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Dr. Rebekah Naylor

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The idea for a south Fort Worth Mercy Clinic emerged when the needs of the 76110 community encountered the tenacity and experience of Dr. Rebekah Naylor. Dr. Naylor, a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, spent over 35 years serving with the Bangalore Baptist Hospital in Bangalore, India as surgeon, chief of medical staff, administrator and medical superintendent, and associate medical superintendent.


Dr. Naylor returned to North Texas in 2009 only to be confronted by the needs of the underserved at home. Partnering with Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX, Dr. Naylor drew upon her experience as founder and director of multiple medical programs internationally to guide a group of dedicated volunteers in establishing Mercy Clinic Fort Worth in 2011.


In addition to serving as the chairman of the board, Dr. Naylor teaches a missions course at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX and formerly, taught at UT Southwestern Medical School. In addition to her responsibilities at Mercy Clinic and Southwestern Seminary, Dr. Naylor serves as a Healthcare Consultant (USA) for Baptist Global Response and is on the Global Health Committee at UT Southwestern Medical Center.


In 2017, Dr. Naylor was named the American College of Surgeons /Pfizer Lifetime Humanitarian awardee.      


Dr. Naylor has also been honored as Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's Distinguished Professor or Missions and one of Fort Worth Business Press’s 2018 Healthcare Heroes. 

Mercy Clinic Board of Directors

Dr. Naylor leads a dedicated group of health care professionals and business leaders:

Paul Blevins

Fundraising Professional, Cargill and Associates

Mark Shelton, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Sherry Maddox

Registered Nurse

Shawn Powers

Vice President of Strategy and Foresight,

Texas Health Resources

Melanie Simpson

 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Peggy Leitch

Registered Nurse

Jack Keen, MD

Retired Ob Gyn, Emeritus Board Member

Bill Rice

Business Owner, DDF Commercial Flooring

Jamie Erwin, MD

Ob Gyn, Vivi Women's Health

Anna Spencer, DDS

Highland Oaks Dentistry

David Watts, MD

Radiologist, Radiology Associates

Brad Dowell

Attorney, Naman Howell Smith Lee, PLLC

Xavier Pantoja

Social Studies Coordinator, Fort Worth ISD

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