MEET THE DREAM TEAM
Dr. Jacob PerkinsChiropractor
Dr. Jacob D. Perkins is a practicing chiropractor working mainly in the field of sports medicine, soft tissue injuries, functional rehabilitation and performance. Dr. Perkins has a passion for learning and professional excellence and as such is dedicated to learning the latest evidence based techniques to help patients quickly and effectively recover from injuries. This expertise provides Dr. Perkins with the ability to educate patients and empower them to participate in the recovery process for more successful outcomes. Read More...
Dr. Elena ZinkovNATUROPATH
Dr. Elena Zinkov is passionate about helping people live an active, vibrant, and healthy life. Her background as a competitive athlete has led her into the world of sports medicine with emphasis on using nutrition for performance, and the most innovative and evidence based techniques for pain management. Dr. Elena practices functional medicine and provides treatments at Summit Sports and Spine that aim to restore all aspects of health.Read More...
Stephanie KentMASSAGE THERAPIST
Stephanie made her way to the PNW all the way from Montreal, about 3 years ago. She is passionate about therapeutic alternative therapies, integrative functional movement, and healing holistically. She strives to stay up-to-date with reading, research, and continued education to further her knowledge of the body through various approaches.
Stephanie is a graduate from Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts in West Seattle, where the focus is on therapeutic medical massage; she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology; a Level 2 certification in Holistic Lifestyle Coaching; as well as a level 1 certification in Animal Flow. Stephanie helps her clients on their healing journey with individualized attention, consistent support, updated knowledge, and intuitive care. Her clients refer to her approach as compassionate, intuitive, and non-dogmatic.
Jerome HerringMASSAGE THERAPIST
Jerome is a practicing Licensed Massage Therapist working mainly in the field of sports massage and injury treatment massage. His focus is on postural alignment, soft tissue injury rehabilitation, performance enhancement, and injury prevention. Jerome firmly believes that an ongoing education about your body is key to maintaining a healthy body.
Jerome graduated in April 2011 from the Northwest School of Massage in Kirkland, WA. Jerome has worked as a Motor Vehicle Accident (Whiplash) Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Chiropractic assistant, and Lead therapist at a PT Clinic. Jerome was a two sport athlete in college and that has always guided his focus on sports and soft tissue injuries. In 2016 Jerome worked on the ATP tour with Dmitry Tursonov, and on the WTA tour at Indian Wells with Nicole Gibbs as a private physio. He also works with members of the Seattle Seahawks offensive line. He is a lifelong student and continues to sharpen his skills by taking continuing education courses to learn the latest in massage techniques, new massage research, and different stretching techniques. Jerome works with people of all activity levels, and believes massage helps to improve quality of life and quality of movement.
Jerome enjoys talking about massage, sports and gardening. He can be found hiking, hanging out in his garden or spending time with friends and family in his free time.
Annalisa GuerreroOFFICE MANAGER
Born and raised in Southern California, Annalisa moved up to Kirkland in the summer of 2014. She is a graduate of the University of Washington Bothell with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and International Business. She has a passion for people and enjoys finding ways to better serve them in and out of the clinic. You can find her playing volleyball with her fiance, hiking with her dog Ellie, kayaking on Lake Washington or spending time with her loved ones. With professional experience in previous chiropractic clinics and exposure to sports and athletes her entire life, Annalisa strives to make this experience beneficial and enjoyable for all patients here at Summit Sports and Spine.