Doctor Biographies

Dr. Benavides

Dr. Victor Benavides, DC, MBA
Associate Professor, Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. Benavides received his DC degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 1992 and went on to earn a degree in nursing (2010) as well as an MBA in healthcare management (2012). Since 1998 he has held numerous positions in chiropractic clinical education at Texas Chiropractic College, including Director of the Campus Health Center, Interim Dean of Clinics, Director of Clinical Experiences, and Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Benavides has a unique set of qualifications and experience integrating chiropractic clinical education, nursing, healthcare management and chiropractic practice.

 

Dr. Alexander Castellano, DC, MSACN
Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. Alexander Castellano began his career at Quinnipiac University in the Athletic Training room. This passion for rehabilitation and performance landed him working alongside New York Yankees strength and conditioning coach as the head rehabilitation coach at his private fitness center on Long Island. Dr. Castellano then pursued 100 hours at Stony Brook University Hospital outpatient physical therapy treating total knee and hip replacement patients. Dr. Castellano graduated with honors in the Master of Science of Clinical Nutrition program (MSACN) and Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). At NYCC, Dr. Castellano had the privilege of serving as Vice President of the Sports Medicine Club, serving in Student Government, teaching students as an academic tutor and being awarded the Standard Process Nutrition Scholarship as well as the Frank E. Dean commencement award. Dr. Castellano got accepted into the competitive residency program at South Shore Neurology in Riverhead, New York, where he experienced a multidisciplinary setting consisting of Chiropractic, Physical Therapy and Neurologists. He continued his career in Boston, MA working with a private chiropractic practice which are consultants to major athletic programs such as the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston University Athletics and Harvard University Sports Medicine. Now in Florida, he will be seeing patients at a private practice in Jupiter, FL alongside working as a professor / clinician at Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine. .

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Dr. Norbert Dombrowsky, DC, DACBR
Associate Professor, Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Dombrowsky received his DC in 1976 from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and subsequently completed a residency program in Diagnostic Imaging.  From 1985 to 1992 he served on the radiology staff at CMCC and he earned his Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology in 1992. From 1992 to 2000 he supervised the radiology residency program at Parker College of Chiropractic (now Parker University) and taught radiology in the DC program as an Associate Professor.  Since 2000 he has maintained a private radiology practice in Florida, as well as supervising radiology residents at CMCC.

 

Dr. Krauss

Dr. Ralph Kruse, DC, DABCO
Attending Clinician, Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. Kruse completed his pre-medical degree at the State University of New York (Stony Brook) and went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from National College of Chiropractic (now National University of Health Sciences) in 1990.  He subsequently earned diplomate status with the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics and the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants.  His professional interests are in the area of flexion-distraction decompression manipulation for chronic and post-surgical back pain.  Dr. Kruse practiced in Chicago from 1991-2017.

 

Dr. Emil Nardone, DC, JD
Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Medicine
Dr. Nardone was a member to the 1092nd Combat Engineer Battalion in the West Virginia National Guard while earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Fairmont State University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and his Juris Doctorate from Charleston School of Law. His professional experience in the field of Chiropractic includes 22 years of private practice in the area of corrective spinal care and functional medicine in which he treated thousands of patients. He also has experience in the area of practice management consulting in which he trained chiropractors in the United States on practice integration and care with a leading Chiropractic consulting group. Currently Dr. Nardone is a full time attending clinician and professor at the Keiser University Spine Care Clinic in West Palm Beach Florida, while at the same time maintaining a boutique criminal defense law firm practicing in the area of federal white collar crimes and toxic torts.

 

Dr. Stone

Dr. Janice Stone, DC
Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. Stone earned her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Howard University in Washington D.C. She went on to earn her Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic. Her professional experience includes a myriad of private as well as multidisciplinary clinical settings. She has been an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University, Broward College and Keiser University all throughout her time in practice. Dr. Stone has served as Team Chiropractor for the Lauderhill YMCA and is the founder of Kits Care Foundation, a non-profit that seeks to assist patients with Parkinson’s Disease.

 

Dr. White

Dr. Bret White, DC, DABCO,
Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. White earned his DC degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1995. He continued his education and earned board certification in sports medicine (1997, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians) and orthopedics (2001, American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists). He previously taught chiropractic therapeutics at New York Chiropractic College, and for four years he was a clinical instructor at Tufts University (Public Health and Family Medicine Department), teaching third and fourth year medical students about evidence-based chiropractic medicine. Dr. White continues to be the team physician for the National Volleyball League and American Top Team Mixed Martial Arts Academy.