Nick Scherzer, M.D.
Dr. Scherzer grew up in Grafton, Wisconsin, about 20 miles north of Milwaukee. He attended the University of Washington where he majored in Neurobiology with a minor in Classical Studies. He graduated from Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, where his culinary palate was refined. He is a passionate Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Bucks fan. Dr. Scherzer enjoys cooking, eating, hunting, fishing, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Joel Ubeda, M.D.
Dr. Ubeda grew up in Shreveport, LA and is a 2019 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ouachita Baptist University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Ubeda enjoys spending time with his wife and son, cooking, duck-hunting, and dinner parties.
Michael Perttunen, M.D.
Dr. Perttunen was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from University of Florida in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in biology and then went on to graduate from Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine in 2020. He enjoys spending time with his family and two golden retrievers, basketball, hiking, and video games.
Thomas Soehner, M.D.
Dr. Soehner grew up in a small town in Northwest Arkansas. He attended Arkansas Tech University where he majored in biology and lettered on the football team. He is a 2020 graduate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Soehner enjoys spending time with his wife, son and daughter. He also enjoys fishing, any kind of sport, hiking, kayaking and traveling to new places.
Samantha Skinner, D.O.
Dr. Skinner is from Alabaster, Alabama. She went to undergrad and played volleyball for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She completed medical school at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2021. Her hobbies include spending time with family, taking snacks from the urology office, reading, watching football (Sebastian Tretola for Heisman, Woo Pig), and playing and hanging out with her dog.
Ashley Smith, M.D.
Dr. Smith is a proud native of New Orleans, LA. She attended the University of New Orleans where she majored in Chemistry. She earned her master’s in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Florida. Dr. Smith graduated from LSU School of Medicine–New Orleans in 2021 where she served as class president in her third and fourth years of medical school. She enjoys spending time with family, shopping, brunching, swimming, and overseeing the program’s social events and Twitter account.
Emily Biben, D.O.
Dr. Biben grew up in a small suburb of Los Angeles, California and is a 2022 graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She attended Colorado College where she majored in molecular biology, minored in chemistry, and also found a love for the mountains. Dr. Biben enjoys hiking, camping, cooking, painting, snowboarding, petting her dog, and traveling.
Gerard Dietrich, M.D.
Dr. Dietrich grew up in a small town called West Plains just north of the Arkansas border. He attended undergrad and medical school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City where he refined his tomahawk chop while cheering on the Chiefs but always remained a loyal St. Louis Cardinals fan. In his free time, Dr. Dietrich enjoys duck hunting, bass/trout fishing, fixing up outboard motors, farming, pickup sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Ryan Freeman, M.D.
Jackson Massey, M.D.