Who We Are
At Health Star Clinic, we want you to leave our office healthier and happier. From newborns to ninety-year olds, from severe pain to routine adjustments, we’re ready to help you reach your healthcare goals. You will find at both our office environments our staff is focused on compassionate care and exceptional service. The entire staff will do their part to make sure your office visit is productive and pleasant.
Our facility uses a team approach of Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, Nurses and Physical Therapists. This allows us to determine the best course of treatment that fits into a responsible pain management approach. The responsible approach works to avoid all surgical options and minimize the need for prescription medication. This is achieved with the combination of Chiropractic, Physical Therapy and Conventional Medicine. We invest in the latest medical technologies to help accurately pinpoint the cause of your pain to develop an individualized treatment plan that will successfully manage many of the most difficult pain conditions. By sticking to our core values, our practice has grown to be one of the best in Alabama.
If you’re in pain and have a problem that no one else has been able to solve, our staff will help get you back on the road to good health. After a complete examination, they will explain any health problems and recommend the best treatment options for you.
Dr. Rhet Rollins Langley, M.D.
Dr. Langley is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Baylor University. His medical degree was attained at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston where he served as Chief Resident at one of the largest residencies in the country. Dr. Langley has completed twelve years of service as an officer in the United States Air Force including a one year tour in Afghanistan in 2013 as Chief Anesthesiologist of the 966th Forward Surgical Team. He still holds a professor-ship at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Medical School (America’s national medical school) and continues to devote his time to medical missions both internationally and locally whenever possible.
Dr. Steven Clay Osborne Jr., M.D.
Dr. Osborne has been practicing anesthesia and pain medicine in Montgomery since 2012. Dr. Osborne is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Chemical Engineering (cum laude) and obtained his medical degree from the University of South Alabama. He completed his anesthesia residency and training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Osborne lives with his wife, Sarah, and their Bluetick coonhound, Pearl.
Dr. Jonathan M. Varner, M.D.
Dr. Varner is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, respectively. He graduated from Auburn University, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences, where he was a dean’s medalist. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine and graduated in 2001. He completed a surgery internship at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Knoxville in 2002. From 2002-2005, he completed his anesthesiology residency and served as Chief Resident in 2004-2005 at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Knoxville. He has served as a practicing anesthesiologist in Montgomery for 11+ years and as a practicing pain physician for 3+ years. He has also been the vice-chair in the Department of Anesthesiology at Baptist Hospital since 2007. He enjoys hunting, fishing, reading and, of course, being with his family.
Christine Carlisle Jones, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Christine Carlisle Jones is a board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner of 11 years and has worked in primary care, urgent care, medical/surgical, and orthopedic/spine care. She graduated from Creighton University with her MSN in 2005, and her BSN from Montana State University in 1998. She recently came from one of Northern Virginia’s premier Orthopedic/Spine Care Centers and lives in Montgomery with her Air Force husband, and 2 young sons. Christine is also in the Air Force Reserve, and serves as the Chief Nurse, 934th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, in Minneapolis MN. She has deployed several times to Europe, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Maryland and has a passion for orthopedics and sports medicine. Her hobbies include teaching youth fitness, nutrition, and sports injury prevention. She is also an avid outdoor adventurer, enjoying running, obstacle races, ropes courses, and water sports.
Dr. Candice Cobb, B.S., D.C.
Director of Chiropractic Services
Dr. Cobb is a graduate of Life University in Marrietta, GA. She started receiving Chiropractic Care at age 4 to relieve sinus and ear infections. She is passionate about treating children and helping families discover the same relief she experienced as a child.
Dr. James Robert Hollis, Jr., D.C.
Dr. Bob, as many of his patients call him, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic and completed his undergraduate studies at Auburn University. He was previously in private practice for 35 years. Post Doctorate studies in Orthopedics and Neurology. He was involved in research at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs for the US Archery Association. He specializes in spinal disorders and sports medicine. He is an AUM team physician. He is married to Shirley Hollis. His hobbies include traveling, fishing, and hunting.
Dr. Brian West, B.A., D.C.
Dr. West is a fourth generation chiropractor and graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He completed his undergraduate work at Auburn University. He has a passion for educating the community about the benefits of chiropractic care and for unlocking the potential for healing and wellness in his patients.
Dr. Tamara Woody, B.S., D.C.
Dr. Woody is a licensed chiropractor serving the River Region and surrounding communities. She is a graduate of Life University in Marietta, Ga and is also an acupuncturist . As a chiropractor with experience, she is very passionate about chiropractic and is committed to promoting optimal health of patients. She has helped thousands of patients ranging from newborns to seniors, get rid of aches and pain, as well as other health problems that people often don’t realize chiropractic can help. Dr. Woody is devoted to helping families remain healthy and free from the damaging effects of subluxations. Dr. Woody has been a proud member of the Health Star team for over 10 years!
Dr. Alex Hollon AS, B.S., D.C.
Dr. Hollon is a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis MO. He was born and raised in the river region and enjoys serving the community he grew up in.
Cassie A. Hooks RDN, LD
Cassie A. Hooks RDN, LD is a Registered Dietitian with a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She completed her Dietetics Internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Cassie is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and accredited with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She is also an active member of Alabama Dietetic Association. She is devoted to helping her clients by providing individualized nutrition counseling to manage chronic diseases, aid in weight management, and help alleviate pain with proper nutrition. She believes that everyone can feel their best by incorporating healthy, great tasting food along with an active lifestyle.