About Chris Pederson, M.D.
Las Vegas Hormone Doctor Chris Pederson, M.D., is a seasoned Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine with significant expertise in Age Management and Aesthetics Medicine. He earned his Bachelor’s degree with honors in Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology from the University of Arizona in Tucson. After receiving his medical degree from the University Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Pederson completed Internship training in Family Practice at the City of Faith Medical and Research Center in Tulsa where he continued on as a fellow in Preventive Medicine while simultaneously earning a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma.
As a physician focused on health promotion, Dr. Pederson was recruited for and subsequently accepted an Associate Medical Director position with a Fortune 100 corporation in Los Angeles – Hughes Aircraft/Electronics. While providing Preventive Medicine services to the corporate workforce during the 1990s, Dr. Pederson’s health care operations team was subsequently voted as the #1 best in America. Leading up to the current time, Dr. Pederson has worked with numerous medical groups and he has also functioned in various roles for a wide spectrum of organizations including the Franciscan Health System, Cenegenics Medical Institute, Nuvo International Med Spas, ARC Health & Wellness Centers, plus Health Matrix of Summerlin.
Dr. Pederson has worked alongside top practitioners and, related to his clinical expertise, is a true professional as well as a successful mentor for patients and other health care providers alike. Currently, Dr. Pederson is the Medical Director for HealthMatrix and a national consultant in the specialty areas of Age Management and Aesthetics medicine. To date he continues his passion to enlighten, educate, and treat a wide spectrum of patients in his areas of expertise with the underlying goal of optimizing the well-being for each individual person. Dr. Pederson rides his bike to work and is a true role model to his patients.
About Brooke Lucas, MSPAS, PA-C
Brooke Lucas MSPAS, PA-C graduated cum laude from Texas A&M’s Biomedical Sciences Program in College Station, Texas. She continued to pursue her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas where she graduated with distinguished memberships in both Alpha Eta and Pi Alpha Honor Societies for academic achievement.
Brooke is a nationally certified physician assistant who is passionate about her Preventative and Anti-Aging medicine practice. She is trained in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement, Functional Medicine, and Aesthetic injectables. She is a certified Integrative Wellness Life Coach.
Prior to specializing, Brooke spent seven years of practice in the Internal Medicine setting seeing a variety of complicated patient types. In that practice, Brooke was saddened to see many patient’s chronic illness degrade their quality of life over time. This realization led Brooke to investigate and later specialize in a more holistic and preventative approach to chronic illness and aging.
Brooke is passionate about educating her patients in the use of nutraceuticals and bio-identical hormones together with a healthy lifestyle to achieve optimal whole life balance.
Throughout her career she has maintained a ‘practice what you preach’ lifestyle by maintaining a strong dedication to fitness, nutrition, and mental well-being. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband of more than two decades as well as her son and pets.
HealthMatrix is patient-centered and specializes in helping men and women of all ages achieve and maintain optimum health and vitality and redefine aging. We offer personalized treatment programs for hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, long term weight management, esthetics and disease risk reduction.
The core philosophy at HealthMatrix is to offer personalized, proactive, evidence based and affordable therapies in a warm and caring wellness facility. We work with our patients as their partners in health and work tirelessly to get them the best outcomes.