Meet The Team

Our office strives to provide the best quality care that is based on each patient’s individual needs. Dr. Theodore knows that everyone is different. He will take the time to determine your problems and design an individual treatment plan that can restore your health and well-being. Potomac Valley Chiropractic offers day, evening, and weekend hours and has a NO WAIT policy.

We want you to know, Potomac Valley Chiropractic is a family centered practice. Dr. Theodore has years of experience adjusting children, as well as adults. He also specializes in sports injuries and enhancing athletic performance through Chiropractic care. Our caring staff are all certified as chiropractic assistants (CA) and are trained and licensed by the State of Maryland. We gladly accept most insurance and personal injury cases.

Chiropractor Spiro Theodore D.C.

Doctor Spiro Theodore is a graduate of Life University in Georgia. He has almost twenty years of experience being a chiropractor and there is truly nothing he loves more than being one. Dr. Theodore is singularly focused on treating each of his patients based on what is the best and the most efficient form of treatment for that particular person. He uses diversified methods and has studied kinesiology, activator, trigger point therapy and myofascial release technique. With physical therapy privileges, Dr. Theodore employs a variety of physical therapy modalities including ultra-sound, electrical stimulation, therapeutic activities, traction and many more. Dr. Theodore knows a healthy, well adjusted spine alleviates pain and many symptoms such as headaches, migraines, TMJ, sciatica, joint pain, neck and back pain, pain and discomfort in the knees, wrists, and many more. He not only corrects the problems with adjustments and physical therapy but will show his patients exercises to strengthen weak area, thus helping them avoid future problems.

Dr. Theodore was born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland and graduated from Wootton High School. He loves this area, feels deeply connected to it--and is proud to serve the community. He is a member of the Maryland Chiropractic Association and the East Coast IPN. He enjoys speaking to the public about the benefits of chiropractic care for people of all ages, including children.

Carolyn - Front Desk Manager

Carolyn has the distinction of being an original staff member of the Potomac Valley Chiropractic. Carolyn’s work history includes being a nurse at the ICU at Suburban Hospital for 25 years. Although she is semi-retired, she volunteers at the office. Carolyn manages the front desk and assists patients with insurance and financial information.

When not at Potomac Valley Chiropractic, Carolyn enjoys traveling the world. In recent years, she has visited Thailand and England.

Elizabeth - Chiropractic Assistant

Chiropractic Gaithersburg MD Elizabeth Chiropractic AssistantElizabeth is licensed by the state of Maryland as a Registered Chiropractic Assistant. She has also completed fifty hours of Physical Therapy Aid training at Montgomery College and is CPR certified. In addition to assisting Dr. Theodore and working directly with our patients, Elizabeth is also responsible for patient accounts, billing, insurance verification and processing x-rays. She is always very efficient and organized.

Elizabeth is bilingual in English and Spanish. She is committed to a healthy lifestyle and, when not working, enjoys weightlifting, ballroom dancing and running. Elizabeth just finished her first marathon and is looking forward to running many more. She is learning to eat and cook vegetarian.

JoAnn - Chiropractic Assistant

JoAnn is a licensed Chiropractic Assistant and is CPR certified. She works directly with the patients and enjoys the friendships she develops. JoAnn manages the accounting and staffing for the office. JoAnn cross trains all the staff with the goal of providing consistent, efficient service regardless of the issue. JoAnn is also our decorator-in-residence, making sure that all holidays are beautifully acknowledged!

Originally from the Long Island area of New York, JoAnn relocated to the Gaithersburg area over thirteen years ago. She enjoys healthy cooking, exercise and keeping up with current information on nutrition.

Monica - Massage Therapist

Monica is a Licensed Massage Therapist with decades of experience. Monica stays up-to-date date by taking new massage classes and getting certified in specialized techniques. Monica received her education at the Potomac Massage Training Institute (PMTI) in Silver Spring, MD. She is certified in Neuromusculuar therapy and, in addition, practices a wide variety of massage techniques.


Nathalie - Front Desk Assistant

Chiropractic Gaithersburg MD NathalieNathalie is our front desk assistant. She is here to greet our patients, verify their insurance, and schedule all patient appointments. Nathalie is currently a student at UMBC, and she is studying psychology with a minor in biology. Her favorite pastimes are photography and traveling. Nathalie recently joined the team to gain insight to the health care field. She enjoys working with a diverse group of people, and thrives in an environment where she can interact and help people.


9:00am - 12:30pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm

3:30pm - 6:30pm

9:00am - 12:30pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm


9:00am - 12:00pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm


*New patient appointment times may vary

Potomac Valley Chiropractic
12105 Darnestown Road #8
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 869-0006