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Gary S. Donovitz , M.D.

Chairman

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Gary S. Donovitz , M.D.

Chairman

Gary Donovitz M.D. is a board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist who has compassionately cared for his patients for 30 years. He is a clinician, pioneer, and an international teacher of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. His passion for wellness and his company, BioTE Medical, is changing healthcare for us all.

Dr. Gary Donovitz M.D. is the CEO and founder of BioTE Medical, LLC. He has been a leading innovator in bioidentical hormone replacement for over 20 years. He is a champion of changing healthcare through an individualized, comprehensive method of hormone optimization. He is an expert and international lecturer in subcutaneous hormone pellet therapy, having performed more than 50,000 pellet insertions and having successfully taught the technique to thousands of practitioners nationwide.

Additionally, Gary Donovitz M.D has been a pioneer in robotic surgery and has trained physicians across the country on how to perform operations using this procedure. He received the Isadore Dyer award for best teaching resident while studying at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, and the current medical director of the Institute for Hormonal Balance.

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Cory Rice , D.O.

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Cory Rice , D.O.

Dr. Cory Rice graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in forensic science and then completed medical school at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. He attended Methodist Medical Center of Dallas for his internship, residency and chief resident year in Internal Medicine. He spent two years in outpatient traditional Internal Medicine (including inpatient work in critical care and hospitalist medicine) before co-founding Modern Medicine, a network of practices that provide progressive, yet personalized patient care using the most comprehensive lab work and therapies available today.

Dr. Rice’s professional interests include nutrition based chronic disease management, thyroid optimization, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, for men and women. His clinical expertise is in most areas of chronic disease and, ultimately, the treatment and reversal of some of the more commonly encountered conditions in clinical practice today. He is passionate about helping patients reach their health goals while, in many cases, helping them get off of prescription medication. His practice locations are a blend of both functional medicine and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Rice is an expert in the area of advanced bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, including pellet therapy as a Certified BioTE Provider.

Dr. Rice serves on several medical advisory boards and speakers bureaus and has been featured on local television as well as local and national radio to discuss a wide range of health care topics, including obesity in adults and children, healthy eating, healthy exercise, hormones, thyroid, and lifestyle medicine. He remains actively involved in the education of young trainees and established healthcare practitioners on the benefits of lifestyle medicine and hormone (thyroid, sex hormones, adrenals) optimization as it relates to 21st century chronic disease. Dr. Rice is a certified physician mentor through BioTE Medical where he frequently mentors in-state and out of state physicians from a variety of specialties looking to implement a similar treatment philosophy at their respective practice(s).

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DeAn Strobel , M.D.

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DeAn Strobel , M.D.

DeAn Strobel, M.D. is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She has been practicing medicine in Sherman, TX since 1999.

After the birth of her twins, Dr. Strobel no longer practices obstetrics, and instead focuses her practice on a wide array of healthcare services including wellness and hormone balance, gynecology, well-woman exams, gynecologic surgery (laparoscopic surgery, hysterectomies, female sterilization, endometrial ablations and more), nutritional evaluation and modification, as well as the functional medicine approach to complex and chronic disease.

She concentrates on treating the whole woman, not just the numbers, and has expanded her practice to evaluate and treat male patients for wellness and hormonal balance. She has also developed a medical spa called Allure Laser and Medical Spa. There, she can treat more of patients’ cosmetic concerns that may be causing them significant anguish or stress.

Together, Dr. Strobel and her team focus on caring for the patient as a whole person and not just a diagnosis. At their clinic, they strive to make the patient feel like an individual.

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Mandy Cotten , DNP, APRN, FNP-C

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Mandy Cotten , DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Dr. Mandy Cotten FNP-C graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2006 and a Bachelor of Science degree of Nursing (BSN) in 2010. Upon graduation, she began her career working in Labor and Delivery at John Peter Smith Hospital. While working at JPSH, she completed her Doctorate at Loyola University in New Orleans with clinical training at both JPSH and Baylor. She graduated with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in May 2015 and is now a Family Nurse Practitioner certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Dr. Cotten FNP-C is passionate about helping others and holistic health care. She feels strongly about providing education and options to her patients so that they can be involved in making informed decisions regarding their health care. Mandy followed in the footsteps of her father (Dr. Gary Donovitz) and currently manages his practice in Arlington, Texas. At the Institute for Hormonal Balance, she performs over 300 pellet insertions monthly and to this day has performed over 10,000 pellet insertions.

She also serves as the Clinic Coordinator at BioTE. Through this position, she helps train others in the importance of hormone optimization and helping people achieve the highest quality of life. The clinic at BioTE sees over 130 patients and trains over 70 practitioners monthly. Dr. Cotten also trains the front and back office staff of our new practices regarding the basics of hormones, how to integrate hormone treatments into their practices and how to manage complications as well as patient concerns. She was invited to present at the North Texas Nurse Practitioners Association on Hormone Optimization and was selected as a Top Family Nurse Practitioner by the International Nurses Association in 2017. Dr. Cotten FNP-C is also a member of NAMS (North American Menopause Society and AMMG (Age Management Medicine group).

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Mark Anderson , M.D., D.A.B.F.P.

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Mark Anderson , M.D., D.A.B.F.P.

A graduate of Texas A&M, Dr. Anderson went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He holds a board certification in Family Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice. He is also certified in Age Management Medicine by the Age Management Medicine Education Foundation (AMMEF).

Dr. Anderson is a co-author of several award-winning books including Stay Young: 10 Proven Steps to Ultimate Health and Age to Perfection: How to Thrive to 100, Happy, Healthy, and Wise. When he is not treating patients, he spends his time as an expert for the media, appearing on television and radio shows. In addition to his guest appearances, he is a co-host of the nationally syndicated Staying Young Radio Show which is currently heard in thirty markets.

As an expert in age prevention and bioidentical hormones, his passion is keeping his patients in optimal health through a personalized approach to wellness. This approach is enhanced by his unending determination to understand the latest science and technology available, allowing him to apply that information within his practice. He has been recognized by numerous organizations including being named a Healthcare Hero by the Fort Worth Business Press.

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Noel R. Williams , M.D.

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Noel R. Williams , M.D.

Dr. Williams earned his B.A. in philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta. He then went on to graduate from Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his internship in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Arizona’s Health Sciences Center. He then completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

Dr. Williams is an affiliate of Oklahoma Sports Science and Orthopedics, specializing in gynecology. He is board certified by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Williams is also the chief of staff at Northwest Surgical Hospital and has served as the president of the Oklahoma County Obstetrics and Gynecology Society. His professional memberships include the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

He enjoys reading science fiction and exercising. His favorite activities involve family skiing and snowboarding trips with his wife and their four boys, Noel, Calvin, Hugo and Gideon. Dr. Williams describes himself as intense and empathetic. He enjoys reflective thinking upon complex issues affecting his patients and laughing at himself. He is a non-conformist and often wonders why people focus on form over substance at their own expense.

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Steven Komadina , M.D.

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Steven Komadina , M.D.

Steven A. Komadina, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., is board certified and a fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. He has treated patients using hormone replacement therapy for more than four decades and has continually changed his method of therapy as the science has evolved. From pills to injections, to patches and creams, and from gels to troches and now to pellets, he has the experience to pick the method best for each individual patient. He recognizes that bioidentical pellet therapy is now state of the art and has the advantages no previous therapy offered, including continuous, predictable delivery of physiologic doses. Dr. Komadina is delighted to serve his patients with cutting-edge techniques developed through his partnership with BioTE.

Dr. Komadina delivered his first baby in 1966 and has delivered more than 16,000 since then. He has practiced privately in Albuquerque since 1977 and continues to care for patients today. He no longer does surgery or delivers babies, and for more than a decade he has devoted his practice to the prevention of disease as well as lifestyle medicine for both women and men. He is an internationally known lecturer on nutrition and wellness and has written books about prevention of disease, wellness and nutrition. He educates doctors as well as the public on wellness and nutrition and has organized international wellness assemblies to bring doctors and wellness specialists from around the world together. He graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine and has taught there as a clinical faculty member, as well as a guest faculty at medical schools around the world. He has served as president of the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association and the New Mexico Medical Society. In the last 10 years, he has served humanitarian missions in emerging countries on four continents.

He also served eight years as a New Mexico State Senator and has advised presidents, governors and legislators about health issues for decades.

Dr. Komadina currently serves as the governor’s appointee to the New Mexico Medical Board, which licenses all physicians in New Mexico.

He has been married for 46 years to his wife, Penny, and they have six children as well as 21 grandchildren. He flies a special, stork shaped hot air balloon, has ridden hundreds of miles on his horses while exploring the backcountry of the southwest, and has sailed thousands of miles, from the Keys to Canada and the Bermuda Triangle, in his sailboat “Antares.”

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