J. Arden Blough, M.D.
“Weight loss and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) changed my life and it can change yours too.”
J. Arden Blough, M.D. is Medical Director of The Broadway Clinic and founder of the Weight Loss for Life program. He is also a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
Dr. Blough knows firsthand the challenges people face when trying to maintain good health. He has experienced it personally through BHRT and weight loss. He recognizes the importance of restoring hormones to optimal levels and incorporating a healthy lifestyle. He encourages patients to achieve their goals through medically supervised treatment in a caring atmosphere.
As Medical Director of The Broadway Clinic and The Steelman Clinic, Dr. Blough provides BHRT and medically supervised weight loss programs.
After graduating in 1994 from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center, Dr. Blough practiced family medicine in Ponca City, Oklahoma and worked as an emergency room physician. He is affiliated with the American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association and American Society of Bariatric Physicians. He is also Medical Director for Mariposa Aesthetics & Laser Center in Oklahoma City, helping ensure spa clients receive advanced solutions to their skin rejuvenation and body sculpting.
Todd F. Farris, D.C.
“It’s my passion to educate patients about health and wellness.”
Todd Farris, D.C. is a chiropractic physician that has been practicing at The Broadway Clinic in Oklahoma City for 19 years. He has a passion for helping patients regain their health and wellness through educating them on diet, bio-identical hormone replacement, purposeful exercise and restful sleep. He has taken many continuing education hours learning the latest science behind the benefits of bio-identical hormone replacement. He also has attending numerous lectures and conferences on 21st century nutrition and the human diet. He is part of a multidisciplinary team that includes, medical doctors, physician assistants and nurse practioners. He believes being on a team like this, reduces the “one size fits all approach” to health and wellness. He has helped many people regain their health, vitality and feel great again.
Dr. Farris earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and his graduate degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He holds certificates in Mastering the Protocols of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement and Food is Medicine. He is a member of The Age Management Medical Group and Oklahoma State Chiropractic Association. He is married with two children.
Ron D. Brown, Jr., D.C.
“It is always great to help those who have been injured recover and return to a normal life.”
Ron D. Brown, Jr., D.C. has been practicing for over 20 years, specializing in the treatment of automobile accident and work-related injuries.
Dr. Brown is a 1989 graduate of Northern Arizona University and a 1994 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He holds advanced certificates in the treatment of sports injuries and acceleration/deceleration (whiplash) injuries from the Spine Research Institute in San Diego.
Dr. Brown is a member of the Oklahoma State Chiropractic Association.
He is married with four children.
Allyson Kraker, PA-C
“I love working in the medical profession because it is constantly evolving and challenging. I find it rewarding to make a positive difference in a patient’s life.”
Allyson Kraker, PA-C enjoys helping others reach their weight loss and health goals. She is a nationally certified physician assistant.
Ms. Kraker earned her Master of Health Sciences degree as a physician associate from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2002. Since earning her degree, she has practiced in a number of specialties, including orthopedic surgery, urgent care medicine, family medicine, legal medicine, medical aesthetics and weight management.
Ms. Kraker is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants. She is currently board certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Ms. Kraker is married with two children.
Kory Reed, PA-C, MHS
“I love working with patients, helping them overcome injuries and get back to their everyday lives.”
Kory Reed, PA-C, MHS, has over 13 years of experience in the medical profession, specializing in orthopedics and injury management.
Mr. Reed graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion in 1997. He earned a Masters of Health Science Physician Assistant degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2001.
Mr. Reed is currently board certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the American Association of Physician Assistants.
Mr. Reed is married with two children.
Renee Jester, NP
“I care for and connect easily with people. They trust me to have their best interest at heart.”
Renee Jester, NP, is one of the newest additions to the Broadway team. She started her job in May of 2016 and considers herself an educator of sorts. Ms. Jester is passionate about using her education and abilities “to promote wellness, not just treat disease.” At the Broadway Clinic, she gets to help patients succeed, as the clinic empowers its employees to do their best.
Ms. Jester’s hobbies include crafts, horses and travel. She has been married to her husband Steve for 42 years. Their daughter Magan lives in Tennessee with her two children, and their son Matthew lives in Florida.
She began her nursing training at the University of Oklahoma, continued onto Florida Atlantic University and finished up at Case Western in 2002. She loves her job because it provides her with the tools “to help people feel and be their best,” she says. “I care for and connect easily with people. They trust me to have their best interest at heart.” These are just some of the things that make her a valuable asset to The Broadway Clinic, and things wouldn’t be the same without her.
Richard Beevers, NP
“What means the most to me is helping patients achieve better health in their lives!”
Richard Beevers is one of our full time family nurse practitioners. He is also has his APRN along with his CNP. Richard is 53 years old and has one daughter, Delanie, with his wife Paige.
Mr. Beevers has been helping patients achieve better health as a family nurse practitioner for five years. He has also worked in several emergency rooms and convenient care centers. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, he worked diligently as an RN in the ER and was also a flight nurse for part of his career. Before entering the medical field, he taught high school and coached volleyball – a jack of all trades.
Mr. Beevers is a member of the OK-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team. This means he’s part of the group of medical professionals that go out after tornados or other disasters and provided medical assistance to families in need. This is a further testament to his passion for taking care of people.
One of his favorite memories in the field was the time he responded to an auto accident as a flight nurse. “One of the patients was a 18 month old boy,” Mr. Beevers says. “He was unresponsive at the scene. My partner and I started care and flew him to OU Trauma Center. Three months later his family brought him to the base and he was laughing and playing.”
When he’s not busy helping patients reach their goals, Mr. Beevers enjoys sailing, pirate history and triathlons. He’s a self-proclaimed “huge Jimmy Buffett fan,” and is a member of the Central Oklahoma Parrothead Association – a group dedicated to Buffett and other artists like him. We are so thankful for Mr. Beevrs and the personality, dedication and quality he brings to our team!