About Us


Your locally owned community pharmacy dedicated to your good health and providing personalized service at an affordable price.

We are a locally-owned community pharmacy dedicated to your good health and providing personalized service at an affordable price. Live Oak Pharmacy is the oldest operating independent pharmacy in Brownwood and Brown County. Live Oak Pharmacy is proud to be your source for all your pharmaceutical and health care needs. We offer a wide variety of services including conventional prescription filling, compounding, medical equipment, medication therapy management, soon we will be a Point of Care Pharmacy and much more. At Live Oak Pharmacy, you can count on personal attention provided by our caring, professional staff. Our expertly trained pharmacists and friendly staff pride themselves on making sure your pharmacy experience exceeds expectations. Visit us today to experience the Live Oak Pharmacy difference.

We offer a variety of services, including LDN, non-sterile compounding, immunizations, medication therapy management, medication synchronization and multi-dose blister packaging.

Our Team

Dennis Helbert

Dennis W. Helbert, D.Ph., Rph

Dennis W. Helbert, D.Ph., RPh, graduated from the University of Texas college of Pharmacy in 1970. Dennis was a lab professor in compounding during his last year in pharmacy school and first in graduate school. He was in the first class of Doctor of Pharmacy students in the state of Texas. Dennis work experience has been twenty years in hospital pharmacy, both government prison and private, and twenty-eight years in independent retail pharmacy. He is certified in both sterile and nonsterile compounding, immunization, and is a Texas Pharmacy Preceptor. Dennis uses Live Oak Pharmacy as an onsite teaching lab for the Brownwood High School’s Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

During his time at Texas Dennis was a member of the Longhorn Band, where her met his wife Barbara. Barbara and he have been married for 48 years. They have two sons, Matthew and Joshua and five grandchildren.

Dennis became owner of Live Oak Pharmacy in 1991.

John Anders

John C Anders, Rph

John C Anders, RPh., graduated in 1972 from the University of Houston with a B.S. degree in Pharmacy.

John has been a registered pharmacist for 46 years. He has worked in the areas of hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy and nursing home consultant and consultant in pharmacy management. He is a certified Pharmacist immunizer, being able to give vaccinations in the pharmacy.

John calls Comanche, Texas home. He and his wife Sharon are member of the East Side Baptist Church in Comanche. John enjoys grilling, hunting, and fishing when not working.

Freddy Aguirre

Freddy Aguirre

On July 19, 1997, an ambitious young man was born, and his name is Freddy Aguirre. Freddy was birthed in Austin, Tx, but was raised in Brownwood Tx for most of his life. He graduated from Brownwood High School in the top 10% of his class May of 2015. Later that year, he received his Pharmacy Technician License and landed a job at the illustrious Live Oak Pharmacy. On his free time, Freddy enjoys spending time at the gym improving his physical and mental health. If he’s not at the gym, he’s more than likely asleep or immersed in the outdoors either fishing, water skiing, camping, hiking, etc. Freddy plans to graduate from the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science and a major in Biochemistry. After Undergraduate School, Freddy plans to return to the UT College of Pharmacy in pursuance of a Pharm.D., and later wants to attend Med School for a D.O.