Stow-Kent Chiropractic Doctors
Stow-Kent Chiropractic is happy to introduce our doctors.
After injuring his back in high school football game, Dr. Shimmel realized how significant chiropractic care was in restoring him to maximum health. Thus, he went on to attend Kent State University and then graduated from Logan Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1986.
Since then, Dr. Shimmel has gone on to become Clinic Director of Stow-Kent Chiropractic Clinic beginning in 1987, volunteered as Team Physician for Streetsboro High School for 5 years, and became certified in Whiplash and Work Injuries, Industrial Consulting, and Impairment Ratings & Disability Evaluations. Dr. Shimmel is a member of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association, and served as president in the Ohio State Chiropractic Association – District 5.
He is married to Sheryl and has 4 children, Michael Jr., Noah, and twins, Nathan and Natalie. His hobbies are none other than the Cleveland Indians, Browns, Cavs, and golf.
Dr. Michael Shimmel
Dr. Thomas Gudaitis
Dr. Gudaitis is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. While in school he was a member of the sports council where he was introduced to the effectiveness of chiropractic treatments on all different types of athletes. Dr. Gudaitis is originally from Niles, Ohio. He earned his undergraduate degree in Pre-Medical Sciences from Youngstown State University.
Dr. Gudaitis was the team chiropractor to the Mahoning Valley Thunder Pro Arena Football team. During that time he dealt with a multitude of different sports injuries. Treating players with simple sprain/strains to stingers and some tears. He has treated a variety of professional, college, and high school athletes to ensure their readiness for game day.
Dr. Gudaitis is also currently on the Educational Advisory Board at Fortis College in Ravenna, Ohio where he aides the school board in determining the classes and schedule for incoming students.
Dr. Vaught is a lifelong resident of Northeastern Ohio. He grew up in Canton where he attended Canton Central Catholic High School and Walsh University. Dr. Vaught played college football and also participated in track and field. He sustained a serious neck injury, which brought him to chiropractic care. After completing his undergraduate studies in 2001, Dr. Vaught immediately began his at New York Chiropractic College. He enjoys coaching and playing sports.
Dr. Martin Vaught