Meet the Team

  • Dr. Nicholas P. Bigrigg, D.C.
    Founder and CEO

    Dr. Nick was born and raised in northeast Ohio along the shores of Lake Erie. He graduated from Amherst Steele in 2001 with an honors diploma. While attending Steele, Dr. Nick excelled in football and track and field. He led the Comets to two conference championships in football and as a senior placed second at the Ohio High School State Track and Field meet in the pole vault.

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  • Maria Jeancola
    Chief Operating Officer

    Maria was born and raised in the west side suburbs of Cleveland in the small town of Amherst, Ohio. She was a competition cheerleader growing up and graduated from Amherst Steele High School. She attended the University of Toledo with a major in Television Broadcasting but quickly found a love for technology and marketing.

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  • Dr.
    Ibrahim Elsheikh
    Medical Director

    Dr Elsheikh received his Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology from the University of Iowa. He attended medical school at Universidad Iberoamericana and completed his residency at Case Western Reserve University. He then earned his MBA at the University of North Alabama. Dr. Elsheikh received extensive training in the field of Aesthetics and Obesity Medicine, is a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and is the owner of the Wellness Center of Greater Cleveland.

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  • Joseph Knazek
    Physical Therapist

    Joe Knazek is a native of Parma Heights, Ohio who currently resides with his wife and three children in Strongsville, Ohio.  He received his Undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University.  He has been a licensed physical therapist for 13 years. Joe was certified in trigger point dry needling 7 years ago and has been using this break-through physical therapy treatment to decrease his patient’s pain, improve their mobility, and help patient’s recover their active lifestyles.   

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  • Kristen Kilburg
    Nurse Practitioner

    Kristen Kilburg brings more than a decade of nursing experience with her as she fulfills her role here at as our Nurse Practitioner in the Regenerative Medicine Division. Kristen is a highly skilled and experienced intra-articular injector and vascular access nurse who understands the importance of providing patients with comfort and confidence throughout their visit. Her certification as an orthopedic nurse further qualifies her as a strong addition to the Aligned Regenerative Medicine Team.

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  • Adam Raymond
    Patient Care Manager

    From a young age Adam knew he wanted to work in the medical field beginning the study of health and rehabilitation practices in high school. While attending Ohio University, Adam finished with a degree in physical therapy assistance and a background in exercise physiology. Adam joined Aligned Health Center in 2016 with passion and desire for knowledge in a field he had just begun to learn about. With Aligned Health Center and its CBP and spinal rehabilitation gaining groundwork in the earliest stages of development, Adam couldn’t be happier with the skills he has been able to gain and the relationships with staff and most importantly our patients.

  • Peyton Skernivitz
    Westlake Patient Care Assistant

    Meet Peyton, one of our Patient Care Assistants. Peyton graduated from Brecksville Broadview Heights High School in 2018 with a thirst to learn more about the chiropractic field. Joining the Aligned Health Center team, Peyton quickly acquired a passion for helping patients through the use of CBP and continues to find himself striving to learn more through chiropractic care. 

    Outside of work you can find Peyton expressing his passion for cars with friends, spending time with his family, walking his dog, and traveling. 

  • Bayleigh Skernivitz
    Patient Care Assistant

    Bayleigh was born and raised here in Cleveland, Ohio where she now attends Cleveland State University for her bachelors degree in Anthropology. When not in school Bayleigh can be found spending time with friends and family. She enjoys traveling, experiencing other cultures through food, and attending concerts.

  • Aliyah Segarra
    Westlake Office Manager

    Aliyah loves meeting people and helping them become the best version of themselves. She has spent the majority of her life in the arts industry as a dancer for twenty years, gaining experiences in areas such as dance instruction and zumba. After earning her degree in arts from Lorain County Community College, she entered the health industry world with a career in Lead Sales for a massage and wellness company. Currently, Aliyah is the Office Manager for Aligned Health Center, where she is focused on further continuing her education in the health and wellness field along with efficiently running the fast-paced office all with a smile on her face. While Office Manager is her primary job function by day, Aliyah also enjoys spending time with family and most importantly, being a mom.

  • Avery Porter
    Office Assistant

    Avery is a current high school senior at Lorain County Joint Vocational School studying cosmetology. She plans on going to The University of Cincinnati in the fall of 2021 to major in Biomedical Engineering. Avery loves to help others become the best version of themselves, and to help boost their self confidence. She will graduate high school with her cosmetology license and hopes to work as a haircolorist and nail technician throughout her college career, in hopes to make people feel good about themselves. Avery loves biology and most other life sciences and  plans to become a Biomedical Engineer so that she can help improve the quality of life for all living things!

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