Dr. Eric Janowitz, D.C. | Chiropractor / Wellness Speaker/ Founder of Synergy.
Dr. Eric Janowitz, a Chiropractor and Florida native, is the founder of Synergy Oviedo Chiropractic. He has served the Central Florida community since 2000, has overseen the evaluation of almost 20,000 residents, and has personally performed over 250,000 Chiropractic Adjustments. He has authored, *The Synergy Health Solution*, and speaks professionally to many area businesses, organizations, and Universities on creating a framework for optimal health.
He created an award-winning practice that has invested in assembling a physician team that has over 50 years of combined clinical experience. He passionately sought to create the most comprehensive experience for patients providing a unique, synergistic blend of services that typically are not conveniently in one facility- including Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Medical Massage Therapy, and Lifestyle and Health Coaching. Synergy was envisioned to be comprehensive, current, upbeat, and family oriented employing, a team to provide a “Ritz Carlton” experience. Many patients are so surprised when they see the practice has so much approaches and technology to help them solve their pain.
Dr. Janowitz completed his undergraduate studies at University of Florida and subsequently the prestigious Logan College of Chiropractic. He obtained two Bachelor’s Degrees, one in Psychology and another in Human Biology, as well as his Doctorate in Chiropractic in 1999.
His focus is on family corrective chiropractic care, non-surgical disc decompression care, deep tissue laser therapy for extremity pain, TMJD, and automobile injuries.
Seeing the need to help those injured in motor vehicle accidents, Dr. Janowitz earned an additional intensive certification in whiplash and car accident trauma with Dr. Croft from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Dr. Janowitz is active in the medical- legal arena often educating attorney, paralegals, and patients on the devastating effects of car accident injuries.
Additionally, since struggling with his own spinal issues of scoliosis and disc problems as a young man, he has developed protocols to specially help patients out with these painful conditions. The result of these personal health challenges created a desire for Dr. Janowitz to want to become a Chiropractor at age 9. Dr. Janowitz enjoys working with local Orthopedic surgeons in co-managing complicated disc injury cases by providing non-surgical spinal decompression therapy as a means to avoid drug therapy, epidural injections, or back surgery.
Dr. Janowitz also enjoys co-managing care with local Dentists for conditions associated with jaw pain called, TMJD. Dr. Janowitz has taken additional training on helping patients with this painful condition and utilizes several different techniques including deep tissue laser therapy, muscle release techniques, home care, and specific gentle adjustments to the TMJ to restore function and eliminate pain.
Dr. Janowitz is married to Dawn, who grew up in Oviedo since 1979, and has
three amazing children- Asher, Journey, and Jesse. Prior, Dawn was a
Registered Nurse who then teamed up with Dr. Janowitz to help their Synergy
Practice. She now devotes her energy and talents to homeschooling her
family. The Janowitz family enjoys boating, bike rides, and Caribbean
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Dr. Elizabeth Whooley, D.C. | Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Elizabeth Whooley was born and raised in Rhode Island. She sought chiropractic as a profession because she wanted to correct the cause of patient’s health problems rather than chasing the symptoms with drugs. This philosophy matched how she had been living her life and how she had imagined her future life as a doctor.
Dr. Whooley earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts in 1994. She then earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri in 1998. While she was a student at Logan, she was active in the Student Doctors’ Council, participated in a professional co-ed fraternity, and served as Vice President of her class.
After earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Dr. Whooley began her career in Rhode Island where she worked in two family practice offices as well as a multidisciplinary clinic that specialized in chronic conditions, including Fibromyalgia Syndrome and other complex cases. She served on the Chiropractic Society Board of Rhode Island. She is currently a member of the Florida Chiropractic Association and is a contributing author for the online magazine, Macaroni Kids.
She joined Synergy Oviedo Chiropractic in 2014 when she and her family moved to Oviedo, Florida to get away from the cold New England weather. Her husband, two sons and one daughter are much happier here in Florida enjoying the outdoors more than just a few months out of the year!
When Dr. Whooley is not at work, she enjoys family time at the local amusement parks, running, swimming, reading and exploring Florida. She has been a vegetarian since 1995 stating she is a master of making meatless chili, but her weakness is anything chocolate! Her favorite sports teams are the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. Her family has been completed by a Miniature Schnauzer named Hombre and a cat named Angel. Dr. Whooley is a certified scuba diver and has jumped out of an airplane…on purpose! She hopes to explore more of this country, especially the southwest, and tour Europe and Australia.
Dr. Adriana Huertas | Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Adriana Huertas is a native of Caguas, Puerto Rico. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico. She then attended the Universidad Central del Caribe, where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Cellular Biology. Dr. Huertas’s passion for helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle was the catalyst for her becoming a chiropractor and attending the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Upon graduating from chiropractic school, Dr. Huertas worked in Miami Beach for 3 years where she had the opportunity to work with many elite professional athletes and families.
Dr. Huertas provides chiropractic care to all patients regardless of age and specializes in maternal health and pediatrics. Dr. Huertas served as the President of the Pediatric Club at Palmer where she gained extensive knowledge and skills to help teenagers, children, and infants.
As part of her commitment to community service, Dr. Huertas participated in a mission trip that went to the FIJI islands to provide chiropractic care to members in islands that were in need of care.
Dr. Huertas is married to Dr. Karlton Kwan, a chiropractor as well. She and her husband enjoy doing CrossFit, fishing and cooking. She is a firm believer that health starts with what you put into your body. For that reason, she is an avid believer of optimal nutrition, and she tries to be an example to her patients. Dr. Huertas looks forward to serving you and your family.
- Webster Technique
- Activator Method
- Graston Technique
Dr. Rick Berthiaume, D.C. | Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Rick Berthiaume graduated from Life University School of Chiropractic in 1993 with an undergraduate bachelor’s degree in nutrition and the graduate degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. Since Dr. Rick has been under Chiropractic care since he was a child, a significant part of his focus is on pediatric chiropractic and pregnancy care. He has earned the designation of becoming a distinguished Fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, completing both a post-graduate pediatric certification and the Webster’s pregnancy technique certification and was a founding member of the International Chiropractors Associations council on chiropractic pediatrics.
Dr. Berthiaume loves sports, so he further obtained a post-graduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician from the American
Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. He spent time in 2007 at the United States Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, where he worked with over 80 different athletes in 21 different Olympic sports in preparation for the Beijing Olympics. He completed his tenth year as a
team physician for the Southern States Football League, with the 2008-2009 back-to-back league champion Orlando Rage. Dr. Berthiaume was recently inducted into The Southern States Football League Hall of Fame class of 2009 for his dedication and service to minor league football.
Dr. Berthiaume has a passion for educating the public on spinal health and the benefits of Chiropractic care. He has served as an expert speaker on spinal health for the International Chiropractor’s Association Spine Protection tour in China during 2015-2017 and was the official international Ambassador for the ICA. For this dedication, he was awarded a lifetime Fellowship in the ICA.
Dr. Berthiaume is a New England native, a lifetime Red Sox fan, and spends his free time exercising and fishing. He looks forward to providing expert care to you, your family, and the Central Florida community.
Meet Our Staff
Marilyn Medina | X-ray Tech and Registered Chiropractic Assistant
Marilyn is our X-ray tech/chiropractic assistant and was born in Puerto Rico, and raised in Bronx, N.Y. She has over 8 years of experience in the medical field. For fun, she enjoys family gatherings and going to theme parks.
Trudy Veber | Insurance Coordinator
Trudy is from south Florida where she worked in oral surgery for 17 years. She is our awesome Insurance Coordinator with over 25 years of experience. Trudy grew up in Cocoa Beach. She has been married to her wonderful husband, David, for 36 years, has 3 wonderful children and 3 amazing grandchildren. In her spare time Trudy loves to cook (even for the staff), spending time with her family and enjoying the Florida weather.
Linda Andriano | Office Administrator
Linda enjoys taking care of all of our patients needs with a friendly smile! She has been a part of our Synergy team for 5 years and a patient for 14 years. Linda has 25 years experience in various administrative roles and in the medical field. She was born in Pennsylvania and has lived in Florida since the late 70’s. Linda has 4 wonderful boys- Michael, Christian, Nicolas & Rusty (her dog). Linda loves to go to the beach, sing and spend time with her wonderful family.
Chasity | Patient Coordinator
Chasity is our friendly phone specialist. She moved to Florida with her family when she was five and grew up on the east coast. She now lives in Central Florida with her boyfriend, Joshua, son Addison, and their three beloved pets: Bruno the chihuahua, Muska the cat, and Mooberry the bunny. Chasity enjoys hiking and camping, but she spends most of her free time playing video games, gardening, and hanging out with her family at home.
Amanda | Patient Coordinator
Amanda comes from a customer service background, with over 12 years experience. She has been working in the medical field for the last 3 years. She was born and raised right here in Oviedo, Florida. She loves living here now with her own beautiful family. She enjoys spending time with her family and going to all the theme parks!