Meet our staff

Our Providers

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.

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.

Dr. Mendoza FNP-C

Dr. Mendoza graduated from Orgon Health & Science University (OHSU) with his Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with a Family Nurse Practitioner major. He is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to working at Kid’s Clinic, he has worked in family practice as an FNP-C. He has prior local nursing experience working as a registered nurse in the float pool and psychiatric units in the hospital setting. He is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at OHSU at the Ashland Campus and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In his spare time, Cristian enjoys cycling, traveling, and spending time with his fiancé and two dogs.