Our Providers


Lauren Hayes, M.D.

Dr. Lauren Hayes has joined the Pediatric Specialists of Tulsa team.  After attending the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine she completed her pediatric residency at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis where she served as chief resident.  She is a Tulsa native and Bishop Kelly alumna.  She is thrilled to be moving back to Tulsa with her husband, Chris.  

"I love pediatrics because I get to see and help children grow from infancy to young adulthood, and I am able to promote healthy habits from an early age and those effects can last a lifetime!"

Education/Honors/Affiliations

  • Chief Resident at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
  • Nominated as a Saint Luke's Faithful Healer
  • Attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University
  • Georgetown Hoya Volunteer
  • Bishop Kelley Alumna and Valedictorian 

Stacy O'Sullivan, M.D.

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Dr. Stacy O'Sullivan graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1999.  Dr. O'Sullivan completed a surgical internship at the University of Oklahoma prior to entering her pediatrics training at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa.  Since then she has worked in many venues of pediatric medicine including locum tenems for private pediatric offices, pediatric urgent care and pediatric ER.  Her dream has been to open her own practice to better serve the patients she loves.  Dr. O'Sullivan lives in Tulsa with her husband and three children.

"Pediatrics provides me such joy.  Caring for children and their families is incredibly rewarding on so many levels.  It truly is a privilege to serve a child as their physician and healthcare provider."


Education/Honors/Affiliations

  • Board of Directors Vaccinate Oklahoma
  • Three Time Recipient of the Aesculapian Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Chief Resident University of Oklahoma Department of Pediatrics
  • Outstanding University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa Surgery Student
  • Outstanding University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa Internal Medicine Student
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Outstanding Oklahoma State University College of Arts & Science Graduate
  • Oklahoma State University Biology Award Recepient

Uyen Le, M.D.

Dr. Uyen Le graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa with a degree in chemical engineering prior to pursuing her career in pediatric medicine.  She attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and received her pediatric training from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa.  During her pediatric training she served as Chief Resident of Pediatrics.  She practiced at Pediatric & Adolescent Care before joining Pediatric Specialists of Tulsa.  She and her husband live in the Tulsa area with their four children.

"I love pediatrics because it allows me to develop long lasting relationships with patients and their families.  It's wonderful watching patients develop from tiny newborns into young adults."

Education/Honors/Affiliations

  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrican at Pediatric & Adolescent Care 2004-2013
  • Chief Resident University of Oklahoma Department of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Residency University of Oklahoma
  • Magna Cum Laude University of Tulsa College of Arts & Science

Candace Joiner, A.P.R.N., C.P.N.P.

Candace Joiner graduated from the University of Oklahoma nursing program in 1998 and practiced pediatric nursing for over seven years prior to entering the pediatric nurse practitioner program.  She has worked as a pediatric hospital nurse in Oklahoma City as well as a pediatric clinical nurse at the University of Oklahoma Pediatrics Clinic and Pediatric and Adolescent Care both here in Tulsa.  Candace pursued her nurse practitioner degree and graduated with her APRN, CPNP in 2005.  She has served the children in the Tulsa community as a pediatric nurse practitioner for over 8 years by providing compassionate, excellent pediatric healthcare.

“Caring for children is my lifelong passion.  Promoting health and wellness in children benefits us all as we are shaping our future generations.”

Education/Honors/Affiliations

  • Graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing 1998
  • Pediatric Hospital Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse University of Oklahoma Department of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Nurse Pediatric and Adolescent Care 2002-2005
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 2005-2013