About Our Houston Car Accident Clinic
Learn about our providers at our Houston car accident clinic and injury
rehabilitation center, QualCare Rehabilitation and Allied Medical Centers.
We use a varied approach at evaluating our patients, all of which draws
from multidisciplinary areas. Our providers specialize in treating
injuries from car accidents, or other injuries that resulted from the negligent behavior of others.
We can especially help with injuries of the spine, extremities, and soft
tissues. Our car accident doctors are ready to guide you on the road toward
recovery. If you would like to speak with our staff, please
contact us today!
Brett L. Garner, DC, CCSP
Dr. Garner is one of the founding owners and Chief Executive Officer of
QualCare Rehabilitation. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from
Southwest Texas State University and earned a Doctorate of Chiropractic
from Texas Chiropractic College in 1996.
He is certified as a Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) and a member
of the Texas Chiropractic Association.
William H. Hicks, DC
Dr. Hicks is one of the founding owners and is Chief of Operations of QualCare
Rehabilitation. He is a 1999 graduate of Texas Chiropractic College. He
completed a one-year residency at the Spine Neurosurgical and Rehabilitation
Center in 2000.
He is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association. He has served as
a Board Member for the National Chronic Pain Society. Dr. Hicks has completed
numerous postgraduate training courses with a focus on rehabilitation,
occupational medicine, and evidence based physical medicine. He has completed
advanced training in the use of the Third and Fourth Edition of the AMA
Guides. He has successfully completed the (TRSAT) Texas Impairment Ratings
Skills Assessment Test. Dr. Hicks has published articles in the Chronic
Pain Report with an article to include discussing "Degenerative Disc
His practice includes all aspects of multi-disciplinary care including
physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, behavioral medicine, physical
medicine, nutrition, and vocational counseling.
Shahid H. Syed, MD
Dr. Syed is the owner of Allied Medical Centers and has been in practice
with Allied Medical Centers since 2006. He serves as President and Medical
Director supervising all Nurse Practicioners and Physician Assistants.
Dr. Syed received his Medical Degree from Pakistan in 1974. He served his
Residency in General Practice at St. John Hospital in Cleveland Ohio.
For 20 years thereafter he has served as Medical Director and Director
of Occupation Health services for General Motors and ExxonMobil working
as an Occupational Health Physician in emergency response and injury care.
He currently performs Independent medical examination, medical consultation
and reviews, disability evaluation and impairment rating evaluations with
emphasis on Workers Compensation injury/illness management and Personal
injury/illness care and rehabilitation. Dr. Syed has been Board certified
in Occupational Medicine with the American Board of Preventive Medicine
John Connell, DC
Dr. John Connell, DC is the Clinic Director of QualCare Rehabilitation
East Location since 2009. Dr. Connell has a Bachelor's of Science
in Human Biology and his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic
College which he earned in 1995. Dr. Connell has been practicing as a
Doctor of Chiropractic for the last eighteen years and is certified by
the state of Texas as a Designated Doctor for the Texas Workers' Compensation
Commission and Peer/Utilization Review.
Dr. Connell continues to utilize and expand the skills he has learned in
an attempt to provide the highest quality care to the people of his community
and for the advancement of his profession as a healthcare provider.
Lee Andrea Nickel, LPT
Lee Nickel is the primary licensed physical therapist for QualCare Rehabilitation
since June 2002. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Health from Texas
A&M University and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from The
University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas.
Jeffrey M. Garner, DC
Dr. Jeff Garner is the Clinical Director of QualCare Rehabilitation North
Location since 2006. He holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic
College which he earned in 1999. Dr. Garner is a member of both the American
Chiropractic Association and Texas Chiropractic Association. Dr. Garner
has also recently been featured in NSIDE Texas M.D.
Karla Solis-Auces, LPC
Karla Solis-Auces, LPC is a psychotherapist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts
in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas and a Master of Arts in
Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She is
a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and an associate
member of the American Psychological Association (APA). Mrs. Solis-Auces
is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) for the state of Texas and
utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy in her practice.
Esteban Rodriguez, D.C.
Dr. Esteban Rodriguez, DC is the Clinical Director of QualCare Rehabilitation
Southwest Location since 2010. Dr. Rodriguez has a Bachelor's degree
from the University of Houston Downtown. He earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic
from Texas Chiropractic College in 2009. He is a member of American Chiropractic
Association, Texas Chiropractic Association, and the Chiropractic Alumni
Association. Dr. Rodriguez is an active supporter and advocate for local
charities, churches, and non-profit organizations including the Aplastic
Anemia International Foundation, Be The Match, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and JDRF.
Call (713) 588-0042 today to get in touch with our team and schedule an