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Meet the Chiropractors

Dr. Andrew Sands, D.C.

Dr. Andrew Sands, D.C.Early one morning, Dr. Sands was lifting weights in the gym when he felt a sharp pain in his right shoulder. Unexpectedly, a man walked up to him and said he would take a look at Dr. Sands’s shoulder. The man was a chiropractor and said he had worked on many shoulders. He gave Dr. Sands a quick examination right there in the middle of the gym. Then, he adjusted Dr. Sands’s shoulder, giving immediate relief from the pain. The chiropractor explained that Dr. Sands had experienced a subluxation and discussed how chiropractic had helped. “From that point, I knew being a chiropractor was my career goal.”

Learning to Support Health

Dr. Sands first attended the University of Florida to complete his undergraduate education. He then went on to attend Life University in Marietta, GA to complete his chiropractic education. His courses included studies on the nervous system, anatomy, human physiology, diagnosis, patient care, X-ray and chiropractic adjusting techniques. After graduating in 1996, Dr. Sands returned to the Aventura area to establish his practice. Read more

Open for Discussion

Dr. Sands understands that some people may feel skeptical about chiropractic. To address any concerns and apprehensions, he fully explains everything in advance. Dr. Sands encourages you to ask questions and keeps communication open at all times. Our practice members appreciate the sense of warmth and relaxation ChiroMed of Jacksonville gives them.

Dr. Steven Schwartz, D.C.

Chiropractic Gives Unexpected Benefits

Dr. Steven Schwartz, D.C.Dr. Schwartz was in high school when he started experiencing severe migraine headaches. He visited several medical doctors and specialists and tried taking medications that did not help him. It was then Dr. Schwartz decided to visit a chiropractor and saw his pain relieved. Soon, he noticed there were additional benefits to chiropractic care as his performance in sports and his overall health improved. Dr. Schwartz’s strong interest in health and human science and successful experience with chiropractic made him decide he wanted to help others in the same way.

Gaining Health Expertise

Dr. Schwartz first attended Florida State University for his undergraduate education. He then went on to Palmer College of Chiropractic and graduated in 2012 with his Doctor of Chiropractic. After his time in chiropractic college, Dr. Schwartz brought his knowledge of many different techniques and the latest technology to benefit the people in his hometown community. Read more

Educating Our Patients

At ChiroMed of Jacksonville, we understand the importance of educating you about your health. Dr. Schwartz will spend all the time necessary with you to make sure you fully understand the cause of your condition and how to prevent future injury.

Dr. Mitchell Walters, D.C.

Dr. Mitchell Walters, D.C.Dr. Mitch Walters was born in Dothan, Alabama and raised all over the southeast before settling in Jacksonville, Florida. After graduating from Fleming Island High School in 2005, he attended Florida State University on a full academic scholarship. He was in the honors program throughout his time at Florida State University and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology.

Chiropractic Education

After graduation he moved to Port Orange, Florida to attend the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic where he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2012. At Palmer he received training in the latest chiropractic techniques and technology. After Palmer he opened his own chiropractic office in Jacksonville Beach, Florida where he practiced for 3 years before teaming up with the ChiroMed of Jacksonville team.

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Meet the Medical Doctors

Dr. Saman Soleymani, MD

Dr. Saman Soleymani, MDAfter graduating high school at the age of 15, Dr. Saman Soleymani went on to earn his undergraduate degree at the University of North Florida in Biology, and subsequently went on to study medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. After fulfilling his residency at the University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, he stayed on as Assistant Professor for the next three years. In 2005 he went on to open Avecina Medical, ( ) which is a multi-specialty private practice.

Training & Education

Dr. Soleymani is board certified within the American Board of Internal Medicine and is the owner/operator of two offices in the greater Jacksonville area. Dr. Soleymani has been a national speaker for international pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, and is currently an active national speaker for Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Soleymani has studied and trained extensively in advanced nutrition, physiology, sports medicine and anti-aging practices. He emphasizes a sound and meticulous nutrition and exercise program for all his patients, and aids them in achieving optimum levels of health and wellness. Throughout his life Dr. Soleymani has been a practitioner and enthusiast of health and wellness, both personally and as professional expert.

Dr. Dmitriy Model, MD

Dr. Dmitriy Model, MDDr. Model has successfully been integrated in the lives of tens of thousands of patients and continues to be one of the few physicians who is focused on the well-being and improvement of his patients. His dedication towards his patients continues to allow him to be a favorite among his counterparts. At the tender age of 5, his uncanny ability to give comfort was seen in his dedication for his ailing grandmother. His attentiveness towards her, improved his patience and gave him the determination to pursue the right steps to become one of the best in his fields.

Medical Training and Education

His medical education and training began early and he delved his energies at 15 years of age to understand what would be required to pursue his dream of becoming a medical doctor. At 18 years of age he worked as a Medical Assistant at different hospitals throughout Moscow and at 19 years his competency in handling emergencies made him a popular Physician’s Assistant on the busy streets of Moscow with the city’s finest fire rescue team. Read more

Dr. Model received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Florida and completed his medical degree with Ross University. Ross University taught him the most experiences of his medical career. It was there that he learned grace under pressure and understood that having solid credentials was not only important but having an empathetic attitude and an open and responsive manner was the key to maintaining patient /doctor loyalty. Dr. Model completed his clinical rotations in New York City and his internal residency in The University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. His journeys took him from treating patients at The University Hospital of Newark, East Orange Veteran Hospital and The Hackensack Medical Center, and eventually Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in Jacksonville Florida. His vigorous training prepared him for a business partnership with a longtime friend Dr. Saman Soleymani and the two created Avecina Medical, a state of the art urgent care facility. Dmitriy or Model as he is known throughout his community is a family man, with his beautiful wife Elena and their two children Benjamin and Dasha. His love for caring does not end there – his cats Katya and Lisa are a big part of his life as well and on days when he feels free spirited, his love for ballroom dancing is seen on the floors of Arthur Murray Studio.
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