Dr. Donald Wegener
Dr. Wegener is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and he attended the University of Missouri-Columbia at which time he was accepted to Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in human anatomy from Logan University and went on to receive his Doctorate degree from Logan University in 1982 as a D.C. He has done extensive postgraduate study in chiropractic orthopedics and chiropractic neurology. He is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic examiners as well as the State of Tennessee’s first diplomat of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedist. He received his diplomat status in 1992. He was the first Chiropractic Orthopedist in the state, there are currently two. He was granted the title of Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedist in 1995 and is the only Fellow in the State of Tennessee. He currently is board eligible by the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology and he completed his curriculum of study in neurology in 1996 with further study in 2004.
He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and within that association is a member of the Council on diagnostic imaging as well as the Council on chiropractic orthopedics. He is a member of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association and a past president of that association serving his presidency in 1995 and 1996. He has been the chairman of the insurance Council for the Tennessee Chiropractic Association from 1993 through 2007 and is currently serving as a member of the insurance council for the state Association. He continues to work for several insurance carriers in the field of malpractice defense work serving as an expert witness.
He is currently a consultant and has worked extensively with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee. In 2000, he wrote the utilization management guidelines for chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative medicine for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee. He has written the utilization management guidelines for Manipulation under Anesthesia for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee. He has served on many peer-review panels for various insurance carriers across the State of Tennessee. He was instrumental in writing the peer-review document for the Tennessee Chiropractic Association. He currently serves on the panel of peer-review for medical management for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee representing all of manipulative medicine across the state. He also consults for Cariten Healthcare here in the east Tennessee area and has written the utilization management guidelines for Cariten in 2003.
He was honored as the Tennessee Chiropractic Association’s chiropractor of the year in 1996. His hobbies include golfing, water skiing and bicycle riding as well as fitness training and spending time with his family doing various outdoor activities. He and his wife Cindy have two children, Travis and Tracy.
Cindy Wegener attended and received her degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia in Child and Family Development with a minor in Nutrition. In addition to doing various office management duties she consults our diet clients and educates patients on proper nutrition and exercise procedures. She is also certified as a Chiropractic Therapy Assistant and she attempts to keep our doctor in line both at home and in the office. Her hobbies include collecting Longaberger baskets, consulting for Stamping up and Creative Memories scrap booking. She also enjoys spending time with their two children and four pets.
Tabitha Hovater is a native of Fall River, Massachusetts, and moved to Jacksonville, Florida when she was a child. She attended Warner Southern University on an athletic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Biology. She moved to Tennessee after graduation to work with high school students through a local church and met and married her husband Tyson. During her time here she became really interested in Chiropractic and natural healing and has been actively working in the Chiropractic field for the past 10 years. She is a Licensed Chiropractic Therapy Assistant, and truly loves to serve people, and see their lives changed without drugs or surgery through chiropractic care. If you have any questions about your insurance coverage or billing concerns she will also be happy to help you in any way she can.
Diana Horenzy is from South Florida, she moved here about 7 years ago with her husband and her dogs. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Chiropractic Therapy Assistant, and has been doing massage for the past 16 years. She has experience in Deep tissue, Swedish, Myofascial, Sports, and Thai Massage. She also recently took a class on Massage Cupping and has been very helpful in implementing it into the office, as well as in the Massages she offers to patients, and non patients alike. She loves Chiropractic and natural healing and enjoys helping others achieve their health goals.
Sherri O’day was born and raised in the great state of Tennessee. She is married with two beautiful little girls and enjoys spending as much time with them as she can. She has been involved with Chiropractic since 2007 and is a Licensed Chiropractic Therapy Assistant. She truly enjoys seeing peoples lives improve and become happier and healthier with the help of Chiropractic.
Adrienne Kiely was born and raised in Powell, Tennessee. She has two beautiful children Tucker and Ellie and enjoys spending time with them and being a Mother. She has been in the Chiropractic field for the past 3 years and loves learning new and useful information everyday. Her main goal in the office is to make sure that all of the patients have the best experience possible. She is usually the first face that you will see when you walk in the door. She loves working for Doctor Wegener and feels that our office staff is truly like family.