Dr. Kauffman approaches his practice of medicine and his teaching responsibilities with the unqualified enthusiasm that he brings to all areas of his life.As a lifelong learner, he is a classical pianist and loves opera. His medical interests include pediatric gynecology, androgen excess disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome, infertility, and chronic pelvic pain. He is married with two daughters in college.
Dr. Baker has a combined private and academic OB/GYN practice with the University Physicians at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Amarillo. She is interested in teen pregnancy, postpartum depression, and promoting preventive medicine for the women of the Texas Panhandle, as well as Resident and Student education and serves as the Residency Director.
Dr. Tewari has over 14 years of experience in OBGYN and did her training in both India and the United States. She was a member of a group practice in Indiana prior to coming to Amarillo. Her belief in the continuous learning process influenced her decision to join the educational environment in the academic setting. Dr. Tewari has a special interest in contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding, and cervical dysplasia , as well as treatment of adolescents and the healthy pregnancy. She is fluent in English and Hindi.
Paul Tullar, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Undergraduate: Rice University, Houston, Texas
- Doctor of Medicine: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
- Internship/Residency: Methodist Hospitals of Dallas & Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas
- Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Fellow, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (A.C.O.G.)
- Private Practice for 25 years in SW Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Texas
- Visiting Clinical Faculty at U. T. Southwestern Family Practice Residency at Charlton Methodist Hospital, with Family Practice Teaching Awards
- Visiting Lecturer Faculty, University of Mississippi Medical School, 2006
- Member, American Professors of Gynecology & Obstetrics
- Member of American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (since 1985)
- Special training in Fallopian Tube Microsurgical Reconstruction, LASER in Gynecologic Surgery, Operative Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Tullar brings to Texas Tech 25 years of experience in private practice obstetrics, operative and non-operative gynecology, as well as teaching experience in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Family Practice. Dr. Tullar believes in lifelong learning for professors, residents, students and patients. His areas of interest in practice include evaluation of structural and functional defects of the pelvic floor, with operative and non-operative managements, gynecologic diagnostic ultrasound, urogynecology, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal management, Operative Laparoscopy, chronic pelvic pain evaluation and management, and evaluation and management of dysparunia and vaginismus. His areas of research include skills teaching, skills in testing, operative obstetrics, interdisciplinary teamwork for quality improvements and skills teaching and testing in hysteroscopy training. In addition to English, Dr. Tullar speaks Spanish and limited German. He loves music, both classical and otherwise.
Golder N. Wilson M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Geneticist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
- Doctor of Medicine, University of Chicago (Pritzker School of Medicine), Chicago, Illinois
- Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- Internship, Boston Floating Hospital, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
- Residency in Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
- Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics
- Mary McDermott Cook Professor of Pediatric Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Director of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, 1988-2002.
- Private Practice in Pediatrics and Genetics, 2002-2004
- Member of Society for Pediatric Research
- Author of more than 130 articles and book chapters, 4 books.
Genetic alterations in early embryonic development, including maternal effect and pattern mutations that produce birth defects and syndromes is an area of special interest.
Dr. Wilson has spent 27 years in academic medicine, conducting NIH-sponsored laboratory research and being elected to the Society for Pediatric Research. Over the past decade, Dr. WIlson's interests have concerned clinical care and education, with particular focus on parent education and preventive management regarding children with mental disability and birth defect syndromes. He has produced a pioneering book with the developmental pediatrician Carl Cooley, M.D.: Preventive Management for Children with Birth Defects and Syndromes, published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Wilson's focus is to interpret patterns of anomalies/genetic disorders pre- and post-natally, and to complement diagnosis with educational information and management checklists that optimize medical care for children with special health care needs.
Joel Dickens, M.D.
● Doctor of Medicine – Texas Tech University health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
● Residency- Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
● Residency – Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
● Board Certified – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002 – Present
Professional Awards - 2014 Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics – National Award for Excellence in Teaching
With more than 20 years in the medical field, Dr. Dickens brings a wealth of varied experiences to Texas Tech. After serving the medical community in San Angelo, Texas for 16 years, he devoted himself to international medicine and surgical treatment of a variety of conditions in an extremely impoverished, under-served area of Northern Ghana in Africa where he was the only surgical specialist for a large portion of that region, performing a variety of obstetrical and gynecological general procedures. His current medical interests include invasive and non-invasive surgery and uro-gynecology. Dr. Dickens is married with three children.
Haylee DeVries, PA-C
● Undergraduate: Abilene Christian University - Abilene, Texas
● Graduate: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
● Board Certified since 2008 with NCCPA and Texas Medical Board
Haylee joined the TTUHSC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2008 and has served at both the Amarillo and Lubbock Campuses. She enjoys all aspects and challenges of Ob/Gyn and thrives on the variety. Her passion is educating and connecting with women of all ages, and having the opportunity to gain knowledge from each patient encounter. Haylee and her husband, Sheldon, have two daughters. When she is not spending time with her family, Haylee enjoys hiking, traveling, outdoor activities, and reading. She feels like being a Physician Assistant is a privilege and sweet responsibility.
Her passion is educating and connecting with women of all ages, and having the opportunity to gain knowledge from each patient encounter. Haylee and her husband, Sheldon, have two daughters. When she is not spending time with her family, Haylee enjoys hiking, traveling, outdoor activities, and reading. She feels like being a Physician assistant is a privilege and sweet responsibility.