John Cintineo DC , DAAMLP
19-21 Fair Lawn Ave., Suite 1C, Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410
Phone: 201-796-7772
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SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Staff Chiropractor, Montvale Surgical Center, Montvale, New Jersey, 2008 - Present
Staff Chiropractor, Saddle Brook Surgicenter, Saddle Brook, NJ, 2014 - Present
Facility Director/Owner, Academy Spine & Physical Therapy, LLC, Fair Lawn, New Jersey, 2007 - Present
Facility Director/Owner, Academy Total Health Center, LLC, Fair Lawn, New Jersey, 2001 - 2007
Facility Director/Owner, Cintineo Chiropractic, PA, Fair Lawn, New Jersey, 1987 - 2001
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License # X004908, 1987-Present
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New Jersey, License # MCO3095, 1986-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1986
Internship, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1986 - 1985
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1985
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1985
Undergraduate Studies in Biology, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1980 - 1983

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Primary Spine Care Symposium – Medical-Legal Documentation, The contemporary documentation required in a medical-legal environment that is evidenced based and meets the standards of the courts and academia. Utilizing the scientific data to support a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan while meeting the admissibility standards based upon a professional’s credentials. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, New York, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium – Interprofessional Spine Care, Clinical analysis of anatomic versus biomechanical spine pain and clinical triage protocols., Relating current research trends in the Whole Spine Model of patient including normal versus abnormal sagittal curvature in the adolescent and adult spine, pelvic incidence as a parameter for sagittal balance in the human spine and current methods of assessment. Patient centered approach to Evidenced Based Spine care with a focus on diagnosis, prognosis and triage of the spine pain patient. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, New York, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium – Physiology and Anatomy of Spinal Manual Adjusting, Understanding the role of mechanoreceptors, proprioceptors and nociceptors with facets, ligaments, tendons and muscles in aberrant spinal biomechanics. MRI and imaging studies of decompressing via a chiropractic spinal adjustment of the bio-neuro-mechanical lesion and its effects on the central nervous system both reflexively and supratentorally. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, New York, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium- Connective Tissue and Spinal Disc Pathology, The morphology and pathology of connective tissue, inclusive of spinal disc disorders and prognosticating wound repair with permanency implications. Disc bulge, herniation, protrusion and extrusion classifications based upon contemporary literature and how to age-date disc pathology. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, New York, 2017
Primary Spine Care Symposium – Epidemiology of Spine Pain, Review of the current Centers for Disease Control [CDC} data on the frequency of musculoskeletal pain in the United States population with emphasis on pain of spinal origin. CDC guidelines on opioid medication were discussed and correlated to persistent pain syndromes. Research was reviewed showing the importance of managing the spine pain patient properly from the entry point of care with a concentration on maintenance of spinal biomechanics. Texas Chiropractic College Post-Doctoral Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Melville, New York, 2017
Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily Injury, Delta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. PACE Recognized by The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, New York, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analysis, Normal vs. abnormal coupling motions in a mechanical model utilizing engineering principles in a predictive model. Applying the cartesian nomenclature to normal and pathological sequella of the human spine. PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Melville, NY, 2017
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Application, Creating treatment plans based upon predictive models in determining what is corrective vs. management of pathological spinal biomechanical behavior. PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Melville, NY, 2017
MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanics, Bulging, herniated, protruded and extruded disc contemporary nomenclature, analysis and differential diagnosis. Connective tissue physiology and pathology with aberrant biomechanical permanent sequelae, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville, NY, 2017
Contemporary Literature in Spinal Biomechanics, Normal vs. pathological biomechanical spinal motion both in a single motor unit and coupling actions. Interdisciplinary approach to mechanical spine issues and evidenced based care paths, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville, NY, 2017
Documentation of Spinal Trauma, Interdisciplinary approaches in documentation of spinal related injuries inclusive of connective tissue disorders and biomechanical failure. Clinically correlating history, imaging, advanced imaging and clinical findings to conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville, NY, 2017
Contemporary Literature of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment, The bio-neuro-mechanical scientific foundation of spinal lesion and the neurological pathways, both in the lower and upper motor neuron pathways. The autonomic sequella of the vertebral subluxation and the effects of the correction and maintenance of those lesions, Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Melville, NY, 2017
MRI Spine Interpretation, herniated, bulged, protruded, extruded and sequestered discs; morphology and pathology., MRI diagnostic and analytic sequencing of T1, T2 and STIR. Post traumatic pathology inclusive of spinal cord and nerve root abutment and compression. Accurate documentation of all MRI findings. PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Academy of Chiropractic, Saddle Brook, NJ, 2017
Primary Spine Care Qualified, This qualification includes graduate chiropractic education in healthy and traumatically altered spinal morphology inclusive of osseous, connective tissue and neurological structure, function and pathology. This certifies you are qualified in assessing predictive models in spinal biomechanics and devising engineering paradigms for treatment plans to maximize spinal homeostasis in an evidenced based conclusion. In addition, this qualification acknowledges your expertise in triaging the injured and coordinating collaborative care from the trauma through conclusion of rehabilitation. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2017
Primary Spine Care - Central Nervous System Processing of Pain and Physiology, Central neural pathways of pain and higher cortical responses to pain and the effect of high amplitude-low velocity forces on mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors. The effects of neuropeptides on the hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal axis when treating patients. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, New York, 2016
Primary Spine Care – MRI, Bone Edema and Degeneration, The effects of trauma on spinal vertebral segments and the short and long term sequella to morphology. Identifying and diagnosing bone edema, spurring, types of degeneration in assessing biomechanical stability in conjunction with Modic and Pfeiffer changes Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, New York, 2016
Primary Spine Care – Hospital and Emergency Room Care, Identifying spinal lesions inclusive of cord and root lesion through examination and advanced imaging in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan to effectively triage in collaboration and coordination with medical specialists and emergency department physicians. Differentially diagnosing and triaging disc degenerative bulges, traumatic disc bulges, protrusion herniations, extrusion herniations and fragmented herniations along with managing traumatically induced pain as sequella to degenerative disc trauma Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville, New York, 2016
Documentation and Evidence in a Medical-Legal Practice, The role of scientific research conclusions with contemporary documentation to effectively support the necessity for clinically indicated care. The role of timely evaluations and re-evaluations in coordinating care inclusive of history, physical and evaluation report and concludes with the correlation of the SOAP note and HCFA that correlates the conclusion of the evolutionary findings. Coordinating research and clinical findings with primary care providers and medical specialists in the rehabilitation process inclusive of insurance requirements and contemporary MRI research nomenclature. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Boca Raton, Florida, 2015
Certification in Manipulation Under Anesthesia (Re-Certification) and Medication Assisted Manipulation, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Montvale, New Jersey, 2015
Primary Spine Care with Interdisciplinary Collaborative Care, Triage of patients based upon MRI findings of disc herniation, disc bulge, protrusion, extrusion or sequestrations and spinal cord or nerve root negative sequella, clinical findings of neuro-compressive pathologies and neurodiagnostic findings of EMG-NCV, SSEP, VEP, BAER, VEP and V-ENG findings. Texas Chiropractic College, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia, New York, 2015
Primary Spine Care, Neurophysiological central and peripheral nervous systems mechanisms of pain with integrated higher cortical functions of the thalamus, cingulate, amygdala, pre-frontal, motor and sensory cortexes. Trauma and chronic pain care effecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors and proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification Texas Chiropractic College, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia, New York, 2015
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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards., Buffalo, NY, 2015
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-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards., Buffalo, NY, 2015
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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards., Buffalo, NY, 2015
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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards., Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations., With the co-morbidities 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. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management. 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, NY, 2015
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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards., Buffalo, NY, 2015
Certification in MRI Interpretation, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Buffalo, NY, 2015
MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering-Primary Spine Care, Correlating spinal biomechanics secondary to trauma and MRI findings inclusive of herniation, bulging, protruded and extruded discs. Correlating co-efficient of forces translated from the bullet vehicle to the target vehicle to the occupant in determining causality of bodily injury. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015
Evidence Based Interprofessional Collaboration-Primary Spine Care, Chiropractic as primary spine care based upon the literature conclusions and the documentation requirements to support those conclusions in an ethical collaborative environment inclusive of hospitals, emergency rooms, primary care medical doctors and medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015
Contemporary Literature Review of the Chiropractic Adjusting Mechanism-Primary Spine Care, The latest scientific evidence of the effects of the chiropractic spinal adjustment on the central nervous system, both upper and lower motor neurons. A comparative analysis of chiropractic vs. other modalities and therapies. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering , Triage and Documentation, Utilizing principles and algorithms of spinal biomechanical engineering to analyze chronic and trauma patients in creating diagnostic, prognostic and treatment protocols. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Elmhurst, New York, 2014
Evidence Based Practice, Triage and Documentation, Understanding and applying scientific literature in trauma patients to create diagnostic, prognostic and treatment protocols. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Elmhurst, New York, 2014
MRI Bulge, Herniation, Protrusion and Extrusion Interpretation, Differentially diagnosing disc Bulges, Herniations, Protrusions and Extrusions via MRI utilizing protocols of the American College of Radiology and T1, T2, STIR, Floor line and 3-D sequencing. Differentiating between pathology and trauma related findings Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, 2013
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Differential diagnosis of pathobiomechanics in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines as a sequellae to micro and macrotrauma and chronic biomechanic instabilities. Understanding the clinical implications of long term biomechanical failure in resultant disc pathology, ligament pathology and osseous pathology Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Boca Raton, Florida, 2013
MRI Spine Interpretation, Bulge, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered discs, differential diagnosis and clinical triage implications. MRI physics and slice protocols Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Boca Raton, Florida, 2013
MRI Interpretation of Herniations and Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, Stir, Axial, Stacking, FFE, FSE and Sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration with the co-morbidities, and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, schmorl’s nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, NJ Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs, State Board of Chiropractic, Iselin, New Jersey, 2013
Documentation and Triage in Trauma, ICD-9 and CPT requirements in coding for the traumatically injured including integrating electronic health records including informed consent, evaluation and management, testing orders. The utilization of research in medical reports for both the trauma and non-trauma patients. Clinical coordination of care and reporting to healthcare and legal providers New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Medical-Legal Research and the Documentation of Causal Relationship, Prognosis and Treatment of the Traumatically Injured, Review of current research published in peer reviewed medically indexed journals focusing on traumatic injuries and how current literature affects the diagnostic conclusion and how to formulate treatment plans New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Biomechanics of Spinal Trauma and its Relationship to Pre-Existing Injuries and Degenerative Changes, Whiplash associated disorders and the biomechanics of side impact vs. rear impact with emphasis on traumatic forces and body position, the mechanism of whiplash injury phases with their relationships to physiologic tolerance to trauma, specific diagnosis of disc pathology and annular tear, disc herniation, fracture, ligamentous injury and instability. Details of spinal nerve root stretching injury and dimensions of the spinal canal during whiplash was outlined particular to significant spinal injury resulting from low level accelerations including pediatric spinal trauma and physiological normals. Spinal surgical intervention techniques including ordering diagnostic studies using MRI, CT and digital motion x-ray New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
MRI Spine Interpretation of Disc Bulge and Herniation, Spinal MRI findings related to degenerative changes vs. traumatic changes of the intervertebral disc by using definitions provided by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Anatomy of the intervertebral disc, spinal cord, nerve roots and spinal ligaments correlated to T1, T2, STIR sagittal, stacking and axial images. Anatomical MRI differentiation of normal, degenerative and traumatic changes New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Electrodiagnostics Interpretation, EMG/NCV, Somato-sensory evoked potentials, brain stem auditory evoked potential and visual evoked potential utilization, physiology and interpretation, electrodiagnostic testing as a clinical component in part of the neurological work-up of the traumatically injured patient in both the peripheral and central nervous system. Inductions and contraindications to electrodiagnostic procedures. The utilization of electrodiagnostics in concluding radiculopathy, myelopathy and plexopathy and determining recent trauma or chronic pathology New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Admissibility Standards of the Medical Expert in Trauma, Documentation requirements of the courts in a medical-legal case including causality, bodily injury and persistent functional losses, ethically reporting of functional loss as it pertains to the integrity of the joint and activities of daily living and implications of chronicity, reporting of normal findings, maximum medical improvement and the release of the patient in the medical-legal arena New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals, Hollywood, Florida, 2012
Physical Diagnosis and Low-Tech Rehabilitation, Physical evaluation protocols and review of orthopedic, neurologic and chiropractic examination protocols to arrive at an accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. Differential diagnosis and establishing medical necessity for advanced imaging studies and electrodiagostic testing New York Chiropractic College, Hazlet, New Jersey, 2011
MRI Spine Interpretation , Spinal MRI findings related to degenerative changes vs. traumatic changes of the intervertebral disc by using definitions provided by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Anatomy of the intervertebral disc, spinal cord, nerve roots and spinal ligaments correlated to T1, T2, STIR sagittal, stacking and axial images. Anatomical MRI differentiation of normal, degenerative and traumatic changes CMCS Management, Inc., Union, New Jersey, 2011
Foundational Laboratory Analysis, Review of specific blood tests and panel, indications for testing and interpretation of results. Application of blood testing results in formulating a nutritional supplement program for treatment of various health conditions and to maintain proper chemical balance in the human body Texas Chiropractic College, Uniondale, New York, 2011
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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Terry Button PhD, Medical Physicist, Long Island, 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, New York, 2010
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metasasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, 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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, Neuroradiologist, Long Island, New York, 2010
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 CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Long Island, 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
Managing the No-fault “PIP” Practice Under 2010 PIP Laws & Regulations, Review of current issues with regard to PIP/AICRA regulations as it regards to coding, fee schedule, decision point review, ability to order, read and interpret MRI findings Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Legal Issues Associated with New Scope of Practice, Review of current issues with regard to new scope laws, including the ability to provide dietary/nutritional counseling, prescribe/dispense nutritional supplements, utilize modalities/therapies without adjusting, treat extremities, and order additional diagnostic test/studies Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Documentation Designed to Protect Your Practice, Telling the story of medical necessity while protecting from post payment audits Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Leading the Wellness Revolution, Utilizing today’s modern chiropractic strategies to reduce growing health care costs in the US Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Nutrition & Blood Chemistries – Keeping It Simple & Effective to Improve Outcomes, Utilizing lab results to accurately provide proper vitamin and supplement therapies Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Safety of Chiropractic, Chiropractic safety and risk factor overview based on best practices guidelines chapter 4 including the risk benefit ratio of chiropractic intervention Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, New York Chiropractic College, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2010
Diplomate, American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, 2010
MRI Normal Anatomy & Protocols, Spinal anatomy of all MRI views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient, stacking and STIR sequences of imaging. Advanced protocols of MRI examination with multiple sequences to create concurrent diagnostic findings CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, DABR-NR, Neuroradiologist, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
MRI Disc & Spinal Cord and Spinal Canal Pathology, MRI interpretation of spinal disc pathologies as a result of trauma and degenerative factors and resultant neurological compromise. Spinal cord and spinal canal pathologies and space occupying lesion interpretation CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, DABR-NR, Neuroradiologist, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
Accident Reconstruction and Ensuing Bodily Injury, Understanding the forces involved in crashes and the transference of those forces from the bullet car to the target car. Quantifying those forces to determine bodily injury and calculating speed, distance, time and drag factors in determining causality and direction of forces CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition, Clinically coordinating spinal pathology with neurological and functional sequelae including station & gait, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sleep & arousal disorders, paroxysmal disorders, radiculopathic disorders and central nervous system disorders CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
MRI Interpretation of Herniated Disc and Spinal Cord and Root Encroachment, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs and their relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and the clinical correlation to spinal adjustments, manual spinal therapy and joint mobilization Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Neuro-Trauma Surgery, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
MRI Interpretation of Spinal Cord, Spinal Disc and Spinal Canal Disorders, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered discs & spinal stenosis as sequelae of ligamentous hypertrophy, congenital malformation, spinal cord pathology. Clinical necessity and contraindications Robert Peyster MD, DABR, CAQ-NR, Neuroradiologist, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009
Diplomate, American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, 2008
Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, n extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008
Interpreting Spinal Trauma; MRI Interpretation, MRI History including the development of NMR and its evolution to present day MRI. Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal images utilizing T1 and T2 sequences. MRI interpretation of herniated, bulging, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented discs. Clinical correlation of MRI findings to arrive at an accurate patient diagnosis New York Chiropractic College, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 2007
Certification in Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA), Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, 2006
Certification in Fitness and Sports Training Program (FAST), Pneumex, Inc., Sandpoint, Idaho, 2005
The Pneu-Back System for Back Pain, Clinical theory and application in the treatment of back pain/disc disorders utilizing the Pneumex Unweighting system and protocols Pneumex, Inc., Sandpoint, Idaho, 2005
The Pneu-Back System for Scoliosis, Clinical theory and application in the treatment of scoliosis utilizing the Pneumex Unweighting system and protocols. Pneumex, Inc., Sandpoint, Idaho, 2005
Certification in Diagnostic Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Testing, New York Chiropractic College, 2004
EMG Interpretation and Neurodiagnostic Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Testing, New York Chiropractic College, Bedminster, New Jersey, 2004
Meeting the Needs of the Elite and Professional Athlete, Multiple module certificate course encompassing theory, application and protocols necessary to treat the advanced, competitive athlete CEPA (Care of the Elite and Professional Athlete), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1999
Back Injury Prevention, Multiple module certificate course in low back pain diagnosis and management, back injury prevention and aerobic exercise safety instruction Southeast Back Institute, Davenport, Iowa, 1986
Erhardt X-Ray Series, 120-hour multiple module certificate course in the reading and diagnosis of spinal and skeletal pathology, anomalies and disorders Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1986
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Principles and Application, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Advanced analysis and integration of pathobiomechanics as sequella to trauma in clinical practice and documentation. Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Las Vegas, Nevada,
Evidenced Based Practice, Integrating indexed peer reviewed research as evidence into clinical practice related to trauma and the creation of a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Las Vegas, New Jersey,
Integrating Clinical Findings in Admissible Documentation, Combining clinical, radiographic, electrodiagnostic and MRI findings to conclude a diagnosis and reporting accurately through admissible documentation. Diagnosis includes head, spine and disc pathology as sequella to trauma. Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Las Vegas, Nevada,

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Cintineo, J., Owens, W., Sa, R. (2017). Intervertebral Disc Detection in X-Ray Images Using Faster R-CNN. 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC'17),

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2009 - Present
American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals, Member, 2008 - Present
Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Member, 2004 - Present
Northern New Jersey Chiropractic Society, Member, 1995 - 2004
Chiropractic Elite Organization, Charter Member, 1997 - 1998
New Jersey Chiropractic Society, Member, 1987 - 1995
American Chiropractors Association, Member, 1987 - 1993
Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, Member, 1989 - 1992
International Chiropractors Association, Member, 1987 - 1990

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who’s Who, 2001
Chiropractor of the Month for the New York Metro area, Markson Management Services, 1994
Chancellor in Chiropractic, Practice Management Associates, 1991
Cornerstone Award, Practice Management Associates, 1990
Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges, Who's Who, 1985