Dr. Mary Kraus

Dr. Mary Kraus is a native Vermonter, growing up in Rutland, VT. She completed her undergraduate studies at UMass Amherst, majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Psychology. Her love of gymnastics catapulted her into high-school cheerleading and then competitive diving in college. She still holds a top-ten record at UMass for 3m springboard! Dr. Mary graduated with honors earning her Doctorate degree from New York Chiropractic College in 2019. She spent a six-month portion of her clinical education residency treating Veterans at the Rochester Veteran Administration Outpatient Clinic in Rochester, NY. She worked for several years Rutland City with a variety of patient populations from newborns to the elderly.

Throughout her chiropractic career, she has attended a variety of seminars in the following: Motion Palpation Institute, McKenzie Institute, SFMA, and International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). Her certifications include: Webster technique certified (a gentle treatment technique for pregnant and postpartum patients, whom she really enjoys working with). She is continuing toward her dry needling certification. She recently purchased the practice from Dr. Julia and Dr. Jim in October 2021 and is happy to continue serving the greater Middlebury area.

Dr. Mary is passionate about her patients’ health. She enjoys educating them on the importance of movement and how chiropractic care can help them improve their quality of life.

When she’s not treating patients, you can find her hiking with her dog, Kiva, and husband, David, camping, or reading.

Dr. Connor Starr

Dr. Connor Starr is originally from Northern New Jersey, growing up in the small town of Vernon. Upon graduating high school he moved to eastern Pennsylvania where he attended East Stroudsburg University and earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Knowing he wanted to continue his education, he then relocated to the Finger Lakes Region to attend New York Chiropractic College, where he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in December of 2018.

As a practitioner, Dr. Connor is highly motivated to inspire his patients to lead a healthy, active lifestyle while providing evidence based care that utilizes myofascial trigger point therapy, stretches, exercises and more to provide safe, effective pain management. His academic interests include nutrition, neurology, and current chiropractic research.

In his spare time, Dr. Connor enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and spending time with his girlfriend Maddie, family, and friends. Some of his personal interests include mindful meditation and exercise physiology. Having made childhood memories at his grandparents B&B in Craftsbury, Dr. Connor is excited to finally call the Green Mountain State home.