Dr. Brett Herrington

D.C., P.A.
Dr. Herrington has been practicing in the Clearwater area for over 19 years. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, he received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1992 and his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University in 1997. While in college Dr. Herrington served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve as a law enforcement and search and rescue team member. He was also a member of Honor Guard in Cape May, New Jersey.

Dr. Herrington received additional certification in rehabilitative care including Physiological Therapeutics certification from New York Chiropractic College, and Chiropractic Biophysics I and II certification, which specialize in rehabilitation of the spine after trauma. He is also certified as a Workers’ Compensation physician.
Dr. Herrington is a member of the Pinellas County Chiropractic Society, the Florida Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association.



Dr. Craig Cusson

Dr. Craig Cusson was born in New Bedford Massachusetts and transitioned to Sarasota, Florida at a young age. After pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Science from the University of South Florida, Dr. Cusson quickly developed a passion for helping people and understanding the true meaning of health and wellness. He attended National University of Health Sciences where he obtained his Doctorate as a Chiropractic Physician.

He prides himself on educating others through health, wellness and lifestyle changes. He has obtained many other health certifications along the way, including an additional degree in sports medicine and a board certification in Acupuncture. Dr. Cusson enjoys spending time with family and friends and has an unmatched excitement for football, basketball, golf and traveling.


Dr. Austin Williams, D.C.

Dr. Williams was born in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and moved to a smaller town 20 minutes west of PBG/West Palm called Loxahatchee when he was 5 years old where he resided until going to college. He attended the University of Florida for his undergrad where he earned his Bachelor’s in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. This is also where he met his wife McKenzie. He graduated Summa cum Laude from the National University of Health Sciences where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine.

At his Chiropractic School, Dr. Williams was also the president of the Motion Palpation Club. He chose to be a chiropractor because he has been under chiropractic care since high school to help with the aches and pains associated with playing on the football, volleyball, and wrestling teams and he wanted to be able to help other people live pain-free without the use of prescription drugs. He enjoys spending time at the beach, watching a variety of sports (especially the Gators, Dolphins & Lightning) on TV as well as going hunting and fishing when he has some time off.


Preeti Jois, MD MBA FACEP

Medical Director

Dr. Preeti Jois is an achievement-oriented Emergency Physician with 16+ years of clinical expertise and leadership experience. She is passionate about ensuring clinical excellence in emergency care and providing education around cardiovascular emergencies. A diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), she is also a prolific researcher with multiple peer-reviewed articles and publications. She is an engaging and dynamic nationally-recognized presenter.

In 2010, Dr. Jois founded UF Health-Shands Hospital’s first Chest Pain Evaluation Center and served as its Medical Director. Later that year, she received the UF College of Medicine’s Exemplary Teacher Award.

She proudly served in the US Air Force Reserves (Major) En Route Critical Care Team (ERCCT) with the 920th ASTS at Patrick Air Force Base. In 2014, she received the US Air Force Commendation Award (First Oak Leaf Cluster) for Act of Courage.

A native of Tampa Bay, Dr. Jois attended the University of Florida (Go Gators!!) for her undergraduate career and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine prior to returning to Tampa for her Emergency Medicine Residency Training (Tampa General Hospital/ USF). She spent two years at the Cleveland Clinic (Ohio) to complete a fellowship in cardiovascular emergencies before returning home to Tampa. She is a runner and fitness enthusiast, a culinary aficionado, an oenophile, a linguaphile and global-trekker who is fluent in French and Hindi.


Deanna Newlin, LMT, CCMA

Hello, my name is Deanna and I have been a massage therapist for the past 7 years. I chose this profession because I wanted to continue helping patients in the medical field. I specialize in myofascial release, neuromuscular deep tissue, Swedish craniosacral techniques, and Reiki. I’m available for appointments on Friday mornings at our Clearwater location.


Angelea Carpenter

Hello, my name is Angelea and I have been a massage therapist since 1998. I received my license from The Humanities Center in Pinellas Park. I became a massage therapist because I enjoy helping others and believe therapeutic touch for relaxation and pain relief is essential in a hectic world. I specialize in Neuromuscular, Relaxation, and Scar Release massage.


Cassidy McCann, LMT

Hello, my name is Cassidy and I have been a massage therapist since 2017 after graduating from Cortiva Institute in Wall, NJ. I specialize in deep tissue and therapeutic massage therapy. I really enjoy being a massage therapist because being able to relieve someone’s pain, even after just one massage session, is both humbling and gratifying. I love helping people feel their best self!


Jason Tyler LMT, CPT, HHC

Hi, I’m JASON a Licensed Massage & Manual Therapist, Certified Physical Trainer & Holistic Health Coach. I have over 25 years of health care experience & education. I’ve been practicing Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork for 15 years Specializing in Sports & Orthopedic Massage, Corrective Exercise & Fitness Rehab. After spending my early years working in hospitals and nursing homes I observed much of what I saw was avoidable with habits for better living. I knew then WE must learn how to eat, move & be healthy to live and age well! I then chose My Mission to always study, practice & provide preventative healthiness and rehab. After graduating from The Florida School of Massage in Gainesville, I received my National Board Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork in FL in 2007 & have specialty certifications in Active Release Techniques (A.R.T) Functional Fitness(F.M.S) & Neuro Muscular Therapy (N.M.T)



If you have any questions about our Clearwater chiropractor, or would like to learn more about chiropractic care at First Choice Chiropractic, please call us at (727) 535-7799 today!