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Dr. Jeffrey Fine, D.C., F.A.C.O., C.C.S.T.

CEO and Executive Clinic Director

Graduated U.N.L.V. 1984 Biology degree and minor in Chemistry

Graduated Los Angeles Chiropractic College April 1990

Currently licensed to practice chiropractic in Illinois, Minnesota, Nevada, California, and Texas.

Practicing since 1990.

Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist 360 hrs - Post Graduate Training

Fellow and Member of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists.

Member of the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedics.

Member of the American Chiropractic Association and Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics

Certified in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma 120 hrs - Post Graduate Training

Diplomate Healthcare Practitioner and Fellowship trained in Anti-Aging and Regenerative medicine.

Trained and worked on many athletes, including four time Mr. Olympia (2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010) Jay Cutler and professional golfer Paul Azinger.

 

Dr. Christopher Calarco, D.C.

Managing Clinic Director

Licensed in Illinois and Indiana

Dr. Christopher Calarco performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he received a Bachelor in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biochemistry. He then attended the National University of Health Sciences earning his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. Dr. Calarco is a strength and conditioning specialist whom currently holds certificates in rehabilitation, physiotherapy, acupuncture, active release techniques, and Cox-Flexion Distraction. He is dedicated to a lifetime of continuing education on spinal biomechanics and musculoskeletal pathology and brings his considerable background in patient care to Midwest Healthcare Services as Managing Clinic Director.

 

Dr. Mike Dziurgot, D.C.

After graduating in Health Education from Illinois State University and the Palmer Chiropractic College, Doctor Mike began practicing Chiropractic medicine in 2009. Dr. Mike belongs to Illinois Chiropractic Society, Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust, Palmer Rugby Alumni Association, American Chiropractic Association, and International Chiropractic Association.

Advanced Wellness Institute truly sets itself apart from other Chiropractic Clinics by excelling at Pain Management and Prevention! By advancing his education in Soft Tissue and Chiropractic Biophysics, Dr. Mike is able to take a spine that is in a state of postural distortion or poor posture and change it to ensure patients have a longer healthier and optimal life along while reducing their pain quickly and efficiently.

Dr. Mike Dziurgot practices at Advanced Wellness Institute in Arlington Heights and Advanced Health Institute in Chicago.

 

Dr. Kristina Chung, D.C.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Chung and her family moved to the Chicago-land area in 1975. She received her Bachelor of Science from Ball State University, before earning her doctoral degree in chiropractic and certificate in acupuncture from National University of Health Sciences in 1998. While studying at BSU, she received an athletic scholarship for gymnastics, where she finished off her 13 year career.

Dr. Chung brings 12 years of experience and lifelong knowledge to Balancing Point: Center for Wellness, of which she founded in 2000. She leverages her training and knowledge of both eastern and western medicine to provide her patients with customized, appropriate treatments in order to obtain the optimal level of healing and care. She embodies the value of treating the needs of the whole person as opposed to only focusing on the symptoms.

Dr. Kristina Chung practices at Balancing Point Center for Wellness.

 

Dr. Nicholas LeRoy, D.C.

Dr. LeRoy holds a BS in human biology from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, where he also completed post-graduate studies in molecular biology and endocrinology. He graduated summa cum laude from the National University of Health Sciences, and graduated from the Midwest Center for the Study of Oriental Medicine. Dr. LeRoy is board-certified in acupuncture by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and has completed post-doctoral training in internal medicine and gynecology. He also holds a Master's Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice. While attending school he was nominated to the National Dean's List, as well as Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Dr. Nicholas LeRoy practices at Illinois Center for Progressive Health.

 

Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C.

Dr. Lewis Blevins is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. He is originally from Detroit, MI where he was an elite high school and college athlete. He participated in football, track and field, and rowing. After a sports injury led him to chiropractic care he became interested in the profession. He found that chiropractic care allowed him to recover faster and perform at a higher level. Dr. Blevins strives to help people reach their potential and live a pain free life. This includes not only athletes, but anyone that is in pain. Dr. Blevins uses chiropractic, physical therapy, performance training, and nutrition to help restore our patients restore proper biomehanics and neuromuscular health (keys to health and optimal performance). In his free time Dr. Blevins enjoys weight training, golf and softball.

Dr. Lewis Blevins practices at Innovative Sports Medicine.

 

Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C.

Dr. Eric Hestrup (Chiropractic Physician) has always had a passion for sports and a thirst for knowledge. He has combined these two things to create a cutting edge treatment system that integrates the best of what physical medicine has to offer. Combining therapeutic exercise, myofascial release therapies, chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, massage, and other methods, Dr. Hestrup will make the treatment plan that best fits your needs. Dr. Hestrup is recently married in September 2011 and thanks his wife for supporting him through this fun and exciting, but stressful time of having a new business :). During his time off Dr. Hestrup likes to spend time with his dog Prime. Yes Prime, short for Optimus Prime. He also enjoys playing golf, softball, and other sports.

Dr. Eric Hestrup practices at Innovative Sports Medicine.

 

Dr. Amanda Herzer, D.C.

She graduated from Michigan State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a specialization in health promotion. She received her Doctorate in Chiropractic Care and acupuncture certification from National University of Health Sciences in 2010. In 2012, Dr. Cwikla completed her Masters in Advanced Clinical Application from National University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Cwikla has other certifications including: Merciér Therapy (2008); the Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth (2009); the McKenzie Method® - Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (2009); and Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis (2009). She also has extensive expertise in functional rehabilitation, Thyroid disorders, gait analysis, kinesiotaping and detox diets.

Dr. Amanda Herzer practices at Crystal Lake Natural Health Care.

 

Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C.

Dr. Kurt Brewer earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences. While attending National University, Dr. Brewer gained proficient knowledge of traditional Chinese acupuncture, manual medicine, functional rehabilitation, sports injury care, nutritional counseling, Cox® Flexion-Distraction Technique, and Kinesio taping techniques. He is also certified in the Burdenko method aquatic rehabilitation. Dr. Brewer is currently pursuing The McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy™ and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

Dr. Brewer is a member of the American Chiropractic Association.

Outside of the office Dr. Brewer enjoys weight training, mixed martial arts, traveling, and sports.

Dr. Kurt Brewer practices at Synergy Rehabilitation and Chiropractic LLC.

 

Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C.

Dr. Daniel Wiewel received his Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) in Lombard, IL.

Prior to NUHS, Dr. Wiewel received a BS in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Wiewel also holds certifications in Clinical Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, and X-ray Analysis. He is a member of the Skokie Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Wiewel's clinical experience has laid a strong foundation in both structural and functional rehabilitation of the human body. He also has an extensive background in physical fitness, having previously worked both as a personal trainer and as a fitness consultant. These past experiences have given Dr. Wiewel the ability to develop tailored approaches to each person's state of health. He recognizes that every patient is unique and each will present with different challenges to obtaining optimum health.

Dr. Daniel Wiewel practices at Healing Hands Wellness and Chiropractic Center.

 

Dr. Brent Brewer, D.C.

Dr. Brent Brewer is a chiropractic and sports injury physician and acupuncturist. He is involved in all aspects of your therapy and provides one-on-one care and communication for all patients ranging from the professional athlete to the busy professional on the go. He specializes in physical and massage therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, nutrition, and overall wellness. Brewer Chiropractic is part of Active Rehab Clinics and is located in the Bucktown/Logan Square area of Chicago. At Brewer Chiropractic we treat the whole patient, not just the symptoms. That means we take the time to get to know every patient and their specific condition. At Brewer Chiropractic you will receive active therapy not just adjustments. We provide quality personalized rehabilitation to restore you to a pain free state, and strengthening exercises to prevent injuries from reoccurring.

Dr. Brent Brewer practices at Brewer Chiropractic.

 

Dr. Alex Park, D.C.

Dr. Park was born and raised in Park Ridge Illinois. He attended grade school at Mary Seat of Wisdom and graduated from Maine South High School in 2003. He went on to study at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he graduated, with honors, with a B.S. in Kinesiology. Dr. Park completed his doctoral degree as a Chiropractic Physician from National University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Park has been active in sports his whole life. He learned to ice skate at Oakton Ice Arena and from there played hockey with the Glenview Stars organization where he won three state championships. He also played AAA hockey for the Chicago Young Americans, Team Illinois, and the Chicago Chill. Dr. Park played Junior A Hockey for the Springfield Junior Blues and then went on to play Division 1 Club Hockey for the University of Illinois. Dr. Park worked directly with other Chiropractors on the PGA Tour and Team Chiropractors for Northwestern University. Dr. Park is passionate about not only relieving pain for his patients, but also helping them avoid the potential for re-injury. His goal is to help them perform at their best whether they're in the office or out on the field.

Dr. Alex Park practices at Park Ridge Spine and Sports Medicine.

 

Dr. Shamsu K. Raheem, D.C.

Dr. Raheem graduated from Thornwood High School in South Holland, IL in 1992 at the age of 16. He received his Pre-Med degree in Biology from Benedictine University where he also studied sports medicine and athletic training. He also studied in a post-graduate specialty program in sports medicine & injury rehabilitation. In addition, he was a star athlete in high school & college in football, track & field, and soccer. He suffered many different injuries as a result, which gives him firsthand experience in dealing with injury, pain, suffering, rehabilitation and the long sometimes tough road to recovery. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University. Dr. Raheem is the author of "THE CHIROPRACTIC WAY TO HEALTH" and creator of "THE ΣS3 TOTAL LIVING XPERIENCE". He also studied in a post-graduate specialty program in sports medicine & injury rehabilitation after finishing chiropractic school. Dr. Raheem remains very active in athletics both as a competitor and as a sports physician.Dr. Raheem proclaims that Sports & Science are one in the same. A body in the best physical, mental & emotional state has the best chance of maximizing it's true potential & purpose in life.

Dr. Shamsu K. Raheem practices at ES3 Fitness Rehab.

 

Dr. Manish Pandya, D.C.

Dr. Pandya, founder and clinic director of New Life Medical Center in Chicago IL, graduated with Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic located in Davenport, Iowa. He’s a great husband, pet lover and a wonderful guy in general. Before entering his studies in Davenport, Dr. Pandya received his Bachelor of Science with specialties in Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Pandya has gained experience in treating variety of conditions relating to the musculoskeletal system in conjunction with medical doctors. Dr. Pandya uses a “whole person approach” when taking care of his patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures, and providing the newest and best natural vitamins and mineral supplements on the market today. Dr. Pandya is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

 

Dr. Aldrin Carrion, D.C.

Dr. Aldrin Carrion graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2005 and shortly thereafter, began practicing in Chicago,IL. His experience includes working with Personal Injury patients (Motor Vehicle Accident and Slip and Fall injury), as well as Work Injury/Workers Compensation patients with a multidisciplinary approach, involving other health care specialists. He has pursued continuing education in Disability Impairment Assessment, Workers Compensation Law updates, Spinal Injury Assessment, Knee Injury Assessment and MRI of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine. Dr. Carrion is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Dr. Aldrin Carrion practices at New Life Medical Centers, Centro Medico Nueva Vida in Des Plaines and Waukegan.

 

Dr. Terry Patrick, D.C.

U.S. Navy
October 1976 - October 1980

EDUCATION

Dundee Community High School, Carpentersville, IL
1970 - 1974

Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
January 1981 - July 1984
AS in Pre Med

National College of Chiropractic (NUHS), Lombard, IL
September 1984 - December 1987
BS in Human Biology
DC

Post-Doctoral Training
Acupuncture, Spinal Decompression, Graston, Extremities, Nutrition, Laser, Whiplash, TMJ, Headache, Rehab.

Dr. Terry Patrick practices at New Life Medical Centers, Centro Medico Nueva Vida in Franklin Park.

 

Dr. Dariusz Bialon, D.C.

Dr. Dariusz Bialon graduated from National University of Health Sciences, located in Lombard, Illinois, with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2011. Dr. Bialon began practicing shortly thereafter at New Life Medical Center working at the Fullerton, Elgin, and Waukegan clinics. Before his studies at National, Dr. Bialon received his bachelor degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Bialon uses many different techniques to alleviate pain and discomfort, such as but not limited to: Diversified, Acupuncture, Flexion-Distraction, McKenzie, Rehab, Physical therapy, Manual therapy, and Nutrition. He also works closely with other medical specialists to provide his patients proper multidisciplinary care. Dr. Bialon is bilingual in English and Polish.

Dr. Dariusz Bialon practices at New Life Medical Centers, Centro Medico Nueva Vida in Elgin and Waukegan.

 

Dr. Irene Ma, D.C.

Dr. Ma is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences where she earned the Doctorate of Chiropractic and the Bachelor of Science. She also has a certification in Acupuncture. Prior to attending NUHS she had attended University of Illinois at Champaign and Chicago as well as Loyola University for her undergraduate studies in Premedicine and Biology. Dr. Ma is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Illinois Chiropractic Society. She is a chiropractic physician and is a licensed physician in the state of Illinois. Dr. Ma has experience working with many workmans compensation and personal injury cases throughout her career. She is not only a friendly and trustworthy person, she is also a dependable doctor who will take care of your overall heatlh and well-being. Dr. Ma currently resides in Chicago with her 2 year old daughter.

Dr. Irene Ma practices at New Life Medical Centers, Centro Medico Nueva Vida in Chicago and Waukegan.

 

Dr. Paul Fisher, D.C. M.S.

Dr. Fisher graduated from the National University of Health Sciences. He was awarded both a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He also holds a Masters of Science in Nutrition from Brideport University, and has undergone extensive Post-Graduate training in headaches, neck pain, whiplash injuries, shoulder pain, low back treatment and digital motion x-ray. Dr. Fisher is certified in Biomedical Acupuncture and Whiplash Biomechanics and Traumatology. He is also a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Paul Fisher practices at Gold Coast Chiropractic in Gold Coast Chiropractic in Chicago.

 

Dr. Phung Van D.C.

Dr. Phung Van is a Chiropractic Physician and is a licensed Physician in the state of Illinois. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Van strives to educate and treat patients to the best of his knowledge. During his time off, Dr. Van enjoys playing sports and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr. Van practices at the Chiropractic Health Group in Hickory Hills, IL.

 

Dr. Vuong Van D.C.

Dr. Vuong Van earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine at the National University of Health Sciences. Prior to his doctorate, Dr. Van received his Bachelor in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also holds certification for Acupuncture and Physiotherapy. Dr. Van is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Van practices at the Chiropractic Health Group in Hickory Hills, IL.

 

Dr. John Longinotti D.C.

Dr Longinotti, in order to be able to utilize a comprehensive approach in the treatment of his patients has obtained degrees in a number of disciplines outside of Chiropractic medicine. He has both Degrees in Psychology, and Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Taking an holistic approach, he endeavors to stay up to date on all of the latest developments and takes continuing education classes where the latest techniques are integrated. He is a Member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Illinois Prairie State Association and Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation.

Dr Longinotti, in an effort to help others understand the benefits of receiving chiropractic care has delivered lectures at Mills Tower Place, River Forest Senior Citizen Center, Oak Park Senior Citizen Center. He has also worked as an instructor at Village of Oak Park Adult Education and Illinois State Police Forensics.

Dr. Longinotti practices at the Longinotti Chiropractic Center Ltd in Oak Park, IL.

 

Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C.

Dr. Juarez started his collegiate career at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After receiving his degree he pursued a career in medicine, which ultimately led him to chiropractic. Dr. Juarez graduated from National University of Health Sciences with a degree in Chiropractic. At National University he became proficient in numerous therapies including; manual medicine, flexion-distraction, acupuncture, functional rehabilitation, sports injury care, nutritional counseling, and orthopedics. Dr. Juarez is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society and of the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Rodrigo Juarez practices at the Juarez Chiropractic in Chicago, IL.

 

Dr. Quan Nguyen D.C.

Dr. Nguyen graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and his Acupuncture certification at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. In addition to his clinical practice, he is also involved in community educational events and lectures.

His interests include the treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and headache. He provides comprehensive non-surgical approaches to the treatment of musculoskeletal issues. When treatment is indicated, he utilizes a full complement of both traditional and newer techniques including physiotherapy, kinesio taping, infrared therapy and acupuncture. Through his experiences Dr. Quan Nguyen has come to realize that it takes a multi vector approach and small changes in life style and be behavior for a person to become truly healthy.

He is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society and the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Quan Nguyen practices at Calibrate Health in Naperville, IL.