Portales Providers


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Giddel ThomMD Pediatrics
Dr. Thom is fluent in both English and Spanish. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical Center in Bronx, New York.
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He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he completed a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Louisiana State University- New Orleans Children Hospital. Dr. Thom spends time volunteering in various medical missions in South America and the Caribbean. He has also provided health services to poverty stricken areas of Mexico. In his spare time Dr. Thom enjoys hiking, fishing, table tennis, cricket, and badminton.

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Guadalupe KennedyCFNF
Ms. Kennedy was raised in Portales and speaks both English and Spanish fluently. She received both her RN as well as her BSN through Eastern New Mexico University.
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Ms. Kennedy obtained her Masters and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (CFNP) degree from West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas. She has been a practicing Nurse Practitioner since 2004, and has worked with La Casa since 1994.

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Louis WombleFNP-C, RN, BBA
Mr. Womble is a Family Nurse Practitioner originally from a small community in south Texas. He grew up working on his family’s farm harvesting cotton, corn and grain.
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Mr. Womble received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas Pan American in 2004. A few years later, Mr. Womble obtained his Associates degree in Nursing (ADN) from Tennessee State University in 2008. After working as an intensive care (ICU) nurse in Texas and Tennessee for eight years, he obtained his Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) from Middle Tennessee State University in 2015. In his spare time, Mr. Womble enjoys camping, traveling and spending time with his wife and two children.


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Gangadhar ImmanniDDS
Dr. Immanni is excited to be in the Clovis and Portales area serving the local community! He and his wife, Prathyusha, have been married for six years, and moved to New Mexico in 2011.
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He is a graduate of New York University, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery and a Masters in Health Administration. Dr. Immanni is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Mexico Dental Association and Indian Dental Association. He has volunteered at New Mexico’s “Mission of Mercy” in Farmington and Rio Rancho for the past 2 years, providing free dental care for those in need. Dr. Immanni appreciates the value of family and friends, enjoys traveling, watching sports and staying in shape by working out. Dr. Immanni and his team of certified dental assistants will work with you to address your oral health concerns and provide you with the best possible service for your needs.

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Myrna PolicarpioDDS
Dr. Policarpio “Dr. P”, was born and raised in the Philippines where she earned her first dental degree. She worked in private practice for 22 years as a general dentist before migrating to the United States.
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She completed her second DMD degree at the University of Colorado, International Dentist Program. She worked as a dentist in Albuquerque for two years after dental school until she joined the staff at Jal Hospital, where she managed the dental clinic. Dr. P is passionate about community service and working for the underserved. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. In her spare time, she likes to read philosophical and religious materials, and be a mom to her two dogs, China and Deja. She feels blessed to have joined the La Casa Family and is happy to serve the Portales community.

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

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Contact Us

To make an appointment, please contact one of our convenient locations...

Portales: (575) 356-6695
ENMU: (575) 562-2321
Clovis: (575) 769-0888
Roswell: (575) 623-3255
Roswell Pediatrics: (575) 622-5956
ENMU Roswell: (575) 624-7106
Roswell Behavioral: (575) 755-2272