Michael W. Mann, M.D.
Dr. Mann is a pioneer physician in the Bulverde -Spring Branch area, having started his practice in 1996. Family Medicine has been his love since graduating from Medical School in 1993. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School in San Antonio after a 17 year career in public education and continued his training at the same institution throughout his residency in Family Medicine. He says, “The spark of becoming a physician was ignited as a youth in the 5th grade and smoldered through the years until I made the decision to pursue it in 1982”. His philosophy is based in providing Quality of Life, not just quantity of life and feels that the real key to quality of life is preventing disease, not just curing it. In addition to his work as primary care to several thousand of our neighbors, he is the medical director of Southern Care Hospice and the medical director of a female adolescent shelter in Comal County. One of his most endearing projects was his donation of 27 days of the year to the Comal Independent School District over the past 15 years. He provided instruction to 6th, 7th, 8th grade students as well as High School students, teaching concepts of “Worth the Wait”. It is an abstinence based sex education program developed at Scott and White in the middle 1990’s. Mann genuinely believes that his students TRULY ARE Worth-the-Wait! He is married to Manie Mann, his life partner for the past 39 years. They have 2 successful sons, both married and each having 2 grandchildren for the Dr. Mann Clan. They have resided in Spring Branch since 1982 upon returning from Uvalde, Texas where Mann was a school administrator.
Charles Longanecker, MPAS, PA-C
Charles was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He later attended the University of Notre Dame majoring in Anthropology and African History. Charles’ interest in medicine was reignited while volunteering in a medical clinic for a summer abroad in Kenya, Africa. Shortly thereafter, Charles started his military obligation with the Army. He later attended the Interservice Physician Assistant Program at Ft. Sam Houston where he received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies accredited by the University of Nebraska. Charles’s program placed particular emphasis in Family Practice and Orthopedics, however his experience is diverse. He served a tour in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan as Deputy Brigade Surgeon, where he earned a Bronze Star. He is an open-minded provider and is sincere in his desire to help patients. Charles lives with his wife, Christine, and their two sons near Bulverde. Charles is a Texan to core, although he bleeds blue and gold, GO IRISH!
Thomas Nohe, MPAS, PA-C