Salas Minor Emergency Center

Provider Bios

David S. Salas, M.D.

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  • Bachelor of Science-1982-Biology/Chemistry Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durrant, Oklahoma
  • Doctor of Medicine-1986- University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Completed Residency in Family Practice-1989-St. Francis Regional Medical Center-Wichita, Kansas
  • Solo Practice-1989-1997-Salas Family Practice
  • Founding member in the formation of Primary Care Associates 1997-2000
  • 2000- Established Salas Minor Emergency Center

Tommy Caldwell, FNP-C

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  • Licensed Vocational Nurse-2002-Texarkana College
  • Associate Degree in Nursing-2006-Texarkana College
  • Masters of Science in Nursing-2016-Walden University
  • Salas Minor Emergency Center-2016-Nurse Practitioner

Melanie Graham, FNP-C

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  • Undergraduate-Texas A&M-Texarkana, Texas
  • Masters of Nursing Science-University of Arkansas for Medical Science
  • Licensed by Texas Board of Nurses-Family Nurse Practitioner-2016
  • Experienced in Oncology, Rheumatology, Family Practice and Urgent Care
  • DOT Medical Examiner-2016
  • Salas Minor Emergency Center-2019-Nurse Practitioner

Joe Gray, PA-C

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  • Paramedic Certification Program-1980-Cooke County College, Gainesville, Texas
  • Associate in Applied Science, Nursing-1979-Cooke County College, Gainesville, Texas
  • Physician Assistant Certification-1996-University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Salas Minor Emergency Center-2017-Physician Assistant

Mandy Helberg AGNP-BC

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LVN – Paris Junior College 1993
RN – Grayson college 1999
BSN and MSN Chamberlain University 2012 and 2014
Post Masters AGNP – South University 2019
Experience OB Mother and Baby, L&D, ICU, ER, Administration, Home Health
Hospice, Cardiac ICU and Hospitalist.
DOT Medical Examiner 2023




1655 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460



M-F: 8am – 8pm
S-S: 10am – 5pm

We are closed on the following holidays:

New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanks Giving Day, Christmas Day