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Chiropractor, Functional Medicine-Nutrition

Tampa, FL
June 30, 2016

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Professional Summary:

I am a chiropractic physician practicing for the last 15 years in Tampa Bay and have acquired the skills and experience in practice, to know, that chiropractic has limitless possibilities in reaching a multitude of people and saving so many lives. As a doctor, mentor and educator, I have the ability, passion and desire, to help share and aid growth in any individual(s) willing and interested in learning all about chiropractic and living the wellness lifestyle. I have always been passionate and driven in my life, but since taking this DABCI diplomate /coursework, I now have even more zest for transmitting chiropractic and the functional wellness model to the masses. I would love to play an active role in the growth of your practice and together as a team, help those who want to experience the marvel of chiropractic, nutrition that works and all it has to offer with the utmost relevance of helping improve lives with purpose!

Academic Development:

As I continue to grow professionally in practice, I always ask myself, how can I be an even Better doctor for my patients? I am continually, like a cog-wheel enhancing my knowledge with the newest and latest in continuing education courses in functional nutrition, genetic testing, lab and blood analysis, mastering the art of postural balance, physical therapy modalities, DOT training, nutritional regimes/ follow-ups, rehabilitation techniques, clinic and employee management, along with application of certain business tools like advertising and marketing to enhance growth and reach the millions of people in need of chiropractic care and functional medicine.

Academic Degrees:

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree- D.C. achieved at Life University, Marietta, GA- 9/1995

Bachelor of Art in Life Sciences- B.A. conferred at Bloomfield University, Bloomfield, NJ- 10/1999

Pre-Chiropractic Studies at Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ achieved- 10/1990

High School Diploma earned at St. Mary of the Assumption High School, Elizabeth, NJ- 6/1987

Professional Experience:

Spinal Connections of Tampa Bay, LLC- Tampa, FL 1//2004 – Present

OWNER/MANAGER/DOCTOR- Duties include office and clinical management, procurement of new patients, acute, chronic and active patient care and rehabilitation, taking, processing and evaluating patient diagnostics, handling a staff of 1-15 staff members over the years, collaborating with peers and networking with other medical professionals as an integrative work force on individual patient cases, publicly educating current and future chiropractic patients, as well as, teaching “Back Pack Safety” courses at local elementary and middle schools. Eligible for DOT certification currently and hope to soon offer the Department of Transportation truck drivers the availability to complete their DOT examinations at our office.

Seffner Chiropractic/ Brandon Integrated Healthcare, Inc.- Seffner/Brandon, FL 10/2001-1/2004

ASSOCIATE DOCTOR- Duties included clinical management and rehabilitation of patients, implementing skills learned through the owner of the clinic, peer and mentor, Dr. Caroline Gendreau and clinical consultants that entailed applying diagnostic, radiographic skills and quantification, to excel patient outcomes to the maximum. Managed 5-7 staff members and was a vital team player in assuring that the team worked effectively and efficiently together to achieve patient goals and clinic overall performance and growth. Networked with the local chamber, media, sporting and health events, local businesses and non-profit organizations to help increase awareness in chiropractic care using scientifically based software and visual tools to provide evidence based chiropractic to the greater audience.

Procare Spine and Joint Pain Clinic- Chamblee, GA 2/1999-12/1999-C.A.and 12/1999-10/2001-I.C.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR- 50/50 – Duties included patient procurement and 1000’s of spinal screenings, radiography, documentation, patient care and physical therapy. Networking with attorneys, orthopedists, neurologists, surgical specialists, pain management and alternative health care professionals including acupuncturists, nutritionists, sports and occupational practitioners, colon hydro therapists and many more.

FRONT & BACK OFFICE CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT- Processed all insurance filing utilizing Medisoft, Data Entry, Collections, Patient Scheduling, Phones, Filing, Performed Therapy Assistance for Staffed Doctors and Managed and supervised 3 DC’s for Dr. Gary Studenic, D.C

Health First Chiropractic- Marietta, GA 10/1990-6/1991

Chiropractic Assistant- Administrative Front Desk, Insurance Verification, Patient Scheduling, Phones, Filing

Madison Chiropractic Center- Elizabeth, NJ 1/1986-8/1989

Chiropractic Assistant- Back Office Patient Therapies (Ultrasound, Vibration Therapy, Moist Heat, Cryotherapy) Monitored and Evaluated Monthly Practice Statistics

Professional Development:

DABCI Diplomate Program –Dr. William Kleber’s 2 Yr. Program (Graduate May 2017 then eligible to sit for Boards) Documentation, Ethics, FL Laws, Risk Mgmt., AIDS & HIV, Clinical Topics- (40 hrs.) Annually 2000-2015 DOT-Dept. of Transportation Training-8 hours Orlando, FL 8/2014 Dry Needling Technique Training- 8 hours Orlando, FL 8/2013 Kinesiotaping Training- 8 hours Orlando, FL 8/2012 Clear Institute Scoliosis Training- Dr. Dennis Woggon- 20 hours Daytona Beach, FL 10/2006 CBP-Chiropractic Biophysics Training-2001-2004 Sole Supports “The Bottom Block” Custom Foot Orthotics Certification 2003 Florida Worker’s Compensation Physician Certification 2001 S.O.T. Certified- 20 hours Omaha, Nebraska 1995 “Touch For Health” Certification 1990

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

Florida License CH8297, Georgia License 006526, Colorado License CHR. 0007450

Nationally Board Certified Chiropractic Physician- NBCE Parts I,II,III and IV

Angie’s List Member since 2012

David Singer Consulted since 2012

Person Injury Network-Tampa Bay 2007- 2008

Florida Sheriff’s Association Member since 2006

Pinellas County Chiropractic Society Member 2003-2004

Florida Chiropractic Society Member 2002-2003

Hillsborough County Chiropractic Society-2001-2004

Brandon Chamber of Commerce Member since 2001

Florida Chiropractic Association Member since 2000

Atlanta Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Member 1999-2000

S.O.R.S.I. Member 1995-1996

S.O.T. Club Member 1994-1995

ICA Student Member 1992-1994

Delta Sigma Chi Fraternity-Little Sister “Outstanding Pledge” Award 1991-1995

Touch For Health Certification- 1990

Vice President of Pre-Chiropractic Club 1989-1990

Treasurer of Pre-Chiropractic Club 1987-1988

Secretary of B.C.S.A.A. (Bloomfield College Student Alumni Association) 1987-1988


Full Spine Diversified

Cox Technique-Flexion/Distraction/ Decompression

S.O.T.-Sacral-Occipital Technique


Extremity Adjusting-Upper and Lower


Arthrostim & Vibracussor-IMPAC Instrument

C.B.P- Chiropractic Biophysics

Pierce, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuro-Muscular Facilitation)

Nimmo, Graston, Active Release Technique

Volunteer History:

Children’s BMI Testing for Various Elementary Schools in Tampa-2005-2008

Med/Assist for Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation-2007

Scholarly Presentations:

“Back Pack Safety” Presentations to Elementary and Middle Schools throughout Tampa Bay

Robert. E. Lee Elementary, Progress Village Elementary, Orange Grove Middle School Magnet,

Philip Shore Elementary School Magnet (2005-2008)

“Ergonomics in the Workplace” Presentations to Local Corporations

IBM, CA,Inc, Sheriff’s Office, PNC Bank, Florida Career College, Erwin Tech

Equipment and Software Skills:

Microsoft Utilities, Future Health/Smart Cloud, Medi-Soft Medical Accounting and AutoDoc/AnywhereMD Documentation, Instakare

Internet Affiliations:

Healthgrades, Spine Universe, RateMDs, Chirodirectory, Wellness, Facebook, Angie’s List, Yelp, Google

Professional References:

Dr. Kara Zajac, DC- Nature’s Way Chiropractic- 6564 Highway 53 Dawsonville, GA 30534 706-***-**** Dr. Jeffrey Dunn DC- Dunn Chiropractic 1513 James L. Redman Parkway Plant City, FL 33563 813-***-**** Dr. Kelly Meredith, DC- Total back & Body Center 1228 SE Port St Lucie Blvd. Port St Lucie, FL 34952 772-***-**** Dr. Melissa Munoz, DC- 3201 Flagler Ave. Ste. 509 Key West, FL 33040 305-***-**** Dr. Brittany Schock, Pharm D- Colorado State Medicare- Pharmacy Manager Denver Colorado 303-***-****

Personal Attitude and Outlook:

I will keep the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of the sick as my foremost duty, ever searching for and correcting the cause of their dis-ease to the best of my ability. I will do my utmost to keep my sacred chiropractic oath, and esteem those who taught me this art, science and philosophy. May god so direct the skillful use of my hands, that I may bring strength to the sick, relief to the suffering, peace of mind to the anxious, and inspiration to all humanity, so we may live this life to the fullest expression of its innate power.

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