5625 Eiger Rd
Austin, Texas 78735
Fax: (512) 899-8460
Dr. Schultz is a native Texan from the Houston area. She has special interest in pediatrics, women’s health, and preventative medicine.
I believe that good medical care comes from a partnership between patient and physician. Every patient is different and I strive to tailor each relationship accordingly. My goal is to give you all of the information and help you to understand your diagnosis and overall health. I believe that knowledge is a good thing (although some home internet research can be a bit scary). Everything is open for discussion and we can make decisions together to treat any conditions you may have and prevent future illness. I enjoy caring for people of all ages- from small children to geriatrics. I see men and women. I have a particular interest in preventive medicine and one of my favorite things to do is help patients improve their health and get off of medication.
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University: 1996
Medical: North Texas Health Science Center – College of Osteopathic Medicine: 2000
Residency: Mercy Methodist Family Practice – Sacramento, CA: 2003
Board Certified in Family Practice
Travis County Medical Society
American Academy of Family Practice
Texas Academy of Family Practice
Texas Medical Association
Cynde was born and raised in Texas. She has a BS degree from Texas A&M University in Biomedical Sciences. She received her Physician Assistant degree from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1992. She has been licensed with the State Board since 1995, and began working for SAFPC in 2003. Cynde’s special interests include women’s health and heart disease. Outside of work, she is an avid reader and spends much of her free time with her nieces and nephew. She also loves movies and is always up for a good joke!
Cynde Gardner, PA-C enjoys building collaborative relationships with her patients in which they choose how “hands on” they want to be. She sees all ages and does comprehensive as well as preventive care. She especially likes working with women’s health care. The ultimate aim is to have a solid partnership between the patient, the clinic and their provider.
After a career as a computer system consultant and real estate agent, Katie developed a passion for medicine. She returned to school and became a critical care nurse at University Medical Center Brackenridge while earning her masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Competent in Spanish, she has a special interest in Austin’s Hispanic population and in chronic disease management. Katie enjoys a vibrant household where she, her husband John, and their 3 children often share their home with those in need or in transition.
Patients and their caregivers are looking for a healthcare partner who cares about them and knows what matters to them. I feel privileged to walk alongside my patients as they travel their unique path of wellness and illness, providing knowledge and judgment and connections. My approach is holistic, listening for insight into the mind-body-spirit influences on a person’s health. With the help of a secure email portal that allows us to stay in touch easily, I can know you and your needs. Together, we will make a plan for you – one that helps you to navigate the complexities of managing illness, and to achieve optimal health with lifestyle and disease prevention choices.
University of Texas at Austin, Bachelors of Arts in International Business, Spanish, and French: 1980
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 2010
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner: 2015
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with Prescriptive Authority
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Texas Nurse Practitioners
Austin Advanced Practice Nurses Organization