Dr. Adherbal “Herb” De Souza Neto, DNP, WHNP-BC, MEP-C
Dr. Adherbal “Herb” De Souza Neto, DNP, WHNP-BC, MEP-C, carries with him over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field – more than 14 of those years specializing in medical aesthetics.
Herb attended UFJF (Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora) and Faculdade Ibero Americana in Brazil where he received his undergraduate certificate in Chemistry and Bachelor’s degree in Education in English translation-interpretation (ESL). He has instructed in public, private, and foreign language institutes in Brazil and the United States of America. Upon moving to the United States, Herb attended North Idaho College where he received his A.D.N. in 1992.
Prior to his focus on aesthetics, Herb worked in several area hospital ICU’s, home health care, and infusion companies. In early 2001 he was trained in Botox®, Sclerotherapy, and medical esthetics by the Eclectic Skin Institute. He later expanded his aesthetic services by receiving certification in dermal fillers and volumizers, mesotherapy/lipodissolve, carboxytherapy, Microdermabrasion, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and advanced skin care therapies with the Esthetic Skin Institute. He also provides skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, and hair removal services with the most current laser, IPL, and radiofrequency procedures. Herb’s latest accomplishment is receiving certification in non-surgical facelift and facial contouring using polydioxinone (PDO) threads (threadlift procedure) from institutes in South Korea and Canada.
In 2001, Herb created Shining Way Esthetics, a small-business-owned medical spa in Houston, Texas. Since then, Shining Way Esthetics has expanded to provide services throughout the tri-county region of south Florida from West Palm Beach to Miami while continuing to maintain a strong clientele base in Houston, Dallas, and Beaumont, Texas.
In addition to providing medical spa services, Herb, since 2003, is a member of the teaching and training faculty for the Esthetic Skin Institute, one of the most sought out training and certification institutions for medical esthetics in the United States. Additionally, Herb annually attends several medical aesthetic conferences and workshops both domestically and internationally.
In his never ending pursuit for self-improvement, Herb received his board certification as a nurse practitioner in women’s health from the University of South Alabama in December of 2012. In May of 2015, Herb graduated from Chatham University with his doctoral degree in nursing. His doctoral capstone focused on bruising management and prevention in aesthetic medicine. Herb is currently working to achieve publication for his work in several renowned medical and dermatological publications. Herb is currently studying to become an accredited fellow with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M); one of the nation’s foremost organizations focused on anti-aging therapies and functional medicine.
Herb is a member of the Intravenous Nurse Society (INS) and was chairman of the Houston chapter in 1997; Houston Interpreters Translations Association (HITA); Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal (SCMHR); is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society in Nursing; and is a member of the Zeta Gamma chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing. In September of 2015, Herb was elected as President of the American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals (AAMEP).