Rochele Nicolas-Wedige, FNP-BR, Owner – A veteran. A mother. An educator. A mentor. A nurse practitioner. Rochele Nicolas-Wedige recognized the need for a comprehensive, patient-focused clinic, dedicated to family care and preventative services in San Antonio. That need became a reality when Rochele opened her clinic, Wellness Institute of Texas in March of 2014. Her philosophy of patient care involves empowering patients with knowledge of thei r health conditions and helping them achieve the best quality of life. As a Nurse Practitioner, Rochele comes with a wealth of nursing experience ranging from trauma and family care during her U.S. Army career, to her training in allergy, asthma, otology, neurotology and pediatrics. Rochele is active in her community. She frequently volunteers to treat patients in no-fee community clinics and she participates in community health fairs. Professionally, she is affiliated with Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and San Antonio Nurses in Advanced Practice. Rochele graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and later a Master of Science in Nursing from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Patients frequently comment that Rochele’s bedside manner and clinical knowledge is comforting. She takes the necessary time with each patient, and truly loves providing personalized family care to her patients of all ages.
Inez King, FNP-BC graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center of Biomedical Science at San Antonio in 2002. Upon becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she gained extensive family care experience serving patients at Alamo Family Medical Group, Faith Family Clinic, and MedFirst. Her practice philosophy is based on her belief that it is important to empower patients through education. Her patients frequently comment that Inez educates them and is extremely thorough in her evaluations. Her ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish is a plus for our patients. Inez is a trusted family care provider, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, camping, and spending time with her family.