6211 W Northwest Hwy

Dallas Texas 75231

Phone: 800-775-4902 Ext. 505


Joseph P. Cleaver, M.D. – Dallas Texas Bioidentical Hormones

Dallas Texas Bioidentical Hormones Specialist, Dr. Cleaver, is the co-founder of the Paradigm Wellness Medical Group. An Internist and Rheumatologist, Dr. Cleaver has been practicing medicine for more than 22 years, spending the latter part of his career prior to opening the Paradigm Wellness Medical Group. As physician and researcher at The Cooper Institute in Dallas, TX, where his research further proved that by making scientifically measured decisions about one’s activity levels, chances of dying of anything, or what is termed as “all cause mortality” is reduced by up to two thirds, in most studies. Dr. Cleaver’s true passion however, lies in Integrative & Functional Medicine with a preventive focus. Gina is the co-founder of the Paradigm Wellness Medical Group. Gina Knudsen is a board-certified Physician Assistant since 1999 in all areas of Family Practice, Plastic Surgery, and Emergency Medicine. Gina’s true passion lies in Integrative & Functional Medicine with a preventive focus. Gina is passionate about wellness through prevention of disease, but has the fortitude to manage chronic illnesses also. She focuses on Women’s Health issues including hormone optimization. Her thorough and gentle approach has been greatly appreciated by her patients.


  • Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Andropause
  • Menopause
  • Peri-menopause
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Athletic Performance Evaluation
  • Amino Acid Profile
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Essential Fatty Acid Test
  • Nutritional Assessment of Current Intake

Dr. Joeseph P. Cleaver, M.D., ABAARM Educational Background

Fairleigh Dickinson University ~ Madison, NJ — Graduated 1985

Universita Degli Studi Di Roma La Sapienza (Facolta I) ~ Rome, Italy

1990 -
 Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine ~ completed residency in Internal Medicine, at JSMC
 Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami FL ~ completed fellowship in Rheumatology

 – Institute of Functional Medicine ~ currently enrolled in fellowship program.

Gina Knudsen Educational Background

-Midwestern University ~ Downer’s Grove, IL, graduated summa cum laude

-Nebraska Medical Center ~ earned first Master’s degree

American Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine ~ Board Certified and obtain Fellowship status
 Became a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine Certification Program ~ currently in the process of obtaining IFMCP certificate. University of South Florida ~ also in the process of pursuing her second Master’s degree affiliated with the A4M in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine.