Meet The Doctors

Dr. Kevin C. Smith and Dr. Kathy O. Smith are licensed Chiropractors serving the Philadelphia community.

Drs. Kevin and Kathy have not only been freeing people from pain in their clinic but have been helping people change their lifestyle to better compliment a healthy life. They bring a strong message on well being, not just the relief of symptoms. As Chiropractors with over 30 years experience each, Drs. Kevin & Kathy are committed to promoting the health and well being of their patients.

Drs. Kevin & Kathy use 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, Drs. Kevin & Kathy are able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

Dr. Kevin earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic in 1985. He obtained certification as a Chiropractic Sports Physician from Logan College of Chiropractic and Diplomate Status from The New York Chiropractic College in 1993. Since that time he has pursued continuing education ranging from pediatrics, neurology, orthopedics and nutrition. He is currently working toward becoming a Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner from the International Chiropractic Association and Dr. James Chestnut, one of the worlds leading lecturers and teachers of Wellness.

Dr. Kathy was a graduate in the Pioneer class of the Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic. Following her graduation in 1980, she taught chiropractic adjustment technique and was an administrator of the school. She opened Ashton Village Chiropractic with her husband in 1986 and helped grow their practice into one of the top 10% in the profession. In 2002, Dr. Kathy completed an extensive program of study that granted her Diplomate status as a Chiropractic Pediatrician. She obtained her pediatric degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic.

In 2004, the doctors moved their practice to the present location and renamed it Smith Chiropractic. The new facility provides the healing atmosphere and healthy environment to provide you with the best in wellness lifestyle.

On a Personal note, the doctors have been happily married for 35 years and have three children. Their eldest son Kevin, is a graduate of Life University in Marietta, GA where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He is currently practicing in Kennesaw, Georgia. Their son Kyle is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University and is living in Park City, Utah where he works as an account executive in the luxury transportation industry. Their daughter Kaitlyn is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and works for the Atlanta Hawks NBA team in their Media department. She is working toward being a television sports reporter.

Dr. Daniel Rufus

Dr. Daniel Rufus, D.C., is the newest addition to Philadelphia’s renowned chiropractic community, taking over the esteemed Smith Chiropractic. With a passion for holistic health and a commitment to patient-centered care, Dr. Rufus is dedicated to continuing the legacy of excellence established by his predecessors, all while introducing innovative techniques to enhance patient outcomes. He is extremely excited to be starting this new adventure and looks forward to helping the Philadelphia community for many years to come. 

Dr. Rufus graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa in 2017 after completing his undergraduate degree at Saint Ambrose University in Davenport Iowa with a B.S. in Kinesiology. While attending Saint Ambrose he played collegiate football as well as participating in track and field. He competed in the indoor and outdoor national championships 3 years in a row and is still the school record holder in the hammer throw. 

Since graduating from Palmer, Dr. Rufus has really enjoyed working with prenatal and pediatric patients as well as athletic injuries. Having been a competitive athlete his whole life, Dr. Rufus has a comprehensive understanding of how these injuries occur and how to best treat them. Dr. Rufus has continued to expand his knowledge in these areas and his techniques are enhanced by the additional training he has in extremity work.

In his free time Dr. Rufus enjoys golfing, playing basketball, being outdoors, working out, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Rufus is excited to collaborate with patients in every phase of life, whether they were just born or have great-grandchildren, and to instill a sense of healthy living in the Philadelphia community.

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