Jerry A. Mantonya, D.C. – Founder
Dr. Mantonya, founder of The Accident and Industrial Clinic of Newark and The Mantonya Chiropractic Centers in Newark and Hebron, Ohio; received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1971 and was certified by the Ohio State Medical Board for Chiropractic. He began practice in November 1971 and since then has added post-graduate hours in such studies as Nutrition, Holistic Health Care, Sports injury, X-ray, impairment rating by American Medical Association guidelines, advanced adjusting techniques and research.
As an involved professional, Dr. Mantonya has many accomplishments to his credit. He has presented papers on the care and treatment of patients to the International College of Applied Kinesiology, conducted classes for Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation and published articles in PCRF publications.
His honors include Outstanding Young Man of America; the Ambassador Award (twice), Palmer Chiropractic College; nominee for Chiropractor of the Year, Palmer College, 1985; and acceptance into the prestigious Chiropractic Knights of the Roundtable. Dr. Mantonya, his wife Judy and their seven children are lifelong residents of the Newark area.
Now retired, Dr. Jerry and Judy reside in Florida and enjoy traveling.
Gregg A. Mantonya, D.C. – Director of Clinics
Dr. Mantonya, is the son of Dr. Jerry Mantonya, the founder of the Mantonya clinics. Dr. Gregg Mantonya is now the Director of the Mantonya clinics . A Licking Valley High School graduate, he attended Ohio University in Zanesville and Marycrest University for his undergraduate study. He graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City in 2000.
He has additional post-graduate training in pediatric chiropractic, nutrition, advanced adjusting techniques and sports injury. Dr. Gregg formally served as the Lakewood High School’s Football team doctor. Dr. Gregg Mantonya has completed a year long Masters Certification Program on whiplash from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego.
Dr. Gregg Mantonya and his wife Teresa reside in Newark where he is a life long resident.
Erin Eick-Gallaher, D.C.
Dr. Erin Gallaher is originally from Canton, Ohio. She attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she graduated Cum Laude with her under graduate. Dr. Gallaher then attended and graduated from National University of Health Sciences with her degree in Chiropractic.
Dr. Gallaher has additional post-graduate study with a certificate to practice Acupuncture, one of the first chiropractors in the state of Ohio. She joined the Mantonya Chiropractic Center in 2010.
Dr. Gallaher is married to Dr. J who is also a Chiropractor in the Hebron Office. They reside in Pataskala and have two children.
J. L. Gallaher IV, D.C.
Dr. John L. Gallaher, IV affectionately known as Dr. J by his patients, is a long time Ohioan. After graduating from Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio he went on to attend The Ohio State University where he was a member of “The Pride of the Buckeyes,” The Ohio State University Marching Band and still participates with the OSU Alumni Bands.
While attending National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, Illinois, where he received his doctor of Chiropractic degree, he met his wife, Dr. Erin who is also a Chiropractor at our Hebron office.
Dr. J practiced in Dublin for a time after graduation and then became an associate of Mantonya Chiropractic Center in 2011.
Drs. J. and Erin reside in Pataskala with their two children.
James T. Marino II, D.C.
Dr. James Marino is originally from Canton Ohio. As a child Dr. James was in a snow tubing accident that kept him from doing things he enjoyed. After his first Chiropractic adjustment he noticed significant improvement and knew that he wanted to help people improve their health through Chiropractic care. He began pursuing his journey towards becoming a Chiropractor in High School where he was part of the Med. Tech program at Perry High School.
Dr. James continued his education at Stark State College, Canton Ohio where he received his Associates degree before he went on to attend Life University in Marietta, Georgia where he obtained his Bachelor’s and Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. James joined Mantonya Chiropractic Center in 2018. He enjoys the outdoors and visits the lake frequently to fish during the spring and summer. He also enjoys tennis, archery, basketball and football.
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