Meet The Team

Bernadette C. West, D.C.

Bernadette C. West, D.C.

Dr. Bernadette West is dedicated to providing chiropractic treatment to patients in the community. Dr. West sought out chiropractic care for her own chronic headaches and after seeing the amazing benefits that chiropractic had to offer it has become her goal to help others through natural health.

Dr. West is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE). She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 2012. Prior to attending Palmer, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Michigan State University.

Before coming to Bayside Family chiropractic, Dr. West was an associate chiropractor with a Family chiropractic practice for five years. Through her time at this practice she has attained valuable experience. She primarily uses techniques of diversified, Thompson and instrument adjusting that are lower force techniques in practice.

Dr. West is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors (MAC). She has previously been a member of the Energize Young Professionals Network, and a committee member for the CAN Council of Bay County annual wine event to help raise proceeds for abused and neglected children. Dr. West has volunteered for Super Kids Derby’s and held the role of Treasurer for the Saginaw Toastmasters.

Dr. West is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors (MAC). She has previously been a member of the Energize Young Professionals Network, and a committee member for the CAN Council of Bay County annual wine event to help raise proceeds for abused and neglected children. Dr. West has volunteered for Super Kids Derby’s and held the role of Treasurer for the Saginaw Toastmasters.

Being a native to Michigan, Dr. West has found Traverse City to be a wonderful place to raise her children. She enjoys spending her time with her husband, James and two children, Taben and Fenley. In her spare time she is out hiking with her family and their dog, Smith. Dr. West is also an avid runner and encourages others to live healthy lifestyles.


James West, CPA

James West, CPA

James is Dr. West’s husband. He spends most his time helping out behind the scenes but occasionally can be spotting in the office. James graduated with a Bachelor’s degree n Business from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA. He has focused on accounting and is a CPA at an accounting firm in Traverse City. James enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, making craft beer, hunting and working on home projects.


James West, CPA James West, CPA

Taben & Fenley

Taben and Fenley are Dr. West’s kiddos. Taben is an aspiring professional football player. He is also a video game pro and knower of all things about dinosaurs. Fenley is seen in the office with Dr. West most days. She is a lover of animals (mostly cats), a dancing queen and loves to sing.

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3819 North Four Mile Road Suite B | Traverse City, MI 49686

Office Hours

New Patients By Appointment Only

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

By Appointment

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

By Appointment

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed