Meet The Holistic Bio Spa Team

With over 150 years of combined experience, our alternative medicine team of doctors and health practitioners at Holistic Bio Spa are equipped to provide the specialized care, gentle treatment, and effective results any health-seeker could dream of. Get to know us below!

The Best Alternative Medicine Team In Mexico

What do medical doctors, neural therapists, martial arts specialists, and yoga masters have in common? Click on our faces to view our qualifications! Just go easy on the clicking - we value our faces.
Zoli Hargitai ND, MD, owner of Holistic Bio Spa
Zoli Hargitai, ND, MD

Alternative Cancer Treatments & Stem Cell Therapy Expert 

Zoli has been helping people heal with natural methods for over 35 years.

  • Licensed Medical Doctor and Naturopath
  • Certified Clinical Nutritionist
  • Quantum Biofeedback Specialist
  • Colon Hydrotherapist
  • Yoga Master
Decio Bars , MD
Decio Bars , MD

Decio graduated from Medicine from the Federal University in Santa Catarina, Brazil in the year 1983. Here are a few of his many known credentials:

Master’s degree in Geriatrics and Gerontology from the Pontificia Catholic University of Río Grande do Sul, Brazil 1991.
Master’s degree in Nutrition by the Brazilian Society of Nutrition. São Paulo, Brazil, 1993.
Scientific Director of the East Private University of Medicine in Paraguay, 2016.
Scientific Director of Medical Research Institute for Degenerative and Autoimmune Diseases. Paraguay 2011-2018.
Member of the Latinoamerican Society of Stem Cells.
Member of the European Society of Stem Cells.
Dr. Desio Bars has also been a guest speaker during several conferences that research stem cell therapy and how they help degenerative, autoimmune diseases and new ways to address cancer.
He continues to stay up to date with his medical education currently at Harvard University.
He is currently a member of the Scientific European Society of Stem Cells.

Do you like what you do? “Yes, I love what I do.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? I like studying technical books, also read and watch about the second world war history and gardening.

Essaú Gutierrez , MD
Essaú Gutierrez , MD

Essaú, MD, was a physical therapist while studying medicine. He graduated from the University of Guadalajara with postgraduate in family medicine, family therapy, regenerative medicine, and bioidentical hormone therapy. Currently, he is certified in BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support), and ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support).

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “In the beginning, I think they are afraid, but with time, people feel more comfortable. I believe that the key to success with human relationships is showing respect to others and oneself.”

Do you like what you do? “Absolutely! I believe I was a Doctor in another life. I enjoy knowing that my work improves the lives of others.”

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job? “When I can raise awareness with a patient and they make changes in their habits to stay healthy and when they prove to themselves the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Rest and enjoy my pets at home. I love cooking new things and try to make restaurant recipes based on how they taste. I love watching movies and having people over. (Someone has to eat my kitchen experiments! LOL) You can’t put a price tag to an evening with good friends!”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “My way and New York, New York -Frank Sinatra, Callejero -Alberto Cortez, Someone like you –Adele.”

Certified Plastic Surgen, Dr. Juan at Holistic Bio Spa
Juan Ortega, MD

Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon & Acupuncture Expert

Juan Ortega, MD is an experienced certified plastic surgeon expert in Puerto Vallarta who works with us here at the Holistic Bio Spa.
Among his many known credentials, you will most likely notice his continued studies overseas to learn the most innovative, safe, and holistic techniques for his patients:

  • Ozone Therapy and Advanced Esthetics from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Advanced Aesthetic Procedures from the University of Medical Sciences of La Habana, Cuba
  • Aesthetic Procedures from the Spanish-Israeli Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Diplomas in Traditional Chinese and Laser Acupuncture and Natural Medicine

Juan Ortega is a man of core values and interests rooted in the human potential for natural healing, art, classical music, and nature. He forms a part of the Holistic Bio Spa family because he loves to help people be the healthiest, most beautiful version of themselves with natural and holistic methods.

Certified General medicine, Dr. Ricardo Chavez at Holistic Bio Spa
Ricardo Chavez, MD

Acupuncturist, Anesthesiologist & Colon Hydrotherapy Expert

Ricardo Chavez, MD, has over 20 years of experience in using colon hydrotherapy and vitamin C IV treatments to help people heal. His goal has always been to be a healer with integrative medicine, instead of just prescribing medicine to cope with the symptoms.

He has had the privilege of working closely with Dr. Hal A. Huggins (an expert in toxicity) and Dr. Thomas E. Levy (one of the leading vitamin C experts in the world) at the Center for Progressive Medicine for many years. He also studied abroad and became a Fellow of a teaching hospital in China.

What is something that most people don’t know about you? “I believe in the history of the Christ.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “You’ve gotten a friend, like a rolling stone, the answer is blowin in the wind.”

What’s your favorite way to spend a relaxing weekend? “Going out with the family or with friends.”

Regina Bars, Holistic Bio Spa
Regina Bars, HCA

Health Care Administration

For 13 years, Regina worked in the Finance Division of R4 Data Center in Brazil. She has acquired academic training as a Master of Business in Healthcare Administration. She has also worked for Renassence, a clinic in Brazil for 12 years in the administration department.

How do you think the members of your team see you? “As a person who can help the whole team with the day’s labor. ”

Do you like what you do?“ Yes, I love what I do. ”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I like reading the Bible.”

Alicia-Partida, Co-founder, Public Relations and Health Coach of Holistic Bio Spa
Alicia Partida, PR

Co-founder, Public Relations & Health Coach

Described as “the heart of the Holistic Bio Spa”, Alicia co-founded our company with Dr. Zoli and she is the Head of Public Relations. She fulfills a leading role in how we care for and pamper our guests on their healing journey. She is known for always going above and beyond to make sure you are happy, at peace, and comfortable at all times.

Coming from a line of healers, her mother, Elisa Partida, was a Sobadora (a Mexican old traditional hands-on healer) and herbalist gardener and chef. Her mother passed on her skills to all the women of Alicia’s family.

She took up studying about natural healing in her teens and has not stopped since. She has worked closely with and studied after Stanley Weinberger (author of Healing Within) and Dr. Elson Haas (owner and director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA), a pioneer in holistic practices and health education. She was also the co-owner of an all-women’s fitness center in San Anselmo, California.

She stays on top of what’s new in the wellness industry with her sister, Liliana Partida C.N. who works at the Center for New Medicine in Irvine, California with owner and director, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy M.D. (author of the Cancer Revolution).

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job? “ I love helping people and inspiring them to be more proactive in their own health care seeing the positive results. ”

Where can we find you when you’re not working?“ Out in nature (one of my favorite spots: Vallarta Botanical Gardens) or at home cooking gourmet nutritional meals. ”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “ Alicia Keys – This girl is on fire.”

When are you the happiest? “ All the time.”

Alejandra Nava, Registered Nurse at Holistic BIo Spa
Alejandra Nava, RN

Certified Registered Nurse

Alejandra  loves using her abilities as a nurse to be able to help others feel better.

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As a very sociable and friendly person. These personality traits help me to bond with patients and give them more personalized attention.”

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job? “To see my patients get better and go back home with a smile on their face.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Going to the beach with my kids and my husband. I also love traveling, going to the movies, and listening to music.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “Hermoso cariño- Vicente Fernández.”

Oscar, Registered Nurse at Holistic Bio Spa
Oscar Duarte, RN

Certified Registered Nurse

Oscar studied at the Intercontinental Technological University of Paraguay. He worked in a private clinic in Paraguay (Medical Research Center) for 6 years. Throughout the years, he has acquired experience in Regenerative Medicine. He has taken different courses on laser therapy, advanced courses on PRP (Platelet-rich plasma), ozone therapy, hyperbaric chamber, and stem cell therapy.

Do you like what you do? “ Yes, I love what I do. And I always try to do things the best way possible!”

How do you think your fellow team members see you? Ever since I got here, they’ve treated me as part of the holistic team, that makes me feel very good.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? I enjoy watching documentaries and listening to music.

Aaron, Licensed and certified nurse Therapist
Aaron, CN

Certified Nurse

Aaron chose to become a nurse because his mom is a nurse too, and seeing her example inspired him to want to help others also.

Do you like what you do? “Yes. Iove my career.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? ”El hijo desobediente.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Spend time with my family.”

Licensed and certified Massage Therapist
Megan Morelos, LCMT

Licensed and Certified Massage Therapist

Megan is an experienced and certified massage therapist. She specializes in deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, hot stone massage, reflexology, and many other holistic techniques.

Do you like what you do? “I love what I do because it’s a peaceful environment and it contributes to the wellbeing of others.”

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job? “Seeing patients happy after receiving their treatments and how they benefit from them.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I enjoy spending time with Friends, my family, and my pets. I also love reading, painting, traveling, and photography.”

Pablo, Chef of Holistic BIo Spa
Pablo, Chef

Chef

Pablo became familiar with gastronomy at the age of 15 in the institute ISIMA. Later on, he got a higher technician diploma and a degree in gastronomy at the Technological University of Bahia de Banderas. Throughout time he developed different skills and experience working with different companies. He is also acquainted with European, Oriental and Mexican food, gourmet cuisine, winemaking and nutrition.

How do you think your fellow team members see you?I feel they see me as part of the high-performance team.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “Metallica! I love their music.”

Do you like what you do? “Absolutely! I love gastronomy.”

Registered nurse at Holistic Bio Spa, David.
David Maya Salas, RN

Certified Registered Nurse

He was proudly born and raised in Nuevo León, located in the Northeast part of Mexico, where they like to be disciplined, hard-working people. He went to the State public University UANL, where he graduated from High School as a nurse technician (US & Canada equivalent to Certified Nurse Assistant or CNA) and then got my Nursing bachelor’s degree (US & Canada equivalent to Registered Nurse or RN).

David has been working as a healthcare professional since 2010 with expertise in private and public practice hospitals, clinics, and laboratories. However, he still pushes himself to keep updated and studying because no matter how young or old you are you will always learn new things resulting in benefits for the patients, by doing this he will have the satisfaction of providing the best quality care for someone in need or sick additionally contributing to his biggest goal in life, being happy.

”Thank you for trusting your healthcare in my hands.”

How do you think your fellow team members see you? As someone who they can rely on to assist them with their tasks and willing to stick to them as long as they need it..”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Sports such as swimming, football, camping, and walking.

What would you sing at Karaoke night? Don’t cry – Gun’s n roses.

Do you like what you do? Of course I do, there’s always someone in need or sick and I want to be there to help that person as best as I can.

Ana, Office Manager of Holistic BIo Spa
Ana Cordero, OM

Office Manager

Ana is the link between the outside world and the administrative aspects of the Holistic Bio Spa. She thrives on anything related to organization and finances.

She helps care for our patients and guides them through their appointment scheduling and payment plans.

What is one thing that would be impossible for you to give up? “To give my kids a good education.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “First, classic ranchera songs like Las Jilguerillas, Mercedes Castro, Rocio Durcal. Then, maybe some pop from my days: Menudo, Timbiriche, Flans, Gloria Trevi.”

Where can we find you when you’re not working? “At the beach, at the movies, or anywhere else enjoying the day with my family.”

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Holistic Bio Spa is a medical center; therefore, your consulting doctor is responsible for your diagnostic/protocol. Consulting doctors listed on this website are not employees of Holistic Bio Spa. Our on-hand staff will always be attentive to your needs and follow the indications of your physician of choice and make you comfortable while you heal.

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