Joseph was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. After a twenty-year Army career, he earned his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing. While working as a nurse in the Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Audie Murphy VA Medical Center, he continued his education and pursued his Masters of Science degree with a specialty in Family Medicine, again from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing. With more than 13 years of nursing experience, in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oncology, and Pain Management, Joseph has learned the skills needed to take care of his patient's needs.
He is also trained and certified in Medical Aesthetics through the use of Botox and Dermal Fillers. He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Joe has been married for 34 years to his wife, Aracely, who has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years, and they have a daughter, Isabella, who is also a Registered Nurse.