Meet Our Team

Dr. Olutola Adetona
Pediatrician

Olutola Adetona, M.D., M.P.H.

Olutola is a 1995 graduate of the University of Ibadan Medical school in Nigeria, after which, he completed a one-year internship at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2004, Olutola was accepted into the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) pediatric residency program completing two years, then finalizing his residency training at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. In 2008, Olutola became Assistant Professor and Attending Emergency Room Physician at the Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi. Prior to establishing Practical Approach Pediatrics and Pediatric Dentistry, he was a successful Emergency Room Pediatric Physician and a general pediatrician in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his Masters of Public Health at the UTHSC-Houston.

Dr. Omolola Adetona
Pediatric Dentist

Omolola Adetona, D.D.S.

Omolola graduated dental school at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Upon earning her degree, she spent one year at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria completing an internship in general dentistry. In 2004, Omolola became a Pediatric Dentist at the UTHSCSA, after which, she became an Assistant Professor in the department. While at UTHSCSA, she also earned a certificate of Forensic Odontology and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Prior to establishing Practical Approach Pediatrics and Pediatric Dentistry, Omolola practiced as an Associate Pediatric Dentist in San Antonio, Texas and as a consultant in forensic dentistry with a special interest in child abuse and neglect.

 

Drs. Adetona have been married since 1998 and are the proud parents of two wonderful children – Teniade and Adelani. As a family, they enjoy spending time together on road trips, and love outdoor activities. Their faith in God and salvation through Christ, however, is the characteristic which they believe defines them the most.

Liz
Clinic Administration Coordinator

Elizabeth Alvarez

Ms. Liz completed her education at Southern Careers Institute in Harlingen in 2013 then moved to San Antonio.  She loves children and has been working in the Pediatric Medical Billing & Coding field since 2008.  She spends her time with her son Vince (Chaka) & boyfriend Martin. Together they love to travel, hang out at Sea World & Fiesta Texas, try many new foods and just enjoy San Antonio’s atmosphere!! Liz and her family are huge sport fans and attend the San Antonio Spurs or Dallas Cowboys games when they get the chance.

Special Acknowledgement

Former Director of Nursing

Joe Scott (June 6, 1974 - August 19, 2012)

Joe Scott was an important part of our team in the early years of Practical Approach Pediatrics. He lived in San Antonio for eight years. His first career was as an executive chef for 14 years. In 2006 he graduated with his RN from Baptist School of Nursing. He held a black belt in Shotokan karate and had a total of 25 years of martial arts training. He enjoyed all aspects of art and food. He was married to a wonderful woman with four children. Joe’s nursing specialty was pediatric emergency/trauma and his goal was to keep kids safe and educate families to better facilitate a happy and productive childhood. We will always remember him and remain grateful for his impact.

START TYPING AND PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH