Meet the Doctors
Dr. Joshua Rilette
Doctor of Chiropractic & Wellness Consultant
Dr. Josh Rilette, is a native New Orleanian, who attended St. Dominic School and Brother Martin High School. Upon graduation, he went to the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and majored in Biological Sciences.
Following undergrad, Dr. Josh completed the four-year Doctorate program at Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in South Carolina and became Louisiana State and National Board Certified. In school, and throughout his internship, he learned several techniques including: Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Blair, Toggle, Knee-Chest, Pierce, S.O.T. and Activator. He specializes in Knee-Chest Upper Cervical Specific Technique (KCUCS) and is certified in Chiropractic Radiology as well as Blair Specific Radiology. During his time as a student, Dr. Josh was an active member and president of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students, traveling as a Sherman representative and advocate of chiropractic to annual meetings in Mexico and New Zealand.
"After being away from home for 8 years, I anticipated coming back and being an active member of our New Orleans community. I am extremely excited to be back home with my family, and helping to rebuild and serve the city I love! It is my goal to teach as many people as I can about chiropractic and the meaning of true health and wellness."
Looking forward to meeting you!
Dr. Peter Toumba
Dr. Peter knew he wanted to be a chiropractor from an early age. He first went to a chiropractor after suffering from numerous sport related injuries. After seeing improvements in his health alongside his injuries he eagerly pursued a career in chiropractic.
Dr. Peter studied at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in the United Kingdom, where he graduated with distinction. His dissertation focused on lower limb injury occurrence in sports and the effectiveness of chiropractic care.
He has given care through voluntary work to communities in India and has attended various chiropractic mission trips to help those in need.
His goal as a Doctor of Chiropractic is to educate patients, providing information on how the body functions with a focus on improving their overall health alongside the prevention of injuries.
Dr. Fusheng Zhao
Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Fusheng Zhao, MD (China), MPH, MAOM and Licensed Acupunturist, is an advocate of wellness and healing. Using the ancient time-tested tools of acupuncture, Chinese herbal supplements, and various other specialties, she is knowledgable in treating many health issues, including a focus on pain management, mental health, digestive issues, pediatrics, women's health and cosmetic acupuncture.
Dr. Zhao completed her Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) in Houston and is licensed as an acupuncturist in the State of Louisiana. Fusheng is also certified a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) She earned her MD from China and MPH in Epidemiology from Tulane University, School of Public Health in New Orleans.
She has over 20 years experience in medical practice in Rheumatology and was a professor in both medical school and community college in China and United States. Clinical training includes internship at ACAOM and externships in Texas with experienced acupuncturists. Her advanced studies include acupuncture for Stroke and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Tui Na (acupressure massage for children) and Herbal treatments for infertility in Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
When not in the clinic, Fusheng enjoys spending time practicing calligraphy, singing Peking Opera, playing the Gu Qin, or in the garden with her family.