JOHN J. PRIESTER, DC

John J. Priester, DC

Chiropractor in Charlotte, NC


“My patients deserve individualized care and sometimes require a referral to another specialist (i.e., Primary Care Physician (PCP), Radiologist, Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon). Having gained respect and trust with the medical community has allowed me the ability to easily refer my patients to these practitioners if needed.” -Dr. Priester

Education
Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree, 1980
National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL

Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology, 1976
Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

Myers Park High School, 1972
Charlotte, NC
Post-Graduate Training
Family Practice and Internal Disorders, 2003
Nutrition, 2003
Forensic Chiropractic, 1997
Sports Medicine, Emergency Medical Procedures, 1995
Manipulation Under Anesthesia, 1994
Orthopedics, 1990-91
Radiology, 1982-83

Certifications
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Chiropractor
CPR Certified by the American Heart Association
Impairment Rating for Disability Evaluation
Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Professional Associations and Memberships
American Academy of Spine Physicians
American Chiropractic Association
Council on Diagnostic Imaging
Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness
Florida Chiropractic Association
National Board of Chiropractic Forensic Examiners
North Carolina Chiropractic Association
South Central Chiropractic Association
Hospital Affiliations
Presbyterian Hospital (Charlotte, NC) and Novant Healthcare Medical Staff, Level I Allied Health Practitioner with Musculoskeletal Diagnostic and Admission Privileges

Professional Licensure
North Carolina
Florida

Peer Review and IME
Corvel, Integon, Aetna, Crawford Insurance Company, Genex Services, Inc., Allstate and others

Interdisciplinary
Charlotte Physicians & Rehabilitation Group, Founder, 2002-2004
Active participant in weekly spine conferences at OrthoCarolina and Presbyterian Orthopedic Hospital, Charlotte, NC – 1995 to Present

Appointments
Team Chiropractor
Charlotte Hornets, 1988-2002
Charlotte Checkers Hockey, 1999-2000
Charlotte Cobras Arena Football, 2004

Presentations
“Treating and Preventing Back and Neck Problems”
Various business and professional groups

“Cervical Injuries and Automobile Accidents”
Aetna, Nationwide and Statefarm Insurance Companies

“Chiropractic and Medicine – A Harmonious Relationship”
UNCC School of Nursing
Recognition
Angie’s List Super Service Award 2012, 2013
Reader’s Choice, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2013, 2014
Voted “Best Chiropractor in Town”
Critics’ Choice, 1997
Voted “Best Chiropractor in Town”

Personal
Born July 19, 1954 in Charlotte, NC
Married with four children
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