Staff

Rehab Therapy

  • Cathy Vega
    Rehab/Therapy Tech

    Cathy Vega grew up in Elko, Nevada, graduating from Elko High School.  She raised her 2 sons, Zach and Landon in the area. After leaving Elko for about 6 years, she returned to be closer to her granddaughters, Dillon and Blake.At 59 years old, she has accomplished some pretty amazing things, with the greatest accomplishment...raising her 2 sons.  In 2015, she earned her first pro card in physique with the PNBA, and then went on to earn her IFBB pro card in July of 2019, in Pittsburgh, PA.  After earning her IFBB pro card she took the next year to make improvements and did her Pro Debut at the Legion Masters Pro in October of 2020, and came away winning her division. The experience was phenomenal and she is very honored to have placed 1st in her Pro Debut against other elite competitors.  She has been surrounded by so many amazing people throughout her journey, and without them, this would not have been possible.  Looking to future competitions with excitement!  Fitness has been a focus in her life from early childhood and this life she lives is a lifestyle.  She enjoys coaching others to become the best version of themselves whether it be to compete or to live a healthy lifestyle. Progression is the key to Success.  She is honored and excited about her role with Accelerated Medical, and looks forward to making a difference in the health and wellness of many!

Office Staff

  • Michele Doren
    Office Manager

    Michele Doren is the office manager of Accelerated medical. She is a licensed Chiropractic Assistant and helps with all of the day to day operations of the office. She is passionate about helping others and loves being a part of offering outstanding customer service to our patients.

    Michele was born and raised in Rock Springs, Wyoming, and has been a resident of the Elko/Spring Creek area since 1994. Michele is married to Ernie and has 3 children – Heather, Marissa, and Amberlie. She has 4 grandchildren – Kayson, Henzlee, Keifer, and Daxton. Michele has served on the Elko Chamber Board of Directors, the Police Athletic League Board and has been a youth volleyball coach. Michele enjoys spending time with her family and being active in the community.

  • Stacey DeFord
    Scheduling Coordinator

    Stacey is our Front desk Coordinator. She is a native Eastern Oregonian but has lived all over the US. She and her family moved to Elko 8 years ago with the Mining Industry. She is passionate about helping others and assisting them with overall health and wellness. She believes that a positive outlook on life makes every aspect of your life better.

    Stacey is a Certified Chiropractic Assistant. She has worked in a variety of medical offices including Ophthalmology, Outpatient Surgery, Lab and Radiology Admitting and Hospital Admissions and Billing. She has been with Dr. Taylor for over 4 years.

  • Jessica Howell
    Medical Assistant/Case Manager

    Jessica is a true “Battleborn” native, growing up on her family ranch in Starr Valley. She comes in with a hard work ethic, the love for helping others and a true compassion for every patient. Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

    Jessica has years of experience as a certified medical assistant, as well as medical coding billing and hospital administration. She is also certified with ISSA as a personal trainer for sports science.

  • Amity Bauers
    Front Desk Coordinator

    Amity Bauers is the Front Desk Coordinator for Accelerated Medical.  She is one of the first people you will reach when calling or coming in to our office.  Amity joined our practice because of her drive to help people and be a part of the healing process.

    Amity was born and raised in Elko, NV and has only lived outside the Elko area for 4 weeks of her life.  She has worked as a personal nanny for 6 years and in customer service prior to that.  She has continued growing her family with her husband Mathew and since 2019.

  • Mickayla Rivera
    Case Manager

    Mickayla Rivera is our Case Manager.  She explains treatment options, takes X-rays and assists patients in navigating through the office.  She is very passionate about helping people, so that made the decision to join the Accelerated Medical team an easy one for her!

    Mickayla is a native to Elko, only leaving twice for short periods. In her free time, you’ll find her by a dirt track- cheering on her husband, on a tube at the lake, or spending time with family and friends. Prior to joining the Accelerated Medical family, Mickayla dedicated all of her time to raising her kids and taking care of her family. 

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Accelerated Medical, PLLC

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

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