Meet Our Team

Meet our Team, full of energetic professionals that share a love for healthcare.

Optimum Healthcare Clinic is based in beautiful Pearland, Texas, just minutes away from the bustling highway that connects all of Houston. Through innovative therapies and solutions. our team spends each day helping patients from all over the city regain their health. We love our work and we love our community. Our staff understands what it means to be a local business. Whether it is eating at local restaurants (love Emma’s), or support the local teams (let’s go Oilers!), you are sure to meet our team in the local area!

During your visit at Optimum Healthcare, we start by looking at your goals, challenges, and budget. From there on, we become your biggest fans, inspiring you daily to regain your health.

Our clinic is successful for one simple reason: no one cares more than us. We’ve had an amazing journey coming to where we are today and feel confident that we can provide you a professional and effective solution in a timely manner. Take a moment to Meet our Team and visit our Service Page to learn how we can help you!

Dr. John McIntyre

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. John E McIntyre is a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic who is has been in practice for over sixteen years. He is credentialed as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and a Full Body Active Release Technique (ART) provider. Dr. John is a certified ART Ironman completing 3 halves and 6 full races. During this time, he has worked with some of the best Triathletes in the World. He has treated world class athletes from all over the country, specializing in triathletes, cyclists and runners. However, he has also has treated professional, collegiate, high school athletes and weekend warriors in the Pearland and surrounding areas. He served on the ART treatment team at the Kona 2009 World Triathlon Championships. As a former attendee of Baylor College of Sports Medicine he received certification as an Advanced Human Performance Specialist. To finish his studies, he pursued his postdoctoral studies as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Dr. McIntyre and his staff have been a common sight at many events in the Houston and surrounding areas.

Dr. Tracey S McIntyre is a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic who is has been in practice over seventeen years. She uses a “whole person approach” when taking care of her patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures, and providing the newest and best Functional Medicine treatments available. Dr. Tracey is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health. Her postgraduate studies were continued to earn a Functional Medicine degree. She has been practicing Functional Medicine for 12 years and has help all age groups from newborn to 103. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual. Currently licensed in the state of Texas. Dr. Tracey dedicates her practice to functional medicine with an emphasis on nutrition and pediatric related disorders. To learn more about Functional Medicine or Nutritional Consultations visit our Service Page and schedule your visit!

Dr. Tracey McIntyre

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Danny Rives

Doctor of Chiropractic

Danny Rives is a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic who is a 2010 graduate of Texas Chiropractic College and is a native to the Houston area. During his time in Chiropractic college, Dr Rives found interests in sports and wellness care. After graduation, he continued his studies and obtained certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and a certified Graston Technique Provider. He has treated many professional and amateur athletes using this technique. His personal philosophy is that one should never be in pain and he takes great joy in improving the quality of life of his community. In his downtime, he has many interests including: all Houston professional sports organizations, the performing arts, and quality time with his family. Dr. Rives currently lives in Pasadena with his wife Denise and his daughter, Lily. Dr. Rives looks forward to meeting you and taking care of your family’s healthcare needs.

From Pearland, Texas, Sarah is a great addition to our Optimum Healthcare team! She has over 26 years of nursing experience. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from  the University of Incarnate Word and her Master of Science in Nursing from UTMB. Sarah worked at St. Luke’s Hospital, specilizing in transplant patients. She then specilized in advanced heart failure. Sarah is our Primary Medical Provider at Optimum Healthcare. Her main motivation to work at Optimum Healthcare is the opportunity to provide holistic healthcare to people and help people feel better mentally and physically. She performs services including PRP, Trigger Point Injections, Regenerative Therapy, Neuropathy Treatment, and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. She also works side-by-side with Dr. Tracey with Nutritional Consultations and Functional Medicine appointments to provide the best care for all. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 4 kids and husband, Greg.

Sarah Johnson APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Sabrina Lemus

Operations Manager & Human Resources

Sabrina joined the Optimum team in early 2020 to help out in the front office. Through her time at Optimum she has worked hard and given her all to her team and our patients and became the Operations Manager and Human Resource liaison along the way! Optimum Healthcare’s sense of community and open mindedness in our approach to Healthcare is what aids her in her day-to-day. Originally from Corpus Christi, Texas this native Texan loves to spend her time indoors with her husband and four legged fur-baby, Basil watching harry Potter (#HuffleTuff) and Star wars Marathons! You also may catch her reading mystery novels during her lunch brakes or bringing some of her baked goods to the office for all to enjoy!

Aryn Gonzalez
Aryn Gonzalez

Director of Marketing


Known for her southern charm and warm kindness, our Louisiana raised biller  joined Optimum in late 2020. Since joining the team she has welcomed our team like her own family-dubbed the “mom” of the office. Her favorite hobbies include quilting and reading (not at the same time!). When she isn’t crafting, Connie loves to spend time with her husband, Ron, her children and stepchildren. And who could forget the snuggles from their cat, Lambchop!

Connie Putney
Connie Putney

Insurance & Billing

Justin McLawhorn

Rehabilitation Technician

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland Justin joined Optimum Healthcare in late 2021. Justin joined Optimum because he enjoys helping people achieve goals that they once thought were never possible. He aspires to inspire the community to challenge the way our patients think about what exercise is and what it can do for the mind and body. When outside of the Physical Therapy room (and typically during lunch) Justin spends his time working out. This can includes biking, boxing, or hiking. At home he enjoys some quality family time with two young daughters and a wonderful wife he says he is “blessed that she keeps my belly full”.