Staff

At Karns Chiropractic Center, we recognize that your choice of a chiropractor is driven both by the chiropractor's competency and personality. When searching for chiropractic treatment, you need a doctor who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You'll get this caring attitude from all the staff at Karns Chiropractic Center.  We look forward to getting to know you!

  • Dr.
    Christopher Kelley, DC
    Doctor

    Dr. Kelley graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1993 and from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1996. He then worked with his uncle, also a chiropractor in the Bearden area before opening Karns Chiropractic in 2001.

    Dr. Kelley specializes in treating a variety of conditions, from chronic low back and neck pain to rehabilitation following an accident or injury. He can also provide information about improving your diet, creating a healthier workplace, and increasing the overall quality of your health.

    Dr. Kelley served as team chiropractor for the Knoxville Speed, a former professional hockey team. He also served as Head Lacrosse Coach for Farragut High School since 2008, Dr. Kelley also helps to coach The University of Tennessee's Lacrosse team.

  • Dr. Williem R. Kelley, DC
    Doctor

    Dr. Williem R. Kelley has recently joined Karns Chiropractic Center.  He has been practicing Chiropractic for 44 years in the Knoxville area.  He graduated from the University of Virginia and then the Logan College of Chiropractic in 1976.  He moved to Knoxville immediately following graduation and has been practicing here ever since.

    He was the first Chiropractor at the Olympic Training Center in 1984.  He also treated U.T. athletes for 20 years and has treated professional golfers on the PGA and minor tours for the last 20 years.

    His practice includes treating all kinds of physical issues to include those from car accidents, workers' compensation, wear and tear, athletic and other injuries.  He treats using Applied Kinesiology and Diversified Adjustment techniques.  Modalities used included advanced Laser techniques, percussion and electrical stimulation.  X-rays are performed as needed to insure proper diagnosis of problems along with appropriate physical examination tests.

    His hours of operation are 7AM - 12PM everyday with Wednesday, 7AM-6PM.  He is accepting new patients.

  • Billie Perry
    Office Manager

    Billie Perry has extensive experience that ranges from being an office manager to recruiting sales people.  She managed two chiropractic practices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for two years.  She was responsible for patient satisfaction, scheduling and billing.  Most recently she was a legal assistant for a law firm in Jacksonville, Florida for a year.  She took care of the client intake and satisfaction along with scheduling and processing court documents.  Billie has worked for a national teleservices company for four years.  She held several positions ranging from employment coordinator to recruiting and retention manager.  She was responsible for attracting and hiring sales agents in two separate offices-one in Bloomington, Indiana and one in San Diego, California.  She easily translated her organization skills to the ice cream business of five years in Suffolk, Virginia.

    Billie has had the wonderful experience to be married to a Navy veteran.  She moved from coast to coast when her husband's stations changed.  She'd found it very easy to relate to people in every area of the country.  She was able to relocate her family to Knoxville when her husband retired from the Navy after twenty-two years.  She is enjoying family time with her husband, two children and her sisters family.  Billie also enjoys the exciting world of off-roading in her Jeep. 

  • Sydney Stinson
    Chiropractic Therapy Assistant

    Sydney was born and raised in Knoxville, TN.  Before starting at Karns Chiropractic, Sydney spent the last five years as a licensed esthetician caring for other and helping them feel their best.


    With a huge passion for wellness and self-care, Sydney spends a lot of her time hiking around the beautiful East Tennessee Area, staying active and outside as much as possible.  Sydney also enjoys writing poetry, acrylic painting as well as spending time with her son, Theo.

  • Toni Akulic
    Chiropractic Therapy Assistant

    Toni was born into an Army family she was able to travel the world, so she followed in her families’ footsteps and joined the Navy. Toni was an Air Traffic Controller in the Navy and was stationed in Fort Worth, TX with her husband who is a former Marine that worked as an electrician on F-18’s. Toni has a bachelor’s in business administration with a minor concentration in healthcare.

    In her spare time Toni and her daughter Kathryn train and show their 3 horses.  Toni’s son Zachary is also starting to help her train.  Toni, John (her husband), and kids love to hunt for deer, turkey and squirrels.  Along with 2 kids and 3 horses, Toni’s family also have a rabbit, 2 cats, a dog and a bearded dragon.

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Primary Location

Monday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed