Health Experts

Meet the Doctors and Team

Doctor of Chiropractic, Expert in Cellular Healing
Dr. Joseph Clarino

Co-founder and Co-owner of
Sugar Hill Spine & Wellness and
New Path Holistic Health

“I have learned through my own journey and through those that I had led down their own Path, that this is not the path of least resistance.”

The doctors are a part of a great chiropractic community associated with Life University in which she teaches, mentors and does speaking engagements for both students and doctors in the profession. The doctors share their expertise as the panel doctors along with Dr. Joe Christiano (Eat Right For Your Blood Type), with millions around the world through a faith based TV show called One on One with Damon Davis, found on TBN.

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Doctor of Chiropractic, Fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association
Dr. Debra Cirone

Co-founder and Co-owner of
Sugar Hill Spine & Wellness and
New Path Holistic Health

Dr. Cirone comes from a large family of Chiropractors. Having been adjusted since birth, she had experienced, first hand Chiropractic’s ability to enable the body to heal naturally, without the use of drugs and surgery. This led her to chase her own dreams of becoming a chiropractor herself. Dr. Cirone met the man who would become her husband in high school and they both graduated from Life University in Marietta, GA in 1998. Dr. Cirone soon followed her doctorate with a Fellowship with the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association. Following an overwhelming prompt from God, they ended up setting up their practice, against all odds, in the wonderful town of Sugar Hill, GA in 1999, where they have a consistently thriving family practice.

“The answer to health does not come from treating symptoms with potions and pills from your medicine cabinet.”

A note from Dr. Cirone:

“If you’ve never tried chiropractic or have had a less than desirable experience with chiropractic I challenge you to give our office a try and see finally, that the answer to health does not come from treating symptoms with potions and pills from your medicine cabinet. Health comes from within and chiropractic can help you to restore it the life and health that you and your family have been missing out on.”

Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr Matthew Lawrence

Dr. Matt started at Sugar Spine and Wellness as a student intern and quickly became part of the Sugar Hill Family. He is an incredible adjuster, hard worker and has a huge heart for helping people reach their health goals. He is engaged to his beautiful fiancé who is also a doctor of chiropractic.

Office Manager
Jessa has been our office manager since 2012. She has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She has her Associates of Science and her Bachelors Degree in Health Care Administration and is currently working on her dual Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration and Business. She is a strong leader that encourages and promotes positive growth in both employees and patients. As a of mom of three, she realizes the challenges and the importance of living a balanced and healthy life. She loves helping patients understand how they too can accomplish this in their own lives and the lives of their families.
Front Office Chiropractic Assistant
Mari- She loves working with patients and can help them navigate through the cost of their care. She does this by knowing the fee schedules for insurance companies and what a patients financial responsibility will be based on their insurance. If patients do not have insurance, Mari can find ways to make care here more affordable.She understands the value of getting adjusted since she has been under care since she was 7 years old. One of her biggest passion is to do something meaningful in someone's life. She is a very family oriented person who feels that patients and fellow employees are part of her family.
Front Office Chiropractic Assistant
Susan- As a front office employee, Susan's primary responsibility is to make sure patients are being scheduled properly for upcoming appointments and events.She has been in the healthcare field for many years and understands how staying under chiropractic care can help you to have a better and healthier life. She is also the primary person who helps patients stay on their adjustment rhythm to ensure their personal health goals are met. Susan loves working with patients and as a mom of three, she understands how to navigate hectic families schedules to help them stay healthy.
Patient Coordinator
Melissa-She plays a key role in bridging the gap between the doctors and patients. She specializes in clinical aspects of the practice such as assisting with exams and x-rays. She is certified x-ray technician. Her job is to ensure that Sugar Hill Spine and Wellness is providing quality care. She sis a mom of two amazing boys. She was a child athlete doing cheer leading and gymnastics, so its no surprise that she has a passion for sports and fitness. Over the years she has taught yoga and high impact aerobics classes which then lead to her becoming a Personal Trainer. She has worked with a variety of people with a variety of goals. When she heard BJ Palmer's words, "The Power that made the body heals the body" she was hooked. I love working with patients and helping them reach all of their health and wellness goals.

Les mills BodyFlow (tai chi, yoga, Pilates)
Les mills body attack (high impact aerobics)
Silver sneakers
Venus nutrition specialist
Melissa Urmetz