Amy Lett grew up in Grand Rapids, MI and obtained her BSN at Cedarville University in Ohio. She then worked at Duke University Hospital on a Medical step-down unit for several years while also completing a Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Since joining the Woman and Child Health Center (WCOL) in 2017, Amy has also worked to develop the Special Abilities clinic in WCOL for children and adults with complex medical care.
Amy’s interests outside of the clinic include cooking, exercise, roasting coffee, music, spending time with her family, and being involved in her local church. Amy uses her experience from different health care systems to approach care in a holistic manner with an interest in complementary therapies.
Jeflyn was trained as a Woman’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas, and graduated in 1986. She has specialized training in Colposcopy, Bio-Identical hormone replacement, and menopause.
Jeflyn is trained in placement and removal of all IUD’s and Nexplanon birth control options. Having started her career as a Nurse Practitioner at The Parkland Hospital Systems in Dallas Texas for 15 years, Jeflyn developed multiple skills in OB care through OB complications clinics , OB triage, and The postpartum units.
Jeflyn has done private practice in Palestine, Beaumont, Austin and Houston, Texas. She loves working and listening to patients to help them achieve the best care possible. Now she is happy to be in East Texas again and plans to live in Longview forever.
Leigh Ann started her nursing career in 2001 when she received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler. She spent 8 years as a labor and delivery nurse before completing her Masters degree in Nursing and her Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner certification in 2009 from Texas Woman's University. She and her husband have one son. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and gardening.
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelors of Nursing, Registered Nurse, Baylor University
Masters Degree: Master of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Woman’s University Certifying Board: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Anna has always had a love for children. After completing her BSN at Baylor University in 2009, she went on to work at a large pediatric practice in Dallas. Being a Longview native, Anna and her family were drawn back home to begin her practice in May 2015 as a Family Nurse Practitioner in pediatrics with Special Health Resources. She enjoys working with children and their families especially in community health care.
When she is not with patients, Anna enjoys her Bible studies, volunteering at her church or son’s school, spending time with her husband and 3 sons, exercising, and vacationing at the beach or in the mountains.
Dr. Rebecca Hough received an undergraduate education in Biochemistry at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where she received a Merck Pharmaceutical Research Grant for her work on diabetes. She attended Texas Tech Medical School and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.
Dr. Rebecca has practiced medicine for almost two decades. She has 7 children. In her free time, she coaches soccer, teaches Sunday School, runs, and loves to minister to high needs children.
Dr. Rob Hough is a board certified pediatrician who is proud to have been born in Longview, Texas. Dr. Hough grew up in Nacogdoches before receiving a BA at the University of Texas at Austin and MD from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Rob has been practicing pediatrics for well over a decade with almost half of that time specializing in pediatric hospital medicine. If he does not get enough pediatrics experience at work, Dr. Rob and his wife Rebecca make up for it at home with their 7 wonderful children. If Dr. Rob had any spare time, he would enjoy church activities, golf, hiking, biking, and tennis.
Dr. Suzanne Gomez is a board certified pediatrician who has been practicing for over 15 years. A native of El Paso, TX, Dr. Gomez obtained most of her education in San Francisco, CA, and received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco.
After completing her residency at the University of California, Davis in Sacramento, she worked in Tyler and then in Central California at a migrant health clinic. While employed as a locum physician, she worked as a hospitalist in Longview and is now happy to call East Texas home.
Dr. Gomez is dedicated to working with underserved populations and enjoys both inpatient and outpatient pediatrics. She has a special interest in newborn care and hospital based medicine and is fluent in Spanish.
In her free time, Dr. Gomez enjoys music, watching comedy and sci-fi movies with her son, camping, riding her motorcycle, skateboarding, and stand up paddle boarding.
Dr. Wendy Markowitz grew up here in Longview, Texas. After graduating from Hallsville High School, she attended Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. She then received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Markowitz completed her residency training in pediatrics at Case Western Reserve’s MetroHealth hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. After four years serving in the Indian Health Service, Dr. Markowitz returned to Longview where she has resided and practiced pediatrics since 2008. She enjoys time with her family and friends, cooking, reading and playing piano and guitar.
Dr Zuckerman was born and raised on the East Coast outside of Philadelphia. He went to High School in an area right near where Washington crossed the Delaware. He was an all-state swimmer and soccer enthusiast. Following High School, he went to College in Lancaster, PA, on a swimming scholarship. College was followed by a stint at Villanova College where he started a Master's Degree in Biochemical Genetics. However, that training was cut short when he was accepted to Medical School in Philadelphia.
Following medical school, he went to Chicago to do a Pediatric Residency and followed that with a Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care. Critical Care enabled him to diagnose, stabilize, and treat the sickest of all children whether it be post-op cardiac surgery, transplants, trauma, cancer or illness.
Upon completion of this program, he decided to use his skills to develop a thriving Pediatric practice, home health company, management of children on home ventilators and began a hospital consulting service.
Dr Z. has two grown children and 2 grandchildren who all still live in Chicago. His son went on to become an OB/GYN.
After being single for many years, he met the love of his life who just happened to be a Louisiana woman and a TV news Anchor. He sold his Chicago Pediatric practice and moved to the South. He has worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist and Peds ER doctor since coming south.
Dr. Z. joined Good Shepherd about 10 years ago. He worked alongside both Dr. Hough and Dr. Gomez. He now works with these doctors full time at SHR doing Hospital care and sick child care in the office. He plans to work here until he retires in the distant future.
Warning: Dr. Z. remains a dedicated Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He plays poker at a semi-professional level, so save your money. He loves movies, and while in Chicago, even went to film school to learn more about that craft. He is happiest at a crawfish boil with his wife, kids and grandchildren.