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Meet our ESR Team

  • Dr.
    Gurmit S. Gill, D.C., CCSP
    Dr. Gurmit S. Gill, D.C., CCSP has been a practicing chiropractic physician since 2001. He graduated from the Southern California University of Health Sciences with his degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2001. His undergraduate studies were completed in Biological Sciences and Business Administration. Dr. Gill's practice philosophy is medically oriented, however, also well rooted in the traditional chiropractic philosophies.


    • Motor Vehicle Collision Trauma (Whiplash Injuries)
    • Industrial Injuries
    • Sports Injuries
    Specialty certificates

    • Certified Auto Safety Trainer
    • Certified Low Speed Auto Collisions
    • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
    Personal Interests

    Besides staying current with cutting edge research and academia, Dr. Gill likes to enjoy time with his family and traveling. He plays ice hockey as a recreational activity, and enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking and hiking.

  • Dr.
    Greg Bowers, D.C.
    Dr. Greg Bowers, D.C., has been working at Everett Spine and Rehab as a Chiropractor since 2015. Dr. Bowers graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in 2003. Upon graduating, he moved to Melbourne, Australia and owned two practices until moving back to the Pacific Northwest in 2015. Dr. Bowers’ international experience brings a wealth of experience and knowledge about the chiropractic field and its role in increasing human adaptability.


    His scope lies within the adaptive chiropractic field—chiropractic care focused on retaining and restoring, increased adaptability, and resilience through an optimal and healthy spine and nervous system.

    One of his favorite quotes as it pertains to health and the human body is by Leon Megginson:
    “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” ― Leon C. Megginson

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Bowers is also passionate about his family: which includes his wife, Laura, and their newborn – Maya. He loves getting outdoors into nature and is an avid disc golfer. He has played in disc golf tournaments all over the world and is the 3x Australian Amateur Champion.

  • Dr.
    Charlene Sapida, DPT
    Charlene Sapida, DPT, has worked in Outpatient Physical Therapy since 2005. She earned her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in 2005 as well as her Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Washington in 2002. Charlene has extensive continuing education in manual therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation, neck/back pain and spine care, and therapeutic functional strengthening.

    She highly believes in forming authentic relationships with patients, providing services based on rehabilitation needs tailored towards the individual through one-on-one care, and ensuring continuity of care with not only the patient but with all involved medical providers too.


    • Outpatient Orthopedics
    • Occupational injuries, spinal rehabilitation, pre & post-surgical rehabilitation
    • Sport injuries
  • Dr.
    Nejat Kesler, DAOM, LAc.
    Dr. Nejat Kessler is a graduate of the prestigious Bastyr University. He completed his Doctoral Degree in 2010— specializing in Pain Management and Integrative Oncology. He received his Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2008 from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. His philosophy of practice involves utilizing traditional oriental practices with evidence based modern approaches to achieve optimum medical results. He also has a strong emphasis in preventative medicine.


    • Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • Electro-Acupuncture
    • Cupping
    • Pain Control
    Personal Interests

    He enjoys outdoor activities, martial arts, travelling, and reading novels.

  • Dr.
    Lauren Wilson, N.D., LMP
    Dr. Lauren Wilson is a graduate of Bastyr University with a degree in Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (2016). He graduated from the University of Hawaii - Hilo (2000) with a BA degree in Biology. Dr. Wilson attended the Bellevue Massage School (2012), and is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMP).

    Dr. Lauren Wilson is passionate about health and healing. He strongly believes that we all have the inherent ability to heal and transform our minds and bodies to achieve dramatic improvements in our quality of life. He believes that our hopes, dreams and pleasures in life light the way towards better health.

    He believes there is not a clear line between standard medicine and alternative medicine. Good medicine uses the least intervention to generate the best results. Natural medicines are often and especially gentle and safe, so he tends to go to these treatments first.


    • Primary Care
    • Naturopathic Gastroenterology
    • Naturopathic Dermatology
    • Pain Management
    • Diet and Lifestyle Counseling
    • Behavioral Medicine
    • Botanical and Physical Medicine
    • Licensed Medical Examiner (NRCME) - Department of Transportation Exams
    Clinical Experience:

    • Clinical rotations at Bastyr Center for Natural Health
    • Rotation at Ballard Senior Center
    • Rotation at Neighbor Care Clinic shift for homeless youth
    • Massage practice at Monroe Therapeutic Massage
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy training
    • Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis supporting children with special needs
    Professional Associations

    • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
    • Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians
    • Association for Contextual Behavior Science
    • American Massage Therapy Association
    Personal quote

    “What we are looking for is the best results with the least risk and inconvenience. Sometimes this means using herbs and sometimes this means resorting to pharmaceuticals or surgery. Every person is different, so finding the right medicine is a collaborative process between myself and the patient.”

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Wilson likes to enjoy time with his family and also enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, building things (houses, furniture etc). He also is interested in the field of Agriculture (Agroforestry).

  • Vina Apellanes, LMP
    Since 2006, Vina Apellanes, LMP has been a working massage therapist -- she graduated from the Professional Massage Licensing Program at Ashmead College in 2006. She is compassionate about others and it is her joy to help other people feel better. She tremendously enjoys working in a medical and chiropractic setting.


    • Deep tissue
    • Medical Massage
    • Myofascial balancing (pelvis balancing, sacrum and lower back)
    Specialty Certificates

    • Certified Medical Massage Therapist
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    Personal Interests

    Vina enjoys listening to music, she can also sing and play the guitar. She loves camping out in nature.

    Personal quote

    'Love your job; and you will never work a day in your life. Massages make everything better'.

  • Susan Burns, LMP
    Susan graduated from the National Academy of Massage Therapy and Healing Sciences (Kulpsville, Pennsylvania) in 2006. She has a background in clinical massage therapy and extensive experience working with new and chronic injuries. She likes to work as a team with her clients to achieve their health goals. She is certified in pregnancy massage and holds a specialty license for intra oral massage, which involves working with the jaw muscles for treatment of jaw pain and headaches.


    • Deep tissue
    • Intra oral
    • Pregnancy massage
    Personal InterestsSusan is a full-time student pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering and plans to enter the field of biomedical engineering. She enjoys spending time with her family and finding fun ways to stay physically fit such as rock climbing, acrobatics, slackline and trapeze.

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