Brett Berner DC
16541 Pointe Village Dr.,Suite #207, Lutz, FL, 33558
Phone: 813-578-5889
Fax: 813-578-5890
drbrettberner@gmail.com
https://www.foundationflorida.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Upper Cervical Chiropractor / Owner, Foundation Chiropractic, Lutz, FL, 2020 - Present
Upper Cervical Chiropractor / Independant Contractor , Spinal Correction Centers, Dunedin, FL, 2018 - 2020
Chiropractor, The Joint Chiropractic, Tampa, FL, 2017 - 2018
Upper Cervical Chiropractor / Independant Contractor , Realm Chiropractic, Tampa, FL, 2017 - 2017
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of FL, License # CH12074, 2017-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Port Orange, FL, 2015
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2012

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Radiology Case Studies #21, Special Edition: Coccyx Cliff Tao DC DACBR, 2021
Demonstrative Diagnosis and Documenting Spinal Pathology, Analyzing patient records, x-rays and MRI’s in determining etiology of traumatically-induced pathological lesions. Clinically correlating the history, clinical findings, imaging findings and diagnosed bodily injuries to conclude and accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 2021
Documentation and Coding, CPT Coding Guidelines for Initial and Established Patients with particular attention paid to Patient History, Review of Systems, Social and Family History, Physical Examination, and Medical Decision making. Specific differences in coding levels and required elements for a 99202-99203-99204-99205, and a 99212-99213-99214-99215. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Demonstrative Documentation and Ethical Relationships, Pathways to improve coordination of care, and interprofessional communication with collaborating physicians. Maintaining ethical relationships in the medical-legal community through documentation and communication of demonstrable diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans. Diplomate, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
MRI Spine Interpretation, Clinical case review of MRI’s including sagittal, axial, T1, T2, STIR, and proton density sequences. Identified will be the vertebrate, spinal cord, discs, nerve roots, thecal sac, posterior longitudinal ligament, epidural veins, and fat saturation pulses. Pathology will include bulges, herniations, protrusions, extrusions, myelomalacia, cord edema, and schmorl’s nodes. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Demonstrative Diagnosis and Documenting Spinal Disc Injuries, Differentially diagnosing disc vs. posterior longitudinal ligaments vs. Thecal Sac vs. spinal cord vs. Ligamentum Flava pathology and insult. Identifying the borders of lesions and discerning between anatomic structures pathologically effected demonstrably. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Clinical Grand Rounds, Case reviews utilizing E/M, MRI, and x-ray mensuration report to conclude an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Common diagnosis requiring interprofessional collaboration with a discussion of diagnostic dilemmas and proper communication methods. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Impairment Rating Certification, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequlla, migraine, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, station and gait disorders and consciousness are detailed for impairment rating. Herniated discs, radiculopathy, fracture, dislocation and functional loss are also detailed in relation to impairment ratings. CMCS Post Doctoral Education Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Long Island, NY, 2021
2021 Trends in Spinal Healthcare, Analyzing spinal healthcare trends in both utilization and necessity and understanding the marketplace and how a clinical excellence level is reflected in a doctors' documentation and credentials. Treatment pathways in triaging spinal pathobiomechanics. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
MRI Spine Interpretation Advanced Diagnosis, An evidence-based understanding of time-related etiology of disc pathology considering the American Society of Neuroradiology's designation of protrusion, extrusion, and sequestration of spinal discs, T1, T2, STIR and Proton-Density weighted evaluation to diagnose spine form MRI accurately. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analytics and Case Management, Utilizing spinal mensurating algorithms to conclude a pathobiomechanical vs. normal spine in the absence of anatomical pathology. Clinically correlating a history and physical examination findings to x-ray biomechanical results in creating an accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
MSK Extremity Radiological Interpretation, Utilizing both MRI and x-ray to diagnose 1) Arthritis - Inflammatory and Degenerative, 2) Advanced cartilage assessment, 3) Rotator Cuff Tears, 4) Labral tears (shoulder and hip), 5) Tendon injuries and degeneration, 6) Meniscal tears, 7) Ligamentous injuries, 8) Common fractures, 9) Sports-related injury patterns, 10) Plantar fasciitis. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Demonstrative Medical-Legal Documentation, The narrative report. How to effectively create medical-legal documentation and what the courts look for. Making your "4-Corner" (narrative) report demonstrable and build a reputation as an evidence-based provider. The step-by-step minutiae of building a report. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021
Managing Non-Anatomical Spine Pain, Treatment modalities centered upon "best-outcomes" in an evidence-based model considering chiropractic vs. physical therapy and chiropractic vs. medicine. Considerations of disability, pain reduction, functional improvement, drugs utilized, and side-effects are all considered. PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University Kansas City, 2021

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Academy of Chiropractic, 2021 - Present
Advanced Management of Chiropractors, 2020 - Present
Vertebral Subluxation Research, 2020 - Present

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Leadership Achievement Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2015
Palmer College of Chiropractic Sports Council Leadership Award for Vice President, Palmer College of Chiropractic Sports Chiropractic Program, 2014-2015
ACA Chiropractic Certificate of Achievement Award, Fifth Annual ACA Sports Council Hyde Awards, 2014
Palmer College of Chiropractic Sports Council Leadership Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic Sports Chiropractic Program, Project Manager, 2013-2014

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Life Begins Again Inc, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2020 - Present