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Resident Profiles

Amanda Christian, M.D., PGY-4

Medical Student Education Liaison
Amanda Christian

Medical School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Christian is a passionate women’s health advocate with a special gift for teaching. In addition to her leadership position in medical student education, Dr. Christian was selected by medical students to receive Golden Apple teaching awards in both 2015 and 2016. She plans to return to her home state of Oklahoma to start her private practice.









Natasha Phillips, D.O., PGY-4

Chief Administrative Resident
Natasha Phillips

Medical School: University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Medicine, Pikeville, KY

Dr. Phillips is a proud native of Mississippi. She was elected by her peers to serve as 2016-2017 chief administrative resident.  She is passionate about osteopathic medicine, family planning, and gynecologic surgery, and plans to return to Mississippi to start her private practice. In her free time, Dr. Phillips enjoys running, traveling, and hanging out with her dogs, Fred and Bear.







Bao Vue, D.O., PGY-4

Medical School: A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ
Bao Vue

Dr. Vue hails from Northern California. She plans on becoming a generalist, practicing a full scope of obstetric and gynecologic care. In her free time, Dr. Vue enjoys reading, watching movies, and experiencing nature.










Heather Dixon, D.O., PGY-3

Heather Dixon

Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Dixon is originally from Alberta, Canada, but considers Corpus Christi, Texas her hometown. She enjoys all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, and especially loves being in the OR. Dr. Dixon loves the water and is an avid swimmer and surfer. She loves to make people laugh!









Ricard Wagner, D.O., PGY-3

Resident Education Liaison
Richard Wagner

Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Wagner chose OB/GYN because of the combination of surgical and clinical care, and has a special interest in breast oncology. Dr. Wagner’s favorite aspect of residency at TTUHSC-Amarillo is the small, intimate size of the program, while still getting the experience of a referral center and seeing a wide range of pathology. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his wife and two boys and loves being outdoors.








Luke Wendt, D.O., PGY-3

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Luke Wendt

Dr. Wendt’s interest in OB/GYN began while completing his undergraduate degree and participating in research looking at novel approaches to treating cervical cancer. Those early experiences developed into a passion and subsequently led to OB/GYN. Dr. Wendt plans to apply for fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology this coming year. He appreciates the training and faculty/community support offered by TTUHSC-Amarillo to help young OB/GYN residents succeed. When not engaged in medicine, Dr. Wendt enjoys the outdoors – running, biking, and hiking on the many unique trails found in the Texas Panhandle’s “big sky country.”






Farren Ancar, D.O., PGY-2

Medical School: A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZFarren Ancar

Dr. Ancar was born in Harvey, Louisiana, on the outskirts of New Orleans. She began medical school in Mesa, AZ and completed her education in Renton, WA. Dr. Ancar has a wide variety of interests, including adolescent health and research. During her free time, she enjoys traveling (especially to France with her husband, Jean Philippe), trying new restaurants, and spending as much time hiking in the canyon as she can. 






Rebecca Elliott, D.O., PGY-2

Rebecca Elliott

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, NV

Dr. Elliott grew up in Sacramento, CA. She loves obstetrics, especially delivering babies! In her free time, Dr. Elliott enjoys traveling and having adventures with her husband, Matt, and their dogs, Sasha and Turbo.








Hollie Rose, D.O., PGY-2

Hollie Rose

Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Rose is originally from Paris, TX, and plans to stay in West Texas to begin her private practice upon completion of residency. She particularly enjoys spending time in the operating room. Dr. Rose was the recipient of the 2015 Kitsman Outstanding First Year Resident Award. When she’s not taking care of women, Dr. Rose is hanging out with her husband and two sons. 







Victoria Bzik, M.D., Ph.D., PGY-1

Victoria Bzik

Medical School: University College Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Bzik is from Pennsylvania, and has spent the past decade earning her Ph.D. in Pharmacology and M.D. in Ireland. Upon completion of medical school, she spent a year in Singapore as a medical house officer in OBGYN. Dr. Bzik enjoys the unique mix of primary and specialty care found in women’s healthcare. She chose Amarillo for the medically underserved and unique patient population found in the surrounding area. The largest draw was the faculty and residents, which she considers her second family. When she isn’t taking care of patients, Dr. Bzik loves to go for a run or a hike, and she is also a keen photographer.






Natasha Gupta, D.O., PGY-1

Natasha Gupta

Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Gupta chose Amarillo because of the small, intimate size of the program. The friendly people made a big impact on her during interview season! She loves the unique blend of clinical and surgical care that OBGYN has to offer. She loves being on the floor where the action is!







Katlyn Hoover, M.D., PGY-1

Katlyn Hoover

Medical School: University of Texas at Houston

Dr. Hoover grew up in San Antonio, TX. She loves the variety of OBGYN – each day brings something new and exciting! In her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, and trying new restaurants. She and her fiancé are the proud parents of a Great Pyrenees puppy!