Dr. K.J. Shannan – Owner

Dr. K.J. Shannan did his undergraduate work at Iowa State University and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. After spending fifteen years practicing in Anderson, South Carolina, Dr. Shannan moved to Worthington.

In 2002, Dr. Shannan received the “Associate Doctor of the Year” award from the Master’s Circle Management Group in 2006.

Dr. Shannan provides chiropractic care to the homeless. He and his three sons volunteer for Project Open Hands.

Dr. Shannan’s hobbies include cooking and cycling with his family.


Dr. Katie Harris

After playing 4 years of varsity soccer at Heidelberg University and graduating cum laude with athletic training and sports management degree, Dr. Katie Harris moved out to St. Louis, MO to start her education in chiropractic.

After graduating from Logan College of Chiropractic in the spring of 2015, Dr.Harris settled into her new home, Worthington, by the fall.  

With an extensive history of four knee surgeries and low back pain, Dr.Harris strives to provide excellent chiropractic care to patients of all ages to help them avoid a life of disease and pain.

Dr.Harris’s hobbies include anything to do with the outdoors, soccer, and spending time with her three rescue dogs. 


Dr. Patrick Hughes

Dr. Hughes is a recent graduate of Life University’s Chiropractic program. His undergraduate degree is from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Hughes’ chiropractic journey began when he was just 2 hours old when he was adjusted by his aunt, Dr. Julia Keiser!

Having been consistently adjusted by Dr. Keiser over the years has helped Dr. Hughes to live a healthy lifestyle, and certainly influenced him to become a Chiropractor. 




Dr. Julia Keiser – Founder

Dr. Keiser founded Worthington Optimal Wellness in 1987 along with her husband Kevin Keiser. Dr. Keiser loved her work and it shows by what WOW has become, over 30 years later.

In 2017, WOW celebrated 30 years in business with many kudos from the press.

Dr. Keiser and Kevin Keiser happily retired in 2020.