Meet the Staff at NorthCoast Rehab and
Cleveland Accident Rehab
With over 40 years of combined experience, our clinics have seen thousands of people come through our doors looking for relief for injuries they sustained during motor vehicle accidents, work-place accidents, as well as, common everyday accidents.
Alex Frantzis, D.C., FIAMA, FACO - Chiropractic Physician (Board Certified – Orthopedics)
Dr. Frantzis was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Psychology from York University in Toronto. Dr. Frantzis then moved to St. Louis, Missouri to attend Logan University where he graduated with a Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2008. Dr. Frantzis then continued his education and earned a Fellowship in Medical Acupuncture in 2010. Dr. Frantzis then went on to specialize in Orthopedics and became board certified after completing a 3-year postgraduate education program in non-surgical Orthopedics from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 2017. Dr. Frantzis is also certified in Manipulation under Anesthesia (MUA).
Dr. Frantzis is a staff privileged physician for the prestigious St. Vincent's Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, becoming one of only a handful of Chiropractic Physicians on staff with the oldest Cleveland Hospital. Dr. Frantzis is an avid basketball, football and hockey fan and enjoys spending time travelling with his wife and child.
Todd Waldron D.C.
Waldron grew up in Warren, Ohio and completed his undergraduate degree in Biology from Bowling Green State University. He continued his education at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL where he graduated with his Doctorate of Chiropractic in April of 2000. Since graduating, Dr. Waldron has been treating the people of NE Ohio and helping them recover from injuries they sustained through the course of their busy lives. He has helped people recover that were hurt in car accidents, work accidents, and during everyday events, such as shoveling the drive, picking up a laundry basket, and moving a TV or piece of furniture. Dr. Waldron has helped over 10,000 patients successfully recover from these injuries since 2000. Since 2014, Dr. Waldron has maintained his staff privileges and affiliation with St. Vincent's Charity Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Waldron currently resides in NE Ohio with his wife, 2 children, and pets. Outside of his love for his patients, Dr. Todd enjoys playing golf, Ohio State Football, all Cleveland sports (yes…including the Browns) and most of all spending time traveling with his wife and children.
Melissa Kennard, MPT - Shaker Blvd. Location
Melissa graduated in 1998 from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, OH with a BA in Sportsmedicine. She then went on to receive her Masters in Physical Therapy from Gannon University in Erie, PA. For the past 16 years, she has specialized in outpatient orthopedic therapy, treating all age groups from adolescents through geriatrics.
Melissa has been trained in the McKenzie method for treatment of spinal injuries. She is also a Certified Wellness coach. When not working to help her patients achieve their own personal wellness goals, she enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her husband and two children.