Our Staff

Executive Team

Clinic Director

Dr. Scott A. Croce was born and raised here in Western New York.  He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from New York Chiropractic College and returned home to Buffalo to found Erie County Chiropractic in 1996.  As a Board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, he is well-versed in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He embraces the concept of integrated health protocols utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.   His training and experience renders him well suited to the determination of proper, conservative and affective care of the continuum of nerve muscle, bone and connective tissues injuries often sustained as a result of automobile and work-related accidents.


Dr. Rachel Brooks Fashano, a 2003 Cum Laude graduate of New York Chiropractic College and member of the Phi Chi Honor Society, enjoys sharing the practice of health, wellness and injury rehabilitation in beautiful downtown Buffalo with Erie County Chiropractic.  A Rochester native, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Canisius College.  She serves the Chiropractic community as a member of the Palladian IPA Advisory Board and as an educator credentialed in the topic of documentation in Workers’ Compensation cases.

Professional Staff


Dr. Robert J. Power is originally from Ogdensburg, New York.  Dr. Power is an alumnus of Brockport State University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s of Scident in Biology.  While at Brockport, Dr. Power was Conference Champion and earned All-State Honors in the sport of wrestling.  He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 2006.  In the Spring of 2010, Dr. Power became a part of the Erie County Chiropractic family.  His personalized blend of meticulous and effective treatment techniques has helped many of his patients improve their quality of life by decreasing pain, thereby increasing function.


Dr. Timothy Lukasik is a Buffalo born-and-raised Chiropractor.  He attended St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster, received his undergraduate degree from Villa Maria College, and went on the graduate from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York in 2002.  He has been practicing in the area since 2003, and is very proud to be part of the Erie County Chiropractic practice for many years.  Dr. Tim is certified in Active Isolated Stretching which is a technique that focuses on relieving tension and soreness from muscles by properly individualizing the injured muscle and stretching it to facilitate healing and mobility.  He incorporates this technique into not only his treatments on a daily basis, but also into his recreational time.  Growing up, he has participated in as many sports as he could, and continues this to this day thanks to proper stretching and frequent Chiropractic care.


Dr. Jeffrey A. Ross is a board-certified Chiropractic Neurologist and Electromyographer that has been with Erie County Chiropractic since 2007.  A Summa Cum Laude graduate of SUNY Brockport and New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Ross continued his post-grad training through Palmer College, NYCC, and Northwestern University of Health Sciences to obtain his two diplomates.   In addition to his post-doctoral training in neurology, Jeffrey A. Ross, DC, DIBE, DIBCN completed numerous other educational programs to enhance his treatment and clinical diagnostic skills, including achieving Advanced Certification in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics and Traumatology through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego.


Dr. Rebecca A. Kowtun is a native of Western New York. She attended Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went on to New York Chiropractic College where she completed her Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition in 2018. Dr. Kowtun joined the team here at Erie County Chiropractic in the Spring of 2019. She enjoys implementing a variety of techniques in order to best serve patients on an individual basis.


Dr. Alexandra Martinaj was born and raised here, in Western New York.  She attended SUNY University at Buffalo and graduated with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science.  Dr. Aly then went on to attend New York Chiropractic College and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2018.  She started her chiropractic career at another office before joining Erie County Chiropractic.  With a wide range of certifications, Dr. Aly likes to use a combination of techniques and modalities to treat her patients and give them the best results possible.


Dr. Alexa L. Rios is a board- certified Chiropractic with an M.S. in Science Anatomy and Physiology . She received her undergraduate degree from Pontificial Catholic University and went on to obtain her doctorate from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls,New York in 2018. Dr. Rios is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish. She has numerous certifications to enhance patients’ clinical diagnosis and treatment, including Websters technique, most often used to improve pre & post-natal outcomes in women during pregnancy, focused on individualized stretching and mobile techniques. Dr. Alexa is certified in Nimmo technique to address soft tissue and trigger points from muscles to facilitate health and mobility. In addition, she has achieved Advanced Certification in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics  and Traumatology through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego.

Administrative Staff

Lead Chiropractic Assistant

Jone` McCarley

Chiropractic Assistant

Rebecca Gandolfo