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Fri: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sat & Sun: CLOSED
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Galaxy Pediatrics » Meet The Team

Meet The Team


Rebeca Piantini-Alvarez, MD

Medical Director – Pediatrician

Dr. Rebeca Piantini-Alvarez, a compassionate bilingual pediatrician, is beloved for her warm demeanor and genuine care that instantly puts her young patients at ease. With a cheerful nature, she has become a favorite among kids who insist she is their go-to for treatments.

Currently practicing at Galaxy Pediatrics in Red Oak, TX, her mission is to ensure the optimal well-being of every child, both physically and mentally. We understand the importance of a comprehensive approach to healthcare, which includes nurturing their emotional and developmental needs.

Dr. Alvarez is known for her proactive and supportive approach and is committed to delivering tailored care to each patient. Her focus on better healthcare and heightened patient satisfaction reflects her dedication to providing top-notch medical services.


Medical School
Loma Linda University School of Medicine


Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital


Board Certified

Fellow Medical Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics
Texas Medical Association

Chad Bruce, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Chad Bruce, a bilingual board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Galaxy Pediatrics, excels at providing counseling and anticipatory guidance to patients and their families. His expertise extends to diagnosing and treating illnesses, injuries, and various health conditions affecting infants, toddlers, school-aged children, and adolescents.

Chad began his nursing journey by graduating from Baylor University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. He furthered his education and dedication to pediatric care by obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2021.

With a commitment to pediatric healthcare, Chad initiated his nursing career at Children’s Medical Center in 2012 as a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Nephrology Department. His wealth of experience and continuous pursuit of knowledge position him as a valuable member of the Galaxy Pediatrics team, dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of every child in his care.

Sandy Sagredo

Sandy Carbajal, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Sandy Carbajal MSN APRN FNP-C is a bilingual board-certified family nurse practitioner.

Sandy graduated with a Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2015. Her nursing journey began at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and later extended to pediatric home health. With a passion for pediatrics, she has dedicated 9 years to caring for young patients at Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, specializing in inpatient units and pre/post-surgical care.

As an experienced family nurse practitioner (FNP), she possesses the skills to diagnose illnesses, deliver treatments, prescribe medications, and offer patient education. She is dedicated to providing top-quality care for her patients and their families by adjusting her communication approach to ensure comfort throughout all life stages.

Sandy, along with her husband, has 5 children aged between 7 and 23. She loves quality time with her family and exploring new places. One of her dreams is to travel to Spain.


Michelle Rodriguez

Medical Assistant

Roxana Escogido

Medical Assistant

Zulema Amador

Zulema Amador

Front Office / Medical Assistant

Teresa Alvarado

Office Manager

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