Meet Our Team

Dr. Himanshu Patel, DO

Medical Director

Dr. Himanshu Patel completed undergraduate training with a B.A. in Biology at The University of Texas at Austin and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He continued his training at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, completing a two year fellowship in Rheumatology.

Dr. Patel is Board Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine.

After fellowship training, Dr. Patel has been involved in additional aspects of nutrition and age management medicine training. He is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus and Osteoporosis.

Dr. Wayne Starin, DC

Clinic Director

Dr. Wayne Starin is the Clinic Director of Epic Healthcare & Physical Medicine. He did his pre-med training at America River College in Sacremento, California. In 1996, he graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa, the largest and most prestigious Chiropractic College in the world. He also completed advanced postgraduate training in radiology in the field of spinal and skeletal disorders.

Dr. Starin specializes in reducing the harmful affects of stress on a person’s health and nervous system. He is certified in over 7 different chiropractic techniques not limited to the spine.

Dr. Starin is a distinguished member of the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, which is a national association of doctors who donate their time to provide complimentary workshops on health, stress, wellness, ways to increase your energy, and balancing your hormones naturally. Dr. Starin is dedicated to the community, and has donated time to charity events such as Toys for Tots and Wednesday’s Child.

Dr. Choong Shim, MS., L.A.C., D.O.M., D.C.


Dr. Shim is a Certified Texas Licensed Acupuncturist and received his B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin. He has since obtained an M.S. from DCOM Oriental Medical School, a Diploma in Oriental Medicine, and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Parker College of Chiropractic. He has completed both a year-long internship at a medical hospital and has successfully used his knowledge of Oriental Medicine at rehabilitation centers to aid in the elimination of drug addictions.

In addition to having over 3,000 hours of acupuncture and herbal medicine, Dr. Shim is well-versed in cupping, Chi Gong, Tai Chi, and has certifications in Facial Rejuvenation through Acupuncture without Botox. He has had tremendous success with acupuncture in many areas of health, including pain improvement and infertility, and because of the amazing results he has seen with Oriental Medicine, his passion and enjoyment for holistic healing is unmistakable.

Dr. Darnell Brown, D.C.


Dr. Darnell Brown is our treating doctor and sees hundreds of patients every week, ranging from 1 day old to 90 years of age. He began working with Epic Healthcare in May 2016 has been in practice for over 2 years.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of Parker University (DC) and Hawaii Pacific University (BS). He is proficient in myofascial release, functional taping (rock tape), sport injuries, and functional rehabilitation. He is certified in 7 different chiropractic techniques and has had the opportunity to work with the Texas Rangers and other elite athletes. He has done over 10,000 adjustments.

Dr. Brown loves to educate and support as many families as possible to reach their full God-given health potential through natural chiropractic care. He is originally from the Lewisville/Flower Mound area and loves serving his community. He is an active contributor to community outreach and health education. He is a talented speaker and has given lectures on many wellness topics, including injury prevention, sports injury, stress, healthy living to 100, headaches and concussion. He also teaches foam rolling classes and trigger point workshops. Ultimately Dr. Brown loves seeing his patients reach their goals through consistently teaching them how the body functions and the best way to eat and exercise.

Dr. Brown loves sports, watching movies, and hanging out with family. He and his wife Victoria have a beautiful daughter, Brinley and are beyond blessed to be surrounded by friends and family.