Praxis Wellness and Weight Loss Center helps patients regain full energy, vitality and health. Our Medical Director and a team of physician assistants and nurses are licensed by the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Board of Nursing. Praxis also employs medical assistants and lab techs who are certified in phlebotomy, personal nutrition, routine clinical procedures and treatments.
Michael Boothe, M. D., is the clinic’s Medical Director. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio. Dr. Boothe received advanced training at the Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, CA, and at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL. He holds the rank of Commander in the Texas State Guard.
Dr. Boothe is licensed by the Texas Medical Board and his primary practice is in preventative medicine. As Medical Director, he is responsible for all medical decisions. Our clinic’s licensed providers, physician assistants, nurses and lab techs report to the Medical Director.
Matt Jones, PA-C, is the clinic’s primary medical provider. He received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Matt also holds a BS degree in Biology from the University of Houston.
Matt is licensed by the Texas Medical Board. He is also certified in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) and BioTE. Matt came to Praxis from Full Spectrum Urgent Care in The Rim. Prior to that, he spent five years in family practice in the Stone Oak Medical Area.
Breshanna Sauls is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and qualified to practice in the State of Texas by the Texas Board of Nursing. She received her medical training at National American University and the University of Texas – Austin.
Before joining Praxis, Breshanna was a nurse at Universal Allergy Solutions, Stone Oak Urgent Care and DaVita Northwest Medical Center Dialysis. She received her early training at Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio.
Breshanna is a veteran, United States Army, and served on active duty from May, 2011, to August 2015.
Dennise Rodriguez is the clinic’s front office administrator. She joined Praxis in November, 2015, and is experienced in both front office and back office procedures.
Dennise holds an Associate of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from Brown Mackie College. She received phlebotomy training and certification at Central Texas Phlebotomy Institute in 2015.
Prior to joining Praxis, Dennise was the Patient Coordinator for San Antonio Sleep Center and as a Healthcare Administration Extern at Afterhours Optical.
Crystal Escamilla, Medical Assistant, joined the clinic in December, 2017. She received her medical certification from Southern Careers Institute in San Antonio in 2015.
In 2016, Crystal completed phlebotomy training and is certified by the Central Texas Phlebotomy Institute. She previously worked as a medical assistant at Alamo OB/GYN, as well as at other wellness clinics in San Antonio.
We treat the cause, not just the symptoms. Our team utilizes technology and recent medical understandings to analyze hormone levels in men and women. We optimize health through pharmaceuticals and prescription medication to achieve weight loss, hormone optimization and to restore nutrition through high-dose IV vitamin therapy.
To attack the negative effects of aging, we perform Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). Our team uses Platelet Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) to counteract hair loss and BOTOX to help erase facial wrinkles and creases. Our goal is to counteract the negative effects of normal aging.
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