Meet The Staff
David Sneed, DO FAAFP
Dr. David Sneed has been a Family Physician in Austin since 1985. Prior to this, he served and trained in the United States Navy and served domestically and abroad as a naval physician. Dr. Sneed is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. and is active in numerous professional organizations, including the Texas Medical Association (TMA) and the Travis County Medical Association (TCMA).
Dr. David Sneed has his greatest interests in preventive health and anti-aging medicine. He is also the co-founder and medical director of Aesthetica MedSpa, Austin’s very first medical spa and cosmetic dermatology clinic. He is married to Sharon M. Sneed, PhD, with whom he co-founded Aesthetica MedSpa and together they have three children and five wonderful grandchildren. The Sneeds enjoy travelling and photography.
Physician Extenders (Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners)
Heather is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Indiana University and completed Master of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Indianapolis. Prior to obtaining her Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure, Heather worked as a trauma-surgical intensive care registered nurse for five years.
Brielle is a Board Certified Physician Assistant (PA). She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science from The College of New Jersey and completed her Master of Science Degree in PA Studies at New York Institute of Technology. She is passionate about wellness and preventative medicine, advocating that it become the cornerstone of modern medicine.
Dr.Laurie Bob is a certified Adult and Pediatric Chiropractor. She loves working at Airrosti (located inside the Austin Family Medicine office) because the patient-centered approach significantly reduces costs and recovery times for patients. In fact, most patients see immediate relief after the first visit, with full resolution after an average of three appointments. Dr.Laurie Bob began her career as an exercise physiologist, then became a Chiropractor, where she learned soft tissue treatments, acupuncture and how to treat Pediatric patients. Dr.Laurie Bob’s training has allowed her to provide patients with the fastest diagnosis and best care.
Business Development and Wellness Coordinator
A graduate of Texas Woman’s University, Sharon M. Sneed went on to complete her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley. She has been a college professor at four universities and is the author of seven books as well as numerous lay and peer-reviewed articles.
Medical Assistants (Nursing Staff)
Arlinda Ahiante, MA
Arlinda Ahiante has over 22 years experience in the medical field and 15 years as a medical assistant. She resides in Kyle, Texas, born in Newark, New Jersey, and raised in Pensacola, Florida. She moved to Austin in 1985. She studied to become a medical assistant at Austin Community College. She is also a Certified Nursing Assistant. Her responsibilities are to assist the doctors in the proper care of our patients.
Arlinda, in her spare time, teaches Sunday school, enjoys family time, and plays Bunko with her friends. She also enjoys being a foodie and trying out new eateries with friends.
Front Office Staff
Juanita Martinez | Billing
Juanita Martinez has over 10 years experience in the medical administrative field. She resides in Austin, Texas and loves everything about Austin. Juanita works in the Billing Department. She will assist you with any billing questions that may arise. She is responsible for making sure that your insurance claims are processed correctly and efficiently. She ensures that you will not get any unexpected bills.
Juanita is passionate about her career at Austin Family Medicine Associates and loves helping people every single day. In Juanita’s spare time, she enjoys running, bike riding, and any other outdoor activities.