meet the team


Robert W. Diegel D.C.

Dr. Diegel is a licensed Chiropractor serving the Shelby Township community since 1996. Dr. Diegel has been freeing people from nerve interference (pain) in the clinic in Shelby Township, MI, and surrounding areas. As a Chiropractor with several years of experience, Dr. Diegel is committed to promoting optimal health and the overall well-being of his patients.

Dr. Diegel uses a 'whole person approach'. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Diegel is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

Dr. Diegel is a Graduate of Life College School of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia - June 14, 1996

*Awarded a Degree of Doctor of Chiropractic - Cum Laude - 1996

*Certified in Chiropractic X-Ray & Practice - 1996

*Received his Certificate of Attainment for Successful Completion in Part I & Part II of Examinations - 1995

*Official Member of the Life College Alumni Association - 1996

*State of Michigan Department of Community Health - Board of Chiropractic, Chiropractor License


Nick F. Hartop D.C.

Dr. Nick F. Hartop brings an impressive wealth of experience and knowledge to our practice. Graduating in 1994 from Palmer's College of Chiropractic, in Davenport Iowa, he has dedicated nearly three decades of his life to the chiropractic profession.

Tuesday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Hartop has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a commitment to excellence in our field. Before Dedicating his life to the field of Chiropractic he dedicated his life to our country by serving as a United States Marine from 1984 to 1990.

Notably, he has served as the Chairman of the Programs and Education Committee, highlighting his passion for advancing chiropractic education and his dedication to fostering continuous learning among our colleagues. Dr. Hartop is also a respected member of the board of directors of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors (MAC), where he has been instrumental in shaping chiropractic policies and standards in our state.

In addition to his leadership roles, Dr. Hartop has been a former board member of the Chiropractic Federal Credit Union, underscoring his financial acumen and his devotion to the financial well-being of our chiropractic community. Since 1995, he has successfully operated his own practice, Doc-Side Chiropractic, a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to delivering exceptional patient care.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Dr. Hartop's career is his collaboration with our esteemed current doctor, Dr. Diegel. Their partnership, which has spanned over two decades, not only reflects a strong professional relationship but also embodies our practice's core values of teamwork, cooperation, and maintaining the continuity of care for our patients.

Dr. Nick Hartop is widely recognized for his compassionate, patient-centered approach, outstanding clinical skills, and his unwavering dedication to helping patients achieve optimal health and well-being. We firmly believe that his presence within our practice will significantly enhance our ability to provide top-quality chiropractic care to our community.

Chiropractic Shelby Township MI Meet The Team John

Office Manager/Biller/Chiropractic Assistant

John N.

I have been with Diegel Chiropractic for almost 7 years. Working in healthcare has always been a goal of mine. Being a part of the healing process has brought me great joy. I hope to bring a friendly, loving, and caring attitude to work every day. My main job is to deal with insurance companies and help our patients get the coverage they deserve and need.

Chiropractic Shelby Township MI Meet The Team Tia

Lead Receptionist/ Chiropractic Assistant

Tia C.

Being employed for Diegel Chiropractic the past 7 years has been such a joy! The environment we have created for ourselves and our patients keep everyone in high spirits, and all working toward the same goals of a happier, healthier, and more well-balanced life. Dr. Robert W. Diegel D.C. has encouraged me through his daily office runnings to also expand my Chiropractic education in hopes of continuing our practices objectives.

Chiropractic Shelby Township MI Lia Meet The Team

Receptionist/ Chiropractic Assistant


Lia joined our team just under a year ago and has quickly become an invaluable asset. At 19, she's our youngest team member, bringing a fresh perspective and boundless enthusiasm to everything she does.

Lia loves exploring new tech trends, staying ahead of the curve with the latest apps, and is our go-to person for social media savvy. In her free time, she enjoys streaming her favorite shows, attending music festivals, and discovering hidden gems in the city's food scene. Lia's energy and creativity are contagious, making her a perfect fit for our dynamic team!

Chiropractic Shelby Township MI Meet The Team Georgia

Massage Therapist/Esthetician

Georgia F.

Graduate of Irene's. Certified Esthetician.  Board Certified. Specializing in Swedish, therapeutic, prenatal, and TMJD.

To contact Georgia for an appointment, please call or text (248) 505-3375 or email at

Appointments Only, No Walk-Ins

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

*9:00am - 12:00pm*
2:00pm - 7:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

*9:00am - 12:00pm*

9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm


*Dr. Nick Hartop's Hours*

Diegel Chiropractic

49780 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Twp, MI 48317
P: (586) 254-2060
F: (586) 254-2948