Dr. Darryl MacDowall – Chiropractor

Dr. MacDowall completed his undergraduate studies at State University of New York and Liberty University Pre-Medicine. He went on to attend Life University School of Chiropractic in Atlanta, Georgia, where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1991.

Professionally, Dr. MacDowall is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Christian Chiropractic Association. Dr. MacDowall gives lectures to local groups and organizations on various health-related topics. Call the office for more information or to schedule the doctor for your next meeting or event.

Dr. MacDowall continually pursues excellence as he expands his knowledge in the field of Chiropractic care by reading research and attending postgraduate seminars on related subjects such as low-force treatment techniques, blood work, biomechanics, foot corrective orthotics, and nutrition. His genuine love of people brings out the best in his patients.

Dr. MacDowall and his wife have called Chesapeake home for many years. Together they have three grown children, Alexsa and son-in-law Dr. Armia, Tyler, and Logan.


Office Manager

Lyndsy joined the Chesapeake Spine Center team in 2018 after working in nursing home and home health care for many years. She has lived up and down the east coast with her husband who is retired from the Army, and their son. When she isn’t playing with her dogs, she collects house plants, and spends as much time with friends and family by the water.


Chiropractic Assistant

Penny began working at Chesapeake Spine Center in 2018, after retiring from a career with the Chesapeake Public School system. She’s happily married, with two adult daughters, one who also worked for Dr. MacDowall. Outside of the office, Penny can be found crocheting, reading, or line dancing.


Chiropractic Assistant

Gloria joined the Chesapeake Spine Center team in the summer of 2021. She retired from being a Dental Assistant and Office Manager of a dental office. Gloria and her husband have 4 grown children and 11 grandchildren. When she isn’t helping around the office, she will be reading, doing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her family.


Chiropractic Assistant

Kaitlyn began working at Chesapeake Spine Center in the summer of 2022. She was previously a substitute teacher and teacher’s assistant, and is currently attending college at Regent to receive her elementary education degree. She and her husband live with their cat, and love to spend time with family. She takes time to lift weights and spends as much time as possible outside.


Chiropractic Assistant

Amy joined the Chesapeake Spine Center Team in the spring of 2023. She has been a homeschool mom for many years, and she and her husband have 2 boys. When she isn’t helping with treatments at the office, she loves to read, and spends most of her time at her son’s baseball games.