Chiropractor in Charlotte, NC
Dr. Cole Hunter Valko was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up with a love for the outdoors and hobbies such as snowboarding, hunting, and fishing. Dr. Cole discovered chiropractic from his father who was a long-time chiropractic patient. At a young age, he accompanied his father during his doctor visits and learned how beneficial chiropractic care can be. As he got older, Dr. Cole began to shadow and eventually became a chiropractic patient himself to help get him through the rigors of a sports season.
Dr. Cole furthered his education by attending the University of Rochester (U of R). He majored in Biology to expand his knowledge of the human body with his goals set on pursuing a career in healthcare or chiropractic. During his time at the U of R, he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and a 4-year starter and letterman on the football team. To complete his dream of becoming a healthcare practitioner, Dr. Cole attended New York Chiropractic College. He remained active during this time competing in a variety of intramural sports and the annual Chiro-Games.
Dr. Cole joined the Keith Clinic team upon graduating in November 2017. He strives to not only get his patients out of pain but also strives to properly educate and improve their overall quality of life. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his Australian Shepherd named Banx and spending time with friends and family. He enjoys meeting new people, visiting local breweries and restaurants, staying active by playing sports and cheering on his beloved Pittsburgh sports teams. Like many fellow Pittsburghers, Dr. Cole is a huge fan of the Pittsburgh sports teams.
Interesting Facts about Dr. Cole
- Favorite Food: Steak
- Favorite Music: Rap/Hip-Hop and Classic Rock
- Fun Fact: Has a Black Belt in Tang Soo Do