Who is Natural Bio Health

Natural Bio Health is a team of experienced, caring doctors, medical experts and professionals. We have helped thousands of  people regain their Health and Vitality with Medical Weight Loss, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Nutrition in our clinics located in Austin, College Station, Round Rock, San Antonio and Houston. Our Providers take an in-depth approach to patient care, accounting for environmental, social and biological factors, combined with a personal, responsive and caring attitude to make you as comfortable as possible. Our goal is to make you feel good with balanced hormones, improved energy, healthy weight loss, and help restore a younger feeling you!

Our Philosophy

Our mission is improve the lives of our patients by providing them with effective wellness solutions to help our patients feel, look and be healthy. Our Hormone Replacement Therapy experts are dedicated to helping you achieve your optimum level of health. Whether it be struggles with weight, sleeping well, energy levels, chronic migraines or depression we can help!  Your success makes our work so rewarding and we thank you for partnering with us.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Joseph R. Feste

Joseph R. Feste, M.D., FACOG, AACS, AACG

Joseph R. Feste, M.D., FACOG, AACS, AACG, Natural Bio Health Hormones & Weight Loss. Dr. Feste is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. He has extensive experience in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology,

surgical and non-surgical cosmetics, bioidentical hormone therapy, weight loss, the use of Botox and Fillers in cosmetic applications, and the use of laser technology for cosmetic and surgical applications. He received his M.D. in 1961 from Baylor College of Medicine and practiced and taught in the area of obstetrics and gynecology and women’s health for approximately 30 years. He taught obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor School of Medicine and at Ben Taub General Hospital (the latter for 11 years). He has served as both a Clinical Instructor and Clinical Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Feste has written or contributed to numerous medical articles, has years of experience in treating infertility and PMS, and worked in the area in the area of women’s health for years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Woman’s Hospital of Texas and was Medical Director of the Premenstrual Syndrome Program at Woman’s Hospital. Dr. Feste has years of experience in the use of natural hormones, the treatment of PMS and endometriosis and the clinical application of hormone therapy for both men and women.

Dr. Feste is also a BioTe Certified Practitioner.

Personal: Married, three sons and three daughters.

Medical Education: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Licensed, 1961. Internship, Surgery, Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1962-1964. Chief Resident, Gynecology, Ben Taub General Hospital, Chief Resident, Obstetrics, Jefferson Davis Hospital.

Academic Appointments: Clinical Instructor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor. Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor. Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Teaching Services, Ben Taub Hospital (1967 to 1989).

Past Hospital Appointments:

Houston: Woman’s Hospital of Texas Methodist Hospital, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Hermann Hospital.
Austin: Brackenridge Hospital, Courtesy Staff, Teaching Professorship, Seton Medical Center Seton Northwest Hospital Seton Southwest.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FACULTY AND COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
Past: Board of Directors, Woman’s Hospital of Texas Chairman, Planning Committee for Fertility Foundation, Woman’s Hospital of Texas Director, Infertility Laser Surgery Workshop, Woman’s Hospital of Texas. Director, American Fertility Society Infertility and Endoscopic Laser Surgery Workshop, Woman’s Hospital of Texas. Faculty, University of Tennessee Laser Surgery Workshop, Memphis, Tennessee. Faculty, Infertility Laser Workshop, Nashville, Tennessee Faculty, Infertility Laser Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, Houston Laser Institute

SOCIETIES & MEMBERSHIPS (Past & Present)
Travis County Medical Society, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ,American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. American College of Surgeons, The Society of Reproductive Surgeons, Inc., Gynecologic Laser and Advanced Technological Society, The International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (among many others).

Kimberly Yule, NP

Kimberly Yule joins our team with over 22 years of experience in Women’s Health. Her certifications include:
– Aesthetics Certified
– BioTE Certified
– NCC Board Certified

Kimberly specializes in Bioidentical Hormone Therapy and Aesthetics, and is seeing patients in our Lakeway and Round Rock Clinics.

Dr. Sarah Jackson DNP, FNP-C, APRN

Dr. Jackson has been in the medical field since 2000. She works closely with her patients to help them achieve the best quality of life possible.  She is a strong advocate of patient education, and empowers patients to be proactive in their healthcare and to live healthier lifestyles.  

Dr. Jackson is passionate about Integrative Medicine, and has expertise in several areas including diabetes care, thyroid management, weight management, epigenetics, and bioidentical hormone replacement. She is a certified BioTe provider and also holds a certification in methylation and clinical nutrigenomics. Dr. Jackson graduated summa cum laude from both Texas Tech University, where she completed her undergraduate education, and from the University of South Alabama, where she completed her graduated education.

David Drury, PA

David began his medical career while serving in the United States Army as a Medic. He continued his studies at Southwest Texas State University earning a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree in 2008. Following his undergraduate studies, David attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where he received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2011. 

Prior to joining the Natural Bio Health team, he practiced in family medicine, urgent care and male hormone replacement therapy. David simultaneously serves as a Physician Assistant in the Texas Army National Guard. Currently assigned to 1st Battalion 143rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. His abiding interests outside of work are spending time with his wife and children, running, resistance training and remaining active with outdoor activities.

Renee Palmer, NP

Renee is a third generation nurse that comes to us with previous training in weight loss, as well as aesthetic medicine. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Business Administration and Marketing in 2004 from Houston Baptist University.  Shortly after, she was employed by the world’s largest public relations firm.  In her desire to work in the medical field and work closely with people, Renee decided to return to school to become a registered nurse. 

In 2008 she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Prairie View A&M University to which she put to use in the areas of cardiology, transplant medicine, and aesthetics. In June of 2016, she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Nursing as a family nurse practitioner. Since graduation, she has worked in the areas of weight loss and aesthetic medicine.

Renee is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in which she is additionally an active member, and is also a member of Houston Area of Nurse Practitioners. Renee is an international medical missionary worker, as well as a successful entrepreneur in the healthcare field. She also enjoys travelling and backpacking.

John P. Gonzales PA-C

Mr. Gonzales received his training in bioidentical hormone therapy and medical weight loss under Dr. Joseph Feste and is completing certifications from both the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and Worldlink Medical.  

Mr. Gonzales is also a BioTe Certified practitioner.

Mr. John Gonzales graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sports Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  In 2003 he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas at Pan American.  He is NCCPA board certified and is a member of both the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Mr. Gonzales has over 10 years of family medicine and pediatric experience, emphasizing health & wellness, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.  

 

Mr. Gonzales received his training in bioidentical hormone therapy and medical weight loss under Dr. Joseph Feste and is completing certifications from both the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and Worldlink Medical.  

Mr. Gonzales is also a BioTe Certified practitioner.
Mr. Gonzales is a two-time Ironman finisher and enjoys helping others reach their training goals by developing personalized diet and training programs for endurance events.  He loves sports and outdoors, but especially loves traveling and spending time with his wife and two children.

Dr. Michael Clark

Michael Clark, MBA, Ph.D., FAARFM, ABAAHP, Certified Brain Health Coach

Mike is the Director of Education & Research for Natural Bio Health Weight Loss & Hormone Clinics. He has a Doctorate Degree in Natural Medicine, has been designated a Diplomate of Anti-Aging

Medicine and a Fellow and Advanced Fellow of Anti-Aging, Regeneration & Functional Medicine. He is an fourteen year member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Mike is also one of the few clinicians to be certified in Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Therapy (ABHRT) by WorldLink Medical. The course of training to develop this certification was designed to provide physicians and healthcare practitioners with the education, assessment and credence needed to practice Hormone Replacement Therapy.
He is the author of two Weight Loss books, The Secrets of the HCG Diet and The Source Diet. He is the co-author of the largest study on prescription weight loss hormone (as published in the Bariatrician, the Journal of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians).
Mike’s past or present memberships include the North American Society of Meso-Lipotherapy, the American Society of Aesthetic Mesotherap and the American Society of Aesthetics & Intradermotherapy (ASAMI). He has attended numerous courses and received extensive training over the past twelve years in the areas of Bio Identical Hormone Therapy, Anti-Aging Medicine, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Weight Loss, Mesotherapy, Medical Peels, Intense Pulse Light, Laser Technology, Endermologie, and Skin Care. He has certifications in the fields of Lasers, Endermologie and Intense Pulse Light.
He has been the Director of Education & Research for Bioidentical Hormones and Weight Loss since 1999. His philosophy is: “Learning is an ongoing duty that is part of Natural Bio Health. Science changes at a rapid pace and it is imperative that we do our best to stay abreast of new studies and evolving science.

History

We have been helping patients look and feel better with Bioidentical Hormones since 1999. Our clinic was initially based in Austin and has since expanded to College Station, San Antonio, Round Rock and Houston.  We are constantly learning and growing to provide the most effective and safest solutions to our patients’ health concerns.

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