|About Our Doctors
| Dr. Leo Romero
Chief of Staff
Dr. Romero graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles in 1992. He completed his post-graduate work in orthopedics at Western States Chiropractic College, now known as the University of Western States (UWS). He has completed over 350 hours in orthopedics and is board eligible. Dr. Romero also been serving on the Board of Trustees (Board) at UWS since 2005 and is currently serving as the Board's Trustee Committee Chairman.
Dr. Romero is the owner and clinic director of three offices, which are located in Tacoma, Kent, and Bellevue. He has been a practicing chiropractor in Washington State for 18 years and works closely with the Hispanic and Russian communities.
Dr. Romero was appointed in 2000 as a Commissioner to the Washington State Department of Health, Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission (Commission). He served as the Commission's Chairman from July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2007.
Dr. Romero is a fellow for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB). The Commission appointed him as the Washington State voting delegate during the FCLB's 78th and 79th Annual Congress. Dr. Romero has also been active with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) Competency Committee since 2000, which is a sister Board to FCLB. In addition, Dr. Romero served on an Advisory Committee at Highline Community College for the Chiropractic Technician Program from 1997 to 2000. He helped co-author a manual for the development of a new college curriculum for chiropractic technicians.
| Dr. Raul Tello |
Dr. Tello is a Spanish speaking Native Colombian who immigrated to the state of New York as a child.
Dr. Tello obtained an accounting degree from Ithaca, New York and began working as a public auditor.
He became interested in medicine as a student athlete when his injuries were not addressed by allopathic physicians. After failing to find support with the promotion of health, and with performance enhancement techniques from allopathic physicians, he was introduced to chiropractic care.
Months after his introduction to chiropractic, Dr. Tello enrolled in New York Chiropractic College. He completed his internship at the VA hospital in Buffalo, New York.
Dr. Tello received his Washington State Chiropractic license in 2007. His interests in the profession include active rehabilitation and preventative medicine. He is also certified in the GRASTON technique. He received training on Elite Athletic Sports Treatment Methods at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York. Dr. Tello consistently attends yearly Active/Sports related continuing education seminars.
His personal interests include hiking, kayaking, skiing, running, and photography.
| Dr. Ryan DeCoria
Dr. DeCoria graduated in 2011 from the University of Western States, Portland, Oregon. He has always been interested in sports and health. He graduated from BYU Idaho in 2004 with a bachelors in exercise and sports science. As a child he experienced frequent headaches and relied heavily upon medication to alleviate them. Through chiropractic medicine and education about healthy exercises and living, he has been able to experience life without headaches.
He is married and has a newborn little girl. He and his wife love their little girl very much and are amazed how fast she is growing. He is very big into sports and being active.
| Dr. Brent Linse|
Dr. Brent Linse is a 1996 graduate of Parker Chiropractic College at Parker University in Dallas, Texas. He is a native of the Puget Sound Area. He has been in active practice at four different clinics in the South Sound Area since 1996.
Dr. Linse has extensive experience with people suffering from automobile injuries and work injuries. He has attended two international conferences on whiplash related injuries and disorders. Additionally, he has attended courses in accident mechanics and injury mechanics. He has received certification from Washington State Labor and Industries as a Certified Chiropractic Consultant. This certification has required extensive continuing education course-work and experience in treating injured workers and managing worker’s compensation claims, as well as, knowing how to rate impairments. He has completed post-graduate course-work in physical rehabilitation, automobile injuries, ergonomics, orthopedics, neurology, biomechanics, sports injuries, massage, impairment rating, low force adjusting and flexion-distraction technique. He is also pursuing a diplomate in rehabilitative exercise from Southern California University. Dr. Linse was an instructor of anatomy and physiology for massage students at the Clover Park Technical College.
In his free time Dr. Linse enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities. He has been a member of the Mountaineers and has summitted several peaks in the Olympics and Cascades. His personal interests are golf, backpacking, cycling, learning Spanish, cooking and gardening.