Jim Hrncir, R.Ph., Owner
Jim was named PCCA’s Pharmacist of the Year in October, 2017. His family, staff, friends and hundreds of other compounding pharmacists celebrated his achievement in Houston, TX. Jim Hrncir RPh graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1979 and opened Las Colinas Pharmacy in 1984. Recognized as one of the pioneers of modern pharmaceutical compounding, Jim’s 1986 creation of Estradiol Transdermal Gel was the first of its kind in the United States. He is responsible for the formulation of many Bio-Identical Hormone, Dermatological, Nutritional, and Anti-Aging compounds in wide use throughout the United States.
Jim has appeared on several episodes of the Dr. Phil Show as an expert in Female and Male Bio-Identical Hormones, Thyroid and Anti-Aging Skincare. Dr. Phil and Robin called upon Jim to help develop their new Revelations Anti-Aging Skincare line, released November 2016. In Robin’s book “What’s Age Got To Do With It”, Jim co-wrote the chapter on hormone and thyroid balance.
Optimum Hormone Balance (OHB) software. Utilizing his extensive background, Jim developed a software program for use by Integrative Medicine Providers and Consulting Pharmacists to better assess, manage and treat female and male BHRT, thyroid and functional medicine cases. Jim enjoys providing patient consultations utilizing the software.
"Nuts and Bolts Training for Bio-Identical Hormones, Thyroid and Anti-Aging Medicine”. In high demand to train physicians, mid-level medical providers, nurses and pharmacists, Jim provides a 12 contact hour course to share intense, real-time, “how to practice” information on BHRT for Males, BHRT for Females, Thyroid, Growth Hormone, Adrenals and Stress, Principles of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Ethical Supplements.
Jim has received extensive continuing education in the areas of Bio-Identical Hormones, Nutrition, Anti-Aging Medicine, Weight Management, Pain Management, Neurotransmitter Management, Natural and Functional Medicine including the use of botanical medicines, nutritional supplements, Detoxification and Purification, homeopathy and lab testing.
Jim is a member of Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Texas Pharmaceutical Association, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists and the National Association of Community Pharmacists.
Jim, wife Jan, and daughter Taylor, a graduate of Texas A&M University, all work in the family business.
Dennis Burke, R.Ph.
Dennis has been practicing pharmacy for over 30 years. A 1981 graduate of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Dennis joined the staff at Las Colinas Pharmacy Compounding and Wellness Center in 1998.
Dennis is a member of the Texas Pharmaceutical Association, the National Association of Consultant Pharmacists and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists.
He received extensive training in the areas of Infectious Disease, Pain Management, Veterinary Medicine, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Sterile Compounding, Weight Management, Osteoporosis Management, Cholesterol Management, Natural Medicine including botanical medicines (herbals) and nutritional supplements.
Dennis completed advanced education in Hormones and Obesity treatment, focusing on the links between obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other medical disorders. He provides diagnostic testing for common hormonal imbalances that cause weight gain.
He serves as Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice for Texas Tech College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
Dennis lives in Valley Ranch with his wife Jane.
Karen Moody, Pharm.D.
Karen is a graduate of the University of Texas where she received both a BA in Biology and a Doctorate in Pharmacy.
Prior to joining the Las Colinas Pharmacy team, she received training in the areas of oncology, psychiatry, compounding, cosmetic formulations and internal medicine.
Karen has been featured in USA Today as well as interviewed by local news stations about various pharmacy related issues.
In addition, she has attended educational seminars in areas specializing in Bio-identical Hormone Replacement, Herbal Medications, Nutritional Supplementation, Compounding, and Immunizations.
Karen is an adjunct faculty member with Texas Tech University Health Science Center and the University of Texas at Austin where she teaches incoming pharmacy students about compounding, community pharmacy, and natural medicines.
Karen is also a member of the Texas Pharmacy Association, the Texas Ex-Student association, and the Longhorn Foundation. She has given multiple seminars on Natural/Bio-identical Hormone Replacement to patients and doctors around the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is available for consultation at any time.
Karen resides in Flower Mound with her husband, Scott, her two children, Jack and Addison.
Alexi Brantmeier, Pharm.D.
Dr. Alexi Brantmeier is a graduate of the University of Texas where she received a Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2007. She also attended Texas Tech University while completing her pre-pharmacy requirements. During her internship year, Lexi received training in compounding, oncology, and internal medicine.
Lexi is a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association, the Texas Exes and the UT College of Pharmacy Alumni Association. She also enjoys being a preceptor for pharmacy students during their community pharmacy rotations. Lexi has been trained to administer immunizations and other injectable medications such as vitamin B12. Having completed an extensive post graduate prescription compounding and quality control course, Lexi provides valuable input in maintaining Las Colinas Pharmacy’s patient care.
Lexi and her husband Paul enjoy going to the lake, snow skiing, cooking, and entertaining friends and family. Additionally, they are proud to be involved with their church in Dallas where they spend time serving with the high school ministry.
David Bonfessuto, RPh, DC, NP-C
Dr. David Bonfessuto is a Compounding Pharmacist, Chiropractor and Family Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of experience.
Dr. Bonfessuto founded Balance Health & Hormones, Located in Las Colinas Pharmacy. There he concentrates on Bio-Identical Hormones, Weight Loss, Thyroid Dysfunction, and Adrenal Fatigue.
Dr. Bonfessuto has a strong commitment to providing evidence-based bio-identical hormone therapy through a patient-centered holistic approach. When defining the best treatment plan for each patient, he takes into consideration his or her age, overall health, blood work, and current issues he or she may be experiencing. He also factors in the patients lifestyle such as: exercise, diet/nutrition, supplementation, personal expectations and goals. This comprehensive approach allows for the patient to feel and look their best while achieving optimal health.
Haley Montanaro, Pharm.D.
Dr. Haley Montanaro joined the Las Colinas Pharmacy team in early 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi "Ole Miss" School of Pharmacy where she received a Bachelor's of Science degree and a Doctorate of Pharmacy in an accelerated program 2 years later. During her internships, Haley focused on compounding, nutrition, pediatrics, and drug information research. Haley prides herself in paying attention to details and exploring all options to ensure great care for each patient.
After an 8 year career in retail pharmacy, Haley has redirected her career to her initial love in pharmacy- compounding. Haley is a board-certified preceptor and enjoys teaching interns about community pharmacy and compounding. She has received extensive training in compounding from PCCA and is certified in sterile I.V. admixture and immunizations.
Haley is a member of the Texas Pharmacy Association, Mississippi Pharmacy Association and maintains licenses in Mississippi, Georgia and Texas. She is a Life Member of the Ole Miss Alumni Association and an avid Ole Miss Rebel fan!
Jonathan Head, Pharm. D.
Jonathan is our newest pharmacist. He completed his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy in May 2014. He is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma, where he received a BS in Bio-Chemistry, prior to attending pharmacy school. During his final year of pharmacy school, Jonathan participated in an internship and pharmacist-intern program with Las Colinas Pharmacy. Jonathan is a licensed immunizer, and can administer in-store vaccines or other injectable medications. He received training in areas of pediatric care, sterile and non-sterile compounding, diabetes and hypertension management, veterinary compounding and internal medicine.
Jonathan grew up in Argyle. He has always had a strong passion for independent compounding pharmacy and has a love for delivering individualized patient care.
He is a member of the American Pharmacists Association, Texas Pharmacy Association, and Dallas Area Pharmacy Association. He enjoys spending his free time traveling to visit family (including 6 nephews/nieces) and friends, hunting and fishing, playing golf, and is an active member at his church in Dallas.
Debbie Estes, A.C.N., CPhT.
Debbie has been in the healthcare industry for over 27 years, with an intense focus over the last ten years in functional medicine.
Debbie has been the Nutritionist for Las Colinas Pharmacy Compounding and Wellness Center since 2003 and is committed to helping patients achieve optimal health and well-being.
She received extensive training in nutrition and preventative medicine and holds numerous certifications, including Applied Clinical Nutrition through Texas Chiropractic College, Functional Endocrinology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy and Homotoxicology. She also continues advanced studies in the areas of Herbology, Nutrition Science, Health and Wellness.
Debbie is also a Board Certified Pharmacy Technician and continues to maintain her licenses through the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. She completed formal training in Compounding using USP <795> Non-Sterile Compounding, as well as Aseptic Technique Compounding using USP <797> Sterile Compounding Regulations. Debbie’s emphasis is on Bio-Transformation, specializing in Clinical Purification and Weight-Loss Support. She has completed an intensive detoxification study program dedicated to the scientific understanding and application of clinical detoxification and nutrition for the achievement of optimal health and vitality.
In her practice, Debbie uses functional medicine approaches in regulating and assessing biochemical mediators in the treatment of metabolic disorders. She integrates complementary, nutritional, and lifestyle therapies thereby taking a truly holistic approach to healing. She teaches our patients how to incorporate a combination of whole food supplements, cleansing protocols, nutrition and lifestyle changes to reverse dis-ease, restore health and energy, and successfully navigate their own healing journey.
By using her vast knowledge in the use of nutritional supplements and emphasizing a whole-foods approach to health and weight management, Debbie has helped thousands of people look and feel better than ever.
Debbie is a lifelong resident of Irving, Texas and is active with her son’s Boy Scout Troop.
Stacy Hightower, CPhT.
Stacy has been with Las Colinas Pharmacy Compounding and Wellness Center since 1985. She is a Board Certified Pharmacy Technician licensed through the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. She has been our Equine Compounding Specialist and Lead IV Technician for fourteen years. Using her extensive knowledge and skills, she has built a successful aseptic practice at Las Colinas Pharmacy. Her expertise is in both sterile and non-sterile pain management and veterinary compounding.
Stacy received extensive training in Compounding using USP <795> Non-Sterile Compounding, as well as Aseptic Technique Compounding using USP <797> Sterile Compounding Regulations. She is extremely knowledgeable of Quality Assurance Procedures and practices related to sterile compounding. Stacy maintains our state of the art ISO Class 7 and 8 clean rooms ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She conducts quality assurance practices including particle count, sterility, pyrogen, and endotoxin testing of sterile products in the ongoing testing and evaluation of the sterile environment.
When not at work, Stacy enjoys spending time with her family. Her hobbies are riding and showing Quarter Horses and keeping up with her two boys. She and her family reside in Aubrey, Texas.