About Thrive! Wellness Center

Our specially trained team of medical professionals will create a customized treatment plan that will be designed to help your body truly heal.  Patients dealing with pain, wounds that won’t heal or with damaged cartilage, muscle or ligament can find relief with Regenerative Medicine therapies.

DR. KELLEY MULHERN D.C.

Since graduating with her doctoral degree, Dr. Kelley has been licensed in five states and has attended over five hundred hours of post-graduate continuing education. She’s certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and is a regular contributing author to several industry publications, including Chiropractic Economics and Dynamic Chiropractic.

Dr. Kelley Mulhern headshot

EDUCATION:

  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Master of Science – Public Health & Epidemiology, Purdue University
  • Master of Science – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Nova Southeastern
  • Bachelor of Science – Human Biology, Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, University of Maine
  • Bachelor of Arts – Sociology, University of Maine
  • Florida Bar Association Accredited
  • Instructor for Continuing Legal Education
  • Certificate of completion in Impairment Ratings

DR. OMAR GARCIA
Medical Director

Dr. Garcia is a Preventative Medicine and Pain Management Specialist with 27 years experience and has been practicing PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE, PAIN MANAGEMENT, GENERAL PRACTICE, and OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE since 1992. He is trained in conventional medicine and multiple alternative modalities. He combines the best of Western and Eastern medicine, with diet and lifestyle plans to help each patient feel younger and achieve their health and wellness goals.

Dr. Garcia has over 27 years in the medical field, completing extensive training specializing in ANTI-AGING, hormone replacement therapy (Testosterone, Estrogens, Progesterone, Thyroid, Adrenal, etc), weight loss & nutrition as well as men’s & women’s health & sexual dysfunction issues.

JUDY PIERCE
APRN Regenerative Medicine Provider

Judy is a Family Nurse Practitioner who practices Regenerative Medicine at Thrive! Wellness Center in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Judy has over 30 years of experience in the nursing field and has worked in ICU, CCU, hospitals, home health, and private physician office environments.  She is accomplished in the diagnosis and care of acute and chronic illness, as well as the determination of individualized treatment plans. Judy has excellent communication skills with sensitivity to individual needs and concerns.

Judy has performed hundreds of Regenerative Cellular Therapy injections, such as PRP and stem cell therapy.  The treatment sites include:

  • Large joints (knees, shoulders, elbows, ankles, etc.).
  • Paraspinal musculature for low back pain and neck pain.
  • Small joints (hands, feet, fingers, & toes).
  • Judy has a passion for helping those with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and has seen incredible results with regenerative cellular therapies.

Judy is originally from Kentucky and is devoted to her family and her faith.  She is a friendly, caring professional that will use her vast experience to help create the healthiest you possible.

DR. STEPHANIE CRAIG
DNP, APRN, FNP-C Regenerative Medicine Provider

Dr. Stephanie Craig is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Regenerative Medicine at Thrive! Wellness Center in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Stephanie Craig is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Regenerative Medicine at Thrive! Wellness Center in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

She earned her Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice, the highest level of training in nursing, from the University of South Florida. Dr. Stephanie is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is currently licensed to practice in the states of Florida and South Carolina. She has received intensive training from experts in the Regenerative Medicine industry.

Dr. Stephanie is extremely well versed in a variety of natural healing methods, including:

  • Regenerative Cellular Therapy (PRP & Stem Cell Therapy).
  • Anti-Aging Aesthetics such as Facial Rejuvenation and Sexual Wellness.
  • Nutritional IV Infusion Therapy, and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Born in Beijing, China, Dr. Stephanie is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Dr. Stephanie lives in Largo, FL with her family where she enjoys swimming and fishing. She is also a food fanatic and animal lover.

MICHAEL MULHERN
Director of Operations and Chief Laser Technician

Michael is the Chief Laser Technician running the Thrive! Laser Therapy Center at Thrive! Wellness Center. Michael was born and raised in the New Orleans area. He and his wife Dr. Kelley Mulhern own and operate Thrive! Wellness Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

He has a double major with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Finance and Minor in Psychology. He has been a Licensed Massage Therapist in Louisiana and New Hampshire and was NCBTMB Board Certified and practiced for many years as a massage therapist. Before relocating to Florida to start Thrive! Wellness Center, he worked for 25 years in the network security, network architecture, cyber security, & network engineering in the technology industry, most recently for Bank of America.

At Thrive! Wellness Center, Michael is primarily responsible for managing all operational aspects of the practice, including sales, marketing, accounting, bookkeeping, legal, finance, and technology and security.