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Linda Brasher



Linda was born in Central Louisiana.  She has been married for 31 years. She and her husband have been blessed with two children. Their family has resided in Tyler since 1989.


Linda is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 30 years of health care experience.  She began her medical career in 1981, after graduating from Northeast Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.   She earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1998.  The following year, she completed a Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Program at the University of Texas at Arlington. At UTA, Linda was awarded the “University Scholar for Superior Academic Achievement” award for excellence in both academic and clinical practice.  Since completing board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1999, Linda, who is also an Adjunct Faculty member for Georgetown University and The University of Texas at Tyler, has practiced in the Tyler area for many years. Her practice has focused on the health care needs of adult patients in both Family Practice and Internal Medicine.  She maintains additional certification in the practice of hormone replacement therapy.


Linda’s extensive knowledge base translates into expert care for her patients.  Her motto of “life lived well” is transformational for those patients she serves.

Mark Eldore, M.D.

Board Certified in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility/OBGYN


Dr. Eldore was born in Spokane, Washington. Married 26 years to his high school sweetheart, Dr. Eldore and his wife have four children ranging in age from teenage to early twenties.


Dr. Eldore graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska in 1995. Afterwards, he and his family moved to Temple, Texas to complete his residency training program at Scott and White Hospital until 1999. He spent the next 4 years practicing Ob/Gyn for the United States Air Force at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana. His desire to return to Texas brought him to Athens where he planted roots, lived, and has owned and operated Athens Women's & Children's Center for the last 10 years.

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