JOSE I. ALMEIDA, MD, FACS, President and majority owner of RYPT Gym, is a veteran academic vascular surgeon who practices in Miami, FL. Born in 1963, Dr. Almeida understands the importance of sound nutrition and hormonal balance as one ages. He has been a functional medicine patient for over 15 years and wants to share his knowledge and experience with RYPT Gym members who are interested in improving their overall health and performance.
Dr. Almeida is a former varsity letterman in football and wrestling and has been weight training for over 40 years. He is currently a 4th Dan blackbelt in Shotokan karate and continues to compete annually in national-level bodybuilding shows which he has done for almost 15 years.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Almeida serves as a Voluntary Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine and has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and 2 textbooks on vascular surgery.
Dr. Almeida, in partnership with BioTE® Medical, provides bio-identical hormone subcutaneous pellet therapy to help balance hormones in both women and men at his medical office in the Brickell area of Miami, FL.
Dr. Almeida recently added a medical spa to his Brickell medical facility. Their body sculpting and muscle sculpting treatments are very complimentary to fitness enthusiasts who want to remove stubborn fat and add muscle mass. On average 1 treatment of body sculpting reduces fat by 24% and 4 sessions of muscle sculpting increases muscle mass in targeted areas by 33%.