Come Meet Our New Providers

We are pleased to announce the addition of our newest providers at Pride Family Medicine, Steven Paris, FNP and Suranjan Panday, DNP. We are excited to provide increased availability for all of our patients, especially those who may be more comfortable seeing a male provider. They are both accepting new patients and often have same day appointments available. We invite you to read more about them below.

Steven Paris FNP-C, AAHIVS

Steve is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and credentialed HIV Specialist. He received his undergraduate nursing degree from Samuel Merritt University in the San Francisco Bay Area.

After several years of bedside nursing, he completed his nurse practitioner training at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining Pride Family Medicine he worked for several years at the Kind Clinic providing HIV prevention and treatment, gender affirming care, and sexual health services primarily focused towards the LGBTQIA+ community.

His goal is to provide individualized primary care services that fit the goals and needs of his patients. He has a special interest in caring for for people living with HIV/AIDS, men’s health, and gender affirming care.

Steve is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas and has lived in Austin and San Francisco. He is an avid gardener with a passion for native plants and is a regular volunteer at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. He can often be found kayaking with friends on our local rivers. He lives with his two lively cats, Pip and Benny.

Surajan Panday DNP, FNP

Surajan is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who received his undergraduate degrees in nursing from Quincy College and Lamar University. After 23 years of bedside nursing, primarily in critical care, he obtained his Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in family practice from UT Health San Antonio.

His goal is to provide inclusive care with a holistic and collaborative approach that focuses on the complete physical and emotional needs of patients from all backgrounds. His special interest is to be an Ally to those that identify as LGBTQIA+ and anyone living with HIV/AIDS.

Originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, he lived in Sierra Leone, Italy, Boston, New Orleans and Miami before making Austin his home in 2006. When he is not at work, Surajan lives with his partner of several years and an extremely feisty Jack Russell Terrier, Coco. He enjoys traveling, amateur gardening, random hobbies and spending time with friends.

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