3330 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Bohemia, NY 11716, US

Meet our staff

Dr. Michael W. Smith D.C

Dr. Smith is the founder of Ocean Chiropractic. He graduated from Life University College of Chiropractic in June 1998.  Immediately after graduating, Dr. Smith built a successful practice in Centereach.  In 1999, he moved his practice to Ronkonkoma, which would become the start of OCEAN CHIROPRACTIC.  In August 2007, Dr. Smith expanded and moved his practice to our current location at 3330 Veterans Hwy in Bohemia.    As a leader in the chiropractic profession, Dr. Smith is committed to excellence.  He is a member of the NY Chiropractic Council, as well as past district president and vice-president.  He is proficient in the use of various chiropractic techniques which include Gonstead, Activator, Diversified, SOT and Cox Decompression.


Lori Engelbert L.A.c Dipl. Ac.MS. R.N

Lori Engelbert is a NY State Licensed Acupuncturist and an R.N.  She joins Ocean Chiropractic with a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from the NY College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MIneola, NY.  Since 1999, Lori has specialized in Perinatal Nursing at Stony Brook University Hospital, where she works as a labor and delivery nurse.  Lori cherishes the experience of bringing new life into the world.            

Cara Cipriano L.M.T

Cara has been practicing since 2011 . She is experienced in multiple modalities and is a versatile and accomplished massage therapist. She was trained at New York College of Health Professions and specializes in medical massage, which addresses chronic and acute pain. Her training and experience also includes Swedish, deep tissue, pregnancy, sports, reflexology, and medical fusion.