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The Doctors

Dr. Nathan A. Carter, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic


Dr. Nathan A. Carter was born in Hernando County in 1971. He went on to graduate from Hernando High School in 1989. In 2005, he graduated from Texas Chiropractic College with his Doctorate in Chiropractic as well as a Bachelors in Biology. He spent 2006 as an Intern and Exam Doctor for Dr. Donald Hensley. While preparing for his Chiropractic boards, he spent the next 4 years teaching Anatomy & Physiology and Biology at both Nature Coast Technical and Hernando High School.

He was brought back to The Hensley Center in 2012, after Dr. Donald Hensley had some unfortunate health issues that prevented him from continuing to practice. He spent the next two years trying to emulate Dr. Hensley and finally on June 2nd, 2014, he was given full endorsement to purchase the practice, which now carries the name: Carter Chiropractic and Wellness Center.

With Carter Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Dr. Carter is now dedicated to delivering the same level of care that has made The Hensley Center such an important healthcare entity in Hernando County since 1953.


Dr. Summer Vasseur

Dr. Summer Vasseur was born in 1994 and grew up in Brooksville. Dr. Summer graduated from Nature Coast Technical High School in 2012. She went on to complete her Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 2016 at the University of South Florida in Saint Petersburg. She completed her 750 hours of massage certification and licensure from Cortiva Institute in 2013. In 2020, Dr. Summer Completed her Doctorate in Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences in Saint Petersburg, FL. While completing her doctorate, she obtained her 100 hours certification of Acupuncture. Combining her experiences as a massage therapist, chiropractic and acupuncture training she will bring you the best possible care.

Dr. Summer loves spending time with her family, being outside and traveling to new places, and education. She will not only continue to learn about chiropractic care, but also about other health related topics in nutrition, exercise, and new innovative treatments.

After moving to Saint Petersburg for 8 years to complete her training, Dr. Summer has returned to give the best possible care to those from her beloved hometown of Brooksville. She will continue to bring a different dimension of care to Hernando County and to the Carter Chiropractic family.