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Odessa East Clinic (2525 N. Grandview, Suite 400, Odessa, Texas 79761, phone: 432-550-4700)


Steve Ward, PT, DPT, SCS, MBA

Steve Ward received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions in 2016.  He holds a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Rhode Island, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Texas Tech University. 

Throughout his longstanding career in sports medicine and physical therapy, he has held positions ranging from Facility Administrator and Athletic Trainer at HealthSouth Sports Medicine of Mansfield and Odessa respectively; Director of Rehabilitation for Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Spring, and Director of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training at South Plains College in Levelland, TX.

Steve is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS), trained in Dry Needling techniques, and has studied the Maitland-Australia aproach to Spinal and Peripheral Conditions.  Steve holds membership in the APTA as well as the SWATA. He is also actively involved with Education Foundation.

He and his wife Robin have three daughters, Morgan, Paige, and Landry. Steve enjoys spending time with his children, CrossFit training and hunting.


Greg Andis, MS, LAT, ATC, PTA, CSCS

Greg Andis holds a Masters and Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He also holds an Associate of Science Degree in Sports Medicine and Physical Therapist Assistant from Odessa College.

As Director of Sports Medicine at PhyTEx, Greg has the unique opportunity to assist area athletes, coaches and athletic trainers with their sports medicine needs.

Greg maintains licensure as an Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist Assistant as well as Certification in Athletic Training. He is Certified in Graston Technique and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  He has worked with a large number of sports teams ranging from pre-kindergarten teams to professional athletes.

In fact, Greg was the first athletic trainer for the Odessa Jackalopes Professional Hockey Team, a position he held for twelve years.

Greg built a strong sports medicine and orthopedic background by beginning his career in an orthopedic outpatient clinic. Greg has since worked for Primary Medical Clinic, Basin Orthopedic Surgical Specialists and HealthSouth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Odessa as the Sports Medicine Coordinator before becoming a part of PhyTEx.

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, he is able to work daily with the Physical Therapist to assist the patients in their plan of care and recovery processes.

He holds membership in the TSATA, SWATA and NATA and is proud to hold the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout.

He and his wife Larissa have twin daughters Keira and Kylie and a son Jaxxon.

Greg says his greatest achievement in life was becoming a father and loves spending time with his children. He enjoys outdoor activities including mud runs, hunting, fishing and weight lifting.


Jim Carlson, MEd, LAT, ATC

Jim Carlson, whose past accomplishments include United States Olympic Committee service as an athletic trainer for Men’s Basketball at the World Youth Games in Moscow, Russia and Swimming and Diving trainer for the World University Games in Fyuokoka, Japan, is into his seventh year as a partner of PhyTEx Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates. He also previously served as the athletic trainer for the NJCAA All-Star Baseball Team in international tournament play in Merida, Mexico.

Jim holds a Master of Education and Bachelor of Education degrees from the University of Texas at Austin where he was the initial recipient of the Darrell K. Royal Scholarship from the Ex-Student’s Association and is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, a National Honor Society in Education.

Prior to his current role with PhyTEx, he completed six years with HealthSouth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center of Odessa as administrator, a position he held since its inception as a start-up facility in July, 2000. Prior to that he was Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation at Odessa College for more than five years, while simultaneously serving as Chair of the Physical and Health Education Department, overseeing operations of the Odessa College Sports Center, intramural activities and community recreation.

In addition to being the administrator, he maintains licensure and certification as an Athletic Trainer and assists in community sport medicine outreach and athletic training contract services to area schools and professional sports organizations.

He has long been active in the community and is currently on the board of directors of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce. Jim continues to be active with community sports and recreation groups as well as local church organizations, serving on administrative committees.

He and his wife Karin have two daughters, Courtney and Megan.


Brandon Pepper PT, DPT, OCS

Brandon joined PhyTEx Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine in August 2016 as a full time Doctor of Physical Therapy.  He graduated with his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2012.  Brandon recieved his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and holds a Board Certification as an ORthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS).

Brandon was recently married to his wife Jaime.  Jaime and Brandon have two sons, Lincoln and Declan, along with three dogs: Gunner, Harleigh, and Brinley residing in Odessa TX.  He enjoys working out, playing soccer and spending time with his family.

Megan Leonard PT, DPT, cert MDT

Megan joined PhyTEx Physical Therapy in July 2017 as a full time Doctor of Physical Therapy. Megan received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2017 and a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from UTPB in 2014. She is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and holds a certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (cert MDT).

Megan and her husband, Aaron, live in Odessa with their two dogs, Tuff and Huck, and two cats, Duke and Earl. Her hobbies include helping with her church’s youth group and spending time with her family.


Alan Castillejos PTA

Courtney Lambert PTA


Laurie Yanez - Insurance Specialist

Liz Shipman - Accounting and Billing

Amanda Maldonado - Intake Coordinator

Maria Carrasco  - Intake Coodinator

Madison Armenta - Marketing Coordinator


Odessa West Clinic (1365 West University Blvd., Odessa, Texas 79764, phone: 432-580-0011)

Lauren Lucio, PT, DPT

A five-year veteran with PhyTEx Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates, Lauren has her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University in 2009. She graduated from the Odessa College Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2012 and is a Kinesio Tapeing Practitioner. Lauren attained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree through a bridge program at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and  graduated in August of 2019 with her DPT.  She is currently pursuing a Women's Health Specialization through the APTA, (CAPP) Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Health.

The mother of Nathalia, Izaak, and Captain, Lauren is married to Adam Lucio and enjoys playing soccer and football on the weekends.

Kelsey Palacios DPT - Physical Therapist

Chloe Dominguez PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Emily Castillejos PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Paola Guerra - Intake Coordinator

Gabby Arenivas - Intake Coordinator

Midland Clinic (3201 Midland Drive, Suite 130, Midland, Texas, 79707: phone: 432-617-3110)


Garrett Brandon PT, DPT, CSOMT

After graduating with his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in 2018, Garrett chose PhyTEx to begin his career.  Garrett's athletic background made PhyTEx an easy choice where he can focus on patient care in orthopedics and sports medicine. Post graduation, Garret obtained a sports and orthopedic manual therapist certification and specializes in treating the shoulder with overhead athletes.  He is currrently working towards an advanced certification in golf rehabilitation and performance to improve skills with novice and advanced golfers. Garrett and his wife, Kate, enjoy creating memories and love spending time with their son Ledger and two dogs Bently and Poppy.

Amanda Brandenburg PT, DPT

Amanda joined the PhyTEx family in May 2022 as a full time Physical Therapist.  She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2021. Amanda played college volleyball at Baylor University and continues her love for the sport by coaching a local club volleyball team in the Permian Basin.  In addition to her sports background and being certified in dry needling, Amanda also has experience with pediatric physical therapy and enjoys working with patients of all ages.  Amanda has been married to her husband, Jakob, since 2019.  Jakob is a local sportscaster for CBS7 News. Amanda and her Husband reside in Odessa Texas.

Courtney Carlson PT, DPT

Courtney joined PhyTEx as a full-time Doctor of Physical Therapy in February 2020.  Courtney received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2018 and received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Southwestern University in 2016.  Courtney had the opportunity to travel to Dublin, Ireland for a sports medicine internship with SportsMed Ireland for two months before attending UMHB's Physical Therapy Program. Pursuing her passion in sports medicine and sports performance, Courtney has been volunteering at both Midland College the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in their Athletic Training Department asisting with athlete evaluations and sports events.  She is currently working to obtain certification as a Sports Clinical Specialist and certification/licensure as an athletic trainer.

Courtney Lives in Midland with her husband Bryan and her two dogs, Bella and Ruger.  She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, as well as staying active with exercise, tennis and traveling.

Travis Clemmer, PTA

Travis Clemmer is a native Midlander who joined the PhyTEx Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates team in May of 2011 and is licensed by Texas State Board as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA).

Travis holds a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management from Midland College and an Associates of Science Degree from Odessa College as a Physical Therapist Assistant.  He is a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner (CKTP), certified in Clinical Comptency of Aquatic Physical Therapy, certified in Graston Technique, and holds a Physical Therapist Assistant Specialty Certification in Orthopaedics from Evidence in Motion.  His long-term goal is to continue his studies and eventually enter one of the few bridge programs available to achieve a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT).

Travis and his wife, Dayami, currently live in Midland. Travis’s hobbies include fitness, outdoors, and competitive obstacle course runs.

JaCabey Gonzales PTA

JaCobey began working at PhyTEx in July of 2017.  He received his Bachelor of Exercise Science degree in May 2019.  He attended Odessa College to obtain his Associate of Applied Sciences Physical Therapist Assistant degree in May 2022. JaCobey plans to further his education by applying to bridge programs to obtain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.

Chloe Dominguez PTA

Chloe grew up in Balmorhea Texas but currenty lives in Midland.  She joined PhyTEx in 2023 after attending and graduating from Odessa College in their Physical Therapist Assistant program.  She attended Midland College where she earned her associate of science degree in general studies in 2020.  Her hobbies include spending time with her family and fiance, lifting weights and walking her dog.

Lisa Cunningham - Intake Coordinator

Cori Cuellar - Intake Coordinator


Alpine Clinic (1901 W Hwy 90, Alpine, Texas 79830, phone: 432-837-5918)


Amber McMullan, PT   

Amber joined PhyTEx in January of 2015.  A native of Ft Davis, TX, she graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree from Angelo State University in 2003.  She continued her education at Angelo State University where she completed her Masters of Physical Therapy in 2005.

Amber has gained a vast knowledge over the past 10 years in outpatient and home health physical therapy where she treated orthopedic, neurological and geriatric patients.  She is married to Tate McMullan and they have one daughter, Devan.  Amber enjoys running, hunting and helping run her family owned cattle ranch in Ft Davis.

Vera Olivas PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant

Linda Coleman - Intake Coordinator

Belinda Contreras - Physical Therapy Technician

Truman Spoon LAT - Outreach Coordinator and Athletic Trainer

PTX - Pampa Clinic (2545 Perryton Parkway, Ste 35, Pampa, Texas 79065, phone: 806-486-1697)


David Godino, PT, DPT, COMT, OCS

David Godino joined PhyTEx Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Associates in June of 2011 as a full time Doctor of Physical Therapy.  David and his family recently moved to his native area in the panhandle to expand our physical therapy operations and open our newest location with a new logo. 

He graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences from the Texas Tech University in 2008 and finished his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2010 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX.

In July of 2012, he became a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) of the spine.  David is trained in Dry Needling techniques and in 2016 became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Making him one of few Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists in the area. 

Prior to joining the PhyTEx team, David was employed as an outpatient Physical Therapist at Levelland Physical Therapy in Levelland, TX.

A native of Canadian, TX, David and his wife Brooke have three sons, Cruise, Case, and Cooper. David enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, exercising/crossfit, and golfing.

Diana Fuller PTA - Intake Coordinator

Hilary Martinez - Intake Coordinator

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