Vitae Clinic

Our Staff

Jeremy Kalamarides, D.O., Board Certified, OB-GYN, FertilityCare™ Medical Consultant

FertilityCare™ Practitioner and Medical Director

Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides applies the state-of-the-art medical science of NaProTECHNOLOGY to treat women for infertility and a full range of gynecologic health issues. He has special interests in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), recurrent miscarriage, minimally invasive surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides is highly experienced in the practice of natural fertility, having trained for years directly with Dr. Thomas Hilgers, who pioneered the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System.

In addition to comprehensive gynecologic care throughout a woman’s lifetime, Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides provides complete obstetrical care for women during their pregnancy. He is devoted to offering the most personal service and highest standard of care for his patients and their growing families through labor and delivery as well as postpartum care.

Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides has hospital privileges at Seton Medical Center, where he is a member of the Seton OB-GYN Ethics Board. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Travis County Medical Society and the Catholic Physician’s Guild of Central Texas. Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides also serves on the Diocese of Austin Pro-Life Advisory Council and is a member of the Board of Directors of The St. John Paul II Life Center.

Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania and completed his osteopathic internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, New York. Prior to medical school, Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides spent four years as a research assistant and FertilityCare™ Practitioner for the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System at the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr.Jeremy Kalamarides and his wife, Heather, are thoroughly enjoying the life and culture of Central Texas with their four children.

Heather Kalamarides, MAT, FCP

Certified Creighton Model FertilityCare™ Practitioner

Heather Kalamarides, MAT, FCP, is an experienced practitioner of the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System and provides women and couples with quality educational instruction in learning to chart their cycles of fertility and infertility. Heather is a board member of The St. John Paul II Life Center and is affiliated with the Austin Fertility Care Center.

Heather completed her FertilityCare™ Practitioner training through the Pope Paul VI Institute in Omaha, Nebraska and is honored to provide support and education to her clients. Because of her expertise in Creighton Model charting and her background in science, Heather is often seen assisting patients and answering questions regarding timing of tests and NaProTECHNOLOGY treatments. Heather holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, and a Master’s Degree in Teaching from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Heather and her husband, Jeremy, have used Natural Family Planning for their entire marriage.

Andrea Goebel

Medical Assistant

At the Vitae Clinic, Andrea assists Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides with patient care, clinic procedures, and answering patients’ questions. She also serves as a translator for our Spanish-speaking patients. Andrea has extensive medical experience and training from her native country of Mexico where she worked at The American British Cowdray Hospital in Mexico City. In 1999, her husband's company transferred them to Austin where she became a full-time wife and mother.

Andrea is fluent in English, Spanish and German and initially came to Vitae as a volunteer translator. However, her relationship with the clinic soon blossomed into a medical assistant position. The unique environment of the Vitae Clinic brought Andrea back into the medical field. "I love the way each patient is treated as an individual, with dignity and respect," she says. "I also like the natural way of treating patients. NaProTECHNOLOGY works with a woman's body to maximize her body's fullest potential. It's beautiful!"

Joy Sterkel

Receptionist, Billing Assistant

Joy has been working in the medical office field for over 20 years and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Administration from the University of Phoenix. Joy has found her professional calling at the Vitae Clinic. “I truly believe in the mission and philosophy of Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides. The environment here is one of family. There is a respect for the patient that I haven’t really seen in many practices. Understanding the patients’ needs is also very important here.” Joy lives in Austin with her husband and their daughter.