorporated a holistic approach even though I have been traditionally trained.  The beauty I have discovered in practicing medicine is that it is fluid.  One can capture the essence of this art by personalizing it to the individual and that approach always has the best outcome.  As a holistic practitioner, I pride myself on addressing all the needs of the patient (mental, emotional, physical and spiritual) to help them attain improved well-being.  True health, from my perspective, is allowing the body to heal itself.  My job is to facilitate that. 

My own journey to good health from infancy, my determination to help others get relief from poor health, along with my desire to see children enjoy life has helped to shape who I am today.  When I am not working, I invest my time and energy into doing volunteer work with my local congregation. 




Rebecca Hermes MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC


Rebecca was born and raised in Minnesota. She graduated from high school in 1998 and ventured south to Texas to attend college and to escape the brutal Minnesota winters. She has always had a passion for caring for children, but took her time in college, exploring some different career options, until she discovered nursing was the right fit for her. 

 

She attended nursing school at the University of Texas at Arlington where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007. She began her nursing career at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, working with newborns and new mothers. During her time there, she participated in the National Certification for the hospital’s Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. 


Prior to joining the Shine team, Rebecca worked for Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for six years in the New Family Center, continuing to bring her knowledge and experience to new mothers and their newborns.  At Baylor, she was a Charge Nurse, Nursery Nurse, Transitional Nursery Nurse, and had cross-trained to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In 2012, she earned her Certification in Maternal-Newborn Nursing through the National Certification Corporation.    

Rebecca has always desired to advance her nursing education. In 2014, she decided to go back to school to earn her Master of Science in Nursing,specializing in Pediatrics. She attended Texas Woman’s University, graduating in 2016. Rebecca is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.  She is also a Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.


Rebecca has a daughter and a labradoodle that both keep her busy! She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering. Rebecca and her daughter love being active and experiencing new adventures every opportunity they have!





FRONT OFFICE
Mary Ann
Billing and Finance Director

Mary Ann is a small town girl from Illinois. She has lived in California, Arizona, and most recently Iowa, where she and her husband raised their two daughters on a small farm. Mary Ann and her husband Mike moved to Richardson five years ago due to a job transfer.


Shauna
Billing

Shauna was born and raised in Kansas. In 2000, she married her best friend and soon after, they moved to Texas. She has worked in many different specialties of the health care field, but finds her passion in pediatrics.


Carla
Front Office Supervisor

Carla was born in Fort Worth TX. At the age of 9, she moved to east TX where she was raised. She has lived in Frisco for the past 10 years where she met her fiance Walter. She has 2 great kids, Daughter Shea who lives with them and Son Hunter who lives in East Texas with his fiance.
Carla is excited to be a part of the Shine Team. She enjoys baking, cooking, crafts, the outdoors, sports (Go Saints), traveling and spending time with family and friends . 




Jennifer
Front Office

Jennifer is from Topeka, Kansas. She has lived in Florida, Texas, California and back to Texas. Jennifer and her husband, Larry, have two great children. Son Zach and wife Natalie live in Wylie with two awesome children, Delaney and Connor. Daughter Becky and husband Jim live in Denver, Colorado with their wonderful son, Boston.


Michelle
Front Office

Michelle was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She moved to Texas in 2014 to join her missionary husband. They currently reside in Addison along with their baby girl. Michelle's passion is to help mothers and newborns, after having a great birthing experience, delivering her daughter at home. Michelle hopes to one day become a Doula and lactation consultant. She was blessed to find Shine Pediatrics as a place to help families and grow with them.  


Shelly
Front Office

Shelly was not born in Texas but got here as quick as she could. She was raised in a big and loving family and quickly realized how much she loves to help others. At an early age, she began baby-sitting and also participated in teaching children in Bible class. Helping children learn and grow is something she is passionate about.

Shelly lives in Richardson with her husband Brandon. They hope to have children of their own someday. In the mean time they are actively involved with the community and enjoy spending time with their families. 




Jasmine
Front Office

Jasmin was born in Florida and was raised in Wichita, KS. There she spent a lot of time with family (family game nights, Sunday dinners, birthday parties) for whatever was cause for celebration! She recently moved to Texas, looking for change and opportunity and was blessed with the opportunity to work at Shine! Jasmine says, "I wholeheartedly stand behind the practice and their growth toward innovative health care for these precious little souls!"
She is also versed in the wellness field as she is also an Esthetician. She enjoys nature, food, live music, playing instruments, meeting new people, traveling and spending time with friends and family, and a good 'heart to heart'! Her siblings are her heart as well as her parents, and she has quite a fondness for little ones!



Jessica
Front Office

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She moved to the DFW area when she was 7 years old. She is married and has 4 children, three boys and one girl.  Some of her favorite things are going to church with her family, baking, date nights and spending time laughing with her husband and kids. She fell in love with holistic medicine when she was pregnant with her oldest son, and couldn’t be more excited to be a part of the great team here at Shine Pediatrics. 


Michelle
Front Office

I was born and raised in a small town of Lompoc, California. I come from a big family of seven brothers and three sisters, being the baby of eleven. Growing up with such a big family made it easy knowing that I love helping others. My mom lives and breathes being a caretaker and I have always looked up to her, striving to be as benevolent as she is. 

Outside of work, I spend most of my time with my family and husband, cooking, kayaking and playing ping-pong. My husband and I reside in Little Elm, looking forward to start a family one day.  




BACK OFFICE
Rebecca RCMA
Triage Nurse

Rebecca is a native Texan. She has 2 older brothers and a twin sister whom she is very close with. She comes from a big family where there are too many cousins to count. Not to mention she is “Aunt Becky” to six nieces and four nephews. She worked closely with her mother since she was 17yrs old at a Pediatric office in Lewisville and since her mom’s passing in 2006 she has continued to follow in her footsteps. Rebecca credits all she knows to her mother and continues to honor her with her service. She has 10 years’ experience, with 8 years just in Pediatrics. She has been working primarily as a phone triage nurse for a Pediatric office in Rockwall the past 6 years and is confident in her experiences to share her knowledge with any parent who may need advice.


Jean LVN
Triage Nurse

Jean has been a LVN for many years. She is a mother of 4, grandmother of 7 and has 3 'grandogs'.
Jean and Husband arrived in TX seventeen years ago from the Northeast and are here to stay! Jean has been working in pediatrics for greater than 12 years. She loves her job as a phone triage nurse and enjoys talking and offering support to all families and new moms. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and reading.




Nadia LVN


Nadia was born and raised in Garland, TX. She has been involved in the pediatric world for over 5 years, and has loved every minute of it!

Her number one goal is to provide you with the best clinical experience from start to finish. Nadia has always had a passion to help and care for others, especially when it comes to pediatrics. Nadia graduated with her Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license in 2014.


Christine, LVN


Christine was born in New Orleans, LA and was raised in Houston, TX. She received her bachelors degree from Texas A&M in1998 and moved to the DFW area after graduation.

Christine is a blessed wife and mom to 4 amazing children. She is persevering through health and behavior challenges in her children and desires to empower moms with tools for hope and healing.


Shacondria
MA

I was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. I have 2 children, 18yrs and 8 yrs old. I have taking on being the mother to 4 beautiful children whom I love dearly. I come from a big family where I am the motivator, the leader and advisor. I moved to Texas in 2002 after I married my husband.

I have always had a passion to work with children ever since I was a little girl. I started pursuing my career in the medical field in 2012 where I started in the medical field as a Surgery Scheduler for an ENT practice in Plano. I moved on to further my experience in the medical field as a Receptionist for a Family Practice Clinic in Richardson.


Larissa
MA

 Larissa is from Houston, TX and currently lives in McKinney. She graduated from school in 2015 at Temple College. After college, she worked at a pediatric office in Houston then moved to McKinney and started at SHINE. Her passion towards kids is to see them grow more and more everyday. In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors and be around family. In the future she wants to go back to school to become a paramedic.  


Abby
MA




Jadyn
MA




Merary
MA




ADMINISTRATIVE
Bruce
Director of Operations

 I have been blessed with forgiveness and grace from a great God, a wonderful wife and an awesome family. They are the reason I work hard and strive for excellence. I believe there is no greater calling then to serve others. I believe here at Shine Pediatrics we are looking to touch children and their families, not with a symptomatic treatment, but through a wellness approach, a caring heart and a humble partnership with the parents. 


Ruth
Administrative Director

Ruth was born in Houston, TX and moved to Dallas at age 4. Upon graduating from medical assisting school in 2006, she went on to work in Internal Medicine for 2 years which she soon discovered was not her 'cup of tea'. Ruth found her passion in pediatrics in 2008 and there was no going back! Ruth loves working with children and families and strives to help in whatever they need. Watching children grow has been a true blessing and she enjoys every minute! Ruth has worked in the healthcare field most of her life, and truly enjoys the wellness approach to healthcare at Shine.
After working 10 years as a medical assistant she took a position as Administrative Director for SHINE. Ruth is responsible for coordinating special events as well as the delivery of Human Resources including recruiting, hiring, employee relations, and performance management functions.  
Ruth married her husband in May 2015 and delivered sweet baby boy Boston in September 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, attending sports events (GO COWBOYS!), and spending time at her church Iglesia Pentecostal Unida Hispana. Her favorite place to be is with family and friends and is so happy to have joined a team that she can call her family!



 
 
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