Our Staff
Ernest CastanedaFNP-C
Ernest Castaneda is the Owner/Operator of Castaneda Quick Care. He has over 30 years experience in areas of healthcare including Pediatrics, Medical/Surgical care, Intensive Care, and Emergency Care. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Texas A & M University Corpus Christi and his Master's Degree from Chamberlain College of Nursing. He holds a national certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as well as BLS, ACLS, TNCC, and PALS.

Maria Bartolazo, Patient Access Representative, Voc. Nurse Tech

Maria is a graduate of H. M. King High School and of the Coastal Bend College Vocational Nursing Program. She has 3 years experience in a medical office and is ready to help welcome you to our clinic. 

Linda Castaneda, BSN, RN
Linda Castaneda is Co-Owner of Castaneda Quick Care. She has over 30 years experience in various areas of healthcare including Pediatrics, Medical Office Nursing, and Newborn Nursery. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Texas A & M University Arlington. She holds certifications in BLS, ACLS, and NRP.

Evatrice GuerraPatient

Access Representative

Evatrice was born and raised in Kingsville and will welcome you with the friendliest of smiles to our clinic. She has 13 years experience as a Patient Access Representative in both the hospital and medical office setting. She is well equipped to help you navigate our paperwork. She is married with two wonderful children.

Matthew Castaneda, Vocational Nurse Tech/CNA

Matt is a graduate of H.M. King High and is enrolled in the Del Mar College Registered Nursing program. He is happy to help care for you. 

Leslie Munoz, P. A. R.

Leslie has several years experience working in medical offices in various roles and is ready to welcome you with a smile.

Nora Lopez, Billing Specialist

Nora has over15 years experience in medical billing and is ready to answer your billing questions. 

Cynthia Salinas, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Originally from San Antonio, Cynthia has lived locally for 28 years now and has worked in healthcare for 20 of these years. She  obtained her ADN-RN from Del Mar College in 2000 then continued her education at TAMUCC where she earned her MSN-FNP in 2013. She has worked in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Family Practice with her training. Cynthia's passion is assisting people, and she is happy to be joining the staff of Casteneda Quick Care to work with their dedicated team.

Casey Lopez, Medical Assistant, P.A.R.

Casey is our newest team member. She is a graduate of Rivera High and has 9 years experience as both an assistant and front desk representative. She is ready to help welcome you and care for you in our clinic. She is a mother of one wonderful son.

Alexis Pena, Medical Assistant

Alexis is a graduate of Riviera High as well as Kaplan College where she earned her CCMA. She has 3 years experience in medical offices and is ready to welcome you to our clinic. Alexis plans to further her nursing career to enhance her knowledge and skills.

Stephanie Lee, RN

Stephanie Lee has worked in healthcare for over 10 years.

J. Dee Evans, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Dee is from Bishop, Texas and has 28 years experience in health care in the areas of Pediatric Intensive Care, Home Health, Camp Nursing, Nursing Instruction, and individuals with Disabilites. She received her Bachelor's Degree from UTHSC-SA and both of her Master's Degrees from TAMUCC. She holds national certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as well as BLS. She is married with two sons and two grandsons.

Our Practice


Our clinic is family owned and operated and located near the heart of Kingsville, Texas. Ernie and his wife, Linda, both began their careers in healthcare 30 years ago. They have lots of experience caring for patients in this community. They are both home grown and graduates of H. M. King high as are their two older children. They are happy to call Kingsville home and they both want to give back to their hometown. 

Mission Statement

The mission of Castaneda Quick Care is to promote the health and well-being of our patients by providing accessible, high quality medical care for people of ages from 2 years and up. Castaneda Quick Care is committed to providing services that will exceed the expectations of our patients.


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We have very competitive pricing for those who don't have insurance. We will care for patients aged 2 years old and up and can provide a variety of healthcare services including minor laceration repair, ingrown toenail removal, ear irrigation, as well as other minor office procedures. Come see us for your healthcare needs today!


Castaneda Quick Care

914 E. Fordyce, Suite A

Kingsville, Texas 78363

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911
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