About the Doctor

Dr. Shelley PerlineDr. Shelley Perline-Desena was born and raised in Ithaca, NY.  She graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo.  After earning her Doctorate of Chiropractic, cum laude, from the New York Chiropractic College, she became board certified to practice chiropractic and physiologic therapeutics.  Certified by the Academy of Family Practice, Dr. Shelley is qualified to treat children and pregnant women and is Webster Technique Certified. 

Dr. Shelley opened her NYC practice in 2003 and has been happily serving the Manhattan community ever since.  On July 1st, 2020, Dr. Shelley opened  a second office in Rockville Centre, NY.  When Dr. Shelley is not at home with her husband and four children in Long Island New York, she is busy studying new techniques and tools to enhance her chiropractic work.  A strong believer in continuing education, Dr. Shelley travels throughout the country, participating in conferences and workshops, in order to explore further the intricacies of the human body and to learn new ways in which to maintain health. 

Dr. Shelley's love of family and community is fundamental to who she is, and it gives her the ability to be truly compassionate in her treatment and education of her patients.  Ultimately, Dr. Shelley’s desire is to support the health and well-being of all patients, including infants, children, pregnant women, adults and seniors.