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Medical Staff at InShape Medical Cary, NC

Our Medical Staff at InShape Medical Is Dedicated to Guiding You to a Better State of Health and Wellbeing. Our Goal Is to Help You to Be the Very Best That You Can Be.

Dr. Gabe Frank, MD

Dr. Frank is the Medical Director of InShape Medical. He grew up in Northbrook, IL, and went to college at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he graduated with a degree in Biology. After college, Dr. Frank spent three years playing professional basketball at home and abroad.

Following his basketball career, Dr. Frank continued his education at the prestigious Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His training continued at Wake Forest Baptist Health, where he completed a fellowship in neurorehabilitation.

Dr. Frank has spent the last several years treating several different types of chronic medical conditions. It was during that time that he began his interest in regenerative and anti-aging medicine, and has gone through extensive additional training with the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine.

Dr. Gabe Frank, MD

Dr. Frank is the Medical Director of InShape Medical. He grew up in Northbrook, IL, and went to college at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he graduated with a degree in Biology. After college, Dr. Frank spent three years playing professional basketball at home and abroad.

Following his basketball career, Dr. Frank continued his education at the prestigious Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His training continued at Wake Forest Baptist Health, where he completed a fellowship in neurorehabilitation.

Dr. Frank has spent the last several years treating several different types of chronic medical conditions. It was during that time that he began his interest in regenerative and anti-aging medicine, and has gone through extensive additional training with the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine.

Valerie Mock, PA-C

Valerie received her Physician Assistant education at the world-renowned Duke University School of Medicine (the number one ranked PA program in the country and birthplace of the profession).  Before PA school, she earned her MBA in Healthcare from Florida Atlantic University and her Bachelors of Science at the University of Minnesota.

She is BioTe certified and really enjoys helping patients feel like themselves again through hormone replacement therapy.  In addition, she has over 9 years of experience working in plastic surgery and dermatology, making her an expert in aesthetic medicine.  She prefers a two-phase approach when taking care of a patient- balancing hormones to help the patient feel better as well as delivering aesthetic treatments to improve the patient’s appearance and confidence. 

In her free time, she enjoys spoiling her Pomeranian, volunteering with a cat rescue, and working-out at Pure Barre.

Valerie Mock, PA-C

Valerie received her Physician Assistant education at the world-renowned Duke University School of Medicine (the number one ranked PA program in the country and birthplace of the profession).  Before PA school, she earned her MBA in Healthcare from Florida Atlantic University and her Bachelors of Science at the University of Minnesota.

She is BioTe certified and really enjoys helping patients feel like themselves again through hormone replacement therapy.  In addition, she has over 9 years of experience working in plastic surgery and dermatology, making her an expert in aesthetic medicine.  She prefers a two-phase approach when taking care of a patient- balancing hormones to help the patient feel better as well as delivering aesthetic treatments to improve the patient’s appearance and confidence. 

In her free time, she enjoys spoiling her Pomeranian, volunteering with a cat rescue, and working-out at Pure Barre.

Allison Ancona, FNP

Allison is a Family Nurse Practitioner at InShape Medical. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Illinois State University and her Master of Science in Nursing at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky. Her patients and clinic staff find her upbeat, caring, and kind. Allison has a strong belief in functional medicine and takes a holistic approach to caring for her patients.

Allison has training and experience in family medicine, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, medical weight loss, health coaching, and nonsurgical aesthetics. As a BioTE certified practitioner she says, “I love helping my patients feel their best…it’s an exciting time in functional medicine.”

Outside of the clinic, Allison loves to travel and be outdoors with her husband, two children, and their two rescue dogs.

Dennis Patrick Owens, MS, CHt, CNT, CHC

Dennis (or, Denny as he is known to patients and coworkers) is the Executive Director of InShape Medical. In addition to directing the overall business activities of the clinic, he coaches and consults with patients and clients to guide them in meeting their individual goals for health and well-being. Dennis takes a mind-body approach to coaching and consulting in order to address the whole person and has a passion for helping people live happier, healthier, more prosperous and fulfilling lives.

Among his credentials are:

  • Master of Science, Strategic Leadership
  • Certified Nutritional Therapist
  • Certified Health Consultant
  • Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Certificates in Positive Psychology & Meditation

Dennis Patrick Owens, MS, CHt, CNT, CHC

Dennis (or, Denny as he is known to patients and coworkers) is the Executive Director of InShape Medical. In addition to directing the overall business activities of the clinic, he coaches and consults with patients and clients to guide them in meeting their individual goals for health and well-being. Dennis takes a mind-body approach to coaching and consulting in order to address the whole person and has a passion for helping people live happier, healthier, more prosperous and fulfilling lives.

Among his credentials are:

  • Master of Science, Strategic Leadership
  • Certified Nutritional Therapist
  • Certified Health Consultant
  • Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Certificates in Positive Psychology & Meditation

Michele OwensCNT

In addition to being a well-respected Wellness Consultant, Michele is the Director of Operations. She is a Certified Nutritional Therapist and has a great breadth of knowledge in the subjects of weight loss, nutrition, and age management. Michele is driven by a passion for positive patient outcomes and is highly regarded among patients for being thoughtful and taking a personal interest in their health & wellness successes.

Michele OwensCNT

In addition to being a well-respected Wellness Consultant, Michele is the Director of Operations. She is a Certified Nutritional Therapist and has a great breadth of knowledge in the subjects of weight loss, nutrition, and age management. Michele is driven by a passion for positive patient outcomes and is highly regarded among patients for being thoughtful and taking a personal interest in their health & wellness successes.