Dr. Peter K. Carr’s CV

Peter K. Carr, D.C.

 

509 Olive Way, Suite #620

Seattle, WA, 98101

[email protected]

 

Goal:  To create change in the world via amazing chiropractic care.

EDUCATION

 Palmer College of Chiropractic– Doctorate of Chiropractic

Davenport, Iowa – 2001 Chiropractic Studies

Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science

Fort Collins, Colorado – 1993 Biology Minors- Anatomy, Chemistry Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, Washington – 1996 Pre-Chiropractic Studies

AWARDS

Palmer College Diagnosis Award – 2000 Palmer Student Council Merit Award 2000

RELATED BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Dynamic Chiropractic Clinic, P.S., Founder, President, 2003 – Present

Founder and developer of downtown Seattle clinic, overseeing all aspects of patient care, paperwork and business. Voted top five chiropractic clinics in Seattle 2003, and numerous awards for website development.  Currently ranked first on Google.com, Citysearch.com, and consistently in the top five in other ratings, Yelp.com, and YP.com.

Provided chiropractic services for a stable base of over 5000 patients, with average visits averaging 100 per week.  Performed all radiographic studies, physical exams, narratives and Myovision exams for a practice consisting of approximately 60% insurance, 25% Personal Injury, and 10% Cash patients.

Supervised a total of 5 different chiropractors, office space of over 3000 square feet, 13 massage therapists and 2 acupuncturists.  Responsible for all financing, marketing, development, and management of the office.  Maintained all systems of collections averaging $xxx,xxx per year since 2005.

Responsible for all technology developments, including PBX systems, Internet and computer networking activities, including practice software and equipment.  Ordered all supplies, maintained inventories of supplements and orthopedic aids. 

Tuttle & Devine Chiropractic Center, Associate, 2000-2002

Provided chiropractic services for a stable base of over 500 patients, with average visits well over 100 per week. Quadrupled practice in one year. Performed all radiographic studies, physical exams and paperwork for two doctors. Lead doctor for vacation and sick day coverage, seeing over 300 patient visits per week. Organized screenings for new patients. Performed off-site educational seminars on golf, running, and skiing, biomechanics and nutrition. Directed marketing program. Oversaw nine staff members, including five massage therapists.

Lifetimer International, Sales Representative, 1998-2000

Design, marketing and sales of chiropractic tables. Sales leader for North America.  Redesigned thoracic drop piece to smoother action. 1999-2000

CHIROPRACTIC CERTIFICATIONS

Professor Emeritus, University of Western States Chiropractic, 2006 to present.  Guest lecturer and supporter of Western States function in the Pacific Northwest.

Motion Palpation – certified in all areas of treatment, cervical/ thoracic, lumbopelvic, upper extremity and lower extremity.

Post-graduate Neurology Diplomate program, attended over 300 hours related to diagnosis and treatment of full body examination and technique, as well as nutrition and neurology.

Myovision Master Class,  Demonstrated mastery of use and diagnosis using the Myovision sEMG unit to diagnose soft tissue injury.

Nimmo Technique– Soft tissue injury treatment.

Palmer Package Technique– Gonstead, Thompson, Toggle Recoil, and Diversified techniques, the most widely used techniques in chiropractic.

Certified Chiropractic Golf Practitioner– one of only two such designated chiropractors in Washington State, trained in the diagnosis and treatment specific to golfers of all abilities.

Croft Whiplash Certified (SDSRI)- Epidemiology of whiplash associated disorders and their treatment by (primarily) manual methods.

Animal Chiropractic Methods– treatment of quadruped, mammalian specie. Focus on feline and canine. Daniel Kamen, Instructor

SpiderTaping Methods- Kinesiotaping method with precut tapes for more rapid healing and bruising.

Sole Supports Certified-  Casting and creation of orthotics.

AUTHORING EXPERIENCE

Whiplash and Hidden Soft Tissue Injuries: When, Where and Why to Refer Auto Accident Patients” Dr. Jay Shetlin,  2004- Editor with and for Dr. Shetlin.  Wrote chapter work on mechanisms of injury, classification, rehabilitation care and treatment.

Palpate This” Palmer College of Chiropractic Beacon- Published weekly articles on chiropractic techniques and their influence on chiropractic philosophy. 1998-2000

Use of Light Force Chiropractic Techniques“- Paper presentation to staff of Palmer Clinics- 1999

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Motion Palpation Institute, Representative, 1998-2000

Taught methods of treatment, market seminars to fellow students. Raised and managed funds, organized home seminars for over 200 participants, planned and organized away seminars for groups of 20 or more.

Seattle Marathon, Finish Line Doctor, 2007-2013, As part of the Washington State Chiropractic Sports Council, recognize and scope runners with post-exertional syndromes, including , but not limited to, hyponatremia, syncope, dehydration, atrial fibrillation, diabetic issues, including sheer exhaustion.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk, Alternative Health Care Team Captain, 2003-2006.  Coordinated all massage, chiropractic, podiatry, physical therapy and other allied health care for approximately 10,000 walkers.

Avon Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk, Chiropractic Team Captain, 2002, Coordinated, recruited and managed care for walkers of the Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk, in addition to providing chiropractic care to approximately 3000 walkers.

Avon Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk, Team Member, 2001, Provided chiropractic services to 3000+ walkers, coordinated team efforts including logistics, communication, and verification roles.

International Chiropractic Association, Legislative Representative, 1997-2001, Worked towards lobby efforts for the ICA at Palmer College.

Palmer Clinics Abroad Program, Participant– 2001 Provided chiropractic services to underserved areas- Browning, Montana

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Curriculum Committee Representative, 1997-2001, Evaluated and instituted new curriculum into teaching methods.

Palmer Adjunct Learning Society, Founder, Vice President, 2000. Attended various seminars on chiropractic and disseminated that information to the Palmer College students via campus-wide lectures.

ARTICLES/ PRESENTATIONS/ LANGUAGES

English – native language;

MEMBERSHIPS, PAST AND PRESENT

International Chiropractic Association

American Chiropractic Association

San Diego Spinal Research Institute

Washington State Chiropractic Association- Member– Professional Development Committee 2001

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, 1998-2015

“Adler-Giersch Personal Injury Seminar”- Sea-Tac WA 2000-2007

“Parker Seminars Series”, Las Vegas, NV 2002, 2007, 2014

“Philosophy Forums”- Sea-Tac, WA 2000-2016

“Chiropractic Management of Movement Dysfunction”- HealthSouth Clinic, Everett, WA

“MPI Techniques”- Over 1000 hours postdoctoral education

“Washington State Labor and Industries Certification”- 2012

“OUM Risk Management Policy Discount Course”- 2005-2015

CURRENT COURSEWORK, 2016:

“Lifestyle Medicine: Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome”: Harvard Medical School

“Gait predicts Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson’s”, “Autism Follow-Up Screening Yields High Accuracy”, “Cannabis Use After First-Episode Psychosis May Increase Relapse Risk”, “High Free T4 Levels Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death”: University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

“Challenging Cases in Angiodema”: UC San Diego School of Medicine

“When It’s Not Mechanical Low Back Pain”, Vindico Medical Education

“Highlights of Skin Disease Education Foundation’s 40th Hawai’i Dermatology Seminar”: Rutgers University

COMPUTER PROGRAM FLUENCY

Chiropractic: Medisoft, Medicfusion, Autumn8, EPIC, Document Plus, Chirotouch

Other:  All Microsoft Suite (except Access;) WordPress, Joomla.

Created websites from scratch with HTML, PHP modulation.  Maintain highest ratings in website speed and presentation via Google Page Speed measure.

ACTIVITIES/ INTERESTS

Soccer Coach, Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association- 2013-2016

Kirkland National Little League Umpire 2014-16

Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) -Divemaster- 2005

Volunteer, Footloose Sailing Association 2012-2016

Secretary/ Treasurer, Flying Dutchman Sailing Association- 2016

Maintain chiropractic blog and websites 2003-present

Active skier sailor and runner.

REFERENCES

Available upon request

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