Meet The Team

Dr. Natalie Cordova

I was told it was “just a phase” I was going through. I would get pain and numbness that ran down my right leg every time I’d get on a bicycle. I just didn’t make sense! After an examination with a chiropractor, I understood the problem. I received a few chiropractic adjustments and the pain was gone! I knew then that I wanted to touch the lives of others in this same way, so I set out to become a chiropractor. Dr. Natalie Cordova practices at our Galleria area location. 

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Dr. Philip Cordova

Dr. Philip V. Cordova was born & raised in Glendale, Arizona. He was involved in martial arts by the age of 8. Active in Kenpo Karate until about the age of 19, Dr. Cordova achieved his black belt and won multiple tournaments and trophies at various age levels. After injuring his back at the age of 13, Dr. Cordova’s father took him to see a chiropractor. Dr. Cordova had no idea what a chiropractor did or even how this doctor could possibly help him with his back pain. Dr. Cordova practices at our Galleria area location. 

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Dr. Brandon Siegmund

Dr. Brandon Siegmund was born and raised outside of Fort Worth. After he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, Dr. Siegmund performed clinical research at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Siegmund’s interactions with patients during his clinical research at MD Anderson led to a desire to enter a field that enabled him to provide long-term relief to patients as well as educate patients on overall wellness. Dr. Siegmund practices at our Galleria area location. 

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Dr. Bryen Brown

Dr. Bryen Brown is married to Dawn and has 2 children. He grew up in Bogalusa, LA and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Grambling State University in 2008. He then attended and graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 2012. During chiropractic college, he was able to do a rotation at the Veteran’s Hospital in Temple, Texas. “There I had the privilege to work with our Country’s heroes in the Armed Forces.” Dr. Brown practices at our Galleria area location.

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Dr. Jesse West

Growing up, Dr. West had some close encounters with the benefits chiropractic care could provide. His younger brother found significant relief from migraines when nothing else had helped before. His mother was told that she would need surgery on a herniated disc in her neck and she chose to use chiropractic care where she was able to get long lasting non-surgical relief. Dr. West practices at our Greenway Plaza location.

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Dr. Trevor Hurtig

Dr. Trevor Hurtig was born and raised in Brenham. After attending Blinn College he spent 10 years in hospitality working in hotels with a focus on valet, as well as coaching CrossFit for many years. He wanted to make a larger impact in people's lives and decided to enroll in Parker University and graduated in 2021. Dr. Hurtig practices at our Galleria area location.

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Dr. Yamilete Castillo Torres

Dr. Castillo was born and raised in Anasco, Puerto Rico. She studied Biology at  Pontificia Catholic University of Puerto Rico with the intention of pursuing a Master's Degree in Mycology. However, after a friend invited her to attend a meeting in which a professor from a Chiropractic College would be speaking, she was inspired to change her mind about her academic interests. Dr. Castillo practices at our Greenway Plaza location. 

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Ariana - Billing Coordinator

Ariana grew up in Round Rock, Texas and is married to her high school sweetheart. She enjoys scrapbooking, dancing, and taking walks with her husband. “Chiropractic care helps reduce pain so people can enjoy doing activities that used to be painful. It’s great to be able to see the patient’s happiness and confidence as they being to feel better. The staff is very friendly and it’s a relaxing atmosphere.”

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Laura - Lead Chiropractic Assistant

Laura grew up in Houston and has a boyfriend and a 7-year-old son. "I like seeing patients feel better over time - no drugs or surgery involved. My favorite thing about our office is our patients! Our staff is like a family and we like to make our patients feel the same way - warm & welcoming." She enjoys hanging out with her sisters, reality TV, listening to music, and watching the Astros & Rockets play!

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Jenny - Chiropractic Assistant

Jenny grew up in Houston and has a significant other and a son. "I love Chiropractic because it's such a great, natural way of healing the body. I love the cleanliness of the office, the staff, and the systems that make it easier for both the staff and patients." Jenny loves being a full-time mom and binge watching shows and movies (especially The Office). 

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Emily - Chiropractic Assistant

Emily grew up in San Antonio, Tx and has lived here in Houston for several years now. She is currently in school majoring in Kinesiology at the University of Houston. When she isn't running around with her two partners and 8-month old son, she's always training for her next CrossFit competition, experimenting with new recipes, working on becoming a certified CrossFit coach, or looking for new shows to watch! "I love OUR office specifically because each of our doctors go great lengths to give personalized care to every patient that walks in the door! Knowing that I work for such a professional office makes me proud to work here and be a part of such a great team!" 

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Mi'Kayla - Chiropractic Assistant

Mi'Kayla grew up in Waco, TX and is an only child. "I love how Chiropractic gives patients a chance to relieve pain without needing to depend on medications or surgery. I love how friendly the staff is at CORE too!" Mi'Kayla enjoys cooking, reality TV, scrapbooking, and hanging out with friends. 

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Kate - Chiropractic Assistant

Kate grew up in Houston and lives with her wonderful partner & their two cats (Coco & Boba) in the coziest apartment on the west side of Houston. "Having previously been a professional modern dancer, chiropractic has gotten me out of more than a few pinched nerves. I love how CORE Chiropractic has a fast pace & teamwork among my co-workers." In her free time, Kate enjoys drawing, painting, sewing, & improvising in the kitchen. "I really enjoy making people laugh and feel supported."

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Carly - Chiropractic Assistant

Carly grew up in Houston and has a dog named Gucci. "Chiropractic is the best preventative care! Tackles the problem and does everything to help it from happening again! I love the staff at CORE. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming!" Carly loves working out, hanging out with friends, and the Houston Astros.

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Bre - Chiropractic Assistant

Bre grew up in San Diego, CA and has a Doberman. She enjoys reading, video games, camping, fishing, and shopping. "I am happy and grateful to be working with people who care. My favorite part of CORE is that everyone always has such a positive energy; the doctors, patients, and assistants. "

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Kensie - Chiropractic Assistant

Kensie grew up in Pasadena and has 4 cats. She's had a passion for healthcare and helping others since elementary school. She enjoys cooking, painting, crocheting, hiking, and live music. "My favorite part of CORE is the friendliness of the staff and the seamless coordination amongst everyone to ensure a smooth flow every day. I love Chiropractic because it is a natural and long-studied form of healing our bodies."

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Tim - Chiropractic Assistant

Tim grew up in Houston and enjoys hiking, thrifting, and watching movies. "I love helping patients reduce their back pain, neck pain, and more! It significantly improve how they live and feel on a day-to-day basis! I love working at CORE because the team is very nice and helpful and the mood is always positive!"

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