Meet The Team
Our goal is to treat as many patients as possible in their quest for health and wellness, and to educate them about chiropractic so that they may, in turn, educate others.
We’re committed to educating all our patients about the spine and its influence on the body’s overall health. Therefore, we provide information about our tools and services as well as other natural and non-invasive solutions to ailments. We also deliver free seminars regularly to help you and the general public make educated choices in restoring and maintaining your health and that of those you care about.
Dr. Karen Callaghan and Dr. Tony Holvick – met in chiropractic school. They got married after graduation and opened Atlantic County Family Spine and Rehabilitation in 1993. They’ve enjoyed watching patients they first treated as children grow. They're thrilled when they return from college to get adjusted and love when they start their own families and continue to come to us for care.
We pride ourselves on delivering the best care we can to help you live your best life. Our team of doctors and administrative professionals is committed to friendly, attentive service. If there’s anything we can do to help you please don’t hesitate to let us know.
Our office has grown due to the many patients who have recommended us to their friends, families, neighbors, and coworkers. We hope you’ll be just as satisfied with the care and treatment you receive and will also refer those you know and love to us.
Dr. Karen Callaghan - Chiropractor
Karen M. Callaghan has been a practicing chiropractor and managing partner of Atlantic County Family Spine and Rehabilitation since 1993. She treats and manages at all four locations each week with her team of doctors and office staff members.
In 2010 Dr. Callaghan was named Chiropractor of the Year by the New Jersey Law Enforcement Journal for her outstanding care of fire, police, and other members of the first responder community. In 2011 she and her husband, Dr. Anthony Holvick, DC, were named to the list of "Top Docs" at NJTopDoc.com as a result of a review of criteria including their licenses and credentials, their dedication to continuing education, and overall patient satisfaction. They have continued to earn the NJTopDoc award every year since.
Atlantic County Family Spine and Rehab has also been awarded 4 stars by Talk of the Town Media.
While working for the Chicago Bulls and the White Sox, Dr. Callaghan witnessed team chiropractors providing care for athletes during games. She saw these athletes receive treatment and return to the game able to return to performing at their peak.
This inspired her so much she decided to become a chiropractor so she too could help people so powerfully without the use of drugs or surgery.
Dr. Callaghan attended Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA and holds several certifications including
- Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA),
- Pediatric chiropractic care
- Golf chiropractic
- Sports rehabilitation exercises
- Neuroradiology Mini-Fellowship, MRI Spine Interpretation
Dr. Callaghan has spent the last 25 years treating patients with headaches, neck and back pain. She also does a great deal of outreach in the community by attending health fairs and giving lectures.
Her practice, Atlantic County Family Spine and Rehabilitation has offices in Galloway, Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic City and Hammonton. She and her team are experienced in treating those suffering from injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents as well as sports-related, workplace, and in-home accidents. She and her team primarily provide maintenance care to those patients dedicated to maintaining their health and mobility through regular chiropractic checkups.
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Holvick - Chiropractor
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Holvick, DC is the co-owner of Atlantic County Family Spine and Rehab Center. Dr. Tony grew up in Glassboro, NJ and attended Richard Stockton College in Pomona. Dr. Holvick was first exposed to chiropractic through his uncle who is also a chiropractor. He was drawn to the philosophy of chiropractic and wanted to help others to regain their health without drugs and surgery. Dr. Holvick attended Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA where he met fellow student, Karen Callaghan, who he married and who is his partner in AC Family Spine and Rehab.
Dr. Anthony Holvick practiced from 1992-1993 in Philadelphia. In 1993 he opened up Atlantic County Family Spine where he has been co-owner and practiced over 25 years. Dr. Holvick is most commonly known as "Dr. Tony" by most of his patients. Many of these patient he has been treating for over 20 years. You will often see him flying around the office because he has tremendous energy for his patients and enjoys treating each and every one of them.
Dr. Tony is experienced in treating traumas and injuries such as motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls. He also treats many patients that have pain unrelated to trauma such as neck and back pain as well as headaches. He is also experienced in treating the extremities.
Dr. Tony is committed to his continued development to give his patients the best care possible. He holds certifications in:
- Manipulation Under Anesthesia
- Pediatric Chiropractic
- Golf Chiropractic
- Sports-Specific Rehabilitation
- Reading and Interpretation of MRI
Dr. Anthony Holvick remains passionate about chiropractic and dedicated to his patients and as a result he has received the award of NJ TOPDOC consistently since 2011-2017.
Dr. Tony is an avid outdoors man and has been since he grew up working on a farm in Glassboro. He still enjoys working on his tractor. He spends most of his free time with his wife and son hunting and fishing around the world.
Dr. Jason Pagliarini - Chiropractor
Dr. Jason Pagliarini grew up in Franklinville, NJ and was first introduced to a chiropractor following a motor vehicle accident. He responded very well to the chiropractic care he received and became quite interested in this holistic approach to wellness. This experience led Dr. Pagliarini to decide to pursue a field of study in chiropractic.
Upon graduating from Stockton University in 2003 Dr. Pagliarini went on to study chiropractic at Palmer Chiropractic in Florida. He graduated in 2007 and practiced temporarily in Swedesboro. In 2008 Dr. Jason Pagliarini joined the team of Atlantic County Family Spine. He has been practicing in the Egg Harbor Township location for nearly 10 years where he is referred to as "Dr. Jay" by all of his patients.
Dr. Jason is a caring and compassionate chiropractor and he is dedicated to his patients. He treats patients of all ages from newborns to 97 year olds. Dr. Jason is skilled in treating a simple sprain strain injury to disc herniation from trauma.
Dr. Jason continues to advance his learning through seminars and most recently received his certification to read and interpret MRI. Due to his skill level and superior care of his patients he was most recently voted TopDoc in New Jersey 2017.
Dr. Jason is devoted to his wife Rachel and their two young children. He enjoys working out, running, spending time with family, sports and working on classic cars.
Dr. Matthew Harrison - Chiropractor
Dr. Matthew Harrison grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ. He was first introduced to chiropractic in high school while rehabbing a gymnastic injury. In 1990 Dr. Harrison earned Academic All-Big Ten honors while doing gymnastics at the University of Michigan, and his interest in chiropractic grew. Following his graduation from Michigan in 1991, he pursued his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Upon graduation in 1995, he moved back to New Jersey and has been in private practice since. In 1997/98 Dr. Harrison continued his education and became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). He is currently the medical director for "On the Road" Track and Field World Tour Camp. He enjoys working with the weekend warrior to professional athlete, from the adolescent to the elderly, from the simple strain to the automobile collision, and from the healthy to the sick. Dr. Matt joined Atlantic County Family Spine in 2019 and cares for each and every patient that walks through the door.
Dr. Harrison enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, three dogs, four cats, two chinchillas, two bunnies and two goldfish. He also enjoys playing golf and doing triathlons in his spare time.
Dr. Robert Cavallaro - Chiropractor
Dr. Robert Cavallaro completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University and post graduate Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.
Dr. Cavallaro has had multiple office locations throughout his 38 years of active practice while always maintaining a home based office in Atco, New Jersey. Dr. Cavallaro’s practice focused on acute and chronic injuries of the spine and its contiguous structures with a concentration on whole body health, including building strength and flexibility as well as good nutrition.
Dr. Cavallaro closed his practice on February 28, 2019.
He is “semi-retired” and sees patients as part of a wonderful team at Atlantic County Family Spine. Additionally, Dr. Robert Cavallaro is an adjunct professor at Rowan University teaching anatomy and physiology.
Dr. Robert’s personal interest include church, traveling the world, bicycling, swimming, golfing, resistance weight training, of course his wife and family. Dr. Rob likes to eat therefore he likes to cook also.
Dr. Stephen Struble - Chiropractor
Dr. Stephen Struble was first introduced to chiropractic after sustaining an injury while wrestling for Hammonton High School. He continued to remain under chiropractic care while he was playing baseball for Stockton University to limit the risk of injuries as well as to keep his body performing at its best.
After Dr. Stephen graduated from Stockton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology along with a minor in chemistry, he went on to study chiropractic and graduated with honors from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. He has also gone on to receive extra certifications in Cox Flexion Distraction, as well as an extremity certification from the International Board of Extremity Chiropractors. Dr. Stephen is well versed in a variety of adjusting techniques. He also has experience working with a wide variety of patients, ranging from special needs children, to professional athletes, and also elderly patients with osteoporosis. Dr. Stephen is eager to help you and your family reach your health and wellness goals.
In his free time Dr. Stephen enjoys playing baseball, working out, skiing and swimming. He also enjoys riding ATV's, traveling to new cities, and spending his time with his family and friends.
Dr. Derek Van Benthuysen - Chiropractor
As a collegiate track athlete, Dr. Derek Van Benthuysen first experienced the health and athletic performance benefits of chiropractic care. While under weekly chiropractic care, Dr. Derek excelled as a sprinter at Gettysburg College. After graduating with honors from Gettysburg, Dr. Derek pursued his chiropractic education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While at Palmer College, Dr. Derek was an active member of the school's sports council and was one of the few selected to attend the 1998 Boston marathon as a treating student doctor. He also participated in the school's clinic abroad program where he traveled to India providing care throughout the country. Dr. Derek loves helping patients reach their highest house potential without using drugs or surgery. His philosophy on health is that everyone can benefit from chiropractic care from children, to athletes, to car accident victims. When he is not helping patients, Dr. Derek enjoys spending time with his family. He also has a passion for working out, going to the beach, gardening, reading, and playing softball.