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Dr. Patricia Lew, L.Ac., DAOM

Acupuncturist, President of Alamo Heights Wellness

Patricia Lew received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. Afterward, she received her Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Texas Health and Science University, as valedictorian of her graduating class in 2007. Texas Health and Science University has been twice ranked as one of the top acupuncture colleges in America by TCM World Foundation.

She became the admissions coordinator and the Dean of Students while she was working at Texas Health and Science University, the youngest person to hold that position.  During her tenure, she recruited and retained the largest incoming student body in school history.

After being in private practice, Patricia earned her Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in 2018. During her doctoral studies, she gained valuable experience in research.
Allergy elimination acupuncture, emotional disorder treatments, auto-immune diseases, and cosmetic acupuncture are fields of interest to her.
She now enjoys helping San Antonio achieve optimal health through acupuncture and holistic treatments. In her spare time, Patricia enjoys playing the violin and reading.

Brandi Ortiz

Office Manager

Brandi is from Seguin, Texas but recently moved to San Antonio. She has three adult children and one grandson, who she adores. Brandi worked as a staff pastor at a local church before joining our team here. In that capacity she worked as a children’s pastor, then went on to do member care. When we are not in the office, she enjoys hiking with her dog Odell, reading, and watching sports.

Meagan Garza

Clinic Assistant

Meagan is a pharmacy student at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy. She is always eager to expand her knowledge and lend a helping hand. When she is not in the office, Meagan spends her time tutoring biochemistry, microbiology, and immunology and serving as a leader in professional student organizations at UIW. Her current leadership roles include president-elect of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and committee chair of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF). She hopes to one day serve both human and veterinary patients through a career as an integrative pharmacist. In her spare time, Meagan enjoys trying new foods, crafting, and spending time with her dog, Spartacus.

Amber Hargens

Clinic Assistant

Amber is from Corpus Christi, Texas and has been in San Antonio for about a year now. She is in her final year of her Occupational Therapy Assistant Program with St. Catherine University and hopes to open her own practice in the future. Amber loves learning new things and is always open to new opportunities. When Amber is not working, she enjoys watching scary movies, working out, coaching High School Volleyball, and taking relaxing naps. Amber loves helping those around her and is excited to meet and get to know each and every patient!