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Meet the Team

All of us here at Atlantic Chiropractic and Wellness Center would like to welcome you to our office.  We are excited to have you as part of our practice and would like to thank you for the opportunity to assist you in achieving and maintaining optimal health.  We are dedicated to providing you and all of our patients with the best possible care available.  Below is more information to better acquaint you with our Doctor of Chiropractic and our practice.  Our goal is to help you to come full circle from sickness to wellness, and get our community Eating Well, Moving Well, and Thinking Well!

  • Philip Afghani

    Dr. Philip Afghani is a Chiropractor who focuses on restoring the body to health naturally, by creating balance in the spine and nervous system. He educates the community on the importance of a wellness lifestyle, which includes a balanced nervous system, proper diet and exercise, and a healthy mental attitude. Our mission is to educate and empower as many people as possible to experience their optimal health potential. Dr. Afghani speaks regularly to local schools, businesses, and organizations on health, wellness, nutrition, and safety topics.

    Dr. Afghani was born and raised in the Port Orange area, and has been involved in many levels of community service and civic activities.  He graduated from Atlantic High School, and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was a founding member of the UNF Rugby Football Club.  Dr. Afghani even tried his hand at Semi-Professional Rugby for a few seasons. He holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus.  Dr. Afghani also consults for some of the top nutrition companies in the country, regarding optimal nutrition for better patient care, balanced health, and sickness and disease prevention. 

    Dr. Afghani is the Clinic Director of Atlantic Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Port Orange, and is also currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus.  He has done extensive Post-Graduate training in nutrition and supplementation, whiplash and truamatology for patients involved in auto accidents, electrodiagnosis, neurology, detoxification and weight loss, rehabilitation, extremity adjusting, Kinesio taping, and sports medicine.  Dr. Afghani has cared for professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, NBA, NASCAR, MLB, and 7 Olympic athletes.  He has served as the chiropractor for NASCAR Speed Weeks 2011, team chiropractor for the LFL Orlando Fantasy, and team chiropractor for the Sintral Florida Derby Demons Roller Derby Club.  Dr. Afghani has treated athletes and worked with the Sports Medicine programs from all local colleges, as well as many athletes from local high schools and competitive teams.  Our goal is to keep you Eating Well, Moving Well, and Thinking Well!.  Dr. Afghani expresses a passion for health daily, and is committed to providing patients with the most effective means of natural healing.

    Dr. Afghani is married to his high school sweetheart Dr. Melissa Ferranti, also a Doctor of Chiropractic.  They have two beautiful daughters Isabella and Callie, and a silver lab named Naomi.  They enjoy spending time with their family, as well as hiking, family adventure races, camping, scuba diving, and traveling the world.

  • Yahaira Roman

    Dr. Yahaira Roman was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Port Orange, FL. In 2010, Dr. Roman graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor's in Health Science. From there, she went onto Palmer College of Chiropractic where she graduated in 2013. In April 2015, Dr. Roman completed her post graduate study to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician®. She has a true passion for chiropractic and helping others of all ages achieve their optimal health. Dr. Roman enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Zeus. She recently completed her first half marathon. Dr. Roman also enjoys reading, baking, exercising, watching movies and relaxing by the beach.

    Our office is very proud to have been chosen for some prestigious local awards over the past several years serving our community, including:

    • Dr. Afghani was recognized as one of My Health Magazine's Top Healthcare Practitioners 2017
    • Daytona Beach News Journal Readers' Choice Awards 'Best Chiropractor' - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
    • Hometown News Readers' Choice Awards 'Best Chiropractor' Daytona Beach - 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Hometown News Readers' Choice Awards 'Best Chiropractor' Ormond Beach - 2012
    • Hometown News Readers' Choice Awards 'Best Chiropractor' Port Orange - 2013, 2015
    • Daytona Beach News Journal Reader's Choice Awards 'Best Massage Therapist' - 2013, 2014, 2015


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Office Hours

PLEASE NOTE!!! Our hours may differ from those posted below due to our doctors' teaching schedules.

Port Orange Office


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm






  • "I started to come to Dr. Phil because I have a lot of problems with my neck. When I come, he gives me tremendous relief. I don’t suffer from headaches anymore because he adjusts my neck, which is very, very hard to adjust. He has massage therapists that have also helped me a lot, so I am really, really grateful for Dr. Phill."
    -Mona E.