Chiropractic Plus Team

The Chiropractic Plus staff provides quality chiropractic care in Thornton, Northglenn, Federal Heights, Westminster and Commerce City, Colorado. Stop by or call us today 303-254-8430 to set-up your next appointment.

For over three decades our staff have been providing quality chiropractic care to Thornton, Colorado and surrounding areas. Since our humble beginnings, we have grown the practice to one of the largest chiropractic care facilities in Colorado. Although a large facility, we have developed a team, which is ready to serve your every need. Our patients say they feel like they are a part of our family.


Dr. Pat Ray

Dr. Pat Ray, D.C.


Dr. Ray is a Native Coloradan and a 1987 Graduate of Western States Chiropractic College where he graduated Valedictorian. After graduation, he began his own private practice. Today, 32 years later, he has a well-established practice with a dedicated team of professionals ready to serve his patients every need. His goals for his patients are not only relief care, he also strives to empower them with the tools and strategies they need to increase energy, vitality, and quality of life. Using scientifically based processes that are founded on 5 core principles of health development and armed with the facts he has had great clinical success for literally tens of thousands of extremely satisfied patients. His patients realize that he is all about service and he truly cares. He often hears from his patients that they feel like they are a part of his family.

His practice is affiliated with the group, Maximized Living. Together, they are a network of over 1,000 doctors, some of which have written books that have been on the New York Times Best Selling Authors list. The doctors of Maximized Living work on multiple continents, and have engaged in partnerships with first tier organizations such as USA Wrestling and The Billion Soul Initiative. Together they have embarked on a global initiative to educate and change the way health care is viewed and delivered.

Dr. Ray is a keynote speaker and local educational expert for The American Consumer Education Foundation. As such, Dr. Ray has been providing educational programs to community groups, corporations, schools, medical facilities and membership organizations for many years now. Dr. Ray served as a board member of the Colorado Chiropractic Association for 8 years.

Dr. Kimberly Starr Doney

Associate Chiropractor

Dr. Starr learned the value of chiropractic care after a car accident during adolescence, from which she suffered migraines and back pain. She always admired the holistic approach to healthcare and due to her experience, has dedicated her life to bringing that approach to families of the Thornton area.

She was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. Dr. Starr attended Florida Atlantic University, where she completed her undergraduate degree with a Bachelors in Exercise science and Health promotion and played collegiate softball.  After graduating from FAU, she moved up to Port Orange, Florida to attend chiropractic school at Palmer College of Chiropractic. At Palmer she was heavily involved in pediatrics club, Maxliving doctor prep, Gonstead and Pettibon Technique clubs and attended weekend seminars to further develop her skills.

In her free time, she enjoys working out, traveling, and hiking with her Chorkie dog Clarence Junior.

Dr. Starr is very eager to begin serving the people of Thornton and also the surrounding communities. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and hope to help your become a better you!

Dr. Tom McNulty
Dr. Pat Ray

Dr. Charles Childers, M.D., D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Charles is a native Texan who graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 1992.  He began his own practice in Laredo, Texas, practicing for 17 years in a multi-disciplinary setting. Doctor Charles then went on to complete a Doctor of Medicine degree at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine. It is through this vast area of knowledge and experience that is brought in incorporating the 5 essentials to improve health of patients.

Doctor Charles remains steadfast in his quest to bring holistic preventative approach to patient care, utilizing chiropractic corrective care, nutrition with a comprehensive wellness approach. He consistently teaches that implementing all of this throughout life is the only way to avoid taking medications.

He has a sincere desire for his patients to live an abundant healthy life with all the nerves signaling when called upon and silent when not called upon.

Angela Ray

Billing and Accounts Manager

Angela oversees all account related activities at Chiropractic Plus. She has been doing this for over 25 years. This vast experience makes her an exceptional contact person when it comes to billing and collection matters. She is versed in all aspects of the office and has received certifications and continually attends training courses and seminars to educate herself, so that she will always be able to perform at a level of excellence that she and Dr. Ray have set for the practice.

Angela Ray
Amanda Alarid

Amanda Alarid

Lead Billing and Clinical Chiropractic Assistant

Amanda has been a patient of Dr. Ray’s for 23 years and began working for him about 10 years ago. She loves to work with the patients as a clinical CA and always makes sure they understand the importance of Chiropractic care. She has a great affinity for detail and will be there to greet you upon arrival to our office with a smile. She truly enjoys working with patients young and old. She is the first to say that she enjoys helping our doctors save lives through the power of Chiropractic Care. She is well versed in all aspects of the office and is always willing to answer questions and assist when and where needed.

Rebecca “Becca” McDaniel

Clinical Chiropractic Assistant

Becca gets to meet each patient individually and assist them with scheduling, progresses exams, exercises and making sure everyone is moving towards better health.

Becca is fairly new to the world of Chiropractic but her compassion about caring for people isn’t anything new to her.  Becca has worked in the medical industry for several years caring for the elderly, as a comfort care giver.  She would cook for them, clean and bathe them.  Most of the time Becca was the only company they had and she made sure they knew she cared.  Doing elderly care came with many challenges, however Becca’s ability to adapt to difficult situations has been admired by many.

Becca has a clear understanding of what it takes to become healthy by getting her regular adjustments and live by the 5 essentials.  These principals are shared with every patient that she comes in contact with.

Rebecca "Becca" McDaniel
Betsy Beltran

Betsy Beltran

Tech and Clinical Chiropractic Assistant

Betsy has a passion for helping others feel better. She focuses that energy on chiropractic because she has seen the benefits first hand with her own children.

Betsy is bilingual and wants to help the Hispanic community understand how they can reach their optimal health level and maintain it through chiropractic.

Sami Gonzales

Billing and Clinical Chiropractic Assistant

Sami is fairly new to behind the scenes of chiropractic care but has been in the customer service and health care industry for over 10 years. She has also been a chiropractic patient for over 15 years. She has a strong billing background but loves to help wherever she can. Sami loves to see people smile and will go the extra mile to do what is right.

Bryan Tankus
Betsy Beltran

Jackie Nieradka

Tech and Clinical Chiropractic Assistant

Raised in North Carolina and new to Colorado, Jackie made her way across the country in search of bigger mountains, bigger opportunities, and an even bigger passion. Through finding Chiropractic Plus and the philosophy of chiropractic care, the two later became as prominent as the Rockies. Jackie graduated from Appalachian State University, cum laude, with a B.S. in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology, while also playing four years of collegiate soccer at the Division I level.  She uses this mix of interdisciplinary education, innate teamwork, and strives to help everyone around her succeed to help our patients achieve their optimal health.

Erin Scherman

Chiropractic Assistant

Take action now to begin the fresh start you deserve by calling us today at 303-254-8430 or by filling out our online EASY CONTACT FORM for a free case wellness examination with one of our professional physicians at Chiropractic Plus.