ACCIDENT & INJURY CHIROPRACTORS
Meet Our Doctors of Chiropractic
We are so proud to call these women and men our Doctors of Chiropractic, our colleagues and our friends. They’re dedicated to the proper diagnosis and treatment of accident victims from every corner of the Metroplex and every walk of life. In order to more effectively treat persons injured in motor vehicle crashes, many of our doctors of chiropractic are certified and all receive ongoing training in Whiplash and Motor Vehicle Injuries from car crashes.
We welcome you to get to know our staff and hope you’ll contact us immediately if you notice any symptoms of injuries from a motor vehicle or other type of accident.
Dr. Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C.
“My mission is simple: to use the knowledge and experience I have gained in more than 20 years of examining, diagnosing and treating patients injured in motor vehicle collisions. By using innovative therapeutic modalities and unparalleled diagnostic equipment, I will provide exceptional service and a patient experience second to none. I will respect your time, educate you on your injuries, and provide you with a personalized treatment plan. I will help you make informed decisions regarding your health during and even after you complete your treatment with Accident and Injury Chiropractic. We are all about giving you compassion, exceptional service, a comfortable atmosphere, providing the very high quality care you deserve.” Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C.
Dr. Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C. graduated from Texas A & M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical science and from Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX, with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He received additional education and training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego in whiplash injury traumatology and biomechanics and brain injury traumatology in which he received both advanced and master’s certification. In addition, Dr. Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C. received certification from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego Center for Research into Automotive Safety and Health in Low Speed Rear Impact Automobile Crash Reconstruction in which he participated in 12 actual crash test studies. This makes him highly qualified to treat accident victims.
Dr. Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C. also took the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians AMA Guides 4th Edition Training Course, received Designated Doctor/Impairment Rating certification, and completed the Peer Utilization Review and Insurance Consultant Certification Program. He is also certified as an Auto Accident Reconstructionist by the prestigious Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Dr. Lou Saucedo, Jr., D.C. strives to give his patients “high quality health care and personal attention in a comfortable and caring environment.” He doesn’t just help to alleviate his patients’ pain but also to teach and motivate them “to become active participants in their own treatment and process of healing.” He treats the entire person–not just symptoms but the underlying cause of those symptoms.
Dr. Cori Mooring, D.C.
“My mission is to help facilitate my patient’s journey to health and wellness. We both accomplish this as a team working together–staying focused and committed to your treatment plan.” Cori Mooring, D.C.
Dr. Cori Mooring, D.C. received an Associate of Art degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida A & M University. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX, where she was on the honor roll and Dean’s List. In addition, she has Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) certification from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT. During her studies, Dr. Mooring, D.C. was a member of the Pi Lambda Chi Chiropractic Sorority and selected into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for her scholastic excellence and college and community participation and leadership.
Over the years, Dr. Mooring, D.C. has continued her training and education in health and healing through seminars on whiplash injury and treatment, low-level laser therapy, personal injury, myofascial release, and Bio-energetic Synchronization Technique (B.E.S.T.).
Dr. Mooring, D.C. was honored to be a team chiropractor for the USA Olympic Track and Field Trials and the USA Team World Junior Track and Field Championships.
Dr. Thomas Peterson, D.C.
“My mission is to work tirelessly for every patient that is under my care. I believe being able to treat patients and progress them to wellness is a privilege, so I take the responsibility very seriously. If you’re committed to getting well, then you are my priority. My soft tissue knowledge and experience paired with my adjusting skills will help expedite the healing process for anyone who follows my specifically tailored treatment plans. Excellent service, the utmost respect, and dedication to my craft are goals I strive to meet every day.” Thomas Peterson, D.C.
After his years as an undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Thomas Peterson, D.C., graduated from Parker University in Dallas, Texas, with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. To make sure he can give the best and most up-to-date care possible to his patients, Dr. Peterson has received additional education in soft tissue release techniques, functional movement, ergonomics, and biomechanics. He has begun motor-vehicle-specific training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego to help him to be able to correct any imbalances or symptoms that may present in a patient who has sustained an injury.
Dr. Peterson’s passion lies in “giving unparalleled attention to detail and personal one-on-one care to each of his patients.” He does not simply make the pain go away but teaches methods for patients to use at home to keep the pain from returning. He aims to help them improve functional strength for daily life activities. “The problems each patient faces can be a puzzle, but I am eager and ready to solve them.
Dr. Hootan Firouzmandi, D.C., B.S.
“As your treating doctor, I will use the highest ethics, integrity, and professional standards in your treatment. I will continually work to improve our services at every level.” Hootan Firouzmandi, D.C., B.S.
Dr. Hootan Firouzmandi, D.C. began his studies at Collin County Community College in Plano, TX, where he received his Associate Degree in science and his Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in biology at the University of Texas at Dallas before continuing his education at Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX. There he received his Doctor of Chiropractic along with a Bachelor of Science degree in anatomy and certification in acupuncture. Dr. Firouzmandi, D.C. also has specialized training in whiplash injury; functional medicine including blood chemistry, neuroendocrine, neurotransmitter, and thyroid disorders; x-ray service; and has worked as a molecular biology lab technician.
Based on the recommendation of a select committee of faculty, staff, and administrators at the Parker outpatient clinic, Dr. Firouzmandi, D.C. was chosen to receive the Dr. Robert J. Czopoth Service and Leadership Award in recognition of his dedication and service there. Dr. Hootan was also privileged to be a member of the chiropractic and medical team for the Youth Olympic Qualification Games in El Salvador.
Dr. Firouzmandi, D.C. serves not only to help alleviate his patients’ pain but to educate and inspire them to partner with him in their treatment plan and healing process. He doesn’t just treat their symptoms but looks for the underlying cause. With “a thorough history and examination, a detailed diagnosis, and a personalized treatment plan,” Dr. Hootan Firouzmandi, D.C. quickly has his patients on the road to recovery.
Dr. Andrew Etuk, D.C., B.S.
“My approach consists of delivering gentle chiropractic adjustments, using safe and effective therapeutic and rehabilitation practices while employing the latest technology, equipment and evidenced-based treatments. As your treating doctor I will provide exceptional chiropractic care everyday so you, the patient, can experience optimal health and function through your journey to full recovery. “ Andrew Etuk, D.C., B.S.
Dr Andrew Etuk D.C., received an associate degree in applied sciences and surgical technology from Oklahoma City community college and Moore Norman Technology center. He practiced surgical technology at Norman regional hospital for 3 years while also attending college at the University of Oklahoma where he earned his Bachelors in Microbiology.
He later earned a Bachelors in anatomy, health & wellness, and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree all from Parker university College of Chiropractic in Dallas Tx.
In addition, he also earned a Clinic excellence award in 2015 at Parker college and is a current member of Texas Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Mohammad Diab, D.C., B.S.
“My mission is to serve, educate, and motivate my patients through chiropractic care to get them to their optimized health potential: it is very rewarding to change people’s lives on a daily basis.” Mohammad Diab, D.C., B.S.
Dr. Mohammad Diab, D.C. graduated from The University of Texas atArlington, with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He is a member with The Honor Role of Leadership and Success committee on UT Arlington chapter. He participated in biostatistics research in the science department Dr. Diab has 100+ hours in volunteering at the UT Southwestern hospital, ER department and Day Surgery. He worked as a substitute teacher for Irving ISO to be part of the next generation’s education.
He went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX, where he served as class president He had additional education and training at Arlirilgton Chiropractic private family practice. In addition to his chiropractic certification, Dr. Diab, D.C. has physiotherapy certification through the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Dr. Diab works diligently to diagnose and treat the root cause of the patient’s problem. He treats his patients as family from the moment they walk in. His goal is to help his patients get back on track in life and live healthier without pain.
Dr. Hadji Sheriff, D.C.
“My mission is to help patients recover from musculoskeletal injuries through specific chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation exercises. My goal is to offer the highest possible standard of personalized care so my patients are free of pain and able to achieve their greatest health potential.” Hadji Sheriff, D.C.
Dr. Hadji Sheriff D.C. studied Pre-Medical at the University of Memphis. He also worked as a doctor’s scribe at Primary Specialist in Tennessee. Dr. Hadji continued his education at Parker University in Dallas, Texas where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. In addition, he has training in FDM, FMT, and a physiotherapy certification.
Dr. Hadji was also a proud mentor at Tennessee Children’s Baptist Home and participated in Health Talks where he educated the public about the importance of taking really good care of their health.
Dr. Shane Marcum, D.C.
“My goal daily is to serve and teach my patients in order to help them recover to their most full potential.” Shane Marcum, D.C.
Dr. Shane Marcum, D.C. studied at New Mexico Junior College where he was named Biology Student of the Year, Texas Tech University, and Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX. Throughout the years, Dr. Marcum, D.C. has continued to grow and develop his understanding of health and healing through seminars on holistic health; nutrition–including supplements and gluten and celiac diagnosis; extremity adjusting; myofascial release therapy; trigger point therapy; neurology; disability and impairment rating; sports injuries and injury prevention; rehabilitation; MRI interpretation and utilization; the treatment of migraines, neck, shoulder, and back pain; and whiplash injury and treatment.
He has pursued additional training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego in whiplash injury traumatology and biomechanics and brain injury traumatology in which he received both advanced and master’s certification. Dr. Markham, D.C. received certification from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego Center for Research into Automotive Safety and Health in Low Speed Rear Impact Automobile Crash Reconstruction in which he participated in 12 actual crash test studies. He, too, is highly qualified to treat accident victims.
Dr. Marcum does not just treat his patients’ symptoms. Rather, he looks for the root cause of each of his patients’ health issues and formulates individual plans to fully resolve those issues.
Dr. Dora Beshai, D.C.
“My goal is to educate and guide you through the healing process of motor vehicle collision injuries by using the knowledge, experience and skills I have gained over the years. If you commit to making your health a priority, then we can work as a team getting you back to wellness. Dora Beshai, D.C.
Dr. Beshai, D.C., obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in pre-professional science (the equivalent of pre-medical studies) minoring in psychology at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Later, she went on to pursue chiropractic graduating from Parker University College of Chiropractic with a Bachelor of Science in health and wellness and a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Since graduating, Dr. Beshai has over ten years of experience in not only chiropractic but has specialized training in nutrition, myofascial release therapy, Cranial Adjusting Turner Style (C.A.T.S.) and upper cervical adjusting.
She has an unparalleled degree of passion for chiropractic and her patients, having experienced the benefits herself. “After three motor vehicle collisions, chiropractic helped me get my life back. It is my passion to share that gift with as many people as possible. Let me help you get your life back.”
Dr. Alfredo Salazar Jr., DC, BS
“My mission as a chiropractor is to alleviate pain and treat the underlying factors that are affecting the health and well-being for those who have been involved in an auto accident. My goal is to educate the patient and address these injuries in order to allow for the fastest and most optimal healing possible. ”
Dr. Alfredo Salazar Jr. received his Bachelor of Science degrees in kinesiology, health promotion and sports fitness from the University of Texas at Austin. He also earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University in Dallas, TX. He was on the honor roll and graduated in the top 3 of his class.
Additionally, he has certifications and training in FMT (RockTape), ART & FDM (soft tissue techniques), and Webster Technique utilized in pregnant moms. He continues to pursue his diplomate in pediatrics and neurology.
Dr. Bobbie Jo Polasek, D.C.
“My mission is to improve health by ‘healing with loving hands.’ Chiropractic care is a portal of entry to proper health care. The spinal column is the foundation of the body and a conduit for nerves that go throughout the body. Vertebral subluxations (interference with proper motion of the spinal column) affects everything from sensory perception in the big toe to the digestive system and heart. Alignment of the spine affects posture, muscle function and nerve conduction…Working at Accident and Injury Chiropractic allows me to treat many patients who would otherwise not have the proper treatment they need and deserve.” Bobbie Jo Polasek, D.C.
As a proud graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX, Dr. Bobbie Jo Polasek, D.C., has had the opportunity to facilitate the healing of hundreds of patients. In addition to her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Dr. Polasek has Advanced Whiplash Certification from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Throughout her career, she has continued her education through additional classes and seminars on whiplash, along with various adjusting techniques and nutrition, to facilitate the treatment of her patients.
Dr. Polasek learned leadership as a member of Alpha Delta Omega Honor Society and as an officer of Pi Lambda Chi Chiropractic Sorority. She is also in Who’s Who Among American Junior Colleges and was president of the Allied Health Care Club. With her special skills, she has taught classes in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and medical coding and bill, among others.
Dr. Polasek recognizes that an auto accident can be one of the most stressful things a person can experience. Not only are accidents and all they entail often extremely upsetting and a huge hassle, but accident victims can experience a wide array of aches and pains throughout the body along with other symptoms including muscle stiffness and/or spasms, numbness and tingling, sleeplessness, fatigue, irritability, memory loss, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, nervousness, and ringing in the ears. Sometimes a patient’s only complaint is that he or she just doesn’t feel normal.
Dr. Polasek is excited to be able to make a difference. “I am here to help my patients recover to the point of health they had a moment before the accident and to educate them in proper care of the only body they have. Working at Accident and Injury Chiropractic allows me to treat many patients who would otherwise not have the proper treatment they need and deserve.”
Dr. David M. Pease, D.C.
“My mission is to serve my community by providing complex, high-quality healthcare in a caring, comfortable environment. While pain-relief is typically the main reason patients seek treatment, I believe proper attention must be paid to correcting the underlying cause of the problem so patients can attain a pain-free, high-quality, healthy lifestyle with as much freedom of movement as possible. Treatment of the whole person, not just the symptoms, is a mainstay of my practice. Additionally, care must be given to educate patients about their injuries and conditions.” David M. Pease, D.C.
Dr. David M. Pease, D.C. began his career in healthcare with premedical studies at Richland College in Dallas, Texas. In addition, he did a neurological rotation at Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, and an orthopedic rotation at Doctor’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Believing he could best help these systems of the body through chiropractic care, Dr. Pease received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Pease is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Texas Chiropractic Association of which he is a past parliamentarian, and the Texas Chiropractic Alumni Association. He continues to keep his chiropractic skills and training current through the Texas Chiropractic Association Annual Convention along with other yearly professional conventions.
With a focus on treating car accident injuries, Dr. Pease has committed himself “to staying educated and up-to-date on the latest research and understanding, specializing in motor vehicle collisions and traumas associated with them.” To that end, he has received additional education and training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego in whiplash injury traumatology and biomechanics and brain injury traumatology in which he has advanced certification and from the 20th Annual SRISD Scientific Conference.
Dr. Mohammed Mosadegh, D.C.
“My mission is to always put the patient’s needs as a top priority by providing a positive and upbeat environment. To accomplish this goal it is very important to me to treat the patients like family, to welcome each and every patient with open arms, and give them one last hug after they have reached their healthcare goal.” Mohammed Mosadegh, D.C.
Dr. Mohammed Mosadegh, D.C graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University College of Chiropractic. He also completed the acupuncture program there. While in practice as a chiropractor, he taught anatomy, physiology and clinical science at a local community college.
“My reason for being a chiropractor is simple. I love helping patients reach their wellness goals using the holistic, hands-on approach the field of chiropractic has to offer. I believe the holistic approach is best. One does not have to take medicine to feel good.
“I also practice what I preach. I treat my gorgeous wife and our two beautiful children with the same holistic approaches I take with my patients. And it is all done with the help of God up above and using the talent he gave me.”
Dr. Monshonda Marie Young, D.C.
“My mission as a chiropractor is provide the best care to all patients by improving/restoring function, decreasing pain, and educating patients about their injuries. Through the healing art of the chiropractic adjustment, proven specific treatment plan for every individual, hard work and consistency from patients are keys to a successful outcome. As your chiropractor, I’m passionate and invested in your wellbeing. I can’t wait to be apart of this journey.” Monshonda Marie Young, D.C.
Dr. Monshonda Young graduated from Parker University with a doctoral degree in chiropractic, a B.S. in Health and Wellness as well as a B.S. in Human Anatomy. She has also earned a B.S. degree from Louisiana Tech University in Education with an emphasis in exercise physiology and biology.
Dr. Young enjoys spending time with family and friends, learning new techniques to help patients and volunteering for various causes. As a former collegiate powerlifter, she enjoys working out at her favorite 24-Hour Fitness and CrossFit Fort Worth East. She loves animals especially dogs. Dr. Young has been a great asset to Guardians of Soldiers as a board member. She is a dedicated volunteer that shares Jay and Scharlene’s love for animals. Dr. Young is also a member of Trinity Harvest Church in Hurst Texas as well a volunteer for harvest kids (children’s church)
Dr. Young’s professional skills consist of: assessing injuries, illness and developing treatment plans, managing patient care, running and managing chiropractic clinic, excellent interpersonal, selling, and organizational skills. Dr. Young is certified in Selective Functional Movement, Fascial Distortion Model, Rocktape Advance Tapping techniques. Her desire and moto is: Keeping your spine YOUNG and healthy at any age.