Dr. Dave Darby DC, has Decades of Experience. Dr Dave is a native of New Iberia. To our knowledge, Dr. Dave was the First licensed Doctor of Chiropractic from New Iberia who ever came back home, and who has ever maintained a practice in New Iberia over the long haul. He went to ABC Kindergarten, North Lewis Elementary, NI Junior High, and New Iberia Senior High, graduating in the Honors Program in 1987. He majored in Biology/Chemistry at USL. He went on to finish his undergrad studies at Park College in Kansas City, Missouri in the PreProfessional Health Sciences. Dr. Dave graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City in 1994.

Dr. Dave focuses on General Chiropractic Practice, but has decades of experience in complex back and neck conditions. Dr Dave lives with a congenital lower back condition called Spondylolisthesis with a severely degenerative L5 disc, so he does his best to practice what he preaches. This has led Dr Dave to want to offer the best equipment, and give his best for his hometown, so that others can live a better quality of life through Chiropractic also. Dr Dave also has a special interest in Nutrition and Sports Chiropractic. An avid athlete, Dr. Dave does weightlifting several days per week.  His focus is on core strength, and the functional integrity of the Spine. Dr Dave strives toward being a living testimony to the benefits of long term Chiropractic Care.

Dr. Cari Darby DC, has Decades of Experience. Dr Cari is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Daniel J. Gross High in 1987. She then attended the University of Nebraska majoring in Psychology. She finished her undergraduate studies in the PreProfessional Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree with Cum Laude Honors at Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City in 1994. She has decades of experience in Chiropractic and enjoys the family atmosphere of practice. Her special areas of interest are Cold Laser, Nutritional Supplementation and exercise, as she practices yoga several times per week. Dr Cari’s Strengths are structure, organization, and getting down to the root causes of problems. An Amazing Mom, she truly understands what other families go through in giving their all for their children, and brings that concern and experience in helping our patients—and letting them know they have a Doctor of Chiropractic who understands life’s challenges.

The ONLY husband and Wife team of Chiropractic Doctors in New Iberia History!

Dr. Dave and Dr. Cari met in undergrad in 1990. They got married in 1994 after graduating from Chiropractic College. They have been blessed with 3 beautiful children; Austin, Rachel and Noah. After working with Dr. Virgil Bryant for a few years, they opened Darby Chiropractic in 1999.


Dave and Cari
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