MEET OUR DOCTORS
Dr. Mario Mendizabal, M.D.
Dr. Mario A. Mendizabal,MD believes that in order to have an amazing quality of life- one must be educated on prevention.
His main area of interest is the practice of clinical medicine with emphasis on the care of adults. Dr. Mendizabal educates individuals on the health challenges of aging and true preventive daily practices. He helps his patients with life style modifications to improve their quality of life. He has been getting great results with trigger point injections which complement the chiropractic and physical medicine the patients receive.
Dr. Mendizabal is a Board Certified Family physician. He has full privileges at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River and Courtesy Privileges at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness.
Dr. Andrew Jones, D.C.
“My own personal chiropractic experience without a doubt altered the course of my life.”
After experiencing his own lower back injury during a High School football scrimmage and had it treated through a Chiropractor, Dr. Jones fell in love with the practice instantly when he experienced immediate relief from his pain.
In 1989, his education odyssey began with Pre-Med studies at the University of Miami and culminated in the Fall of 1996 at Life Chiropractic College in Georgia with a B.S. Nutrition degree and Doctorate in Chiropractic.
Dr. Jones doesn’t believe in a “One Size Fits All” approach to healing instead he takes the time to get to know exactly what his patients are dealing with and what is the best method for them and their needs.
Dr. Jones also believes in leading by example by living a healthy, active lifestyle himself.
Dr. Ross Dumbadse, D.C.
“My practice philosophy is simple, I want results for my patients. I want people to come through our front door and have their health care goals being achieved by helping them create a solid game plan.”
Dr. Dumbadse’s fascination with Chiropractic treatment started as a young boy and on December 18, 1982 he graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic to which he credits his inspiration to Dr. Ken.
Dr. Dumbadse is also a board certified Chiropractic Orthopedist which he has used to speak and work with many athletes in various sports from Volleyball to Basketball.
Dr. Dumbadse believes in leading by example so his patients can trust he practices what he preaches. He believes in a drug-free approach as much as possible for himself personally and his patients.
Dr. Beau Smith, D.C.
Dr. Beau Smith holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree which he earned from Life University, College of Chiropractic. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from Eckerd College. Dr. Smith honorably served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps specializing as a Combat Engineer. Dr. Smith is passionate about the science, art, and philosophy of Chiropractic. Dr. Smith is currently pursuing advanced training in the study of Addictionology, and in time will earn his first diplomat. He is constantly reading and working toward advancing the profession through research and public education.
Outside the office Dr. Smith enjoys participating in a variety of interests including; hiking, fishing, off-road Jeep adventures, metal fabrication, and motocross.
Perhaps Dr. Smith’s greatest accomplishment is his family. Dr. Smith is a husband, and proud father of two children, a son and daughter. When outside the office it is rare to see Dr. Smith without one or both of his beloved children in tow.
Dr. Pamela Horrigan, D.C.
Dr. Pamela Horrigan, is a chiropractor who after extensively working in the medical field found that Chiropractic offered more advanced solutions to help people naturally and found it a better way to health.
She attended Logan Chiropractic College where she learned the best way to introduce people to the chiropractic lifestyle. She has found patients receiving her care made a world of difference in their lives.
Therese Hulme, ARNP
She graduated from Hillsborough Community College in 1982. She graduated from under graduate studies in 1997 from The University of Tampa. She graduated from Florida State University with her masters degree as an ARNP in 2000. From the time she got out of nursing school she worked as a cardiac intensive care nurse for 15 years. She has worked her entire career in Geriatrics. She is married and has 4 children and 1 grandchild. She originally chose her career path because she LOVES LOVES LOVES people! Completed her Doctorate – DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) at Case Western Reserve.
Dennis Monfort, ARNP
Dennis Montfort has lived in Florida for the majority of his life. He knew that his calling was in the health field. He acquired his EMT certification, paramedic certification, and an A.S. in emergency medical sciences and Nursing. He then received his masters in nursing at the University of South Florida in Tampa. That degree has allowed him to earn his Nurse Practitioner certification and has brought him here.