Meet the Doctors
Welcome to The DocSpa, where our patients receive treatment from the best OBGYN doctor and the best pediatrician in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Blending our education and experience with the latest medical technology, we are proud to provide comprehensive women’s OBGYN care and pediatric care that integrates routine medicine with beauty, wellness and alternative medical treatments.
Dr. Judy H. Lui, MD, FAAP
Dr. Lui was born in Taiwan, and received her Doctor of Medicine in 1992 from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY and has practiced medicine in Albuquerque since 1995, working with Presbyterian Medical Group, and Presbyterian Healthcare Services. Dr. Lui has also contributed her medical services in Kenya and Rwanda. She has more than 18 years of experience working with pediatric inpatient and outpatient medicine.
“Dr Lui is so sweet and funny and she is in no rush. She knows kiddos by name not by chart! My son is always so bubbly around her!”
–Manda C De Baca
Julian F. Rowe, MD, MPH, FACOG
Dr. Rowe was born into a tradition of medicine. Born in Chicago, IL. Dr. Rowe’s grandfather was one of the early African American doctor’s in South Carolina in the 1900’s. Continuing the legacy, Dr. Rowe received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California School of Medicine in San Diego. Dr. Rowe performed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his Masters in Public Health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan.
During the seven years before settling his practice in New Mexico, Dr. Rowe spent a time as a Staff Physician at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kaloleni, Kenya, as Medical Director of Medical Camp in Siraha, Nepal, Medical Director at the Community Health Center in Michigan. He joined the Presbyterian Medical Group in Albuquerque in 1998 and has also been in practice in Edgewood, NM for more than 10 years. He has contributed his medical and surgical services as part of healthcare projects in the countries of Zimbabwe, Kenya and Nepal.
Credentials & Certifications
- New Mexico Board of Medicine
- New Mexico State Medical Society
- Greater Albuquerque Medical Society
- American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomat
- American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomat
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
- Diplomats of American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Certified Instructor
- Neonatal resuscitation, certified provider
“Best doctor ever!! He delivered/cared for both my niece and all five of our kids; Marcus, Apollo, Noah, Benjamin and Lilliana!”
Dr. Rowe is published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as having appeared on numerous television and radio programs.
Deborah Rivera M.S., PA-C
Deborah Rivera is a board-certified Physician Assistant with specialized experience in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and family practice. Deborah received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics at The University of New Mexico and her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at The University of St Francis. She is a Nutritionist with over 20 years of experience working at the clinical and administrative level of the New Mexico Department of Health’s WIC Nutrition Program. In addition to her many years as a Nutritionist, Deborah has specialized experience in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Most recently she has been working in Urgent Care and Family Practice. Deborah is currently seeing and accepting new patients at The DocSpa in Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Michael G. Flax
Dr. Michael Flax is a board-certified OB/GYN with over thirty-five years of experience. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado and his Doctor of Medicine from Dalhousie University of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. In addition to his many years in private practice, Dr. Flax was a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico, Vice President of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, board-certified Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and past Chair of the New Mexico Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Concerned with all aspects of women’s health, Dr. Flax’s main interests are laparoscopy, infertility, menopause, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Flax is currently seeing GYN patients at The DocSpa in Albuquerque, NM.
Contact our Integrated Wellness Spa
You’re in the best-trained hands when you choose The DocSpa for your health and wellness services. Receive luxury OBGYN care, comprehensive pediatric services, anti-aging therapies, complementary medicine and more. Contact us in Albuquerque, NM today.
“They are both excellent doctors. It is one of the only places I know where the doctors actually do the treatments instead of the technicians. I feel like they want to build a relationship with their patients. What is also great about The DocSpa is that they offer an experience.”