About Dr. Cortez
Olga L. Cortez, MD, FACOG is a board-certified OB/GYN who provides personalized care for women at Cross Roads Hormonal Health & Wellness. Her practice is located in Cross Roads, Texas and it has the latest medical and wellness resources.
In addition to the obstetric and gynecologic care she provides, Dr. Cortez offers medically supervised weight loss plans and hormonal therapies for both women and men.
Dr. Cortez began her education in medicine at the University of North Texas. She went on to earn her medical degree in 2002 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Cortez then completed her internship and residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, where she provided comprehensive care for women of all ages.
After her medical training, Dr. Cortez returned to Cross Roads, Texas to start her practice and to raise her family. Over the years, she learned from personal experience the difficulties of weight loss and hormonal imbalance. That led her to devote herself to helping others with these same issues. She has since completed additional training to assist men and women with medically supervised weight loss and hormonal support.
As a passionate advocate for the overall health of each person, Dr. Cortez aims to support the path of each patient to optimal well-being. She works with her patients to identify and achieve their health goals reassuringly and compassionately.
With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Cortez provides comprehensive care for your greatest health concerns and life changes. If you want to work with a physician who puts your needs first, call Cross Roads Hormonal Health & Wellness or schedule a consultation online today.
About Myra White, Certified Nurse Midwife
Myra White is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She has a Masters of Science in Nursing for Midwifery and served in the Air Force as an Aerospace Medical Service Technician and a labor and delivery nurse for 13 years.
She completed her clinical experiences in Ohio at a Birthing Center where she specialized in water births and holistic care. She worked with special populations, such as the underserved and indigent at a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) and worked in both private and corporate offices.
She chose Midwifery and Women’s Health because she wanted to give women a choice in their gynecology, labor, and birth plans. She believes strongly that women should be empowered to become stewards of their own health through education and cooperation with their medical providers.
As a women’s mental health advocate, she is a passionate believer in the idea that the human psyche has a powerful effect on the rest of the body. Her recent pursuit of a Doctorate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing ensures she will better serve her clients and address their mental health needs.
Myra’s unique experience and background allows her to communicate effectively with every patient, educate them on a wide range of health issues, and come up with an individualized plan that takes those unique needs into account.
If you want to work with a Certified Nurse Midwife who puts your needs first, call Cross Roads Hormonal Health & Wellness or schedule a consultation online today.
About Donna White, MPAS, PA-C
Donna White, MPAS, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant who provides personalized care for women and men at Cross Roads Hormonal Health & Wellness in collaboration with Dr. Cortez.
Donna offers medically supervised weight loss plans and hormonal therapies for both women and men, as well as management of certain other acute and chronic conditions.
After completing both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biology from Middle Tennessee State University in the early 1980’s, Donna began her professional career path as a professor of anatomy and physiology for 20 years, first in Mississippi, and for the last 11 years at Collin College in Plano. It was then that she realized that she was ready for a new challenge and decided to pursue medical practice as a PA, graduating from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center School of Physician Assistant Studies in 2014.
Physician Assistants are trained as general medical practitioners, and Donna spent the first years of her medical practice working in Family Practice, Urgent Care, and Internal Medicine settings. She is well-versed in the treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, and now enjoys learning more about functional medicine and the nuances of hormone balance while working with Dr. Cortez. In addition, she enjoys the benefits of having her own hormones well-balanced, and having experienced many of the problems faced by her patients, she enjoys sharing her knowledge, experiences, and wisdom with those suffering similar issues.
Donna’s teaching experience allows her to communicate with each patient to educate them on their symptoms, causes, and potential treatments in order to develop an individualized plan. No question is a stupid question if it needs an answer! She truly enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them feel their best.
About Lee Vest MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Lee Vest MSN, APRN, FNP-Cis a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Aesthetic Injector who provides personalized care for women and men at Cross Roads Hormonal Health & Wellness in collaboration with Dr. Cortez.
Lee offers various aesthetic procedures, medically supervised weight loss plans, hormonal therapies for women and men, headache management, as well as management of other acute and chronic conditions.
Lee has over 15 years of experience in the medical field and over 4.5 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in nursing and later Master’s Degree in Nursing from University of Texas at Arlington with honors. After completing her Master’s degree, she was one of five selected out of many to complete a post master’s emergency medicine internship at Baylor Dallas.
Lee has always been an advocate about health and wellness both inside and out. About 1 year after graduating nurse practitioner school, Lee noted that she did not have the stamina nor ability to lose weight as she once had and personally researched her symptoms and sought out help from Dr Cortez. Lee suffered from hormone imbalance and was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Her personal experience and experience in the emergency room propelled her to seek out ways to help patients prevent acute and chronic conditions and/or to achieve optimal health and live a life of wellness. As a result, Lee sought out additional training and worked as an aesthetic injector and wellness provider in addition to working in emergency medicine.
She is known for her personalized aesthetic and health assessment with each patient to help them meet their individual needs and goals. Her experience in aesthetic injections, hormone replacement, and wellness has helped her educate patients on the importance of health promotion and prevention. Her experience in emergency medicine has helped her develop a keen understanding and skill set to manage patients of all ages with various conditions.