Meet The TeamOur team of medical and chiropractic doctors, along with our administrative staff truly care about you and your goals.
Alisa Wasserman, Chiropractic Physician, Founder and CEO
Graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas in January 1995. She has been practicing in Gilbert, Arizona since October 1995.
Dr. Wasserman is experienced in treating many different types of chiropractic cases, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. She has had excellent results in treating pregnant women at all stages of pregnancy, sports related injuries and auto accident cases. She also has many years of experience treating neck pain, back pain, joint and disc problems, pinched nerves, leg/sciatic pain, headaches/migraines, TMJ problems, scoliosis and extremity pain, to name a few.
Since she began practicing chiropractic, Dr. Wasserman has kept up to date on many continuing education classes. Her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care available.
Dr. Wasserman has developed an exceptional team and a beautiful facility that is equipped with all of the latest technology, equipment, and treatment options to insure only the best of care for our patients.
Dr. Curtis Casady, Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Casady graduated Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College West in 2003. Following graduation he co-founded Balanced Life Wellness Center in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. Balanced Life was later incorporated into a fully integrated medical practice called Active Physical Medicine where Dr. Casady acted as Vice President and Clinical Director. He is now an associate chiropractor and director of clinical training for Gilbert Physical Medicine.
Dr. Casady has extensive experience treating many different types of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. He has advanced training in upper cervical treaments to address complex condtions like fibromyalgia, CRPS/RSD, and generalized pain syndromes. Dr. Casady also has years of experience adjusting extremities for the relief of knee, hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow pain.
Dr. Ambrosia Boyd, DNP
Dr. Ambrosia Boyd was born and raised in Arizona. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University and spent 10 years working as a Registered Nurse in a variety of different settings including ICU, same day surgery, and she also served as an active duty RN for the United States Air Force. In 2017, Dr. Boyd graduated with her doctorate from University of Arizona as a Family Nurse Practitioner and currently specializes in pain management and bio-identical hormone optimization therapy.
Dr. Jessica Turner, D.C.
Jessica Turner, D.C. is from St. Louis, MO where she attended Logan University College of Chiropractic for her undergraduate studies in Human Biology and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2013. She also attended school at University of Missouri-Columbia and University of Missouri-St. Louis from 2004-2007 to earn her bachelor’s degrees in International Business and Marketing. She has been a practicing chiropractor in Arizona since early 2014. Jessica is a chiropractor at Gilbert Physical Medicine and has been a part of the team since October 2017.
She enjoys treating a wide variety of patients and conditions, from sports injuries to pregnancy and auto accidents.
Dr. Gerard Hefferon
Dr. Hefferon (aka Dr. H) has been a Chiropractor and Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician since 1996 and has run successful businesses in the UK and the USA.
Dr. H believes in Systems rather than Symptoms and created a five-step process designed around four main Elements of Health that guides patients and clients towards optimum health and wellbeing. Dr. H works as a Chiropractor, Coach, and Consultant and is always interested in working with others. He is a co-author in the book ‘101 Great Ways to Improve Your Health’ featuring many of the top names in alternative Health and Wellness.
Ivonne Dominguez, Chiropractic and Therapy Assistant
Ivonne graduated Carrington College as a Physical Therapy Technician and is certified by the National Federation of Professional Trainers as a Personal Trainer. Ivonne is also certified as a Chiropractic Assistant and loves to help our patients with their prescribed therapies!
Ivonne directs traffic in the office! She will direct the application of your prescribed therapies, teach you exercises and home care, and make sure your office visits go smooth and efficient.
Shelly Harford, Physician Assistant
Shelly Harford graduated from Kettering College in Dayton, Ohio where she obtained her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2013. As a Physician Assistant, she has experience in Pain Management and Palliative Care, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Family Practice. She joined Gilbert Physical Medicine in 2018 and is passionate about helping her patients improve their quality of life by decreasing their pain.
Shelly grew up in Tennessee and moved to Arizona in 2015. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband Thomas and two little dogs Olaf and Todd.
Nichol Lake, Office Manager
Nichol has been with Gilbert Physical Medicine for over a decade and is well versed in all aspects of the practice. She is your “go to person” for any and all questions! If she doesn’t know the answer, rest assured she will find out for you.
Bureaud, Assistant Office Manager
Ariana is our assistant Office Manager and has been working in the medical field for 2 years. Prior to working at Gilbert Physical Medicine, she spent 8 years in the health and wellness industry. Around the office, Ariana does a lot of the “behind the scenes” tasks to make your visits fast and efficient.
Ariana enjoys being outdoors with her husband and dog, hunting, fishing, and hiking.
Brittany Adair, Medical Assistant
Brittany graduated from Pima Medical Institute as a Medical Assistant (MA) and is certified by the National Health Career Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. Brittany is our lead MA. She manages our allergy department, assists our providers, and absolutely loves to help our patients!
In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter.
Samantha Redmond, Office Assistant
Sammie is one of our front desk staff. She also works our In-Office Pharmacy with Brittany. She loves our patients and greets them when they walk in the door. She will also assist anyone in the office that needs it. Sammie has worked with health and wellness on and off for about 5 years. Outside of work, in her motherly-role, she likes to spend time with her family being outdoors swimming, going to movies, and spending time with family members.
When alone, Sammie likes to paint, draw, and relax.
Melissa Johnson, Receptionist
Melissa has worked in the chiropractic and health and wellness field for 10+ years. She has experience with everything from insurance billing, helping with therapies, office management, and case management but loves being at the front desk the most. She’s here to help with anything you need to make sure that you get the most out of your visits.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and being outside.
Gilbert Physical Medicine
Address: 725 W Elliot Road Suite 115 Gilbert, AZ 85233
Monday-Thursday: 9:00-12:30 & 3:00-6:30
We are CLOSED Saturday and Sunday.