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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!
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The Best Alternative Medicine Team In Mexico

What do medical doctors, neural therapists, martial arts specialists, and yoga masters have in common? We pool our knowledge and abilities to help our patients attain true sustainable health! Each member of the clinic has a position. Please note what each person does to request assistance from the appropriate staff member. 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

Chief Director, Alternative Cancer Treatments & Stem Cell Therapy Expert 

Zoli has been helping people heal with natural methods for over 35 years. He is responsible for the overall supervision of our clinic and staff. He oversees all medical and homeopathic protocols. Zoli earned his naturopathic certification in Canada and is well versed in advanced ozone therapies, plasmapheresis, and state-of-the-art alternative medicine.

  • Naturopath
  • Certified Clinical Nutritionist
  • Quantum Biofeedback Specialist
  • Colon Hydrotherapist
  • Yoga Master
Pamela MD, at Holistic Bio Spa
Simona Pop, MD, DMD, ND

From teaching seminars of OMM in Dallas TX and Phoenix AZ, to diagnosing and treating patients with heavy metal allergies, food allergies, cross allergies, and other diseases, Dr. Simona excels in providing her patients with a compassionate and professional orthomolecular approach to help them regain a better quality of life.

  • Medical Doctor, MD, – Doctor Physician majoring in General Medicine
  • Dental Medical Doctor, DMD, – Doctor Physician majoring in Dentistry
  • Certified Orthomolecular Medical Doctor-(OMM)
  • Certified Clinical Nutritionist, (NMD)
  • Certified Clinical Environment Medical Doctor (EMD)
  • Certified Travel Medicine (TMD)
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.”

Pamela MD, at Holistic Bio Spa
Pamela Rodríguez, MD

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As an honest, leader. A doctor that deeply cares about her patients.”

Do you like what you do? “I love what I do. I feel blessed for having the opportunity every day to use my talents and enjoy it. I like to be of service to others.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I love to learn so I enjoy reading a lot, being connected and present in nature, hiking a mountain or surfing a wave is my happiest moment.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “Anything! I love singing!”

Carolina, HN at the Holistic Bio Spa
Carolina, HN

Head Nurse 

Carolina is a Certified Registered Nurse. She studied at the University Center La Costa UDG. She has experience as a nurse in different medical specialties such as pediatrics, ER, NICU, gynecology, and internal medicine.

Carolina loves to learn and believes in constant self-improvement in order to give the best service to her patients. 

What is one thing that you would be unable to give up?
“My short-term and long-term goals.“

Where can we find you when you are not working?
“At the gym! I love working out!”

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
“Anything from Coldplay!”

 

 

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.”

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.”

Martín  Hernández , RN at Holistic Bio Spa
Martín Hernández , RN

Certified Registered Nurse

Martin is an experienced and certified nurse. He was part of a study interchange student program where he was able to live abroad and experience a new culture. He enjoyed living in Canada.

Martin speaks French, English, and Spanish.

What do you like doing in your spare time?
“Spending time with my family, they are my world.  I also enjoy watching TV every now and then!”

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
“A Mariachi song.”

Antonio, Chef of Holistic BIo Spa
Antonio, Chef

Chef

I love being honest and not giving up on my dreams and aspirations. I’ve always continued to have short-term and long-term goals in order to continue to grow both professionally and personally.

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? “Anything, from a romantic ballad to a good rock song.”

Where can we find you when you are not working? “At the beach, I love walking by the seashore while I admire the beautiful paradise where I currently live in. I also enjoy drawing and spending time with my family.”

Mariela, RN at the Holistic Bio Spa
Mariela Suarez, RN

Certified Registered Nurse

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As someone professional, extroverted and fun!”

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

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I love watching the sunset at the beach while I sip a cup of coffee.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “La Gata Bajo La Lluvia by Rocio Durcal.”

 

 

Ramiro, RN at the Holistic Bio Spa
Ramiro Montaño, RN

Certified Registered Nurse

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As someone that helps in whatever is needed and a friend they can count on.”

Do you like what you do? “I love what I do everyday. I love bringing something into the table and continue to improve to help my patients and teammates.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I love playing and spending time with my daughter. I also enjoying going out of town on the weekend.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “A good ballad.”

 

 

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

Office Manager, Patient Billing, Clinic Administration

If there are questions and concerns regarding billing, please direct them to Ana who will work with the clinic director, and they will be addressed promptly. 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.”

Patient Coordinator Megan at Holistic Bio Spa
Megan Morelos, PAT

Patient Services, Patient Coordinator, Patient Advisor Team

Already one of our best Patient Services representatives, Megan has since been promoted to Patient Coordinator to work along with our Patient Advisor Team (PAT). She is the hands and ears behind the team ensuring that our patient scheduling meets the needs of our visiting patients along with those that have made Puerto Vallarta their home as well. Megan is a licensed massage therapist and is always there to help others above and beyond.

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.”

Soledad Chavez  at Holistic Bio Spa
Soledad Chavez, PAT

Patient Advisor Team

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “Cheerful, as someone who always works in team, always willing to learn and/ or improve. Playful.”

Do you like what you do? “I do, never thought I would be able to do such job it’s an honor to me having the opportunity to help others. In any way.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I love to connect. Deep connections and honest connections are everything to me. Love reading metaphysics. Love to learn about the quantum. I also love my solitude and being with my family.

Aleska Baricelli at Holistic Bio Spa
Aleska Baricelli, GM, PAT

General Manager & Patient Advisor Team

Aleska has been quickly assimilating her role as General Manager for Holistic Bio Spa.

Under this role, she has oversight of all of our patient services and staff, and as well now, the Patient Advisor Team in order to ensure that our patient experience excels from the point of the first contact with us all the way to when treatments are completed.

Originally from Venezuela, she has lived in Panama and now Aleska is with us in beautiful Puerto Vallarta. She loves helping others and caring for her two cats.

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As someone who leads by example and will go above and beyond to make sure things go smoothly wih our patients. I believe my team members would describe me as a hands on leader who is ready to work hard and as a team.”

Do you like what you do? “At a very early age I understood that serving was part of my calling. In any capacity, being able to impact a person’s life positively is what gives me the most joy. Working at Holistic Bio Spa, and seeing how we are changing our patients’ lives for the better and making a huge impact on their health journey is what I enjoy the most.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “I must confess I am a workaholic. So if you don’t see me working at the clinic most likely I will be at home reading a good book or at the beach with my little family.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “To be 100% honest, you wouldn’t see me singing at Karaoke night. But I would make a great back up dancer . Lol!”

Carley Simandl at Holistic Bio Spa
Carley Simandl, PAT

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Patient Advisor Team

Besides being able to assist and guide our patients in determining and fully understanding their treatment options, Carley is a dynamo of a woman. She is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and founder of Godessa Beauty and her “Be Your Own Friend” personal development program for women through self-love.

Carley is also a highly experienced Yoga Instructor and guides several retreats throughout the year in Mexico and other countries. We are thankful to have her now living full time in Puerto Vallarta and being an ambassador to our incoming patients seeking to embrace our wellness philosophy and approach.

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “Happy and helpful.”

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

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Dance, Yoga, Nature hike and going to the beach.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “Paradise by the dashboard light.”

Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Daniel Sanelli, CCN at Holistic Bio Spa
Daniel Sanelli, CCN, PAT

Clinical Nutritionist & Functional Medicine Professional, Patient Advisor Team

Daniel Sanelli is an experienced Clinical Nutritionist and is certified in Functional Medicine protocols.

After establishing his own practice in San Francisco, California for several decades, he decided to make Puerto Vallarta his home. We are grateful to have his expertise and support as another experienced health care professional with whom our patients may consult directly.

Daniel also helps with our more elaborate treatment plans, explaining and assisting with new patients. Daniel Sanelli is a firm believer in educating and coaching clients to optimal health through the use of a whole foods approach and supplementing with professional-grade products to support the additional medical-grade treatment protocols our other doctors may prescribe.

Sandra, Receptionist at Holistic BIo Spa
Sandra Torres, RECP

Front Desk, Receptionist, Patient Services

Sandra is part of the team responsible for patient scheduling and front desk services due to her experience coordinating patient care. She loves providing patients with good experiences.

Sandra is not a quitter! She loves learning new things and strives to be better to leave a good heritage for my children.

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “I will survive by Donna Summer.”

Where can we find you when you’re not working? “Spending a day out with the family, going to new places and exploring nature.

Selene, Receptionist at Holistic BIo Spa
Selene Villaseñor, RECP

Receptionist, Patient Billing, Clinic Administration

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “I think they see me as a person who is always willing to help, with great pleasure and with a smile.”

Do you like what you do? “Of course! I like that everyday is a different challenge and many things to learn from the best.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? ”I like to read Books that help me spiritually, I love to travel because it is the way I learn about other cultures, and above all to take photos of each moment.”

What would you sing at a Karaoke night? ”Acá entre nos, by Vicente Fernández.”

Alexandra, Administrative Assistant at Holistic BIo Spa
Alexandra Hernandez, RECP

Receptionist, Patient Billing, Clinic Administration

Alexandra is part of the team responsible for patient scheduling and front desk services.

How do you think your fellow team members see you? “As someone they can count on, in a professional and personal way. I believe they see me as someone responsible, punctual and commited.”

Do you like what you do? “Absolutely! I love my work, besides paying for the bills, it makes me feel very fulfilled to see how we help improve the quality of the lives of so many patients.”

What do you like doing in your spare time? “Spend time with my friends and family. I love going to the movies and enjoying a good sunset at the beach.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night? “Songs from Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman”

 

Julia, Sleep Therapist at Holistic Bio Spa
Julia Worrall, RN

Registered Nurse & Sleep Therapist

Julia’s role is essential to a patient’s overall health. She helps patients uncover all the reasons behind their sleep imbalances and create a tangible plan to harmonize their sleeping functions.

There is good reason why Julia Worrall is asked to speak at conferences, high-level meetings, and be interviewed for popular medical podcasts all over the world: this highly sought-after expert in sleep and brain health has quickly risen to the top of her field by connecting what was once thought to be disconnected. The result has changed lives and revolutionized medical practices around the world.

As a passionate educator and mentor, Ms. Worrall continues to march forward on her mission to drive innovative research, proclaiming the importance of treating sleep and repatterning cranial nerves to manage, or better yet prevent, disease – by creating area-specific education, testing, and treatment options for unique populations.

 

Natan, IT Manager at Holistic Bio Spa
Natan Coats, IT

IT Manager

Natan’s role touches everything about the perfect patient experience. From communications, scheduling, inventory, and comforts, he is the go-to guy for many of our team to get whatever they need to communicate and organize treatments with our patients. 

What do you like about working at Holistic Bio Spa?
“The sense of teamwork and collaboration that help move our company forward. Being a member of that team and contributing to its success is important to me. Communication, discipline, and teamwork is what I ask from those I value most: my coworkers.”

What is one thing that you would be unable to give up?
“The love for my children and family. No matter how far or near, it’s a constant.”

Where can we find you when you are not working?
“I can be found spending some me time in front of the computer or with my love at the movies or watching a good TV series.”

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
“There is a song by Reily that can always relax me and reconnect me with myself and humanity. It’s called ‘Calma’.”

Liliana Partida, Certified Nutritionist
Liliana Partida, CN
Certified Nutritionist

Liliana Partida has been in the Health and Fitness industry for over 23 years. She has been certified by AFFA, ACE, and the Institute of Aerobic Research. She has trained aerobics teachers and lectured on weight loss in Spain, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Switzerland. As a consultant Nutritionist for our patients, she currently lectures on Metabolic Syndrome, Weight Loss, and Diabetes.

Liliana is certified in Nutritional Microscopy, Clinical Nutrition, Advanced Bio Energetic Testing, Kinesiology, and Destination Coaching. She has completed courses in Weight Loss Resistance, Detoxification, Stress Management, Anti-aging, Functional Blood Chemistry, Homeopathy, Reiki, Tai Chi, and Meditation. Liliana’s mission is to teach and be taught. Her greatest teachers have been her patients and students. She approaches each day with the intention to create success within herself and others. Her programs are based on clinical research and a lifetime of experience.

Your Health, Our Priority

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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