Address: 1347 Thorpe Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 8AM to 5PM
  Contact : (512) 395-8770 Fax: (512) 395-8772

Team Members

James W. Schlotter, M.D., F.A.C.S

Dr. Schlotter has specialized in general and vascular surgery since 1989. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas in 1976, he attended the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, graduating in the top 10% of his medical class. Dr. Schlotter did post-graduate training at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He then completed a general surgery residency in 1989 and was a chief resident at the University Of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is Board certified with the American College of Surgeons and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Schlotter moved to San Marcos and opened his solo surgical practice in 1992. He has a special interest in treating venous disorders, breast and thyroid surgeries, and in cosmetic surgeries. Patient’s benefit from his extensive and varied experience with many types of surgical treatments. At Finesse Surgical Solutions, we are proud of our personal approach to patient care. We think it is important to thoroughly inform each patient. The entire staff works as a team to provide individualized care and excellent results.

Michelle Schlotter

Office Manager & Medical Assistant

Michelle joined Dr. Schlotter’s practice in February 1996. She has worked as a medical office manager in San Marcos since 1990 when she moved here with her family. She does the work of an office manager but also assists patients when they need to schedule surgeries in or out of the office. Additionally, she assists the doctor in surgical and nursing care in the back office when needed. She also is the owner of the AnyLabTestNow! in San Marcos, Texas. She loves working with patients and helping them to solve their insurance and funding issues. She currently is a volunteer member of the Hays County Child Protective Board helping abused and neglected children. She is currently is the Fundraising Chair for the HCCPB. In her free time, she enjoys her family, visiting friends, fishing at the coast with her husband, crocheting, and traveling

Chris Hansen

Front Office Assistant

Chris Hansen has worked for Dr. Schlotter several times starting in 1998. She has now rejoined our Finesse Surgical Solutions team in June of 2015. Currently Chris is our front office administrator and is responsible for medical records, scheduling, insurance verification, and office phone calls.

Chris has lived in San Marcos since 1990 but moved to Kyle, Texas in 2015. In the past Chris was a teacher at the Master School and the Dean of Girls at the San Marcos Academy. She has taught piano to many students over the years. She is trilingual (English, Portuguese and Spanish). She is active in the First Christian Church in San Marcos. Chris especially enjoys spending time with her two college age children. One of her great loves is traveling and conversing with friends.

Sandy Martinez

Medical Assistant

Sandy Martinez joined Finesse Surgical Solutions in August 2015. She has joined our team after working in Round Rock with an allergist for 16 years. She has been a medical assistant since 1990. She brings her laughter and humor to our office. She is bilingual. Sandy assists Dr. Schlotter with all patients during surgery and their office visits.

Sandy has lived in many places because her father was in the air force. She finally settled in Texas in 1982 currently in Kyle. She is happily married with three children and three adult step children that she loves. She enjoys reading, jogging, shopping and socializing. She loves to teach Sunday School at the Connection Church in Buda, Texas