Dr. Kevin Raef
Dr. Kevin grew up in Umbarger, Texas the youngest of 12 children of Lewie and Reba Raef. He graduated from Canyon High School in 1975. Dr. Kevin began working at the Amarillo State Center as a recreational therapist. It was during this time he was introduced to chiropractic health care. Dr. Kevin was very active playing volleyball, softball, and flag football in Amarillo city leagues. It was then he suffered a right hip injury. He was dating a lovely young lady whom he knew from the youth group at St. Mary’s Church. Her father happened to be a chiropractor. Dr. Kevin was encouraged to have a chiropractic adjustment for his pain. After much reluctance, that appointment was made. After his first adjustment by Dr. John Albracht Dr. Kevin’s pain was not only reduced, it was gone! His journey into chiropractic health care thus began. Kathy and Dr. Kevin were married in July of 1977 and moved to Pasadena, Texas in August to begin Dr. Kevin’s education to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. He graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in May of 1983. He began work at the Albracht Chiropractic Clinic in Amarillo after graduation. Dr. Kevin began his practice in January of 1984 with the group at Albracht Chiropractic. In February of 1987, he moved my practice to the square in Canyon, Texas at its present location.
Dr. Kevin has served his profession in all the Texas Chiropractic Association’s District 2, including serving as State Director for 10 years. From there he served as President-Elect and then President of the Texas Chiropractic Association. Afterward, he was appointed by Governor George Bush to serve on the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Awards Dr. Kevin has received include the President’s Award, the PA Willmon award, the Young Chiropractor of the Year Award, the Board of Director’s Award, Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors, and the Keeler Award. This is the highest award given to a member of the chiropractic profession in the state of Texas.
Kathy and Dr. Kevin have been very involved in their church family. Kathy served as a Stephen Minister, sacristan, and Eucharistic minister. Dr. Kevin served as a music minister for 42 years. They have 4 fantastic children Dr. Jeremy Raef and wife Kendra, Krista and husband Dr. Andrew Wang, Dr. Khristopher and wife Krista, and Kimber-Lea and her partner Lindsey Witz. They have 10 beautiful grandchildren currently.