Dr. Pompeyo Chavez – Medical Director
Dr. Pompeyo Chavez is a Board Certified physician founder and Medical Director of Soulage Wellness and Aesthethic Center. Dr. Chavez finished his post-graduate training in UTMB Galveston and served as Chief Resident of the Family Residency Program. His always existing and growing interest in aesthetics and technology took him to undergo further training in the application of laser and light based technologies on the skin and more in depth training in aesthetics through the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM) and many other professional organizations. He is currently in process of obtaining his Board Certification in Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Clyde Smith, FACS
Dr. Clyde Smith is a board certified general surgeon practicing medicine in several central Texas locations including Austin, Bastrop, Smithville and Rockdale. He has privileges at University Medical Center Brackenridge, St David’s Medical Center, Seton Smithville Regional Hospital, and other medical facilities in the area. He received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Smith is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.
Olivia Blankenship, FNP-C
Ms. Blankenship is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Bastrop, Texas. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s degree in Nursing. She practices full-time at Family Health Center Bastrop as a Nurse Practitioner. Her constant desire to provide the best healthcare led Ms. Blankenship to become the top consultant for the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program in Soulage Wellness and Aesthethic Center. She is currently conducting all new patient consults for the Ideal Protein Program.
Mr. Johnny Burns, FACHE – Administrator
Johnny Burns holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Tulane University (New Orleans). He has served as US Army Officer, a rotary wing test pilot, a medical sales representative, an entrepreneur, a professional speaker, and has over 25 years as a healthcare executive. As a successful CEO of several hospitals he has worked for both for profit and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Burns has co-authored two books. He currently serves as the CEO of Family Health Center of Bastrop and Soulage Wellness and Aesthethic Center.
Monica Chavez – Cosmetologist
Monica was born and raised in Peru, South America, where she successfully graduated from the University of San Martín de Porres with a Law Degree. Parallel to her university studies and moved by her passion for art and beauty, she trained in fashion design and permanent make-up in Peru, and later went to Argentina to complete her Aesthetician Degree education. Monica is a gifted artist, and since she was a child always enjoyed drawing female faces. After moving to the United States and settling in Bastrop she pursued further training on permanent makeup latest techniques, as well as eyelash extension certification. She also performs Dermapen Collagen Induction Therapy.
Maria Pacheco – Ideal Protein Coach
Mary is a native Bastropian and has worked alongside her husband in their furniture business for the past 20 years. She attended CBM Education Center for Medical Assisting. Mary is delighted to join the Soulage Wellness and Aesthethic Center team as an Ideal Protein Coach where she helps people to conquer their weight loss goals and to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Her passion and hobbies includes working out, staying fit and helping others overcome obstacles. Mary and her husband have been married for 27 years and have two sons in college.
Amanda Fowler – Aesthetician
Amanda is a licensed medical aesthetics provider and laser technician. Amanda is knowledgable in multiple skin care product lines, procedures and has a passion for the esthetic industry. She studied medical aesthetics under Dr. Fam in Plano and received her esthetic license from Aveda in Dallas. Amanda enjoys learning new procedures, modalities and all cutting-edge technologies the industry has to offer. She considers herself a life long student as there will always be advancements in the field of esthetics. Amanda is a devoted mother and wife whom enjoys spending time with her family.
Gaby Marulanda- LMT
Gaby graduated in 2016 from Day Spa Academy in Yakima, WA, and recently transferred to Texas this year to focus on her career and family! She specializes in relaxation and deep tissue Swedish massage. She also has experience with hot stones and cupping therapy and keeps motivated to learn more on modern techniques. Gaby focuses on medical/therapeutic modalities to tailor and meet the needs of her clientele. Outside of the office, Gaby enjoys spending time with