Solomon Paley, MD
Dr. Paley was born and raised in Houston, TX. He credits his work ethic to both of his parents. Growing up he traveled all over South Texas to the Panhandle with his family. His father was a successful traveling salesman in the cotton gin industry and his mother was the founder the UOS Goldberg Montessori School in Houston, TX. At a very young age Dr. Paley knew medicine was his calling, eventually settling him in San Antonio in private practice.
Dr. Paley is a proud Texas Aggie Class of 1984 with a degree in Biomedical Science. In 1986 he received his M.S. in Biological Science from East Tennessee State University. He obtained his M.D. from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San
Antonio in 1993. Dr. Paley completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX in Family Practice in 1996.
After residency, Dr. Paley decided to open his own private practice in San Antonio, TX. He has served San Antonio’s medical community for over 20 years. Providing quality of care, little to no wait times, accessibility, committing to excellence, and setting and achieving health goals with our patients are some of the core values Dr. Paley has integrated in his practice. The combination of physicians and employees working together to improve patient care is his commitment. Dr. Paley honor’s those who have served our country making sure they receive the highest level of care provided by our staff and health providers. Our belief is practicing medicine through integrity, compassion, and the highest standard of medical excellence through the latest innovative technology.
Debra Gallop, FNP
Debra was born in Linden, NJ. She always had an interest in community health, biology, and holistic medicine. Eating healthy, exercising, and living a healthy lifestyle is what keeps Debra grounded. She was accepted to Pima College in Tucson, AZ shortly after graduating from high school. Nursing would be the avenue taken to give back to her community.
- Associates of Science in Nursing- Pima College, Tucson, AZ Graduated May 1986
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing- The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX – Graduated May 2000
- Masters of Science in Nursing- The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX -Graduated May 2002
Debra has been a family nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes for over 16 years. She has worked in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Endocrinology during her career as an FNP. She prides herself on excellent reduction of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and weight management. Debra collaborates with the patients to establish health goals which has made her outcomes favorable.
Debra has been married for over 24 years. She loves to ride her horses, hiking on trails, and participating in many outdoor activities.
Jennifer Coffel, FNP
Jennifer was born in El Paso, Texas but was raised in Springfield, Missouri. As a child she always knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field having her father as an RN in the family. After high school she decided to follow her father’s footsteps and become a Registered Nurse. Once she became an RN, Jennifer realized that she wanted to have more of an impact on people’s lives. Going back to school to continue her education to become a Family Nurse Practitioner was her next goal.
- Associates of Science in Nursing- Southwest Baptist University, Springfield, Missouri- Graduated with Honors May 2012
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing- Southwest Baptist University, Springfield, Missouri- Graduated with Honors May 2014
- Masters of Science in Nursing- Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri-Graduated with Honors May 2017
While pursuing her nursing degree she worked as a CNA in a nursing home for a year. Upon graduation she chose a position as an RN at Mercy Hospital, Springfield Missouri. Jennifer quickly thrived and was promoted to the ICU where she was given more of a challenge and could apply her critical thinking skills. Jennifer moved a year later to San Antonio and continued to work in the ICU at Methodist Hospital and SAMC while obtaining her Master’s degree. She has now joined the PaleyMD team practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Jennifer married her high school sweetheart has three wonderful boys; Shawn, Jason and Elijah. They keep her and her husband very busy with sports all year long. Jennifer enjoys traveling all over the country for tournaments with her sons, grilling out on the weekends, and being home for family time & fellowship.