Michael R. Czupak DC
205 Browertown Road - Suite 106, Woodland Park, New Jersey, 07424
Phone: 973-812-0202
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http://www.northeasternspinalhealth.com
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License # 38MC00628700, 2004-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2002
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2003
Bachelor of Science in Life Science, Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri, 2003
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Life University College of Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia, 2002
Undergraduate Studies in Chiropractic Studies, Life University College of Chiropractic, Marietta, Georgia, 2000 - 2002
Undergraduate Studies in Biology and Pre-Chiropractic Studies, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, 1996 - 1999

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical herniations. With the comorbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Morphology of cervical disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad-based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective. Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island , New York, 2013
Certification in MRI Interpretation, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2013
Integrating Nutriton into Everyday Practice: Modules 1-5, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 2011
MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
Interpreting Spinal Trauma with MRI, The history, physics, concepts and application of concepts when reading MRIs, specifically when dealing with spinal trauma in the courtroom. Focus on spinal anatomy, extremities, disc and bone pathology, cord, slice thickness, and protocols in tesla. New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, 2010
Triaging the Trauma Patient, Clinically correlating causality and bodily injury in determining through clinical evaluation a conclusive diagnosis and treatment plan. Integrating neurological conductive studies and evoked potentials with MRI’s in concluding the final diagnosis when differentially diagnosing critical care vs. rehabilitative care as a sequella to trauma Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Brentwood, New York, 2010
MRI Interpretation in the Trauma Patient, Interpreting MRI’s of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine utilizing standards of the American College of Radiology and the American Society of Neuroradiology. Differentially diagnosing herniation, bulged, protruded, extruded and fragmented discs and their relationship to trauma vs. degeneration. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Brentwood, New York, 2010
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2010
Interpreting Spinal Trauma with MRI, The history, physics, concepts and application of concepts when reading MRIs, specifically when dealing with spinal trauma in the courtroom. Focus on spinal anatomy, extremities, disc and bone pathology, cord, slice thickness, and protocols in tesla. New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, 2008
Neuronal Conduction Studies Certification and Clinical Proctorship, Certification in Neuronal Conduction Studies, Expert Clinical Benchmarks, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2008
Manipulation Under Anesthesia , Certification and Clinical Proctorship Certification in Manipulation Under Anesthesia, National University of Health Sciences, Jersey City, NJ, 2006
Emergency Department Protocols, The integration of chiropractic services in the hospital setting. Focus on hospital rules, regulations, bylaws, administrative structure, politics, medical models and practices American Academy of Hospital Chiropractors, Secaucus, NJ, 2005

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2010 - Present
American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Member, 2009 - Present
American Academy of Pain Management, Member, 2009 - Present
American Chiropractic Association, Member, 2007 - Present
Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Member, 2007 - Present
National Academy of MUA Physicians, Member, 2006 - Present
American Academy of Hospital Chiropractors, Member, 2005 - Present
Logan College of Chiropractic Alumni Association, Member, 2004 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

American Flag, MSgt George Sikaffy, Squad Leader-108th Security Forces, 2012