Robert Ruddy, D.C., Faculty Clinician
Robert Ruddy, D.C. is a Full Time Faculty Clinician at the Seneca Falls Health Center. A graduate of New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Ruddy has been a clinician and former Health Center Director at the college. He continues to teach nutrition in the younger trimesters and educate student clerks in all facets of patient care in the Health Center. He is certified in Graston Technique®, ConnecTX® and Flexion/Distraction which helps in the treatment of diverse soft tissue injuries in the many athletes that he treats.
Dr. Ruddy enjoys his role working with student clerks in the clinical setting and challenging them to become the best they can be as future Doctors of Chiropractic. He is fully immersed in his community working as a coach in multiple sports and involved in many community outreach projects to help better his local community.
Dr. Ruddy is always accepting new patients into his practice and welcomes you to join the NYCC Seneca Falls Health Center patient family.
Aizhong Li, PhD, MS, BS, L.Ac., Professor
Dr. Aizhong Li is a full Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College. She’s been with the school since 2004 as a full time faculty member, teaching many Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) courses. Additionally, she has served as a faculty clinician at the college’s outpatient health center acupuncture clinic in Rochester, New York. Dr. Li has published more than 40 papers and books in both Chinese and English and presented in many national and international conferences. She received her Chinese medicine education from the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine (HLJUCM) in China. In 1984, Dr. Aizhong Li was appointed as a full time faculty member at HLJUCM, where she engaged in research, teaching, and practice. In 1992, she came to USA as a visiting scholar at Brown University. From 1993 to 1996, she was working as a senior postdoctoral research fellow for Harvard University, Harvard Medical School. From 1997 to 2004, Aizhong established her private practice in Toronto Canada. Meanwhile, she was working as a full time faculty member teaching courses at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences (TMI). She also served as an acupuncture clinic supervisor at the Wasser Pain Management Center of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
Alexandra Fiore, D.C., Clinical Educator Coordinator
Alexandra Fiore, D.C. is the Clinical Educator Coordinator at New York Chiropractic College and enjoys treating patients at both the Seneca Falls Health Center and the Campus Health Center. Dr. Fiore graduated with honors from New York Chiropractic College with her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree after attending Boston College for her undergraduate studies.
Dr. Fiore treats patients at the Seneca Falls Health Center, but is also heavily involved in the academic and clinical education of the students at NYCC. She is committed to helping her patients achieve their maximum health and wellness through a wide variety of safe and effective treatments. She is also very passionate about providing the students with the best possible clinical experience.
Dr, Fiore has completed the requirements needed to be officially Webster certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and is acknowledged by the ICPA as proficient in this specific chiropractic skill which better serves pregnant women who are preparing for safer and easier birth outcomes.
Dr. Fiore is currently accepting new patients and accepts a wide variety of insurance plans. She encourages you to call and set up an appointment today!
Timothy M. Whiting, D.C., Faculty Clinician
Timothy M. Whiting, D.C. is a Full-time Faculty Clinician at New York Chiropractic College, treating patients in both the Campus Health Center and the Seneca Falls Health Center. Dr. Whiting attended Lemoyne College where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in 2011. In 2014 he graduated from New York Chiropractic College with honors, earning his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. Whiting is heavily involved in the education of students at the clinical level as he works with students as they first enter the clinic system in 7th trimester. He emphasizes patient centered and evidenced informed care and relies heavily on rehabilitation exercises as part of his treatment process. Dr. Whiting works with students in many other capacities, serving as the advisor for the Rehab to Performance club and the lead instructor for 2 online classes related chiropractic coding, billing and office management.
Dr. Whiting makes sure his students and his patients have a clear understanding as to what is going on with them. Taking the time to educate the patients on their condition and making sure they take an active role in their own healthcare utilizing rehab on a daily basis. He enjoys working with a variety of patients but highly enjoys working with athletes and complicated back and neck pain patients.
Dr. Whiting is currently accepting new patients and is enrolled with most local insurance providers, making it easy for patients to get the care they need. Call and setup your appointment today.
Maria DeMitchell, LMT
Maria DeMitchell is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over 16 years’ experience and uses a variety of techniques to achieve a positive outcome. For appointments call: 315-568-3166.
Finger Lakes Health
Finger Lakes Health is proud to partner with the New York Chiropractic College by providing care to students and existing patients at the Seneca Falls Health Center. Patients are treated by experienced providers from FLH Medical, P.C. including Lifecare Medical Associates. To learn more about Finger Lakes Health and the comprehensive services offered please visit www.flhealth.org