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Dr. Chrisette Dharma, MD

After completing her residency in 1999 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Dallas, Dr. Dharma single handedly grew her small medical practice into Southwest Family Medicine Associates (SFMA). As the medical director, she brings her passion for innovative and cutting edge technology to the practice, and worked to secure recognition of SFMA as a “medical home” from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-an elite accreditation which only 1,500 clinics in the nation hold. Dr. Dharma has a “no stone left unturned” philosophy to medicine, which has earned her a strong following of patients. She also believes that prevention is the key to good health, which lead her to establish our on-site wellness center in 2014. Her dedication to medicine is represented by the multiple board positions she holds, including president of her local chapter to being on the board of the national Texas of Physicians- (TAFP). As an associate clinical faculty member at UT Southwestern, she has taught medical student for over 15 years. In her spare time, she enjoys cross-fit, Capoeira martial arts, and spending time with her family.


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Dequise McDowell

Dequise McDowell is the COO/Practice Administrator for Southwest Family Medicine Associates (SFMA), an integrative medical practice where she manages the group’s daily operations, financials, HR, recruitment and scheduling as well as special events and projects. She has led SFMA successfully through two build-outs of new offices, expanded growth of the practice with additional providers, ancillary providers and new services. She enjoys the day to day challenges of operations and her primary goal is to make sure that our office provides exceptional care in a professional environment. 

Dequise is a graduate of University of North Texas and has a background of working in Corporate Training, Human Resource, Operations Management and Medical Billing & Coding.  She is an active member of the National Association of Professional Woman. Dequise enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


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Sri H. Wardiningsih, MPH

Sri Wardiningsih, MPH, often goes by Ani, is a foreign medical graduate herself. She knows very well the importance of getting the right place for doing clinical observership and finding the right mentor during this time will increase the possibility to get more career opportunities.

She received an honor on her completion of Master of Public Health degree on health management and policy at University of North Texas Health Science Center. She now focus on managing clinical implementation to assure patients receive the highest quality care and providers achieved the best quality metrics at Southwest Family Medicine Associates.

Her biggest achievement so far is bringing Southwest Family Medicine Associates earn the highest level recognition for Patient Centered Medical Home by National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Aside from her expertise on health quality and health informatics, she has participated in many volunteers projects. On her spare time, she loves to do crafting with her daughter and travelling with her family.