On-Site Health Care at Highland Springs

Quality Care, in Your North Dallas Neighborhood

When you at live at Highland Springs, expert medical care is just steps from your door. Celebrated “Dallas Top Doc” Mary Norman and her team of health care professionals will help you achieve your personal health and wellness goals from the convenience of the on-site medical center.

Highland Springs offers these extraordinary benefits:

  • An ideal location.  The on-site medical center is located on the first floor of the Hillcrest clubhouse, which can be reached from any apartment home through weatherproof walkways. You’ll never have to cancel an appointment because of a threatening forecast.
  • Same-day appointments. Because our physicians practice exclusively at Highland Springs, you rarely have to wait long for an appointment. We can usually see you the same day you call when you select our practice for your care.
  • Old-fashioned care. The Highland Springs doctors work in your neighborhood. Because we get to know you as a person, we can help you with more than just basic medical care—we can help you make your personal wellness goals a reality.
  • More time with your doctor. Unlike most medical practices, we schedule appointments in half-hour increments so your physician can give you the time and attention you deserve.
  • Physicians who specialize in senior care.  Our medical team is led by Dr. Mary Norman, a nine-time winner of D Magazine’s “Dallas Top Doc” award. She and the rest of the Highland Springs medical staff understand how to treat ailments that are prevalent with aging. They’ll help you manage chronic conditions and improve your overall health.

We feel very secure here. It’s nice to know that if something happens, there’s a medical center right on campus.
Mary Jo and Gerald Deurksen

Your Highland Springs Medical Team

MARY NORMAN, M.D.

Mary Norman, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. Norman received her bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. She also completed her internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Norman is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. She joined Highland Springs in June 2007.

 

Jill Studley, M.D.

Dr. Studley received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, and her medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. She completed her internal medicine residency at Tufts University in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she also served as assistant chief resident and completed a fellowship in geriatrics. Dr. Studley is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. She joined Highland Springs in March 2017.

 

Nagaleela Chandra, M.D.

Dr. Chandra completed her residency in internal medicine at United Hospitals, University of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. She was an attending physician at the Community Living Center from 2001 to 2014 and an urgent care physician in the Urgent Care Clinic from 2001 to 2002 at Sam Rayburn Memorial VA Medical Center in Bonham, Texas. She completed her internship at Sun Health Care Inc. in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Chandra is board- certified in internal medicine. She joined Highland Springs in June 2014.

 

Richard M. Strickland, M.D.

Dr. Strickland received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Strickland is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, and hospice and palliative medicine. He joined Highland Springs in September 2014.

 

Uma Ganesan, A.N.P.

Ms. Ganesan received her master’s degree in nursing with adult nurse practitioner specialization from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. She is a licensed registered nurse and a board-certified adult nurse practitioner. Ms. Ganesan joined Highland Springs in August 2014.