The clinical team from the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute provides athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, phlebotomy, and medical assistance to OSMI patients in Aledo and Fort Worth, Texas.
Lance W. Bernard, MS, LAT, ATC, OTC – Clinic Athletic Trainer / Physician Extender
Lance Bernard serves as the clinic’s certified athletic trainer and physician extender at The Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute. Prior to working in the clinical setting, Bernard was employed by Brewer High School and The University of Texas at Austin. He spent 3 years as the head athletic trainer for all sports at Brewer High School and the White Settlement ISD. Bernard also served as an assistant athletic trainer at The University of Texas at Austin for three years, providing medical coverage to the Longhorn football, men’s tennis, and men’s swimming and diving teams.
Prior to being employed at UT, Bernard served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Sycamore football team at Indiana State University, where he received a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training in August of 2005. He also served as an athletic training student at The University of Texas in Austin, where he worked with the football, women’s track and field, and men’s basketball teams. Lance Bernard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin in December 2003.
Lance Bernard is a NATA-BOC certified athletic trainer, licensed athletic trainer in the state of Texas, Orthopedic Technician Certified, and licensed NCT x-ray technician.
Lance and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Peyton and Carson. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, spending time with his family, and rooting for the Longhorns.
OSMI Clinical Team
Brenda Walker, MA, NCT, NCPT – Medical Assistant / X-Ray Tech
Brenda brings years of extensive knowledge as a medical assistant and x-ray technician to our office. She enjoys taking outstanding care of patients and will go the extra mile to get the job done. She received her training at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch, TX. She grew up in Arkansas, but got to Texas as quickly as she could. She is an avid sports fan and is partial to the Dallas Mavericks. Some of her hobbies include spending time with her wonderful husband, Jay, attending Dallas Mavericks games, concerts, cooking and gardening.
Kayla Lynch, MA, NCT – Medical Assistant
Kayla Lynch serves a medical assistant at OSMI. She joined our team in September 2014. She graduated from Arlington Career Institute in 2008 and has recently obtained her NCT. Kayla currently resides in Burleson with her husband, Mark, and their four children Thomas, Jeremiah, Rosa, and Tonie. When she is not working, she enjoys photography, crafts, reading, and going on random adventures with her family.
Maria Ramirez MA/NCT
Maria Ramirez serves as MA/NCT at The Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute. She recently completed her licensing at Remington College. Maria takes pride in providing excellent patient care to both English and Spanish speaking patients. During her time off Maria spends her time with her precious three year old daughter Addisyn and her family.
Katelyn Ames MA, NCT
Alicia Esquvel MA