Staff

Minying Gu, MD (Family Medicine Physician)

mguDr. Gu is a board certified family medicine physician. She graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency training at UT Austin Dell Medical School Family Medicine Program. Dr. Gu enjoys the broad range of family medicine practice and being able to educate patients on a variety of health issues. She has an interest in preventive health.

A Midwest transplant to Austin, Dr. Gu is excited to practice in the city her husband and she now call home. In her free time she enjoys traveling, hanging with her dog Lucy, and trying both new restaurants and new recipes for healthy eating. If you’re in need of a primary care physician, she’s here to help!

Chandler Nguyen (Medical Assistant)

mguChandler Nguyen is a trained Medical Assistant. Chandler has aspirations to have a career in medicine and aims to build relationships with all of his patients so that he can provide the best care for them.

Originally from Dallas, Chandler came to Austin in the fall of 2016 and is currently studying at the University of Texas at Austin. Majoring in Exercise Science, Chandler has a love for sports, specifically football, basketball, and soccer. When he isn’t studying for exams or serving the wonderful patients here at Medicine in Motion, Chandler is exploring all the great restaurants in Austin, and welcomes all recommendations for those who care to share!

Ashley Wagner, MS, ATC, LAT (Associate Provider/Office Manager)

ashley-wagnerAshley is a board certified athletic trainer. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, she completed her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Kent State University. Upon graduation in 2011, Ashley moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where she worked as an athletic trainer for the student athletes of Odem-Edroy ISD, as well as the athletic trainer for the NAHL Corpus Christi Icerays hockey team. In 2012 she accepted a position in Cleveland, Ohio with NovaCare Rehabilitation as the athletic trainer for the NPSL Cleveland Royals men’s semi-pro soccer team, and assistant athletic trainer to the AFL Cleveland Gladiators’ arena football team. Ashley desired to continue her education in 2013, and moved to San Marcos, Texas, upon acceptance of a graduate assistantship position with Texas State University athletics. There, she completed a Masters of Science in Athletic Training while working for the Texas State University football team as “Rehabilitation Specialist.” In her spare time, she enjoys stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, yoga, and spending time outdoors exploring Austin.

Irma Aldaco (Front Office)

irmaIrma has been working in the medical and billing field for 25 years. She is third generation born and raised in Austin. She always treats her patients the way she hopes her family members are treated when they go to the doctor, with compassion, love and patience. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, crocheting and playing softball and volleyball.

 

Martha Pyron, MD, RMSK (Clinic Physician Owner)

martha-pyronDr. Pyron is board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine. She obtained her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, completed a residency program in Family Medicine at Southern Colorado Family Medicine, and pursued a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. After becoming board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine, she started her career as a team physician for Penn State University. She then returned to her home state of Texas and worked as a Sports Medicine Specialist and Team Physician for the University of Texas at Austin. Dr Pyron is currently the founder and president of Medicine in Motion. She is an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. She maintains a relationship with the University of Texas by teaching classes for the Athletic Training students and by providing the Medical Director role for the Exercise In Aging Research Laboratory headed by Dr Hiro Tanaka at the University of Texas. In 2012, Dr Pyron also became certified in Musculoskeletal Sonography allowing her to provide diagnostic and procedural ultrasound exams in her office at the time of a patient visit!

Dr. Pyron has lived and worked in Austin since 2003 and has developed extensive connections with specialized orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, strength trainers, and other healthcare professionals who provide excellent service. She enjoys working together as a team with a variety of healthcare professionals to provide customized and optimal care for her patients. Dr. Pyron also has training and is board certified as a family physician.

In her off time, Dr. Pyron enjoys a variety of outdoor and sports activities including soccer, softball, running, biking, mountain biking, strength training, yoga, swimming, and sailing.