A professional team for your health - The Osteopathic Center
MIAMI (305) 367-1176    TENNESSEE (865) 321-1732

The Team

Piecing together your health with a professional team 


At the Osteopathic Center, we promote health, not just treat symptom management. We see each person as a whole, interconnected being. Healing at a fundamental level is possible when respecting the interconnection of all the body’s systems and the effect of each on the others. And likewise, our practice works with the interaction of many different specialists and practitioners working as a team to offer you the best possible service.

Meet the key players behind the Osteopathic Center 

Kristopher Goddard, DO

Dr. Kristopher Sean Goddard has always believed in using a diversity of non-invasive, effective healing modalities to achieve optimal health. Taking cues from his upbringing in Tennessee and with an inherent exposure to natural health, it is no surprise he made it a life goal to establish a comprehensive practice of medical care working across a variety of channels to empower his patients to overcome disease naturally and reach their health goals.

Lowell McCauley, MD
MD, FACOG Knoxville

Dr. Lowell McCauley is a nationally renown OB/GYN surgeon with over 35 years experience. He has an extensive work history focused on reconstructive female anatomy and hormone replacement therapy.  A developing interest in regenerative medicine brought him to the Osteopathic Center to be further involved in this facet of women’s health care.

maricarmen cuevas
Office Manager Miami

MariCarmen is an experienced Office Manager with 20 plus years in the medical field. She is responsible for the overall process of developing employer-employee relationship to get a positive productive work environment.

Iryna Drach
Practice Manager Miami - Knoxville

Iryna is multi-disciplined and can wear many hats. When she is not working on creative projects to help The Osteopathic Center to get better media coverage, you can find her connecting with patients. Iryna has a Master’s in Finance and she can speak to you in Ukrainian, Russian, English, Polish and maybe Spanish 

Jessica Cifuentes
Assistant Manager Miami

Jessica has been in the medical field for over ten years. She has multitasked from management to front desk, always doing her best in any position.  She loves everything nicely organized and neat. She has major OCD! 

Veronica Hunter
Registred Nurse

Veronica earned her RN degree from Lincoln Memorial University. She has over 20 years of nursing experience in multiple fields. She have chosen a path in nursing to dedicate herself to the care of others

Chris Dixon
Medic Knoxville

Chris was in the Air Force for over 8 years as an Independent Duty Medical Technician where he specialized in Emergency Medicine.  He is now a full time student pursuing a nursing degree at the University of Tennessee.  Chris also teaches medical courses such as CPR, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.


Maribel Rodriguez
Medical Assistant Miami

Maribel is well rounded and very accustomed to putting patients first. 

Carlos Chavez
Billing & Coding Assistant

Carlos joined the Knoxville team as a billing & coding assistant. His ability to demonstrate professionalism, empathy and strength has made him a valuable asset not just with the company but with our patients as well. With 10 years of experience he is the first to develop a way to combine humor with billing.

Erika Schmidt
Licensed Aesthetician

After earning her license, Erika immediately pursued extensive education to develop her career in the medical field. Having battled her own skin conditions in the past, Erika considers it a privilege to help people feel confident in their skin. She genuinely considers the client’s short-term and long-term goals by nurturing and enhancing one’s natural beauty. Her approach encompasses all clinical knowledge with a soothing touch.