THRIVE Team - THRIVE Institute




Dr. Clint Herzog  |  Founder

Dr. Clint Herzog grew up in south Texas, graduated from Texas A&M in 1996 and was top-ranked at UT San Antonio Health Science Center in 2000.
After running one of the most successful and well-respected cosmetic dental practices in Dallas, he created the concept of FLOSS, a high tech practice providing the full range of dental services, including cosmetic dentistry, at an in-network price. He has fused his small town upbringing with the latest in the dental profession to create a "New experience in dentistry".
He has served on the Dallas police review board, is involved with DASA (Dallas All Sports Association) and was an honorary chair for DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) Dallas. He enjoys traveling and hanging with his friends at the lake. He is extremely involved in many areas of the Dallas social and charitable scene. Clint is also very proud of his adorable daughter Parker, 6 years, son Hudson, 2 years and son Axel, 6 months.

Dr. Jaime Vasquez  |  Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jaime J. Vasquez is a primary care doctor with more than 23 years of specializing in family medicine and anti-aging. Dr. Vasquez is renowned for his expertise in both internal medicine and anti-aging. His list of accolades and accreditations is too long to list, but includes such laudatory awards as D Magazine’s Best Doctors and a record eight straight years as The Dallas Voice’s Best Medical Practitioner.

Heather Newman, RN, MS, FNP  |  Nurse Practitioner & Treatment Specialist

Heather M. Newman, RN, MS, FNP, is the THRIVE's New Nurse Practitioner and Treatment Specialist. In conjunction with Dr. Vasquez, Heather will be responsible for designing treatment plans and leading patient treatments. Heather comes to THRIVE with fifteen years experience as a nurse practitioner, including seven years experience in hormone replacement therapy and medical weight loss. Prior to joining THRIVE, Heather specialized in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and weight loss with a North Dallas wellness clinic, and previously served as a faculty member at the University of Illinois School of Nursing. Heather is also a registered yoga instructor!

Kayla Clay  |  Phlebotomist

Kayla Clay is an ASCP certified phlebotomist and zerona specialist.She provides the best customer service and care and ensures you have a positive experience at THRIVE.

Sagi Kalev  |  Clinical Nutritionist

Sagi Kalev is a Clinical Nutritionist and functional medicine expert currently living in Dallas, Texas. He serves clients both at Thrive Institute in Dallas as well as all over the world via phone consultations or teleconferencing. Sagi brings a wealth of experience to his practice. In addition to his extensive training and education in functional medicine, his true passion, Sagi’s practice is informed by his 25 years as a professional bodybuilder, almost a decade as one of the world’s leading fitness models, and over 15 years as a Certified Pro Personal Trainer with PROPTA, the world’s leading personal trainers and nutrition agency. He is currently the Senior Director-Examiner of PROPTA and was inducted into the agency’s Hall of Fame. Sagi is also the creator of Body Beast, Beachbody’s popular in-home training fitness program for both men and women designed to build lean muscle mass.

Michelle Hulsey  |  Office Manager

Michelle is a native to Dallas, and grew up in Garland. She is a graduate of Texas Woman's University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. She has extensive dance training ranging from ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, modern, hip-hop, and cheer. She danced in the Repertory Company at Stephen F. Austin State University, and danced professionally during her TWU years as captain for a sport's team. After 10 years of being in the fashion industry, Michelle decided it was time for a change of scenery where she was offered the position of Office Manager at Thrive, hoping to better herself mentally and physically to continue in the professional dance world. In addition to living a healthy lifestyle, Michelle is a guru when it comes to fitness and dance. She hopes to help people meet their goals as well as her own.