Our Team

Dr. Troy Tater, B.Sc, DC


We have a great team! As Owner of The Core, Dr. Tater welcomes you to his dream, creating a place where you, your family & friends, can come and have all your health care needs taken care of… one stop! (more…)

Dr. Katie Coombs, BSc, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Naturopathic medicine brings together the  parts of the world that I enjoy the most. Nature and medicine! (more…)

Dr. Eric Kuelker, PhD, R.Psych

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Eric Kuelker received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba, an APA/CPA accredited program. (more…)

Andrew Portwood BA/BEd,MC,CCC


The essence of Andrew’s practice is helping others to be clear; both about who they are as individuals, and in what they wish to create in their world.  (more…)

Sarah Jenkins, R.Ac, R.TCMP

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

As a dedicated Chinese Medicine Practitioner, I have come to understand that the human body is a complex thing.

Shardul Kara, PT, RMT

Physiotherapist & Registered Massage Therapist

Shardul graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences’ Bachelor of Physiotherapy Program (B.P.T) program in India before moving to Canada in 2011.

Lindsey Sloan, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Lindsey was born and raised in Victoria, BC before calling Kelowna home in 2003. Lindsey graduated in 2007 from the 3 year program at Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy.  (more…)

Pam Dhillon, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Pam Dhillon is a graduate of The Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy in Vernon BC and has been a dedicated and passionate Registered Massage Therapist since 2007.

Michaela Condon, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Michaela grew up in Northern BC and has happily called Kelowna home since 2003. She graduated in 2013 from the 3 year program at Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy. (more…)

Dawn Maxner, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Dawn brings years of experience and knowledge of the human body through her fitness career and massage practice. (more…)

Kristine Sloan, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Kristine was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She moved to beautiful BC in 1991 and hasn’t looked back. (more…)

Pamela Tater

Office Manager

The Core Centre of Health has been a dream come true for Troy and I; living in Kelowna and raising our two boys here is exactly where we want to be in life



Born in Edmonton, Cheryl joined The Core in 2014 after completing her Medical Office Assistant and Administrative Assistant diplomas from Sprott Shaw College in Kelowna. She takes an incredible amount of pride in working with Dr. Taters team, especially Hank. (more…)



I’m Amber, I was raised in Armstrong BC and have been making roots in Kelowna for about 10 years. I think growing up in a small town allowed me to really connect with my community and its that same connection I bring into my day at The Core. (more…)



Hank is an integral part of the Team/Family here at The Core!  He joined us at the age of 4 in 2013, and was a natural ‘mascot’ for the Clinic right from the start!  His responsibilities are heavy throughout his workday; (more…)

I love The Core and everyone who works there. I see multiple, highly knowledgeable practitioners there who all help keep me at my optimal health. The atmosphere is light and fun. Knowledge and experience is exceptional. Customer service is the best I’ve ever had. You should go there for everything, I do! Everyone at The

Heather Abelson

Been going to this health center since I started working as a full time Licensed Practical nurse over 3 years ago and they are all amazing and except my benefits full coverage no payment needed by me and they have massage, chiro, acupuncture and natural paths.

Kim Wilson

Everything you could need under one roof with some of the interiors most skilled staff. From life coaching, nutrition to chiropractic and massage – they even have their very own fantastic Naturopathic Dr on site. I couldn’t speak higher of the Core crew – the only facility we recommend to our dancers and athletes at

Lucy Hazelwood

Great staff…relaxing environment! Always look forward to my appointments here!!!

Delores Stubbington

The staff here are knowledgeable and very helpful. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Best Chiropractor in town hands down!

Carling McLeary

Every appointment with Pam results in a tangible change for the better. I’m glad she’s my therapist.

Better & Better, Massage Therapy

It was such a pleasure to meet Michaela. For the first time in many weeks I’m feeling some relief in my neck and shoulders..aaahhhh! and some hopefulness in healing my body/soul.

Aaahhhhh!, Massage Therapy

Dr Tater has been the most effective Chiropractor I have experienced.  I highly recommend his office services!

John Antle