As pediatricians, we aspire to provide the best possible anticipatory guidance to promote the optimal health, growth, and development of your child. We do this by applying the principles of evidence-based medicine and the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics to the unique needs of each individual child and family.
Dr. Chad D. Guetersloh was born and raised in Plains, Texas and moved to the Dallas area in 1992. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Baylor University in 1992. He received his medical training from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, graduating with a Doctor of...more
Dr. Christopher "Kit" Newton has lived in Texas since 1982. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. Dr. Newton completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1996,...more
Dr. Richard C. Nail was raised in Richardson, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 1987 and his Master of Science in 1991. After working for 8 years at Texas Instruments in the field of integrated circuit design and...more
Dr. Susan W. Crow was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. Dr. Crow attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, graduating with a Doctor of Medicine in 2006. She...more
Dr. Laura McClendon was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1999 and briefly worked in public relations before returning to Texas to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. McClendon attended the University of Texas Medical...more
Dr. Erin W. Bridgewater is a native of North Texas, growing up in Celina and McKinney. She earned her Bachelor of Science in International Business and Marketing from New York University and worked in commercial insurance before pursuing a career in medicine. Dr. Bridgewater then earned her...more
RN, MSN, CPNP
Deborah Arnold Smith is a native Texan. She grew up in Dallas and in Maryland, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1981. Upon returning to Dallas, she began her nursing career in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's...more
RN, MSN, CPNP
Tom Atkins was raised in Michigan. After serving in the military as a medic, he moved to Tennessee where he eventually graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1996. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Masters of Nursing in 2001. After practicing in Tennessee for 6...more
Our fantastic Centennial Pediatrics Staff:
Amy W., Jordan C., Czaireen C., Miriam J., Aundreana P., Ashleigh A., Shannon S., Sabrina D., Angela E., Megan K., Amy P., Donna H., Michele K., Natalie M., Amy T., Barbara C., Lauren C., Ginger U., Kathleen M., and Pam S.
All of our doctors have privileges at:
Should your child require hospitalization at an unaffiliated hospital, your child’s care will be managed by the pediatric hospitalist at that facility and we will resume their care following discharge from the hospital.