Meet Dr. Donald Thigpen, Dr. Caitlin Timmons & Dr. Jerry Gentry
Donald Thigpen, DC, BS
(Cert.MT, Cert.DN, Cert.WT, Cert.WIBT, Cert.DTP)
Dr. Donald Thigpen is licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with 20+ years of experience. He specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions related to the spine, joints, and musculoskeletal system. Dr. Thigpen is also a certified practitioner in dry needling through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, certified Decompression Therapy Practitioner through the Kennedy Decompression Institute, certified practitioner in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego, certified practitioner in Webster Technique through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and certified practitioner in manual therapy.
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Dr. Thigpen received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College and was valedictorian of his graduating class. While at Texas Chiropractic College, he received an extensive education in human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and other clinical and biological sciences. From 2001 to 2003, under the direction of Dr. Bill McGimsey, Ph.D., Dr. Thigpen was appointed to the position of gross anatomy lab instructor and performed dissections on over 150 human cadavers. From 2002 to 2003, under the direction of Dr. Hasnaa Shafik, M.D., Ph.D, Dr. Thigpen was appointed to the position of histopathology lab instructor where he assisted doctoral students in the microscopic identification of human tissues and diseases.
Dr. Thigpen's experience includes a chiropractic internship along with medical rotations in neurosurgery and rheumatology. His rotation in neurosurgery was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Edward Murphy, M.D., at St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston, Texas. During his rotation in neurosurgery, Dr. Thigpen assisted Dr. Murphy with neurological examinations, observed and assisted in surgery, and received extensive instruction on neurological conditions, brain MRIs, and spine MRIs. His rotation in rheumatology was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Martin Lidsky, M.D., at the Veteran's Affair's Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Under the instruction of Dr. Lidsky, Dr. Thigpen gained valuable knowledge and experience on the proper evaluation and diagnosis of many arthritic and rheumatic conditions.
Prior to attending Texas Chiropractic College in Houston, Texas, Dr. Thigpen completed his undergraduate studies at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. In May of 2000, he graduated cum laude and received a bachelor of science degree in biology. While at MSU, he was selected to participate in a senior honors thesis research project, which he completed under the direction of Dr. Ray Neyland, Ph.D.
From 2004 to 2008, in addition to a full time practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Thigpen was an instructor at the Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy where he taught human anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Dr. Thigpen is also an Elsevier text book reviewer and has been recognized in three text books for his contributions. You can find him listed as a contributing editor and reviewer in Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists 2nd Edition, Massage Therapy Principles and Practice 3rd Edition, and Massage Therapy Principles and Practice 4th Edition.
Dr. Thigpen is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
Caitlin Timmons, DC, RN, BSN
Dr. Caitlin Timmons grew up in a military family and she has lived in 4 countries and 4 states. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University and obtained her Registered Nurse License in Texas in January of 2016. Upon graduation, she moved to Pasadena, Texas to worked on a stroke immediate care unit. She became NIH Stroke certified in 2016.
Dr. Timmons continued her education at Texas Chiropractic College where she graduated Salutatorian of her class. She received academic recognition and was a member of the honor society, Omega Psi. Dr. Timmons was awarded the student Keller award. This award is given to one member of each graduating class to represent the student who has devoted the highest level of selfless service while maintaining academic excellence throughout the entire program.
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During her studies, Dr. Timmons completed her internship at the Moody Health Center in Pasadena, TX. While in school, she completed a rotation with The Bridge of Troubled Waters to provide care to women and child who were victims of domestic abuse. She also completed a rotation through University of Houston in Clear lake where she treated student athletes, staff and faculty. Another Rotation was through Kirkwood’s family practice where she worked with fourth year medical students, physician assistant students, Doctor of osteopathic students, and nurse practitioner students to fortify their diagnostic knowledge for musculoskeletal conditions. During her rotations, she treated over 500 patients.
With a decade of education dedicated to studying the human body, Dr. Timmons is highly qualified to provide the Woodlands Community with exceptional chiropractic care. Dr. Timmons is certified in the Webster Technique (a method to optimize the function of the lower back and pelvis’s biomechanics during pregnancy).
Her mission is to help patients break their pain cycle and take control of their health. She will provide treatment that optimizes every patient’s function and wellbeing. She believes in a healthy lifestyle and has a passion for educating patients on the best methods to live their healthiest life. Dr. Timmons treats all ages and she would love to treat your entire family from birth through all stages of life.
Dr. Timmons is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association and Junior League of The Woodlands.
Jennifer Jones, DC
Dr. Jennifer Jones grew up in Texas in a small town outside of College Station called Navasota. Since her parents were in the oil field she then moved her 8th-grade year to Kilgore, TX. From a young age, she loved to dance and once they moved to Kilgore, her passion for dance grew. After graduating high school, she accomplished her dream of becoming a Kilgore College Rangerette. After those two incredible years with the Rangerettes, she continued her education at Texas State University. Due to the physical demands of dance and the many injuries she acquired, physical therapy became a regular part of her daily routine. This is how she developed her second passion, physical rehabilitation. In 2017, Dr. Jones graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor in Exercise Sports Science.
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She immediately continued her education at Texas Chiropractic College where she became involved in many organizations including starting The Garden Club. She pioneered the school's beautification project and built the school's first campus garden. She was involved in many of the volunteering events the school holds for the public to enjoy such as their annual Trunk or Treat and Garage Sale. With excitement for the future, Dr. Jones graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic in December 2020.
While at Texas Chiropractic, she continued her love of dance by teaching at a local studio in Deer Park, TX, and soon realized working with children was going to be her life’s work. She had the rare opportunity to intern with Dr. Alayna Pagnani, DC, CACCP during her final trimesters. It was with Dr. Pagnani that she found her true joy in providing care for perinatal and pediatric patients. She then began her journey to become a specialist for all patients needing perinatal and pediatric care. Dr. Jones is currently Webster Certified and working to complete her full CACCP and Perinatal certifications through the ICPA.
Along with her passion for women and children, she has expanded her love for dance and physical rehabilitation through pilates. She has been a reformer-based pilates instructor at Boost for over a year now in Houston. She absolutely loves teaching and will take as many classes as she can in her free time. Dr. Jones believes pilates is one of the best exercises a person can do, no matter what age or physical condition.
Dr. Jones is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
Jerry Gentry, MD
Jerry Gentry, MD, is an interventional pain management physician at Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Centers, serving patients in The Woodlands, Houston, and Sugar Land, Texas. Dr. Gentry has been practicing for over 30 years and brings empathy and expertise to patients seeking pain relief and rehabilitation. His treatment philosophy revolves around treating the body as a whole, through mind, body, and spirit.
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Dr. Gentry earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, where he joined the United States Navy and graduated Cum Laude in 1984. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, in 1988, and then began a general surgery internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Gentry served as a naval officer for 12 years, serving in leadership roles across several naval hospitals and health care facilities, all while providing emergency and primary care services for active-duty personnel and patients of various demographics. He eventually reached the rank of Lieutenant Commander and received three Naval Achievement medals for his stellar service.
In addition to his clinical experience in hospitals, Dr. Gentry also has over 17 years of experience as a ringside physician at professional boxing and MMA events. Dr. Gentry is also committed to health and fitness outside of work. He is a male physique competitor, a fitness enthusiast, and enjoys power flow yoga and dancing. Dr. Gentry is a proud father to his three children, Madison, Jerrod, and MaKenna.
Dr. Gentry is a proud member of the Harris County Medical Association.
Alan Moore, MD, DABA, ABAPM
Dr. Alan Moore began his journey as a pain management specialist at his father’s side, watching his first operation at the age of 12. His next job mopping floors in the operating room only solidified his desire to become a doctor.
Dr. Moore graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Mississippi. He has been practicing anesthesiology and pain management for decades and brings extensive experience in cutting-edge pain management techniques.
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Dr. Moore has worked specifically in the interventional treatment of spine/back pain including advanced therapies such as spinal cord stimulation. He specializes in developing holistic treatment plans that include minimally-invasive surgical techniques and implantable neurostimulation devices.
“My dad is an anesthesiologist and he was the primary influence in my getting into the profession. I’m glad Dad encouraged me to become a doctor. I get satisfaction out of helping patients out of pain. I stay on the cutting edge of pain management and know about the latest pain relief innovations and discoveries due to my ongoing postdoctoral education.” - Dr. Moore
Texas Medical Association The American Board of Anesthesiology The American Society of Anesthesiologists
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