Nathalie Guidry Guajardo

Nathalie Guidry Guajardo, PA-C is a physician assistant at the South Heart Clinic in Harlingen, TX.  She joined the organization in August 2019.  Nathalie received a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of New Orleans in 2002, a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2008, and a Master of Public Health at the University of New England in 2019.  Before joining the South Heart Clinic, Nathalie worked in the fields of Cardiology for over 4 years and Family Medicine for over 6 years.  She is passionate about Cardiology and wishes to further her knowledge and clinical practice in the field of Electrophysiology, working alongside Dr. Frank Mazzola in the Arrhythmia Center at the South Heart Clinic

Abel G. Saenz

NCCPA Certified

Abel Saenz, PA-C was born in Brownsville, TX.  He served in the United States Air Force from 1991-1995 as a Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Specialist stationed at Andrews AFB, Maryland.  He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.  He went on to obtain his Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2011.  He has practiced as a Physician Assistant in Cardiology since 2000 and has practiced at South Heart Clinic since 2002 under the direction of Hugo Blake, MD.

Nicholas Sanchez

Nicholas Sanchez grew up in San Benito, Texas and attended the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Shortly thereafter, he was accepted into the incoming class of the University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley Physician Assistant Program.  During his training, he developed an interest in cardiology and spent his internal medicine rotation, elective rotation and capstone semester at South Heart Clinic. He graduated with his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in December 2017 and joined South Heart Clinic shortly thereafter in 2018.  He resides in Edinburg, Texas with his wife, Quynh, and daughter.

Chris Lamotte

Chris Lamotte joined South Heart Clinic in 2015. He has been a Physicians’s Assistant since 2005 and has worked extensively in hospital medicine and in addition to family practice. He has an M.A. in Physician Assistant studies from UT-Pan American and an M.A. in American literature.