Meet the Doctors

  • Dr.
    Brian Krupinsky

    Dr. Brian Krupinsky graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1988. Prior to attending professional school, he attended both UMBC and Salisbury State Univerisity, where he studied pre-med. Dr. Krupinsky has been practicing in the Baltimore area since 1989, with the last 24 years in Elkridge at Elkridge Chiropractic Center. Dr. Krupinsky was born and raised in the Elkridge area, and was a 1982 graduate of Howard High school. Since he began practicing chiropractics, Dr. Krupinsky has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care. Dr. Krupinsky can be reached through the office email or directly at [email protected]

  • Dr.
    Larry Plotkin

    Dr. Plotkin has been practicing in the Baltimore area since 1994. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the National College of Chiropractic in 1993, and did his undergraduate training at Towson University , where he graduated in 1990, Magna Cum Laude. He was Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 1996 (CSCS) by the NSCA. He was also certified as a Nutrition Consultant (CNC) in 2002, and a Sports Nutrition Consultant (CSNC) in 2004 by the AFPA. He is currently on the teaching faculty of the University of Maryland College Park, in the Kinesiology Department, where he has been teaching since 2008. He also teaches for the Maryland Chiropractic Association, and Anabolic Labs, providing continuing education nationwide. He is one of the team chiropractors for the University of Maryland Terrapins, and has been since 2005. Dr. Plotkin has a strong background in exercise and nutrition, and incorporates this into his treatment protocols for patients. He currently uses a variety of chiropractic adjusting techniques including diversified, activator, flexion distraction, etc. He was certified in Dry Needling in 2017.  Various soft tissue techniques are incorporated into treatment protocols, including SASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization).  Dr. Plotkin can be reached personally at [email protected]

  • Dr.
    Kara Ruddy

    Kara graduated from Springfield College with a B.S. in Rehabilitation Services in 1999, and then received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH- Institute of Health Professions in 2002. Her first career job was at the world renowned Steadman Hawkins Denver Clinic in Colorado, home of the team physicians for the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies. Kara's love for sports and athletes continued as she opened a practice and focused on orthopedic rehabilitation. After relocating to Maryland in 2013, Kara is ready to jump back into the swing of things and treat patients again!  She was certified in Dry Needling in 2017. She is now performing functional capacity evaluations (FCE) in office. 

  • Dr.
    Samantha Mohen
    A Maryland native, Dr. Samantha Mohen joins Elkridge Chiropractic after a stint in the Chicago suburbs. Dr. Mohen is an alumna of Baltimore City College High School and earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland. She completed her Doctor of Chiropractic studies at the National University of Health Sciences (formerly National College of Chiropractic) in Illinois. She treats a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions with a holistic approach including chiropractic, therapeutic exercise, and nutrition. With a strong background in perinatal, post-partum and pediatric continuing education, Dr. Mohen is excited to provide care to even the youngest members of your family. Dr. Mohen can be reached personally at [email protected].
  • Dr.
    Patrick Hagar

    Dr. Hagar graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2019. He is a Maryland native who completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland. As a former Division I Athlete, Dr. Hagar is passionate about working with athletes to improve performance and to reduce injury. Currently, Dr. Hagar is also coaching competitive swimming at HoCo aquatics, continuing his passion for the sport and for working with athletes. He has a strong background in exercise and nutrition. He enjoys working with patients of all ages. Dr. Hagar uses a variety of techniques including diversified, activator, flexion and distraction, and various soft tissue techniques such as instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and muscle release techniques. Dr. Hagar can be reached personally at [email protected]

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