MEET THE TEAM
Beautique Medical Spa is a seamless blend of medical experts and estheticians under the direction of Dr. Manuel J. Sanchez. With extensive years of knowledge, training, and practice in their fields of expertise, Beautique Medical Spa specializes in rejuvenating treatments that have been created for your specific needs. As a trusted partner in wellness, they ensure that you’re receiving the best medical care to achieve a more youthful appearance.
Manuel J. Sanchez, M.D.
Spa Owner & Medical Director
Dr. Manuel Sanchez earned his medical degree from Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1975. Followed by his post-graduate training at the world-renowned Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He has since developed an interest in aesthetic medicine and anti-aging medicine.
Medical Management was always interesting to him, allowing him to blend his love of spreadsheets with patient care, so when he met Dr. Sanchez in 1996 and was presented with the opportunity to become the Clinical Director for Family Practice Center he jumped at the opportunity. In 2002, when Dr. Sanchez introduced Beautique Medical Spa in the Rio Grande Valley, Obed became the Clinical Director there as well, which allowed him in some way to keep the promise he had made his mother so long ago.
Medical Aesthetics Team
Obed Alvarez, M.D.
Raised in El Salvador, Dr. Obed Alvarez dreamed of being a Medical Doctor. At a very early age he made a child’s promise to his mother, that he would one day discover the anti-aging pill to keep her eternally young. While he may not have discovered the proverbial fountain of youth, he did go on to receive his medical degree from Montemorelos University in Mexico in 1989. Following with a Masters in Epidemiology and worked for the Mexican Health System under the epidemiology department for five years. After that, he spent two years as a first assistant in the operating room (OR) for plastic surgery cases.
Medical Management was always interesting to him, allowing him to blend his love of spreadsheets with patient care, so when he met Dr. Sanchez in 1996 and was presented with the opportunity to become the Clinical Director for Family Practice Center he jumped at the opportunity.
In 2002, when Dr. Sanchez introduced Beautique Medical Spa in the Rio Grande Valley, Obed became the Clinical Director there as well, which allowed him in some way to keep the promise he had made his mother so long ago. While creating his impressive career, he met his wife Michelle, and together they have three beautiful children ages 13, 16, and 17 which is whom he spends all his free time with.
He may not have discovered an anti-aging pill, yet, but he has had the pleasure of working in the anti-aging industry for more than 20 years where he has had the opportunity to help clients overcome their challenges with reaching their optimal healthy weight and achieve their anti-aging goals.
Dr. Alvarez feels it is crucial to be creative in this industry and his love of travel, art, and music has helped him perfect his skills as an injector and director. His hobbies out of the office include outdoor sports such as fishing, boating, golf, and as already mentioned, travel. He and his family LOVE exploring new places together.
Esthetician | Certified Injector
Veronica Reyes is a proactive and caring professional who focuses on laser therapies and chemical peels, injectables, and specialized facial treatments. She’s always loved the aesthetics industry but didn’t know it could be a lifelong job. Veronica graduated with her esthetics license at Vogue Beauty College in 2003, and since then, she has been dedicated to her Beautique clientele.
At Beautique Medical Spa, Veronica delivers the highest standard of care to her clients seeking treatment for a variety of skin conditions, including acne, acne scarring, rosacea, PCOS, and age spots. She utilizes advanced treatments, such as laser therapy, dermal fillers, neuromodulators, and facial treatments, to treat hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and other common skin concerns. Veronica also performs comprehensive skin analysis and other preventive treatments for aging skin.
When she’s not helping her clients look fabulous you will most likely find her reading, exercising, gardening/landscaping, and knitting (hey, it’s super cool)! She enjoys music, dancing, volunteering, and spending time with her family.
Araceli Luna is a licensed esthetician who offers facials, chemical peels, skincare advice, and laser hair removal services in Texas. Over the course of her career, she has kept up with professional developments in the field so as to stay up to date on the latest techniques in the field to provide top-notch services to her clients.
She believes that the skin-care education she provides to her clients is one of the most important facets of her profession. By explaining to her clients their treatment options so they can direct the course of their skin treatment, Araceli has been able to help each client get to their skin-care goals. She also performs comprehensive skin analysis and other preventive treatments for aging skin. In her spare time, she enjoys being home spending time with her kids.
Customer Relations Team
Guest Relations Manager
Marisol joined Beautique Medical Spa in 2013 with over ten years of experience relating to customer service and loves to make a helpful, positive, and stress-free experience for the clients she takes care of. She loves seeing the client’s whole transformation as they move ahead on their skincare journey. Every day, she and her team are given the opportunity to share their knowledge about the latest techniques with their clients.
When she’s not taking care of her beautiful clients, she is busy juggling being a mom to two teenage kids, taking care of her husband (they love to cook together), and spending time learning invaluable life lessons from her mother. Oh, and if she’s not at a networking event such as FemCity, you may catch her at her book club or binging something on Netflix because sometimes a Chica just has to chill.
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