Meet The Etheredge Chiropractic Physicians & Staff
Serving Central Florida’s Chiropractic Needs For More Than 30 Years.
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The Villages Chiropractor | Leesburg Chiropractor
Dr. R. Kim Etheredge
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, Dr. Kim Etheredge went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1987, followed by a 3-year postgraduate program certifying him as a specialist in Chiropractic Orthopedics. He also garnered postgraduate certifications in Radiology, and Fluoroscopy (Digital Motion X-ray). Dr. Etheredge holds a Masters Certification in Low Speed Impact Collisions from the Spine Institute of San Diego, making him an expert in related auto accident injuries and their treatment.
Dr. Etheredge founded Etheredge Chiropractic in 1989. During his more than 25 years in practice he has had the pleasure of establishing relationships with thousands of people who have benefited from Chiropractic care as an integral part of their overall health program.
Michele Etheredge, the doctor’s wife of 30 years, and he are the proud parents of four children, Lauren, Wesley, Shannon and Brian; a son-in-law, Will, and three grandsons, Preston, Blake and Rhett. In his off-duty time, Dr. Etheredge enjoys fishing, coaching youth basketball, and watching University of Florida athletic events.
Dr. Matt Joseph
Born and raised in a small, western Pennsylvania steel town, Dr. Matt Joseph earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pittsburg and a Master’s Degree in Business from Youngstown State University. From there, a change in career paths led him to Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa.
Afterwards, Dr. Joseph returned to his hometown, Sharpsville, Pa.community and opened Joseph Chiropractic, where he served patients for 24 years. During this time he also enjoyed serving the community coaching elementary and high school basketball, as well as football, from youth leagues to the college level.
He loves to golf, swim, bike and play pickleball, and is the proud father of two sons. One of his sons serves in the US Marine Corps and the other plays football at Harvard.
Dr. Richard Tantillo
Richard Tantillo, DC MBA joined Etheredge Chiropractic in September of 2021.
Originally from Smithtown, New York he now resides in Beverly Hills, Florida. Dr. Tantillo has served communities in Palm Harbor, Tampa, and St. Petersburg, Florida since 2000 after graduating from New York Chiropractic College.
Prior to becoming a Chiropractic Physician, Dr. Tantillo was in the Medical device industry where he worked for market leaders including Physio Control Corporation, Philips Healthcare, and GE Healthcare.
Dr. Tantillo enjoys a large family which includes his fiancé Cathy, three daughters, Ashley, Lindsay, and Amanda, and eight grandchildren.
Dr. Tantillo states that one of the most rewarding aspects to being a Chiropractor is the honor of serving his community and affecting patients in a positive, meaningful, and efficacious manner. Dr. Tantillo finds it very satisfying treating and educating his patient’s so they can experience the benefits of optimal health and vitality through regular spinal adjustments.
Meet Our Staff:
In addition to physicians with combined chiropractic experience of more than 55 years, Etheredge Chiropractic is blessed to have a very passionate and dedicated staff who love helping our patients in The Villages and Fruitland Park/Leesburg offices feel their best.
I have been with Etheredge Chiropractic since 2011, and I am a Chiropractic Assistant and office manager at The Villages location. I am originally from New Jersey where I also worked as a Chiropractic Assistant for more than 7 years. I enjoy working in the medical field and helping people feel their best through Chiropractic care. In my spare time I love spending time with my husband and three children.
I’ve been with Etheredge Chiropractic since 2016. I am a Billing &
Insurance Specialist, and you can find me at the Fruitland Park office. I have been a Chiropractic Assistant for 18 years, so I love to help in any area needed. I grew up with a chiropractic lifestyle from a very young age, so I know the importance of the care we provide. My favorite thing about our office is watching our patients’ journeys and seeing the progress they make. It’s very rewarding! I enjoy sports, the water, and spending time with my family.
I joined Etheredge Chiropractic in March of 2017. You’ll typically find me in the front at our office in The Villages, but occasionally you’ll find me at our Fruitland Park location office as well. I love greeting you with a smile and assisting you check in and out. When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with family.
I joined Etheredge Chiropractic in September of 2017 after spending 4 years in a physical therapy setting as an Office Manager. I serve as a Chiropractic Assistant and front office support at both Etheredge Chiropractic offices and strive to make the most out of every day. I enjoy spending quality time cooking for family and friends, and am an avid Florida Gators fan.