providers and StaffWho We Are
We are here to provide your children with the highest quality pediatric care available.
Only the BEst
Caring for Kids, That’s what we do!
Our practice is comprised of four board-certified pediatricians and two pediatric nurse practitioners, catering to children and their specific health care needs. Whether visiting for routine checkups, immunizations, school physicals, an illness, or injury, your child will receive exceptional care.
David M. Castro, M.D.
Dr. Castro graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, Incarnate Word University of San Antonio, and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his Pediatric Residency at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Castro is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been practicing pediatrics since 2002
Margaret Duvic, DO
Originally from South Louisiana, Dr. Margaret Duvic attended the University of New Orleans for her undergraduate education. She obtained her doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2008. Dr. Duvic completed her pediatric residency in 2011 from the University of South Alabama. She has been practicing pediatrics in the San Antonio since 2011.
Aracely I. Ferrer, M.D.
Dr. Ferrer graduated from Texas A & M College of Medicine. She completed her residency at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Ferrer is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Laurel Franck, MD
Dr. Laurel Franck was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University – College Station and went on to medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Franck completed her pediatric residency at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center program and is Board Certified in Pediatrics. She is excited to be back in Texas and at Caring For Kids. Dr. Franck enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, daughters, family, and friends.
Jimmy Pena, NP-C
Katherine Torralva, NP-C