Meet the Doctors

  • Dr. Derek Haug, DC, CCSP
    Full Time Provider

    Cleveland University- Kansas City, MO: 2018
    Doctor of Chiropractic
    Northwest Missouri State University- Maryville, MO: 2015
    Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology 
    Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician- ACBSP
    Sports Injury and Performance
    Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Technique
    Harrisonville, MO
    Dr. Derek is a Harrisonville and Midwest native. He played many sports while growing up and throughout high school where he earned a baseball scholarship to Northwest Missouri State University. 
    Dr. Derek has practiced in clinics in Springfield and Kansas City, Mo before becoming the full time provider at Peculiar Chiropractic. He has treated a wide variety of patients, and enjoys all populations. He utilizes many different adjusting techniques while combining soft tissue therapy and corrective exercises to help his patients get their best results. 
    Dr. Derek enjoys playing golf, grilling, and taking his dogs to the dog park. 

  • Dr. Thayer Banwart, DC

    Logan College of Chiropractic- Chesterfield, MO: 2015
    Doctor of Chiropractic
    Bachelor of Science in Human Biology
    Personal Injury Cases
    A.R.T- Active Release Technique
    Class IV Laser Therapy
    Fort Scott, KS
    While attending Logan University, Dr. Thayer was involved in multiple organizations and clubs including Logan Sports Council and volunteered at several special needs clinics in downtown St. Louis, MO.
    Following receiving his doctorate, Dr. Thayer moved to the Kansas City area where he opened his own practice, Peculiar Family Chiropractic & Sports Medicine in 2016.
    Dr. Thayer became a partner with another clinic that specializes in personal injury cases in 2019. He practices full time with SRC and part-time now at Peculiar Chiropractic. He specializes in several adjusting techniques, and has advanced training in soft tissue techniques and extremity adjusting. His passion is working with athletes and special needs patients. 
    Dr. Thayer enjoys outdoor activities, home renovations, and playing with his dog Cooper. 

  • Gaby Link, BS
    Clinic Manager & Exercise Therapist

    Missouri State University- Springfield, MO: 2014
    Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Movement Science
    Myofascial Release and Soft Tissue techniques
    Cupping Therapy
    Kinesiology Taping
    Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
    RockTape certified- Kinesiology Taping
    Myofascial Release- Cupping certified
    Ozark, MO
    Gaby is prior service and served in the United States Army, and her father was active duty in the Army. She has a passion for veterans and working with EMS/Fire/PD. Gaby handles the administration and billing for the clinic, as well as offering bodywork to patients. She loves to teach and currently teaches aqua classes at a local recreation center. 
    Gaby enjoys visiting her family in Springfield, watching the Chiefs, and playing disc golf. 

Our Location

201 S. State Route C | Peculiar, MO 64078

Office Hours

We are here Monday-Friday!


8:00 am-12:30 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:30 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


7:30 am-12:30 pm


8:00 am-12:30 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:30 pm


Alternating Weekends

Appointment ONLY



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