Neal Erickson, MD

President & Co-Founder

Neal Erickson, MD, is a Board-Certified family physician in both Kansas and Missouri. He completed medical school and residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Erickson has practiced at Kansas City Family Medical Care since 1995, and has also served as the Sporting Kansas City soccer team physician since 1995. Dr. Erickson has used his experience with the professional soccer team to develop a program for individuals in the community that is equal to the treatment afforded to the professional athletes he cares for. He is Board Certified in both Kansas and Missouri and is an active member of the AAFP and AMA.

Scott Luallin, MD


Orthopedic Surgeon who is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and subspecialty board certified in Sports Medicine. Did his orthopedic training at KUMC and did a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Harvard. Has been working in KC for 23 years and recently joined Truman Medical Center Lakewood. He also has served as the Chief Medical Officer for Sporting Kansas City since the inception of the team in 1995. His practice interests include arthroscopy, cartilage restoration, ligament reconstruction, and joint replacement.

Gerald Mancuso, MD


Gerald M. Mancuso, MD is a practicing Cardiologist in Leawood, KS. Dr. Mancuso graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1986 and has been in practice for 31 years. He completed a residency at University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. He currently practices at Healient Physician Group and is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center and St Joseph Medical Center.

Kirk McCullough, MD


Kirk McCullough, M.D. is an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Foot/Ankle surgeon with Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Kansas City and works at the Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery along with subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine. Born and raised in Kansas City, he is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. After residency, Dr. McCullough completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC, followed by an additional year of Orthopaedic Foot/Ankle fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH. Within the Sporting KC organization, he currently serves as an assistant team physician for Sporting KC along with Head Team Physician responsibilities for the Swope Park Rangers. In addition to this, he is also an assistant team physician for the Kansas City Chiefs and is a member of the NFL Foot/Ankle Subcommittee.

Michael McCabe, MD


Orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with Apex Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Overland Park, KS & Belton, MO. Prior executive health experience at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center servicing US Congress and Presidential Cabinet members while serving on the Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine Service in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Sideline sports medicine consultant to US Congress intramural athletics program

Michael Khadavi, MD

Primary Care

Dr. Khadavi is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Khadavi focuses on the non-operative care of all musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries. He received his bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Medicine from Kansas University and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Khadavi recently completed fellowship training in physical medicine and rehabilitation sports medicine at Stanford University.Dr. Khadavi is especially interested in the care and health of runners. As such, he implemented a running injury and prevention program, the first of its kind in the Kansas City area.Dr. Khadavi is an avid runner, Jayhawks fan, KC sports fan, and is extremely close with his family.

Tommy Ko, MD


Tommy K. Ko, MD is a practicing Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Ko graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in 1987 and has been in practice for over 30 years. He completed a residency at Truman Medical Center, and residencies in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Ko is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. He has a special interest in the treatment of asthma, interstitial lung disease and sleep disorders. He has teaching experience at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.

Brian Holdeman, DC


Dr. Holdeman specializes in family chiropractic care, chronic pain relief, sports therapy, acupuncture, and soft tissue massage. Dr Holdeman uses many different chiropractic techniques to improve overall function and wellness with an emphasis on sports related injuries and chronic pain.

David Burkart, MD


Dr. Burkart is a board-certified vascular-interventional radiologist. He attended medical school at University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Diagnostic Radiology, and his fellowship in Vascular-Interventional Radiology at Indiana University - Methodist Hospital. Dr. Burkart has been in Kansas City performing complex vascular interventions for the past 20 years. He has been the principle site investigator on numerous research studies in the field of vascular intervention and endovascular surgery. Currently he is the managing member of Healient Physician Group, a multispecialty group of cardiac, vascular, and wound care physicians.

Kelly Johnson, PhD

Exercise Physiology

Kelly Johnson, holds a PhD from the University of New Mexico in Exercise Physiology. He holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Akron where he gained a variety of experiences working with clinical and general populations with exercise testing. His interests research includes exercise training interventions combined with mobile health devices for weight loss.

Tom Eberline, DC, MS

Director of Musculoskeletal Health

Attended the University of Kansas where he received his bachelor's degree in exercise science. He then went on to Logan College in St. Louis where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree as well as his Masters of Sports Rehabilitation. In private practice, Dr. Eberline has worked with athletes at every level of competition from weekend warriors to professional athletes. He transitioned away from seeing patients on a regular basis to lead the clinical development and application team at a biomechanical analysis company that utilizes markerless motion capture technology to identify risk in human motion. He is excited to help Elite optimize their concierge executive physical program into a state-of-the-art patient-centered healthcare ecosystem. His clinical background, technical acumen, and business experience make him a great addition to the Elite team.

Denton Waggener, Au.D.


Denton is a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area. He received his Audiology Doctorate from Salus University in Elkins Park, PA. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds his Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Waggener is currently Senior Audiologist with Head & Neck Surgery of KC. He is a highly skilled clinician in the diagnosis of hearing disorders, the treatment of non-surgical hearing impairments and in the education and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. Dr. Waggener is honored to be a part of the Elite Physicals team and to be an integral part of each participant’s healthcare.

Sondra Cave, PHD

Strength Based Leadership

Dr. Sondra Cave earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Cave assists organizational human resources departments in establishing a strengths approach to performance management and evaluation; she facilitates strengths training for top level producers and is a certified “coach.” Dr. Cave was a Higher Education Consultant with the Gallup Organization for 12 years and was named, by Gallup, as one of the top 20 national “strengths educators,’ appointing her as a “strengths advisor.”

Adrienne Porter


Adrienne Porter is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Herbalist, and Reiki Master that uses Bio-individuality to determine the best treatment to achieve balance in the body through food, supplementation, herbs, and alternative therapies. She has extensive experience in the areas of building rapport with clients and colleagues in the health and wellness industry. She loves to inspire and encourage others on their healing journey.

Casey Hildinger


Casey Hildinger, CPT, CES, Certified Wellness Coach. A western Kansas import, Casey Hildinger has been involved in the fitness industry professionally for over 15 years. Casey currently is a lead instructor at Wellspring School of Allied Health in Kansas City, MO. There he teaches Nutrition Science and Exercise Physiology. Prior to teaching, Casey worked as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer for over 10 years. He has worked with a wide variety of clientele in a wide variety of ages. Casey is a proud Army Veteran and was certified as a Master of Fitness Trainer during his time in service. While serving he was in charge of overseeing fitness planning for a battalion wide physical training program. He has also provided training for future Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines preparing them for basic training and beyond. Casey is also known for a vast array of terrible analogies. When asked what his favorite for clients and nutrition is he replied, "All diets are the same. The only difference is finding out what your preferred method of suffering through it is." Casey's unique experience and expertise will allow him to work with executives and their unique lifestyle and demands. His role with the ESM team will be focused on meeting patients on their level to provide efficiency and sustainability in their health and fitness endeavors.

Chad Richards

Exercise Coach

Chad Richards has been a Strength Coach and Personal Trainer for 22 years. He received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas. Chad had the fortune to train some of the great KU Players of the 90s post-college career. All American greats like Jacque Vaughn, Billy Thomas, Steve Woodberry, and Brady Morningstar. These players enlisted Chad’s expertise to help them rehab from the long season they’ve endured, and prepare for the upcoming season. His large spectrum of clients ranges from Olympic Throwers, professional bull riders, all the way to weekend warriors, elderly, and post-physical therapy patients. He consistently works with young athletes, getting them ready for high school and college athletics. Basically, he’s the best around at taking any fitness level and progressing it to the Next Level! His brand NextLevel is the culmination of his vast experience as a strength coach. Chad has been certified by the NSCA, USAW, Poliquin structural balance Certifications 1-2, Biosignature, and has earned full Instructor position for JKD( Jeet Kune Do). His professional career has included a personal training facility which he uses as his human performance lab, and the co-creation of a prominent local gym the Summit. His expertise will be working for you, as you take the valuable information from Elite Physicals, and start your action plan towards reaching your physical goals!

Mindy Thomas


Mindy Thomas, RN, BSN, CCRN is a 2008 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Nursing. She has worked at The University of Kansas Health System for the entirety of her ten-year career, starting in the Emergency Department and later transferring to the Intensive Care Unit. She holds her certification in critical care nursing and is an instructor of both Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Saving Skills. In 2017 she was awarded the Pulmonary and Critical Care Nursing Excellence award from the University of Kansas Health System. She is currently enrolled at the University of Missouri working toward her Doctorate as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Mary Hubert

RN / V02MAX / Stress Test

Registered Nurse for over 25 years, specializing in Cardiology. Since 2013 has focused exclusively on Cardiac Stress Testing, encompassing both Nuclear and Echo Imaging modalities for a group of Cardiologists in Leawood, KS. ACLS and BCLS Certified. Lives in south Overland Park with her husband and two dogs.

Jenn Amborn


Jenn is a Certified Athletic Trainer with an additional professional background in Health and Physical Education. She obtained her doctoral degree from St. Louis University. She loves many areas in sports medicine, with a special interest in knee injuries, concussions, and regenerative medicine. She is heavily involved in sports medicine across the local KC area, working a variety of events including rugby, soccer, and lacrosse.

Keaton Davis, ATC


Keaton Davis graduated from the university of Kansas in 2015 with a Bachelor's in Athletic Training. He then went on to earn a Master's in Higher Education at Iowa State University while acting as the certified athletic trainer for their men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. He currently works with Dr Michael Khadavi as the Regenerative Medicine Coordinator for Apex Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, specializing in patient care for all non-operative regenerative medicine procedures. Having been a competitive runner most of his life and an area coach for a Jeff Galloway Run/Walk Training Program, he is passionate about cardiovascular fitness and helping others achieve their goals.

Dawn Hurt

X-Ray Technician

Dawn Hurt is a certified laboratory technician, receiving her certification at Hawkeye Tech (IA). When Dawn moved to Kansas City after graduating, her first job was to open a lab for a clinic where she also gained her knowledge and training in x-ray. She started working for Dr. Erickson in 1997, where her wit, compassion, efficiancy and dedication to her work have made her indespensible, and has been with Dr. Erickson to this day. Dawn was a natural choice when starting Elite Physicals, and got her certification in Dexa in the summer of 2018 to further assist Dr. Erickson. Dawn is an avid book reader and enjoys her time - between books - cooking and cheering on her favorite teams with her husband of 26 years.

Mindy Kinman

Vascular Tech

American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, specializing in Abdomen and Vascular. Over 20 years of experience in both private practice and hospital setting. Since 2013 having been working in a Cardiovascular Imaging Center with a group of Cardiologists and a Radiologist in Leawood, KS. BCLS Certified.

Amber Quigg

Massage Therapy

Amber Quigg, LMT is a graduate of MTTI, Massage Therapy Teaching Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. She is licensed and a member of the ABMP Massage Association. Amber is the owner of Agape Touch Massage Therapy in Independence, Missouri. She has over 20 years of experience as a massage therapist and holds certifications in several massage modalities. Amber combines modalities to create unique personalized sessions. She partners with the client to identify individual priorities and addresses them one layer at a time, utilizing a combination of up to five modalities in each tailored massage. Amber enjoys facilitating the client's personal goals toward wellness, empowerment, and improvement. She is passionate about the positive effects of massage therapy on the body and mind. She has expertise in sports massage for fatigue, sore muscles, post workouts, and injury rehabilitation. She can assist in the relief of migraines and tension-related body aches, or help you forget about life stresses through relaxation focused massage. Amber is excited to introduce and engage her clients in the healing power of massage. She encourages everyone to try massage therapy at least once to experience its impact on their physical and mental health through regular self-care.

Amie Van Fleet

Patient Relations

Amie Van Fleet was born and raised in Kansas City; she has worked with Dr. Erickson for ten years at his primary care clinic at St. Joseph Hospital. This experience has helped foster her love of helping others, positive relationships, and learn more about our community. She currently lives in Overland Park with her two children and one crazy dog.

Nick Perry


Nicholas Perry is a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City with a degree in Vocal Performance and Business Administration and currently works for Kansas City Family Medical Care. Outside of helping take care of the clinic's many patients during the day, he is active throughout the theater and film community, serving as director, choreographer, music director, stage manager, and actor for many local projects including youth, community, school, and professional productions throughout the Kansas City area. He is also an event coordinator and serves on the board for Kingdom Kids, a non-profit serving the foster care community, and All God's Children, a non-profit dedicated to serving orphan children needs in Zambia. He is dedicated to serving youth both as a mentor and educator enrolled in classes to become a foster parent and plans to continue his studies in child psychology.

Tessa Matthews


Tessa Mathews graduated from Kansas State University in May of 2018 with a degree in Human Development and Family Science. She is currently working at Kansas City Family Medical Care as a scheduler. Prior to working at KCFMC, at school she worked with a local non-profit organization. Tessa loves working with people, building relationships, and helping others.

Tim Braselton


Tim Braselton is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University with a degree in Vocal Pedagogy and is now a dedicated member of the Kansas City Family Medical Care team. His commitment to the well-being of those around him is evident in his work, be it in the way he assists patients in the clinic or in the way he works with artists and musicians all over the Kansas City Metro area. His years of service in public relations have equipped him to serve people in an effortless manner, all the while with patience and good humor. He spent several years as Artistic Director for at-risk LGBT youth in Kansas City and continues in the vein of community service by volunteering his time with non-profit organizations. Currently, his extra-curricular studies are focused on the effects of music on mental and physical health and he looks forward to the many years ahead with this new partnership.

Kristen Alley


Kristen Alley studied Vocal Performance with opera emphasis at Webster University and is currently pursuing a degree in Music Education. She works at Kansas City Family Medical Care where she enjoys exercising her passion for helping others with her empathetic and understanding nature. Kristen's youth was spent fostering her professional drive and love of connecting with people through the Kansas City music and theatre communities, particularly while studying and performing with the KC Lyric Opera as a member of their Young Honors Artists program. Outside of work and school, she is a pianist, sings jazz and blues around the metro area, remains active in the local theatre community, and sings with the Kansas City Chamber Choir. Kristen is thrilled for the bright future ahead with Elite Physicals and the brilliant team that makes it all possible.

Sierra Aboul-Hosn


Sierra Aboul-Hosn is a graduate from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology. She currently manages three Organic Hemp Botanicals stores across the Kansas City area and travels across the nation to educate others on the natural healing properties of the hemp plant. Her second passion involves selling real estate in both the Kansas City and Missouri area. She hopes to learn how to invest and rehab houses over the next several years. Her goal is to educate and help as many people as possible through both lines of her work.

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