Meet Our Team

DR. MARK GABRIEL CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN

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“My goal is to help people through compassion, dedication, and excellent  service to reach levels of optimal health.” Dr. Gabriel has dedicated  his career to helping people get healthy through chiropractic care. He  graduated from Florida Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2011, receiving  his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He has been in private practice in  Portland since then, and is actively involved in speaking engagements  and seminars to improve chiropractic awareness and education. Dr.  Gabriel is a member of the Oregon Chiropractic Association, and is a  member of the Peer Review Committee for the Oregon Board of Chiropractic  Examiners. When he is away from practice, he enjoys lifting weights,  reading, and snowboarding. 

Melissa DeMoura Operations Manager

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Melissa joined The Wellness Center as an Administrative Assistant in  September 2017. She has over 4 years of Administrative experience and 7  in the customer service specialty. With all that amazing experience she  as been promoted to Operations Manager ! She is excited to be part of a  team of people with the same goal: helping and healing. 

Dr. Michelle Williams Medical Director and Naturopathic Doctor

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Dr. Michelle Williams is a licensed naturopathic physician in Oregon and Washington. Dr Williams earned her bachelor's of science at the Evergreen State College in Laboratory Sciences and a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). Her passion is in preventive and regenerative medicine and women’s health. She has spent a great deal of her education and practice in education regarding the path of “dis-ease” and how to restore the body to wholeness. Her modalities include regenerative medicine services, lifestyle and nutritional education and natural pain relief. Dr Williams grew up in a small town in southeast Idaho and is the third of four girls and one boy. She loves art, dancing and spending time with her husband, two boys and family pets. 

Alana Branson NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

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Alana joined The Wellness Center team shortly after graduating as a  Naturopathic Doctor in 2015. She is currently focusing on regenerative  medicine, alternative pain management and LGBTQ health. She is excited  about the rejuvenation and strengthening of tissues that are worn or  weak with PRP, prolotherapy and Human Amniotic Membrane/Stem Cell  therapies here at TWC. She has spent considerable time and training on  improving her skills in sonography, injection techniques and loves  working continually to improve her clinical skills. Dr. Branson is  originally from Kodiak, Alaska and now lives in North Portland with her  partner, their sweet baby, and her sibling, Ryan who does massage here  at TWC. 

Dr. Jasmin Medeiros CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN

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Jasmin joined the Wellness Center Team first as a Chiropractic Intern in  November 2017. October 2018 she crossed over and being a licensed  Chiropractor here at The Wellness Center.. She moved from Massachusetts  to pursue her Doctorate of Chiropractic and graduated from the  University of Western States in December 2017. She helps patients  achieve their wellness goals by emphasizing underlying causes, and  treating the whole person to promote optimal functionality.  In her  spare time, you can find Jasmin outdoors, exploring Mount Hood or the  Columbia River Gorge. 

Nicole Valio CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN

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Nicole joined The Wellness Center team as a Chiropractic Intern November  2018. January of 2019 she received her Chiropractic license. Nicole is a  2018 graduate of the University of Western States, where she earned her  doctorate of chiropractic and sports medicine master's degrees. When  she's not treating in the clinic, she loves to practice and teach  Vinyasa style yoga and be outdoors with her five (yes, five!) dogs.  Nicole loves to exchange knowledge on the topics of nutrition, women's  health, and all things complementary and alternative medicine. Her  favorite aspect of our field is helping you get back to the things you  love, so please reach out to her regarding your goals for fitness,  health and wellness! 

Liry Hackmnan Chiropractic Assistant

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Janet LaRosa Acupuncturist

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Kaitlin Leanord Acupuncturist

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Patricia Fellas PATIENT COORDINATOR

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Patricia joined The Wellness Center PDX July 2018.
I was Born in the  Marshall Islands and Raised in Banks, Oregon. I am a Mother of 1 and I  have been in the Medical Field for 2 years and more to come. I enjoy  meeting new patients that come into the Wellness Center. Seeing everyone  grow and meeting their goals is what drives my passion for our patients 

Ryan Branson LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST

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Ryan believes their purpose is  to help people find relief from pain and they have been facilitating  healing experiences at the wellness center since 2016. As a graduate  from East West College here in Portland, they have had training in Deep  Tissue, Relaxation Massage as well as Craniosacral Therapy. Each massage  they perform is tailored to the individual needs of their patients.  Ryan has experience helping relieve pain due to headaches, plantar  fasciitis, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ disorder, scoliosis,  whiplash and many more musculoskeletal conditions. If you are looking  for a talented and passionate Massage Therapist book a massage with ryan  ASAP, they are in high demand!

CaTina Wade OFFICE MANAGER

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CaTina joined the Wellness Center PDX June 2018,
Oregon native who  spent many years traveling and enjoying life. CaTina & her son moved  to the Portland area in 2016 by way of Florida, with her son wanting to  graduate from a school in Oregon so he could go to college in the state  where he was born. CaTina found her love for Alternative Wellness by  seeing her first Chiropractor in 2000. From that point she was a firm  believer and has dedicated her life to helping others, to help find  their way to a more natural way of healing. CaTina has been in the  Chiropractic field for 15+ years and loves seeing patients get better  everyday without the use of prescription drugs. 

Jarena McDavid BILLING MANAGER

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Jarena joined The Wellness Center PDX July 2018,
Portland Native, born and raised in the City Of Roses.
Very driven and compassionate person who thrives on working to the best  of her ability. Been in the healthcare field for 6 years and enjoys  providing accurate billing and support to our patients giving 100%.  Mother of one amazing boy who has a passion for playing basketball. If  you don’t see her in our office means she is supporting her son on the  court. 

Tyson Lloyd PATIENT COORDINATOR

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Tyson joined The Wellness  Center PDX December 2018. Pendleton Oregon native has lived in the  Portland area for 9 years. Tyson made a career change from sales to  health care to provide patients with his caring passion to help people.

Damian Hayes MARKETING/MEDICAL RECORDS

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Damian joined The Wellness  Center August 2018. Damian is a thieving musician with his partner  Hannah here in the Portland area. With a creative side he has been a  great addition to our marketing team and  day to day operations here at  The Wellness Center PDX.