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Chiropractor Downtown San Diego CA Kurt Cagasan Meet The Team


Kurt Cagasan, D.C.

Dr. Kurt F. Cagasan is a board-certified chiropractor serving the community of Downtown San Diego, CA, at Gaslamp Chiropractic. His areas of expertise are sports injuries and back pain. Dr. Kurt served his country in the United States Navy for four years. 

During this time, he moved around often, so he attended several undergraduate schools across the country prior to receiving his bachelor’s degree.  He then earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, CA. Dr. Kurt spent the first six years after chiropractic school practicing at Active Life Medical in Palo Alto, CA.

He then joined Gaslamp Chiropractic, where he’s been practicing since 2007 and has had the privilege to treat patients from all walks of life, including professional athletes and TV personalities. His main goal with patients is to evaluate the whole person and not just treat their symptoms. By doing this, he’s able to help restore their optimal health.

Dr. Kurt is a member of the American Pregnancy Association and supports the Special Olympics through fundraising efforts. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Kurt enjoys spending quality time with his loving wife and their son.

Chiropractor Downtown San Diego CA Shaffana Cagasan


Shaffana Cagasan, D.C.

Dr. Shaffana Cagasan has been in practice for the last 17 years. Over the course of her career, she has spent a large amount of time educating the top doctors in the area of brain health and stress issues. She is an expert in reading neurotransmitter and hormone testing.

She also develops personalized treatment protocols for mood and stress-related health issues. Dr. Cagasan received her training at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, she also has trained at the Amen Clinic and is a Certified Brain Health Coach and is a graduate of Functional Medicine University.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Brain Fog
  • Cognitive Issues
  • Memory Issues

Dr. Cagasan specializes in helping patients revitalize their health and
balance their neurotransmitters and stress hormones. She has helped many patients who have not found the answers they need to live an energetic fulfilling life.

Chiropractic Downtown San Diego CA Olivia Fellus Acupuncturist

Acupuncturist & Herbalist

Olivia Fellus, L.Ac, Dipl.O.M.

Olivia Fellus is a double board-certified licensed acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine herbalist. A graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, she specializes in pain reduction, sports injury recovery, stress and anxiety relief, fertility issues, and emotional grief support.

Olivia is dedicated to using ancient wisdom to heal the modern body, offering a holistic approach that includes acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, aroma acupoint therapy, and food/lifestyle guidance.

Chiropractic Downtown San Diego CA Melanie Tuta Massage Therapist

Licensed Massage Therapist

Melanie Tuta, L.M.T.

Melanie Tuta, our in-house massage therapist at Gaslamp Chiropractic, holds a massage
certificate from Pacific College of Health and Science. She specializes in cupping therapy,
gentle Tui Na, Thai, Swedish, and deep tissue massage techniques. Melanie is dedicated to
providing tailored and effective treatments to support your overall well-being.

Chiropractic Downtown San Diego CA Rene Granados Massage Therapist

Licensed Massage Therapist

Rene Granados, L.M.T.

Rene Granados brings a wealth of expertise to the team, specializing in a variety of massage
modalities. Graduating from Pacific College of Health and Science, Rene received specialized
training in Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Style, Circulatory Swedish, Thai, TuiNa, and Cranial Sacral
techniques. Passionate about holistic healing, Rene is dedicated to offering clients personalized
therapy sessions, combining knowledge, intuitive touch, and a unique perspective on healing.


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Gaslamp Chiropractic

500 Third Avenue
Downtown San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 321-0093
Fax: (619) 321-0094