Dr. Jordan Pastorek A United States Air Force veteran, Dr. Pastorek attended the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program to earn his Air Force pilot wings. In the following years he graduated from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, and successfully completed medical school in 2002 at the Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Pastorek finished his residency at University Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana in 2007.
Jade Malay, DC – Jade Malay is the Founder of Apex Physical Medicine and has practiced in the Dallas Area since 1992. Her foundational specialty is chiropractic care which includes neck, back and sciatica pain. The range of specialties is broad, but connected. The root of each of the conditions is lifestyle choices from diet to work, lifestyle, or environment. She finds and treats the cause of problem, not merely the symptom.Se also leadsher industry in a non-invasive treatment for lower back, neck and sciatica pain caused by bulging or herniated discs. For true non-surgical decompression, she uses the DRX 9000 and DRX 9000C, new technologies for gentle, yet effective, results.
Using technology to improve quality of life extends to other areas of her practice as well. She and the medical staff are experienced in the use of lasers for muscle, joint pain, and the burning skin sensation or tingling of neuropathy. She is Certified from Bridgeport University in the following areas: Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry, Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis, and Mastering the Thyroid. She is experienced in the area of clinical nutrition as it applies to various metabolic issues and its affects on the muskuloskeletal system and the body as a whole. She is a graduate of Lewisville (Texas) High School and proud Baylor University 1988 Alumni. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Parker College of Chiropractic in 1992. Post doctorate degrees include a Diplomate in Chiropractic Orthopedics, of which there are less than 400 across the United States.
Adrienne Lawson has been in the medical field for 7 years. She is a former collegiate athlete. She played volleyball for and graduated from Cameron University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Adrienne coaches volleyball during her off time and enjoys spending time with friends and family.She has a passion for helping people and enjoys using her sports experience and knowledge as a way to help others.
Besni Varghese, FNP-BC is a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from Walden University, Minnesota with a Master of Science in Nursing. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in nursing practice. She is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has been working as a nurse practitioner for 2+ years in family practice and pain management setting. Before working as a nurse practitioner, she spent almost 16 years working as a registered nurse in critical care and medical-surgical units. Besni has a passion for teaching and nursing. She is a strong believer of the holistic care approach. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Annesha Scott, DC – Dr. Anniesha Scott, D.C. graduated from Parker University in 2010. As a Kansas native, she received her BA in Human Biology from the University of Kansas. Dr. Scott currently resides in Plano, TX with her husband and 3 children. In her off time she serves on the worship team at Grace Revolution Church in Irving , TX. Dr. Scott has a passion for health and wellness and enjoys educating her patients on exercise and nutrition.
Hesper Lana Fang, PT, DPT was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but she moved to Texas as soon as she could. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in 2017 from UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX. Hesper is passionate about providing patient-centered care and believes that physical therapy has the power to change lives. An active member of the Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association since 2014, Hesper has been vocal about the importance of physical therapy in the healthcare continuum. While still in school, she worked on research projects pertaining to Animal-Assisted Therapy and diabetic foot ulceration, both of which were posters presented at Texas Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conferences in 2016 and 2017. Her research project titled, “The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Older Adults with Dementia” was presented at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Cape Town, South Africa in 2017. Hesper has had the opportunity to practice in multiple settings and locations including in Hawaii and Malawi, Africa. She enjoys bringing her eclectic approach into her physical therapy practice. Her hobbies include birding, watercolor painting, and learning to playing the guitar.
Dr.Yasaman Shaghaghi is a board certified Chiropractic Physician in the state of Texas. It is her mission to provide personalized, quality chiropractic care with an emphasis on preventative care and patient education. She believes in treating the body as a whole by addressing each individual piece of the wellness puzzle. Yasaman strives to give her patients more fulfilled, enjoyable, and pain free lives and to educate them about the benefits of functional wellness. Dr. Shaghaghi is known for her work in Functional Medicine and working with Cognitive Decline Patients. She is also known for restoring the normal curves of the spine, allowing for a fully functioning nervous system and alleviation of chronic headaches, low back pain, and neck pain. She has extensive training in Disc Decompression Therapy. Her innovative use of Deep Tissue Laser and Disc Decompression Therapy provides an extremely effective alternative to spinal injections and surgery. She also uses Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) Techniques and Nutrition Response Testing. Additionally, she has extensive training in Myofascial Treatment Therapies such as Active Release Techniques (ART) and is Graston Certified. Her passion for functional wellness led her to receive her Doctorate of Chiropractic, graduating Cum Laude, from Parker Chiropractic in Dallas. She holds a BS from Parker College of Chiropractic in Human Anatomy and Wellness, as well as a BS in Biology from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. She is an active member of the American Chiropractic Association, Parker University Alumni Association, Texas Chiropractic Association, and Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association. At Apex Physical Medicine, Dr. Shaghaghi is committed to maximizing the quality of life within her community and genuinely likes to help people. She is thrilled and looking forward to sharing her knowledge and skills with patients.
Jessica Gerhart FNP, DC is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with an innate passion for promoting health and wellness in the community. Born and raised in northern Iowa, Dr. Gerhart was introduced to chiropractic at an early age as she was an avid athlete. Dr. Gerhart attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science. She then moved to Dallas and attended Parker University where she obtained a Doctorate in Chiropractic as well as a Bachelor’s in Health & Wellness. Dr. Gerhart chose to pursue further education and acquired a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing in 2012 and in 2014, obtained a Master’s of Science in Nursing, with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and received her Nurse Practitioner license to provide complete care for her patients.Dr. Gerhart has always had a passion for promoting optimal health and well-being with every individual she encounters.
Scott Ollison – Scott has been a licensed massage therapist 1999. Scott attended massage school at New Life Massage School in Atlanta, Georgia. Scott has been a team member with Dr. Malay since 2000 and has definitely won the employee longevity award! Scott is the main DRX 9000 Decompression Technician and has comprehensive knowledge and experience with this machine. Scott also assists with rehab, physical testing, and x-rays. Scott’s passion is baseball. Scott played minor league baseball in his glory days.
Michael Alaimo, PTA, BA – Michael graduated with his Physical Therapist Assistant Associates in Applied Science degree in 2017 from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, OR. Originally from Hawaii, he lived for a bit in Japan before moving to Oregon and has finally settled down here in the great state of Texas. Michael has worked with patients of all ages and abilities, and he is well versed in therapeutic exercise. In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising at the gym and testing out BBQ recipes.
Branden Williams is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Dallas in 2016. He graduated from Georgia State University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. He also holds certifications in Personal Training, Group Fitness Instruction, and Nutrition. He is currently studying to be an Exercise Physiologist as he looks to expand his influence in healthcare. Here at Apex he serves as a Rehab Technician. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, participating in community sporting events, and traveling.
Abril Vieyra MA Graduated from Sanford College with her Medical Assistant/ Phlebotomist Certification. She has been working with Apex Physical Medicine for almost 3 years. She enjoys working with patients and providing exceptional customer service. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and working out. In the near future, she plans to go back to college and become a Nurse practitioner or Physician Assistant.
Devon DeLarios has been with Apex since 2018. She attended Texas Tech University, and has been in the medical field for 3 years. She enjoys providing exceptional customer service for our patients, and providing them with the best care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 3 kids and family.
Chandler Perry has been with Apex since 2011. She has a A.S. in Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health science. She is currently working on her B.A. in Kinesiology at TWU. Her ultimate goal is to be a Occupational Therapist, and continue her work in helping others.
Diana Lopez – Diana has been with Apex since 2015 as an office assistant. She is currently working on her B.A. in Sociology at the University of North Texas. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.