Dr. Joseph Cleaver Medical Director

The Peptide Practices of America, Network of Physicians is led by Dr. Joseph Cleaver, M.D.Joseph Cleaver, MD, ABAARM, is an internationally recognized expert in longevity medicine, exercise physiology and prescription, regenerative and minimally invasive aesthetics, and the co-founder of Paradigm Wellness Medical Group Inc. Napa, CA and Paradigm Wellness Medical Group LLC, Dallas TX.

He holds the position of the overall clinical education for the growing national network of physicians with Peptide Practices of America, educating, supporting and continuously sharing best practices, along with the advancements in Peptide Therapeutics. In addition, Dr. Cleaver is an instrumental part in the development of and analyzing of the many clinical studies and tracking of patient outcomes, as it relates to the overall administration of Peptides and/or Peptide Therapies in conjunction with other areas of practice, such as aesthetics.

  • Board Certified, American Board of Anti-Aging, Regenerative Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certification, Advanced Metabolic Endocrinology
  • Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist
  • Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ
  • Medical School, Universita Degli Studi Di Roma La Sapienza (Facolta I), Rome, Italy.

Dr. Cleaver is fellow of the American Board of Anti- Aging/Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM), Dr. Cleaver is board- certified in anti-aging and regenerative medicine and has achieved certification by the ABAARM in Advanced Metabolic Endocrinology specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy. As a faculty member at A4M and MMI he lectures both nationally and internationally in longevity medicine, sports performance, and regenerative medicine. Board certified in internal medicine and a rheumatologist he is an expert in medical ortho-biologic treatment of sports injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

He holds the position of adjunct clinical professor at George Washington School of Medicine and teaches the exercise prescription component of the Masters Program in Integrative Medicine. As a member of the scientific advisory board and board of directors for the International Peptide Society, Dr. Cleaver lectures on the use of peptides in aesthetics and hair restoration and actively trains medical professionals in peptide certification program.

He has authored and published research and textbook chapters. While at the Cooper Clinic and Cooper Institute he has conducted NIH research, funded by Homeland Security grants, assessing the health and developing fitness programs for first responders, focusing on first responders. He has written numerous articles for several international sports and anti-aging magazines. He co-authored the exercise and muscle health chapter for the George Washington Medical School Integrative Medicine textbook. He is a master trainer at TRAIN NOW MD, a highly sought after hands-on training program in the field of regenerative and cosmetic medicine.

As a PRP (platelet rich plasma) and PRF (platelet-rich fibrin) expert with 10 years experience in regenerative aesthetics he applies this cutting edge regenerative medical science in the treatment of hair restoration and minimally invasive aesthetics – skin and face rejuvenation. In addition, he is a master trainer in PDO threads aesthetics, body contouring and develops PDO thread techniques and protocols.

Currently, he sees patients at his Paradigm Wellness Medical Group Inc/LLC offices based in Dallas, San Francisco, and Napa Valley.


  • Top10MD | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 CONDITIONS – PROCEDURES
  • Peptide Therapy
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Medical Aesthetics
  • Plasma Pen
  • POD Threads Facelift
  • Hair Restoration Peptides – PRP Therapy
  • O-Shot | Orgasm Shot
  • P-Shot | Priapus Shot
  • PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • PRP Microneedling Face Lift
  • Autologous Growth Factor Rejuvenation Therapy
  • Sports Nutrition• Sports Performance Medicine
  • Vampire Face Lift

To contact Dr. Cleaver, please complete the on-line request form to ensure the most timely delivery or response. He can also be reached at drjoe@ppoamd.com . Please note, due to extensive travel, emails may not be seen or returned in a quick manner, therefore, it is recommended to complete the on-line request form. All information is held in the strictest of confidence. No medical advice is offered or given.

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