Dr. Cathleen Gerenger
Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Cathleen L. Gerenger is a Chiropractor and Acupuncturist. She was born in Vietnam to Chinese parents and immigrated to America at the age of four. She is fluent in Vietnamese, Chinese, and English. True to her Asian heritage, she believes in healing the body as a whole and educating her patients on how to be proactive with their health and wellness journey.
Dr. Cathleen started her medical journey at a young age. She attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree and continued her journey at Life University School of Chiropractic in Georgia. She received her doctorate at the age of 24. She was the youngest graduate achieving a doctorate degree.
Dr. Cathleen is Chiropractic National Board Certified in Part I, II, III, and IV, Physiological Therapeutics, and Acupuncture. She also is certified by the Florida Board of Chiropractic and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. By the age of 27, Dr. Cathleen opened her first private practice in Orange City, Florida. After 12 years of private practice, she joined a medically integrated practice, the SaJune Medical Institute in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Cathleen has the vision to promote a mindset shift in our healthcare system from “sick“ care to “well“ care. After assembling a team of like-minded providers, she opened a Functional Medicine practice in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Cathleen has developed a systematic protocol that addresses all aspects of health and wellness. She teaches injury prevention, how to manage stress, and how to maintain peak performance. She combines Regenerative Wellness, Hormone Optimization, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Nutrition, Peptide Therapy, and Genetic Testing to achieve maximum results.
Dr. Cathleen speaks at local communities, women’s clubs, leadership groups, and schools on Health and Wellness. She also traveled overseas to speak at medical conferences with an audience comprised of medical doctors that have flown in from at least ten different neighboring countries. Her speaking technique is captivating along with her charismatic personality. Dr. Cathleen’s passion and her love for patients and the audience are obvious. Dr. Cathleen always provides her audience with tips that they can take away and apply immediately to improve their health.
An avid golfer, Dr. Cathleen believes physical fitness is essential to long-term health. Due to her understanding of the biomechanics of the golf swing and how it affects the body’s muscle-skeletal system, she treats weekend golfers and players on the PGA and Champions Tours.
Dr. Cathleen’s private life has always been active. She has always been dedicated to a healthy living lifestyle. She is known as the Healthy Living Expert. She enjoys spinning, Zumba, Barre Fitness, yoga, and weight training. Her domestic hobbies include cooking, juicing, and sewing.
Dr. Cathleen lives a colorful life. Her charisma is contagious. She is on the book cover of “Weeping Under This Same Moon” written by Jana Laiz. The book was based on her journey as a young refugee. Dr. Cathleen somehow finds time to speak at schools and inspires young adults. Dr. Cathleen was featured on podcasts and interviews. She was also recruited as Publix Supermarket’s Apron hand model. Publix Supermarket is one of the 10 largest volume chains in the United States. Dr. Cathleen was also selected as the Medical Advocate for various companies and she was featured on HSN and also Hulu.