Meet The Doctors
Kenneth J. Olson, Chiropractic Physician – Owner
Kenneth J. Olson, DC was born and raised in Traverse City, Mi. He is the youngest of five boys and is the first chiropractor in the family. He attended Northwestern Michigan College and then continued his education at the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic. While a member of the Deans List, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree as well as the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He has completed post graduate training from the Spine Institute of San Diego, National College of Chiropractic, and Spine Institute of New England, Parker Chiropractic College, Texas Back Institute, Palmer College of Chiropractic and New York Chiropractic College. In addition, he is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society Board, Past President of the Northern District of Illinois Chiropractic Society, Palmer International Alumni Association as well as many service positions for his church and community. Dr. Olson has focused his practice on helping families learn how to and achieve their highest health potential.
With 14 years of practice, Dr. Olson has worked with Medical Doctors, Physical therapists, Rehabilitation Specialists, Chiropractors and other alternative health care providers to develop the best course of care for each individual. He knows and understands that integrated protocols increase the validity for patient outcomes. By developing time tested techniques and approaches, Dr. Olson is committed to having many of these options under one roof. Dr. Olson insists on high quality, personalized care for each patient in his office. He continually stresses courteous service and procedural training for his staff to create a team dedicated to getting great results.
Volkan Sumer, DO
Volkan Sumer, DO is the medical director of Pure Health and is a graduate of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He chose to become a doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) rather than an M.D. because osteopathy offers a more holistic approach to medicine. By combining traditional treatments with spinal manipulations, Dr. Sumer treats the entire person and the source of the condition, not just the uncomfortable symptoms.
Dr. Lydia Crist
Dr. Lydia Crist is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, FL. She has additional training in Rocktape Functional Movement and Graston Technique, as well as being a certified in Power Play in Sports.
Favorite activity, food, special interest something unique about you: I like to let my old lady soul shine through and enjoy crocheting and spinning yarn on a spinning wheel in my spare time.
Why Pure Health is your choice for employment: I believe people should take responsibility for keeping themselves healthy through ways that are beneficial and natural for the body and I love being able to be a part of that process. I find joy when patients have success stories and meet their health goals.
PA-C David Sutton
David has been in practice for as a Physician Assistant for 14 years and lives with his family in Batavia. David served as a paramedic for 15 years including 11 years with the City of Chicago prior to attending Cook County Hospital in association with Malcolm X College’s Physician Assistant program. David graduated the Physician Assistant program as valedictorian. David has worked in Orthopedics, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Infectious Disease and Pain Management. He joins Pure Health with a dedicated commitment to patient outcomes in an integrated setting. David has a vision of providing high quality care with an emphasis on Natural Methods of Healing.
Favorite Sports Team: The Chicago Bears
Hobbies:Reading Science Fiction, Walking, Spending Time with Family