Meet Dr. Serpe

Dr. Joseph M. Serpe, D.C.

Dr. Serpe has been helping thyroid patients since 2007 using the most cutting-edge natural approaches available today.  As a board eligible chiropractic neurologist and functional medicine physician Dr. Serpe integrates a fresh new perspective in addressing thyroid conditions and the symptoms patients suffer.

“Bringing relief, helping the body function naturally, produce what it needs and supporting long-term health is my practice focus”.

Dr. Joseph M. Serpe, DC, has been treating patients since graduating from the National College of Chiropractic with honors in 1992.  In May of 1996, he founded Serpe Chiropractic Center, SC now known as the NeuroPlus Institute.

Since graduating, Dr. Serpe has dedicated his practice to helping people with chronic conditions that have not responded well to other treatments or who have not met their recovery goals using other methods.

He is a board eligible in chiropractic neurology with over 350 hours of postgraduate study.  He continues to attend monthly seminars in neurology, the treatment of various chronic conditions, functional medicine and nutrition.  He also stay current in nutritional interventions by attending FMU (Functional Medicine University).

As one of only 100 chiropractors in the United States to hold a Certification as a Chiropractic Golf Specialist, Dr. Serpe brings unique talents in diagnosis and rehab to those who enjoy the game of golf and sports in general.

Post Graduate Work

  • Completed “Mastering the Thyroid”
  • Attends FMU (Functional Medicine University)
  • Board Eligible in Chiropractic Neurology with over 350 hours postgraduate work
  • Certified Interactive Metronome Physician
  • Trained in AMT-2 Core Stability Therapy
  • Certified Chiropractic Golf Specialist
  • Functional Blood Analysis
  • Functional Endocrinology
  • Neurotransmitters and the brain
  • Authored a paper on ADHD treatment
  • Fibromyalgia

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the International Association of Functional Neurology & Rehabilitation
  • Member of the American Chiropractic Association
  • Member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society
  • Member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
  • Member of the National Fibromyalgia Association

Dr. Serpe and his wife Michele, live with their four children in the Fox Valley area.  They are active members of Ginger Creek Community Church in Aurora.  Dr. Serpe plays guitar and enjoys cycling, digital photography and spending time with family and friends.

Meet Our Staff


Meet the staff at the NeuroPlus Institute


Susan Hosek – Office Manager

Susan is the office manager at the NeuroPlus Institute.  Her objective is to make sure that your experience is flawless.  She understands that you are in pain or have a chronic health condition and need someone to be your advocate.  Susan has been with our office for many years and can provide you with answers to all of your questions.

A special message from Susan:  “I want to welcome you to our office, a place of comfort and healing.  If there is one thing that people want from a doctors office it is to be listened to.  You want respect and empowerment as you navigate how to get better.  This is my team.  I’ve spent many hours training them to ensure they know how to take care of you.  I have complete confidence that they will have your best interest in mind on every visit.  Since my job is to make sure you have an wonderful experience you will always see my smiling face.  As it should be in health care, we offer a personal touch.  You can always come to me with questions or concerns.”




Rena Wright – Case Manager

Rena is the case manager at the NeuroPlus Insitute.  A case manager is someone who makes sure everything is in order with your file.  She collects previous medical data, explains how to order lab work, gathers lab results and ensures the nutrition side of the practice is running well for you.  She also performs initial physical exam testing (vitals, mini-case history) and assists in update exams.

You can speak with or call Rena if you have questions about supplements, diet, lab test you’ve ordered, or your progress in care.

Rena’s welcome to you.  “Thank you for considering our office for your healthcare needs.  I’ve watched amazing cases of recovery here.  We know it to be a special place of healing and hope you come to see us that way too.”