Doctors of Chiropractic: Mischa N. Doman, D.C. & Kemmy L. Taylor, D.C
Dr. Mischa Doman grew up in Herman just south of L'Anse, MI. He attended L'Anse Public Schools and graduated in 1993. Mischa subsequently attended Northern Michigan University where he majored in Physiology and completed his pre-medicine requirements. After attending NMU, he moved to Davenport , IA to pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic. While at Palmer, Dr. Mischa was involved in various extra curricular activities such as the Outing Club and was elected Treasurer and then Vice President of the Gonstead Technique Club. As a senior he was selected go on a three week humanitarian trip to Nepal with 30 of his classmates. Over 25,000 people, from a few days old to elders in the society, with a variety of health concerns were adjusted during their stay in Nepal . As a senior, Dr. Mischa was one of 3 nominees selected from his graduating class for the prestigious Virgil Strang Philosophy Award. On October 26, 2001 , Dr. Mischa Doman graduated Cum Laude and was on the Palmer President's List. He and Dr. Kemmy were married on March 9, 2002.
Dr. Kemmy Taylor was born in a small southeastern town in Massachusetts . She attended the University of Massachusetts to study pre-medicine. While pursuing her studies at the University of Mass , she had the opportunity to study abroad for a year at the University of East Anglia , in Norwich , England . After fulfilling her pre-med. requirements, Dr. Kemmy decided to take a more natural route and entered Palmer College of Chiropractic where both she and her sister were accepted. While attending Palmer, Dr. Kemmy was active in the Sports Injury Club and became an intern for a local specialist. Her experience qualified her for a teaching position at the International Conference on Carpel Tunnel Syndrome in Chicago , teaching Doctors from around the world. During her senior year, Dr. Kemmy was selected as a Clinical Teaching Assistant for her Module and was also selected to participate in the humanitarian trip to Nepal along with Dr. Mischa and their classmates. On October 26, 2001 , Dr. Kemmy Taylor graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic. She and Dr. Mischa currently reside in Baraga County with their two daughters, Nadja and Aryana.
Doctor of Chiropractic: Amanda (Crane) Deyaert, D.C., CACCP
Dr. Amanda grew up in Chassell and attended Houghton High School. She then attended Michigan Tech University and received a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. She moved to Bloomington, MN where she attended Northwestern Health Sciences University and received her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2016. Dr. Amanda practiced in Shakopee, MN for 3.5 years before returning to the UP in spring 2020, eager to care for the community in her hometown.
Dr. Amanda was first introduced to Chiropractic as a teen when recurring injuries kept her out of the sports she loved to play. With regular adjustments, she was not only able to resume the sports she was missing, but also perform at a higher level. After experiencing the positive benefits of care for herself, she decided to pursue a Chiropractic career with the goal of helping other athletes.
While in Chiropractic school, Dr. Amanda joined the pediatric club. She developed a passion for wellness care for the entire family, and subsequently broadened her focus to include prenatal and pediatric chiropractic. After receiving her Chiropractic license, she went on to complete additional certifications for the care of children and pregnant moms.
Dr. Amanda is certified in Pediatric Chiropractic (CACCP) through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (icpa4kids.com). This is a rigorous 200 class hour program that includes an in office research project as well as a final examination. She is one of the only Chiropractors with this certification in the entire Upper Peninsula. She is also certified in the Webster Technique for pregnancy. She currently resides in Chassell with her husband Eric, and their two beautiful girls Kinsley and Delaney. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with family and friends and helping her parents at the Crane Berry Farm.
Emily Downes, Office Manager/Chiropractic Assistant
Emily has been a part of Superior Family Chiropractic’s “Chiro-Family” since March of 2005. Having grown up in Virginia Beach, VA and relocating to the Upper Peninsula in June of 2004, Emily has been an integral part of our office ever since. Her primary focus at SFC is team-oriented work along with helping community members become subluxation-free via chiropractic care. She is always willing to help with any questions you may have and enjoys researching various topics for practice members. Should questions arise regarding billing procedures, scheduling or chiropractic in general, feel free to contact Emily. She will efficiently find answers to all your questions.
In her time off, she enjoys fishing, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and doing just about anything outdoors.
Samantha Elenich, Chiropractic Assistant
Sam Elenich joined our team at Superior Family Chiropractic in November of 2010. Originally from Negaunee, Sam moved to Chassell when she was 8 years old. After graduating from Chassell High School in 2004, Sam attended Northern Michigan University before deciding to settle back in her hometown of Chassell with her husband, Jason, and two sons, Jake and Tanner. When she’s not at SFC, Sam enjoys spending time with her family & friends, cooking and reading.
Sam has been under chiropractic care for over 10 years. She enjoys working with all kinds of people at the office and specifically enjoys seeing firsthand how chiropractic changes the lives of hundreds of community members each week, including hers. We are lucky to have Sam as a part of our chiropractic team.