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Meet the Team at Triad Pain Group

Dr. John Baca DC,

Dr. Baca is the Founding physician of Triad Pain Group. He has focused his practice on the treatment of musculoskeletal, acute/chronic injuries, and pain of the spine and extremities.

His treating philosophy is to identify the “root cause” of the patient’s pain syndrome or injury. By properly diagnosing a condition and identify a pathway to healing and restoring function; he recognized that producing a positive and successful outcome involved a multi-disciplinary approach. This philosophy established the multi-disciplinary evidence based model of care for Triad Pain Group.

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Dr. Baca was raised in New Mexico; he attended New Mexico State University on an athletic baseball scholarship and graduated in 1994 with degrees in Biology and Health Care Administration. He went on to receive a degree in Anatomy and a Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine, from Parker University in Dallas, Texas graduating Magna Cum Laude, in 1998. He entered private practice in 1998 and has since become a Diplomate in Pain Management by the American Academy of Pain Management and has been credentialed as a Board Certified Independent Chiropractic Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He has extensive experience as a Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) Certified physician holding privileges at several Arizona Surgical Centers. He has performed over 2500 MUA’s and proctored and trained physicians in MUA.

Dr. Baca believes in life-long learning. He stays abreast of the latest advancements and evidenced based research to support clinical outcomes in order to bring his patients the highest standard and quality care. Due to his experience and integrity; he serves Board positions for the Arizona Work Disability Prevention Association and for a local ambulatory surgery center (ASC) that is a Medicare approved facility and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Dr. Baca is an avid sports fan; he enjoys “road-trips”; the “great outdoors” and loves spending time with his family.

Dr. Chris Walker,

Dr. Chris Walker has a passion for health sciences and a strong desire to help people heal from medical conditions. This passion is what led him to become a chiropractor. He attended Arizona State University earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West.

Dr. Chris is an Arizona native. After receiving his doctorate, he moved back to the Chandler, AZ area to be close to family and provide chiropractic treatment to his home state. He has extra experience working with athletes, ranging from NFL combine athletes to collegiate men’s and women’s rugby players.

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He is also a certified Webster Technique practitioner, specializing in chiropractic care for women during pregnancy and children. He uses his variety of skills to provide you with superior acute and chronic pain relief. He is an experienced family chiropractor providing care for patients of all backgrounds and ages.

When he is not taking excellent care of patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Reese & Rose. He also enjoys golfing and cheering on Arizona sports teams.

Dr. Kevin Kerchansky DC,

Dr. Kevin Kerchansky focuses his career on functional rehabilitation, biomechanics, and human performance. He is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is also Board Certified by the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board. Dr. Kerchansky is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and is frequently hired as an expert to perform examinations of injured patients. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from The University of Dayton in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Medicine. He then attended Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating with a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. In 2020 he graduated from Herzing University and became a Family Nurse Practitioner.

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In 2011, Dr. Kerchansky began lecturing nationally on the functional rehabilitation of injuries. His knowledge of rehabilitation led to speaking invitations at national symposiums for a variety of professional fields including chiropractors, physical therapists, attorneys, nurse case managers, and insurance claims departments. Dr. Kerchansky has a passion for health and nutrition, is an avid golfer, and enjoys going on adventures with his family.

Yolanda Smith RN,
MSN, FNP-C Nurse Practitioner

Yolanda is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Master’s in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Phoenix. Yolanda has over 24 years of healthcare experience in Telemetry, Surgical, Ortho/Rehabilitation, and Palliative Care, which has provided a foundation for her passion for nursing.

She focuses on delivering holistic care and a positive healthcare experience for Triad Pain Group patients. Yolanda is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. She enjoys spending time with her two sons.

Erin Rogers, LMT

Erin Rogers is a graduate of the Hands on Healing Institute and a Certified Member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. Through hundreds of hours of education and intuition, she is able to allow the body to leave physical and emotional stress on the table. She has worked in concert with various healthcare practitioners and medical providers to coordinate care and design massages therapy plans for the best outcomes for her patients/clients. Including patients during pregnancy, recovering from auto accidents, work and sports injuries or those desiring to simply do maintenance massages. Erin is versed in Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release Integrated Massage, Sports Massage and Prenatal Massage. She designs each session based on individual needs with a goal of optimizing the client’s wellbeing. Erin encourages a free and open communication throughout the massage to enable her to provide a customized experience. Her serene approach provides harmony, balance and ease to everyday life.

Meet the Team at Triad Pain Group | (480) 413-0586