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Our mission at CHA is to provide excellent and compassionate health care for your child.  Our Board Certified pediatricians  help caregivers raise healthy children so they may have full, rich lives filled with opportunity.  We look forward to meeting you and your child! 


Dr. Debbie Hoving, M.D.

Dr. Debbie Hoving, M.D. grew up in San Antonio. She has a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Biology from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio where she also got a minor in Chemistry. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio Medical School. Her Pediatric Residency was completed at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio. She has been practicing since 1999. Her sister and partner in this practice is Dr. Dianne Lackan-McKenzie.

Whether you are a parent here for a well baby, well child, or sick child visit, Dr. Hoving understands the joy, pride, fatigue, fearfulness, and worry a parent has over their precious child. Her desire is to provide exceptional care to her patients and also to provide understanding and comfort to their parents. Dr. Hoving and her staff are dedicated to their patients and their families. They take pleasure in watching their families grow and welcome you to join their pediatric family at Children’s Healthcare Associates.

I prayed for this child and the Lord has granted me what I asked of Him. I Samuel 1:27

Dr. Hoving is married to Dwayne Hoving. God has blessed them with two wonderful daughters Danielle and Gabrielle.

*Board Certified in Pediatrics. 



Dr. Dianne Lackan-McKenzie, M.D.

Dr. Dianne Lackan-McKenzie, MD grew up in San Antonio. Her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology was earned at Texas A&M University, College Station, where she also received a minor in Chemistry. She spent a year at Boston University School of Medicine in the Masters Program in Biomedical Sciences. Dr Lackan-McKenzie then received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio Medical School. Her Pediatric Residency was completed at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio. Dr Lackan-McKenzie has been practicing since 2002.

Dr. Lackan-McKenzie is living out her dream of caring for children from the time of their birth through graduation and is blessed to be a part of her patients' lives. Dr. Lackan-McKenzie understands the importance a parent places on entrusting the healthcare of their child in the hands of a competent physician. She values the relationships she develops with her families. She enjoys serving her community through causes that are dear to heart. She has served on the board for the March of Dimes, volunteers regularly at the Crisis Pregnancy Center, and is the former Chief of Pediatrics at Northwest Texas Hospital. She is honored to have the opportunity to provide the best of care to your child and is excited to have you join the CHA family.

Dr. Lackan-McKenzie is recently married to David McKenzie and is looking forward to her new life with him.

But the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. - Forest Whitcraft

*Board Certified in Pediatrics 



Dr. Carmen Werner, M.D.

Dr. Carmen Werner, M.D. grew up in northern California. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California - Davis with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biological Sciences and Spanish. She studied abroad for one year at the University of Barcelona, Spain. She then received her Doctor of Medicine degree at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Werner completed her Pediatric Residency at The Children's Hospital in Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver. Dr. Werner has been in private practice since moving to Amarillo in 1996.

She enjoys travelling, cooking, yoga, and is an avid animal lover.

*Board Certified in Pediatrics. 



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