Meet the team at McKinley Chiropractic.

We are your neighborhood’s vitalistic-based staff. Our phenomenal colleagues are experts in their fields. Because of their commitment and training to the principles of chiropractic wholeness, we are able to offer top-of-the-line services in a wide range of specialties.

Dr. Heath McKinley

Dr. McKinley has been committed to serving families in the Chicago area for the past 20 years. His mission is to empower as many people as possible to experience their optimal health potential through genuine care and education. Learn More >>

Dr. Matthew Ray

Dr. Matthew Ray has been committed to serving families in the Chicago area for the past 10 years. Born and raised in South Africa he has been brought up with a chiropractic lifestyle due to the fact his father is a Chiropractor and went to the same School as he did (Palmer College of Chiropractic). Learn More >>

Valerie Gonzalez
McKinley Chiropractic Office Manager

Valerie is the Health Investment Specialist and Chiropractic Assistant at McKinley Chiropractic. Valerie has 10 years of experience in the natural health and wellness field and 8 years at our office. She has earned her Associates Degree in Science and working on her Bachelors in Nutrition. Valerie is also currently working on becoming our Radiographic Technician for our office. Valerie is very passionate about Chiropractic Care and her goal is to educate as many people as she can on the benefits of an adjustment, as well as on healing methods that lessen the intake of unnecessary medicine.

In her spare time, Valerie enjoys spending time with her son Tyler and traveling. Valerie has a real passion for health and fitness. She loves working out at 5:30am at Windy City CrossFit. Val believes that we all should be pushing our bodies whether it is in the gym or in everyday life. Her biggest personal goal is to inspire and motivate single mothers to be successful independent woman and live a high quality life with their family.
If you have any questions…She will most likely have the answers!

Aracelis Perez
Aracelis (Chely, as we call her) is our Community Relations Coordinator/Front desk person for the past 5 years! She will be the first face you see while you set foot in our office! Chely has had extensive training in sharing the message of Chiropractic with “big companies” as an added health benefit for employees, and organizes all of our lunch and learns. She prides herself in accommodating each patient needs and makes them feel at home. For parents, she is a lifesaver as she is known to be the “baby holder” while parents get their adjustments in. All the children want to hang out with her!
Chely is also very passionate about Chiropractic and makes it a personal goal to continue learning and sharing the message and benefits of chiropractic with the world.
In her spare time, Chely loves spending quality time with her family especially her nieces and nephews. She enjoys nature, as well as living a healthy lifestyle!

Phil Braun
Phil Braun has been a patient at McKinley Chiro since he moved to Chicago almost 10 years ago. He is happy to now be on the team here at the office as the Community Relations Coordinator. If you scroll past any photos or videos on your Facebook or Instagram feed, that’s his arena. He loves puns and the power of laughter; we love that new energy he brings to the office. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

Phil’s Dad is also a doctor of Chiropractic, so Phil has literally grown up with health and wellness as his middle name. Phil is also the king of office swag:)

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