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Chiropractic Physicians

Dr. Scott Brown Dr. J. Scott Brown – President

Dr. J. Scott Brown, D.C., FADP the founder of Brown Chiropractic received his doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 1984 from Life College where he graduated Cum Laude and a member of the National Dean’s List. He has continued his education and added many post graduate certifications which include Impairment and Disability Rating, Industrial Rehabilitation and (MUA) Manipulation Under Anesthesia Certifications. He is one of the few doctors in the country that holds the distinguished title of “Fellow in the Academy of Certified Diagnostic Physicians”(FADP). Dr. Brown has acted as a Team Doctor for the University of Tennessee Ski Team, The Knoxville Rugby Club and the Knoxville Cherokees Professional Hockey Team. With his certifications in Rehabilitations and Impairment and Disability Evaluation coupled with his extensive experience in treating sports injuries, Dr. Brown has become highly sought after for the treatment and evaluation of auto, work related and sports injuries. Dr. Brown has been asked to speak to numerous professional organizations including The Tennessee Valley Chiropractic Association and Physician’s Academy in Dallas, TX. He has also been published on several occasions including articles in East Tennessee Healthstyles, American Chiropractic Association Journal and The American Chiropractor. Dr. Browns special interests include the treatment of headaches and disc injuries with the use of a specialized technique of “Painless Long Axial Adjusting”. It’s no wonder so many people refer to Dr. Brown as “The Disc Doctor”. On a personal note: Dr. Brown enjoys many hobbies an sports including fishing, boating, wresting and horseback riding. He is a huge Tennessee football fan, GO VOLS! He is an even bigger fan of his family, which includes his wife, Lee, his son, Dr. Sean Newport, his daughter – in – law, Christa Newport, and his three grandchildren, Haley, Hayden and Halston. Above all, Dr. Brown is a firm believer that with God all things are possible. The power that made the body, heals the body. Our mission is to release that power and to God be the glory.

Dr. Sean NewportDr. D. Sean Newport – Vice President

Dr. D Sean Newport, D.C. received his Undergraduate Study at the University of Florida, where he received a degree in Cardiopulmonary Technology. He graduated Cum Laude at Liberty University where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree along with his B.S. in Nutrition. Since that time he has received numerous professional certifications in Advanced Diagnostics and Clinical Procedures. Dr. Newport received various certifications and licenses from The Physicians Academy in Dallas, TX and the National Board of Chiropractic, which include impairment and disability rating and (MUA) Manipulation Under Anesthesia Certifications. Dr. Newport’s special interests include the treatment of sports related injuries along with joint conditions of the shoulders, arms, hands, legs and feet. He has vast experience and success in the painless non-surgical treatment of cervical and lumbar disc conditions. Dr. Newport also has nearly 17 years experience in the successful treatment of Personal Injury Cases, Workman’s Compensation and Auto Injuries in which he has appeared on numerous occasions as a expert witness in court. He has appeared numerous times as a expert witness in court. On a personal note: Dr. Newport excels in many hobbies and sports including snow skiing, golf,boating, horseback riding and playing guitar. He enjoys spending time and traveling with his beautiful wife and three children. Dr. Newport is a big fan of UT football.

Dr. Charles MeansDr. Charles H. Means – Managing Chiropractor

Dr. Charles H. Means, D.C. received his Undergraduate Study of Pre-Med at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree at Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA, where he also completed his Chiropractic Internship. Since 1994, Dr. Means has been receiving professional certifications in advanced diagnostic and clinical procedures such as (MUA) Manipulations Under Anesthesia Certifications from numerous organizations including the Physician’s Academy in Dallas, TX and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Means specializes in the treatment and management of advanced degeneration conditions of the spine, cervical and lumbar disc lesions include ruptured and herniated discs and pediatric scoliosis. He has successfully treated over 25,000 new patients in his career and performed over 500,000 spinal adjustments. With his experience and reputation, he is routinely referred to by medical doctors in Knoxville to manage their patients who are facing surgery. Dr. Means is widely known for his results on patients slated for surgery. On a person note: Dr. Means has two beautiful children and is married to the love of his life. He helped support his education by playing guitar and singing in Atlanta, GA and in Western Pennsylvania. When idle from work he enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and traveling.

Dr, Daniel McMahanDr. Daniel McMahan – Associate Chiropractor

Dr. Daniel McMahan received his Undergraduate Study at the North Eastern State University, where he received a B.S. degree in Biology. He then furthered his education at Cleveland Chiropractic College graduating with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. McMahan founded Kingsport Family Chiropractic Clinic in 2004 and has since relocated here to practice in the Knoxville area. Dr. McMahan has been with the Brown Chiropractic family since 2008. From low force adjusting to extremities a great bedside manner helps to set Dr. McMahan apart. Maryville is where Dr. McMahan now resides with his wife Lehla, daughter Raegan, and son Sebastian, as well as, their two dogs Bella and Penny. When away from the office Dr. McMahan enjoys outdoor activities with his family from beekeeping and fishing to camping and caving. Rockhounding is a special activity the McMahan’s enjoy as a family working in opportunities to collect mineral and crystal samples whenever they travel and often choosing travel destinations close to famous mineral localities.

Dr. Brian FillmoreDr. Brian Fillmore – Managing Chiropractor

Dr. Brian J. Fillmore studied his Undergraduate work at Urbana University in Ohio& in Parkville Missouri at Park College. Dr. Fillmore is a graduate of the prestigious Cleveland Chiropractic College f Kansas City , MO. Since 1997, Dr. Fillmore has managed large and small clinics treating patient cases ranging from athletic injuries, auto accidents, and workers compensation to headaches and back pain. Dr. Fillmore has treated hundreds of auto accident patient cases. On a personal note: In his younger years, Dr. Fillmore coached high school football at varsity level. He and his wife have 3 children, and enjoy work working with their horse farm.

Dr. Derrick KimballDr. Derrick Kimball – Associate Chiropractor

Dr. Derrick Kimball earned his chiropractic degree from Cleveland chiropractic college in Kansas City Missouri. He was in private practice for
three years in Kansas prior to moving to Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr Kimball has worked on many conditions ranging from chronic pain to migraines, sports related injuries as well as disc injuries and
degeneration. Dr. Kimball earned his certification in manipulation under anesthesia five years ago and has worked in integrated medical offices for
over 5 years now! Dr Kimball enjoys hiking in the smokies, traveling and sight seeing all over Tennessee and other southern states.

Dr. Bryan K TilleyDr. Bryan Tilley – Associate Chiropractor

Dr. Bryan K Tilley, received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic College in Houston TX. While attending TCC, Dr. Tilley received advanced certifications in Activator Technique, Graston and Myofascial Release to mention a few soft tissue techniques. He was also a member of the Medical Journal Club and the Council on Sports Medicine. Dr. Tilley received his undergraduate degree in Youth Ministry/Christian Education from Johnson University in Knoxville TN. Dr. Tilley currently lives in Kingsport TN with his wife Rita, of 19 years. Dr. Tilley moved to Knoxville to attend Johnson Bible College (Johnson University) from Florence KY where he attended Boone Co. H.S. Dr. Tilley’s hobbies include soccer, tennis, hiking. He has been on mission trips to Haiti and Romania. He also enjoys his animals that include dogs, cats and chickens.

Dr. Aaron DriskillDr. Aaron Driskill – Managing Chiropractor

Dr. Aaron Driskill graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City. His undergraduate degree is in Human Biology. Dr. Driskill is a Physical Medicine Chiropractor currently practicing at Brown Chiropractic/Optimal Health Care located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Aaron became a chiropractor because of his desire to help and serve others. Dr. Driskill has successfully treated professional athletes, musicians, coaches as well as many who work at a computer much of the day. Dr. Driskill got his start mentoring under Dr. Peter Young, a well-respected, nationally ranked chiropractor in Kansas City. His life’s passion is to serve people and help others better their lives. When not working, Aaron enjoys the outdoors, hiking, traveling, and being a part of numerous charity events in the community. He has had experience with promotional work and print modeling. He also serves as a judge in Miss USA state beauty pageants in the Midwest. Having traveled many places in the country, Dr. Driskill is proud to call East Tennessee home.

Dr. Sam NiaDr. Sam Nia – Associate Chiropractor

Dr. Sam Nia studied his undergraduate pre-med work at East Tennessee State University. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life University of Marietta, Georgia where he also completed his Internship and received his National Board of Chiropractic Examiners certification. Since 1998, Dr. Nia has completed post graduate studies in advanced sports medicine and rehabilitation. He is a certified corporate ergonomics trainer and strongly believes in being an excellent communicator with his patients in order to be an effective doctor. He helped to treat over 40,000 patients as part of a mission trip to Russia and co-authored the book, “Improving Your Life Pro-Actively." On a personal note: Dr. Nia enjoys playing golf, snow skiing, and traveling.