Meet our staff

Our Provider

R.D. Jones, M.D.

Dr. Jones graduated from Baylor University of Medicine in May, 1988 and completed his residency in 1991 at the University of Arizona. Dr. Jones then began practicing in Truckee, California in 1991, and in 1993 he moved to the Rogue Valley where he worked in a group practice. With a strong desire to have his own practice, Dr. Jones opened Kids Clinic in September of 2004. Kids Clinic has recently celebrated 15 years in business. In this time Dr. Jones has helped countless children and families from being everyone’s favorite pediatrician to his passionate support of Sparrow Clubs, Ethan Jostad foundation, and other charitable organizations. The care and compassion he shows his patients is second to none.

Dr. Jones spends much of his spare time outdoors enjoying local music and wine, playing with his two rescue dogs, and spending time with his son. You can often find him tending to his garden or off on a travel adventure.

Our Staff

Brenda, LPN

Brenda helped to open Kids Clinic in 2004 as a CNA. While working part time, she also attended nursing school at Rogue Community College. In 2007, she graduated with her LPN nursing license. She has completed the lactation consultant program and is continuing her education to become an RN. She is one of Kids Clinic’s five nurses and is one of the nurses you often reach after hours.

Brenda was born in Colorado, but spent her school-age years in San Jose, CA. She moved to the Rogue Valley in 1997 after some time in Southern California. Brenda has three grown children who live locally, and a Great Dane named Boone. Favorite activities are traveling, photography, crafts and decorating, out-door activities and exploring all the different local wineries and music.

Donna, Front Office

Donna opened Kids Clinic with Dr. Jones in 2004 she works part-time as our primary front desk receptionist. She has worked in pediatrics for over 40 years and has worked in other pediatric offices with Dr. Jones as his primary receptionist. Donna truly does it all when it comes to office responsibilities. She knows nearly each and every patient and has a great way of connection with our families.

Donna was born in California, but has spent the majority of her life here in Southern Oregon. She loves to travel and spend time outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with her husband of 40 years, her two children and five grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys baking, gardening, and bunco nights with her friends. We also greatly love her baking!

Lisa, Administrative Assistant

Lisa joined the Kids Clinic back in 2010 as a receptionist, but has since been promoted to Assistant Office Manager. Lisa handles several aspects of the business and is always happy to help our patients and their families. Lisa helps to oversee our billing coordinator and is very passionate about making Kids Clinic the best place it can be. Lisa is also our bi-lingual staff member and is happy to speak to our Spanish speaking families.

Lisa was born in Peru but has lived in the Rogue Valley most of her life. She has been married twenty-five years and has three children. Her family also has two dogs and two cats. She has a passion for great food and cooking, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Sarah, Office Manager

Sarah joined the Kids Clinic in 2014 as the Office Manager. Sarah comes from a retail management background, and has her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on small business and marketing. She graduated from Southern Oregon University with honors. The best part of working at Kids Clinic for Sarah is being behind the scenes to help and support our care team so they can do what they do best.

Sarah was born in Colorado, but has lived in the Rogue Valley most of her life. When not at the clinic you can find Sarah on the sidelines of any number of her three kids’ activities or in the garden. Sarah has a passion for fitness and over all well-being. Her love of wellness paired with her passion for running a small business makes Kids Clinic her perfect match.

Shayla, LPN

Shayla began her career in the medical field starting as a CNA2 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center training in every unit of the hospital, pediatrics being her favorite unit to work. After graduating Nursing school, she worked as a Critical Care nurse at Asante. In 2018 she began working for Kids Clinic. Shayla is a Certified Lactation Specialist in our office. She loves the relationship she is able to develop with patients and parents.

Outside of work you can find Shayla playing outside with her daughter, running, hiking, travelling the PNW, and taking part in many events in the Rogue Valley.

JD Berlingeri, PA

JD Berlingeri PA-C started working here at the Kids Clinic in 2018. JD attended University of Washington Medex for his Physician’s Assistant education. He has worked in family practice, emergency medicine, and urgent care over the last twenty years prior to joining Kids Clinic. Prior to PA school JD worked as a paramedic for eighteen years.

In his spare time you can find JD playing music for local venues, traveling, or exploring the Mediterranean culture.