Frank Cohen DC
189A Forest Ave., Glen Cove, NY, 11542
Phone: 516-759-2032
Fax: 516-759-2117
lifenrg@verizon.net
http://www.GCChiroPT.com

SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Glen Cove Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, 2012-present

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Administrator Village Square Health & Medical, PC, dba: Village Square Health & Wellness, Glen Cove, NY, 2004-2012

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Administrator Complete Care Health & Medical, PC, dba: Complete Care Health & Wellness, Glen Cove, NY, 1999-2004

Clinical Director, Chiropractor, Village Square Chiropractic, PC Glen Cove, NY, 1984-1999

EDUCATION and LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License # X 003702-1, 1983-present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Colorado, License # 3317, 1996-present

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1984

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part II, 1984

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, GA, 1983

Internship, Life Chiropractic College, Marietta Campus Clinic, Marietta, GA,1983

Masters Research in Exercise Physiology/Motor Integration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1979-1980

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1979

SELECTED POST GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and DIPLOMATES

Academy of Chiropractic – Active Trauma Team Member, 2017-present

An Integrative Approach to Chronic Low Back Pain, A didactic discussion on non- allopathic low back pain therapies, their acceptance and success in the literature. How to integrate Chiropractic, Massage and Acupuncture in the care and management of chronic low back pain. Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 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 sequalae, 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

Orthopedic Testing: Principles, Clinical Application and Triage, Integration of orthopedic testing in the clinical setting to develop a differential diagnosis. Utilizing radiographic and advanced imaging inclusive of MRI and CAT scan findings to verify tissue pathology suspected by orthopedic testing conclusions and developing a treatment plan as sequelae. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

Impairment Rating, The understanding and utilization of the protocols and parameters of the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition. Spine, neurological sequelae, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology  Part 1
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Brain Vascular Anatomy, The anatomy and physiology of the brain and how blood perfusion effects brain function. A detailed analysis of the blood supply to the brain and the physiology of ischemia. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Module 1 Objective: To understand the anatomy and physiology of brain hemodynamics and stroke types
 

Stroke Anatomy and Physiology Part 2
Stroke Anatomy and Physiology: Stroke Types and Blood Flow, Various types of stroke identifying ischemia, hypoperfusion, infarct and penumbra zones and emboli. Cardiac etiologies and clinical features as precursor to stroke with associated paradoxical emboli and thrombotic etiologies. Historical and co-morbidities that have etiology instroke inclusive of diabetes, coagulopathy, acquired and hereditary deficiencies. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Module 2 Objective: To understand stroke types and etiologies both historical and historical risk factors
 
Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider
Chiropractors
Stroke Principles of Treatment an Overview for the Primary Care Provider, Stroke type and treatments performed by vascular specialists. The goals of treatment with the physiology of the
infarct and penumbra zones and the role of immediate triage in the primary care setting. Detailing the complications of stroke and future care in the chiropractic, primary care or manual medicine clinical setting. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Module 3 Objective: To understand stroke treatment and the role of the primary care provider in early detection and triage

Clinical Evaluation & Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk
Clinical Evaluation and Protocols for Identifying Stroke Risk, The neurological history and examination for identifying stroke risks with a focus on supra and infratentorial regions, upper and lower motor lesions, cranial nerve signs, spinal cord pathology, motor and sensory pathology and gait abnormalities. Examining genetic and family histories along with dissection risk factors. Stroke orthopedic testing and clinical guidelines pertaining to triage for the primary care provider. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2017
Module 4 Objective: To understand stroke/neurological evaluation and triage clinical guidelines

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – United States, 2016 Medscape Education Clinical Briefs, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in cooperation with Medscape, completed July 18, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 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. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2017

Primary Spine Care Symposium 3 – 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 NY 2017
 
Primary Spine Care Symposium 3 – 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 NY 2017
 
Primary Spine Care Symposium 3 - 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 NY 2017

Primary Spine Care Symposium 3 – 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 NY 2017
 
Primary Spine Care Symposium 3 – 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 NY 2017

Understanding the Values and Ethics of Interprofessional Collaboration; Developing ethical Interprofessional relationships in a patient centered paradigm to ensure better outcomes while considering cultural and personal diversity needs of patients, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

Lower Back Pain: Study Finds 9 Modifiable Triggers: Medscape Education Clinical Briefs, July 2, 2015 Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

Interprofessional Communication: How Can it Improve Healthcare? The best practices in Interprofessional communication and optimizing the tools in clinical practice to benefit patient
outcomes, Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in cooperation with Medscape, 2016

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis.  Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2013

Interprofessional Hospital Based Spine Care, Trends in hospital and emergent care in the healthcare delivery system inclusive of policies, hospital staffing and current care paths for mechanical spine issues. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016

Hospital Based Spine Care; Qualified, Credentialed in hospital protocols, emergency room protocols, acute and chronic patient triage inclusive of MRI spine interpretation, spinal
biomechanical engineering, head trauma, concussion, mild traumatic and traumatic brain
injuries, co-credentialed through the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education) Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College and PACE approved by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards and the Academy of Chiropractic, Long Island, New York 2016

New Blood Biomarkers Useful for Concussion Diagnosis; glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1). GFAP is an astroglial protein found
in both white and gray matter, and UCH-L1 is found abundantly in neurons. Both GFAP and UCH-L1 have been demonstrated to accurately differentiate trauma patients with TBI from those without TBI. Both biomarkers have a sensitivity of 94% to 100% in identifying intracranial lesions on computed tomography (CT) scan among adults and children.
Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Medscape, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. June 15, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Triage and Connective Tissue Injuries and Wound Repair, Triaging the injured and differentially diagnosing both the primary and secondary complaints. Connective tissue injuries and wound repair morphology focusing on the aberrant tissue replacement and permanency prognosis potential. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Ligament Anatomy and Injury Research and Spinal Kinematics, Spinal ligamentous anatomy and research focusing on wound repair, future
negative sequelae of abnormal tissue replacement and the resultant aberrant kinematics and
spinal biomechanics of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics, Central Nervous System and Spinal Disc Nomenclature, The application of spinal biomechanical engineering models in trauma and the negative sequelae it has on the central nervous system inclusive of the lateral horn, periaqueductal grey matter, thalamus and cortices involvement. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Biomechanics of Traumatic Disc Bulge and Age Dating Herniated Disc Pathology, The biomechanics of traumatic disc bulges as sequelae from trauma and the comorbidity of ligamentous pathology. Age-dating spinal disc pathology in accordance with Wolff’s Law. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Clinical Grand Rounds, The review of case histories of
mechanical spine pathology and biomechanical failures inclusive of case histories, clinical findings and x-ray and advanced imaging studies. Assessing comorbidities in the triage and
prognosis of the injured. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

Spinal Trauma Pathology, Research Perspectives, The review of current literature
standards in spinal trauma pathology and documentation review of biomechanical failure, ligamentous failure and age-dating disc pathology. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint
Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, New York, 2016

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, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville NY, 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, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville NY, 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, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Melville NY, 2016
 
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cartesian System, The Cartesian Coordinate System from the history to the application in the human body. Explanation of the x, y and z axes in both translation and rotations (thetas) and how they are applicable to human biomechanics. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the cervical and upper thoracic spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal
function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Pathobiomechanics, Spinal biomechanical engineering of the lumbar spine. This includes the normal and pathobiomechanical movement of both the anterior and posterior motor units and normal function and relationship of the intrinsic musculature to those motor units. Nomenclature in reporting normal and pathobiomechanical findings of the spine. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, How to analyze whiplash associated disorders in various vectors of impact and whiplash mechanisms in determining pathobiomechanics. To clinically correlate annular tears, disc herniations, fractures, ligament pathology and spinal segmental instability as sequellae to pathobiomechanics from trauma. The utilization of digital motion x-ray in diagnosing normal versus abnormal facet motion along with case studies to understand the clinical application. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering & Organizational Analysis, Integrating spinal biomechanics and pathobiomechanics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Correlation of the vestibular, occular and proprioceptive neurological integration in the righting reflex as evidenced in imaging. Digital and numerical algorithm in analyzing a spine. Texas Chiropractic
College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Cervical Digital Analysis, Digitizing and analyzing the cervical spine in neutral, flexion and extension views to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes alteration of motion segment integrity (AMOSI) in both angular and translational movement. Ligament instability/failure/pathology are identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies to analyse pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Lumbar Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the lumbar spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics. This includes anterior and posterior
vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models.  Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering: Full Spine Digital Analysis, Digitalizing and analyzing the full spine images to diagnose pathobiomechanics as sequellae to trauma in relation to
ligamentous failure and disc and vertebral pathology as sequellae. This includes anterior and posterior vertebral body elements in rotational analysis with neutral, left and right lateral bending in conjunction with gate analysis. Ligament instability/failure/pathology is identified all using numerical values and models. Review of case studies for analysis of pathobiomechanics using a computerized/numerical algorithm along with corrective guidelines. Texas Chiropractic College, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2016

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,
Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Islandia NY June, 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, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, New York
State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Islandia NY June, 2015

Evidence Based Practice, Triage and Documentation, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Elmhurst, NY March 2014

MRI Interpretation, Triage and Documentation, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Elmhurst, NY March 2014

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Triage and Documentation, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Elmhurst, NY March 2014

Foundations of Evidence Informed Practice, Northwestern Health Sciences University. June 25, 2013

Overview of Evidence Informed Practice (EIP). Northwestern Health Sciences University. June 17, 2013

MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metal and the historical
perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY,
CME and CCE credits

MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging, Standardizing and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create and accurate diagnosis in MRI. 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015, CME and CCE credits

MRI Disc Patholody and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniatied, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015 CME and CCE credits


MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neuroal sleeve lesion, Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwannoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015, CME and CCE credits

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, 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015 CME and CCE credits

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. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the Statue University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credit

MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking FEE, 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, Stir axial, stacking, FFE, FSE, sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities, complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, Schmorl’s node and herniations. Central canal cauda equine compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

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-morbidities and complication of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, 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 equine 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. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

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 vertebrae, 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical herniations, with co-morbidities and complicatins of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, Schmorl’s notes 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. 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., Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Truamatic Isult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compression, 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY  2015, CME and CCE credits

Dynamic Movement Workshop; A lecture and practical workshop discussing, learning and evaluating normal and abnormal spinal movement patterns. Hands on practical testing,
reporting and corrective therapies were also discussed, demonstrated and performed.
Northwestern Health Sciences University, Department of Continuing Education, 2501 W 84th St, Bloomington, MN 55431, November 10, 2011

Personal Injury Workshop; A didactic discussion of soft tissue injury evaluation, diagnostic testing and treatment. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New
York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Brentwood NY, October 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, Melville NY, 2009

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 relations with the medical-legal community. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

Neurodiagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injures with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding of how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

Crash Dynamics and It’s Relationship to Causality, An 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. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indication for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, x-ray interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyograpy (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential )SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indication for the trauma patient. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012


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. Pace approved for Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY 2012

Cervical Spine Injuries & Rehabilitation in the Athlete,A review of the current literature and findings on cervical spine Injuries, structural mechanics that effect severity of injuries and chiropractic and therapeutic procedures to prevent or reduce incidence of injuries. New York Chiropractic Council, Westbury, NY, September, 2009

Patient Evaluation & Management, Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding,How to properly diagnose, treat and code a therapeutic plan while identifying all aspects of a patient’s presentation for the care plan.New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2008

Documentation of Medical Necessity & Compliant SOAP Note-Taking, Preventing Audits & Medicare, Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding, Coding to identify the nature of a complaint and/or injury to document necessity of the proposed care plan. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2008

Connections of Health, Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding, How to connect complaints, injuries, a care plan and specific therapies to the appropriate diagnostic entity
presented. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2008

Pediatric Neurology, A research based approach to understanding the neurological basis for symptoms, care protocols and prognosis in the pediatric patient. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2008

Sacro Occipital Technique, Part I, Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding, Introduction to the basis of SOT, discussing basic therapeutic protocols for Category I and II presentations.  New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007

Sacro Occipital Technique, Part II, Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding, Acute and more challenging patient presentations and SOT treatment protocols for short and long term care plans. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007

Chiropractic & Physical Medicine Coding,A review of care plan coding with focus on
documenting the nature and extent of a condition or injury and relate specific therapies to
specific diagnostic entities. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007

The Scientific Validation of Chiropractors as Wellness Providers, How chiropractors are
uniquely positioned to provide wellness care as well as act as point of care providers
identifying when and where to direct referrals when appropriate. New York Chiropractic
Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007


Understanding the Stark II Laws and the Art of Writing a Diagnosis, A detailed discussion on business plans, referrals, professional relationships and how to effectively write a complete and descriptive diagnosis. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007

How to Identify Subluxation Under Medicare & Bulletproof Your Documentation, A detailed discussion on the PART plan and how to document subluxation and a proper care plan within the Medicare rules. New York Chiropractic Council, Tarrytown, NY, October, 2007

Orthopedics 101, Discusses effects of manual therapy in whiplash, the construction of the orientation of the cervical facet joints, the effects of knee proprioception after ACL reconstruction, and identifies aspects of the lateral collateral ligament of the knees. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2006

Orthopedics103, Discusses effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM, how to recognize lumbar movements during mobilization, and how whiplash invisibility is not evidence of absence of injury. Helps develop an understanding of muscle adaptation through stretching. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2006

Orthopedics105, An introduction to the clinical biomechanics of stability. Identifies causes of select musculoskeletal injuries.  Describes how LBP in golfers alters motor control and spinal stability changes with posture. Distinguishes how stability improves with resistance training. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2006

Orthopedics 107, Instruction on the associations between musculoskeletal symptoms and
headaches. Describes tension-type and cervicogenic headaches and provides information on
their epidemiology and mechanisms. Topics also include effects of manual care on neck pain
and the relation of the nuchal ligament (ligamentum nuchae) and the spinal dura mater in the craniocervical region. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2006

Vertebral Artery Issues Update, A clinical update on findings, issues and procedures related to the vertebral artery and the practice of chiropractic. New York Chiropractic Council and Life Chiropractic College West, Queens, NY, December, 2004

Course Work or Training in Infection Control, A review of all appropriate applications of infection control and barrier precautions, as mandated by Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992. North Shore – LIJ Health System, approved by the New York State Department of Health & and State Education Department, Woodbury, NY, February, 2004

Neurology 101, Discussion of the neurological aspects of manipulation. Reviews the basics
of cellular physiology as it relates to manipulation. Describes nociception and effects of manipulation. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

Neurology 102, Discusses nociceptive input to the spinal cord. Reviews mechanoreceptors and their fibers. Identifies the relationship of mechanoreceptors with endorphin/enkephalin.

Analyzes the history of referred pain patterns. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

Neurology 103, Describe axonal degeneration in inflammatory neuropathy. Construct criteria for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Discuss the use of antioxidant therapy in neurologic disease. Review the sensory innervation of the SI joint. Identify mechanoreceptor control of
shoulder musculature. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

Neurology 104, Evaluate the basics of nerve conduction. Comment on recording action
potentials. Review NCV/EMG recording issues. Identify the diagnostic usefulness of H-reflex
and F-response. Construct differential diagnosis with nerve conduction. University of
Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

Neurology 105, Describes the application of the multifidi muscle to chiropractic. Discusses proprioception in individuals with and without back pain. Identifies the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying muscular tension and pain. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

Neurology 106, Defines the use of Co-Enzyme Q as preventive treatment for migraines.
Discusses the modular headache theory, the neurovascular aspects of cluster headaches,
and the nutritional etiology of headache and ataxia. Reviews the relationship of migraines and menstruation. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, December, 2003

KinesioTaping 101,Participants are taught how to apply KinesioTape to support muscles,
ligaments, and increase sub-dermal vascularization. University of Bridgeport College of
Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2003

Rehabilitation 101, Reviews sensory-motor control and rehabilitation. Discusses aerobic exercise for LBP patients, muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles, how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly and distinguishing the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2003

Rehabilitation 102, Describes the contribution of hip vs. spinal motion. Distinguishes poor motor patterns of hip and low back movements and what to do about it, the neural adaptations to exercise and application towards rehabilitation. Describes current issues in low back rehabilitation, such as whether low back tissues heal within a few weeks. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2003

Rehabilitation 103, Describes the long term course of LBP, neuromuscular impairments
following LBP, the effects of pain on the neuromuscular system, the models that explain the nature of motor problems with pain, and the potential sources of LBP. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2003

Rehabilitation 104, Identifies and describes the major factors influencing muscular strength, the chiropractic influences on this strength, strength training principles, and components of a training session. Applies training principles into a practical strength program. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2003

Electrodiagnosis 101, Instruction on the physiologic principles involved in nerve depolarization and the propagation of action potentials as they relate to motor and sensory
nerve conduction studies. Identifies the physiology and nerve pathology in clinical conditions presenting in chiropractic practice and how they present on electrodiagnostic examination. Classifies the utilization of electrodiagnostic testing in the process of differential diagnosis to assist participants in building a working clinical knowledge of the setup and recording of
compound muscle action potentials, sensory nerve action potentials, F-responses in all major
peripheral nerves, as well as H-reflex testing. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2002

Physical Therapy 101, Explains the key to increased utilization of ultrasound lies in chiropractic providers’ knowledge and training. Recognizes the ultrasound procedure, its benefits, effects, proper application, and potential outcomes, as well as precautions and
contraindications of its use. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2002

Physical Therapy 102, Describes ideal pad placement for interferential therapy. Discusses increasing muscle strength in the elderly. Relates the evaluation and treatment of whiplash. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2002

Chiropractic Physical Therapy, A discussion of hands on neuromuscular therapeutic models to address the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine to create full mobility through a full range of motion with strength and stability. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Woodbury, NY, September, 2002

Electrodiagnostic Certificate Course/Clinical Workshop, A 16 hour live clinical laboratory teaching the administration, performance and interpretation of Needle EMG/NCV.
Participants are taught and supervised in the actual delivery of this diagnostic test, test evaluation and interpretation. University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Queens, NY, September, 2002

New Era in Whiplash & Spinal Trauma, Part I,A review of the current literature regarding the mechanics and forces of whiplash, as well as current treatment and nutritional protocols, including understanding soft and hard tissue injuries incurred. Victim stature and gender predispositions to specific injury patterns. Life Chiropractic College West, Queens, NY, February, 2000

Whiplash 1998, A review of the current literature discussing different ramifications of rear-end, front-end and side whiplash accidents. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Queens,
NY, March, 1998

Validating Chiropractic, A review of the current literature discussing the neurological
foundation and effect of spinal adjustments on mechanical, structural and organic function
following spinal adjustment. Life Chiropractic College West, Queens, NY, November, 1996

Diplomate, American Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, 1991
Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Instruction in lumbosacral spine and pelvis, quantum reconstructive maneuvers and coefficients of structural instability
American Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Manchester, NH, May, 1990

Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Instruction in lateral cervical spine, regional ASBE, diagnostic and therapeutical quantum engineering maneuvers. American Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Manchester, NH, January, 1990

Board Certified, Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Research Institute, 1990
Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Instruction in efficient clinical procedures, reducing thoracic biomechanical instability, and distortion coefficients of VSS and VSD. American Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Manchester, NH, March, 1989

Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Postgraduate studies in AP cervical spine, regional differential coefficients of biophysics, and therapeutic and diagnostic quantum mechanics. American Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Manchester, NH, March, 1989

HONORS and AWARDS
Clinical Excellence in Chiropractic and Primary Spine Care, Academy of Chiropractic, 2016

Listing, Consumers’ Research Council of America, Guide to America’s Top Chiropractors, 2009 Edition

Listing, Empire Who’s Who in Empowering Executive & Professionals,2006, 2007

Listing, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals,2001

Listing, Who’s Who in Executive and Businesses,1999, 2000

Listing, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1998, 1999, 2000

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE
North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Volunteer Staff Chiropractor, Glen Cove, NY,2004-present

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS
New York Chiropractic Council, Member, 1990-present
Academy of Chiropractic October, 2009-present
DC Futures, Chiropractic Management Team, President, 1988-present
International Chiropractors Association, Member, 1984-present