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Dr. Douglas G. Pfeiffer, a practicing Chiropractic Physician since 1986, has post doctoral training in Nutrition, Orthopedics, Geriatrics and numerous other fields to assist with your health care needs.

Educational Background

May 1980

Bachelor of Science, Biology
Delaware Valley College
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

1981

Graduate Program – Biology/Business
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

October 1985

Doctor of Chiropractic – MAGNA CUM LAUDE
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Davenport, Iowa

May 1990

Board Eligible – Chiropractic Orthopedics
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
Los Angeles, California

Advance Clinical Training in Nutrition Response Testing

Employment

1986 – Present 

Doctor of Chiropractic – Private Practice
Upper Perk  Chiropractic Center
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

1980 – 1982

Microbiologist and Laboratory Supervisor
Philadelphia Quartz Corporation

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Member - American Chiropractic Association
  • Member - Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
  • Member - ICA Council on Wellness Science
  • Member - Pennsylvania Chiropractic  Association
    • Alternate Director Distrive IV (1989 – 1994)
    • Personnel Committee Chairman (1991 – 1995)
    • Secretary/Treasurer of PCS-PAC (1990 – 1994)
    • Chiropractic College Liaison (1992 – 1994)
    • Treasurer (1993 – 1997)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni Advisory Board
  • Adjunct Professor Texas Chiropractic College

Community Memberships

  • American Red Cross – Ches-Mont Chapter
    • Board Member (1996 – 1999)
    • Secretary (1997 – 1999)
  • Friends of Open Line, Pennsburg, PA
    • Board Member
    • Silent Auction/Brunch Committee Chair (2005, 2006)
    • 1st Vice President (2003 – 2006)
  • United Friends School, Quakertown, PA
    • Chairperson, Personnel Committee (1992 – 1994)
    • Trustee, School Board (1993 – 1994)
  • Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce – Member since 1993
  • Upper Perkiomen Chamber of Commerce – Member since 1990
  • Upper Perkiomen Jaycees – Past Member
  • Upper Perkiomen YMCA
    • Chairman of the Board (2007 – 2010)
    • Board Member (2003 – Present)
    • 1st Vice Chair 2004 - 2006
    • Chair, Major Gifts Division
    • 2002 Capital Campaign Committee
    • Finance Committee

Awards and Recognition

  • Award of Merit – Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society, 1992
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society, 1993, 1995
  • President’s Award – Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society, 1993, 1995
  • Chiropractor of the Year – Pennsylvania Chiropractic Society, 1994
  • Certificate of Appreciation – American Heart Association, 1997
  • Top 25 Outstanding Doctors in America – Pinnacle Group Award, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Outstanding Leadership Award – Upper Perkiomen Chamber of Commerce, 2004
  • Phi Kappa Phi- National Honor Society

Extra-curricular Studies

  • October 6, 1983 – Certificate of Proficiency Practical Examination in Extremity Adjusting
  • September 30, 1984 – Certificate of Proficiency P.S.T. Advanced Technique
  • December 14, 1984 – Certificate of Proficiency Logan Basic Technique

Publications

Health Notes – Hearthstone Town and Country, weekly column, 1997 – 2008     

Dr. Pfeiffer’s Guide To  A Longer Healthier Life - Advantage Media Group 2015

Presentations – Public Speaking

  • Family Health and Wellness Program ™ – 1986 to present – Presented Monthly
  • Arthritis – Upper Perkiomen Senior Citizens Center, February 1997
  • Fibromyalgia Syndrome – Harleysville Insurance Company, May 12, 1997
  • Chiropractic – Upper Perkiomen Middle School, February 1998
  • The New Healthcare Paradyme – Upper Perkiomen Chamber of Commerce, August 1998
  • Holistic Health for the New Millennium – Life Long Learning – Upper Perkiomen Branch      
    • Nutrition A to Z (April 3, 2001)
    • Herbs, Amino Acids, Fatty Acids and Transfats (April 10, 2001)
    • Who Is Your Doctor? (April 17, 2001)
    • Spinal Hygiene (April 24, 2001)
    • What You Can Do Tomorrow (May 1, 2001)
  • Holistic Health for the New Millennium – Life Long Learning – Upper Perkiomen Branch      
    • Updated Nutrition A-Z (April 3, 2003)
    • Updated “Herbs, Amino Acids, Fatty Acids, and Transfats (April 10, 2003)
    • Updated “Who Is Your Doctor?” (April 17, 2003)
    • Updated “What You Can Do Tomorrow” (April 24, 2003)
  • Chiropractic – Seminar Discussion for Erie Insurance Company, Allentown Branch,
  • Workers’ Compensation Division, December 11, 2004
  • Family Health and Wellness – GFWC Woman’s Club of Emmaus, March 28, 2004
  • “Focus Health Series” “Eating Right and Cholesterol” July 25, 2007
  • Stress Seminar – PARX (Philadelphia Park) June 22, 2011
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Avoiding Alzheimer’s”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA January 25, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Heart Health”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA February 22, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Causes and Prevention of Colon Cancer”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA March 28, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “High Blood Pressure”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA April 18, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Osteoporosis”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA May 23, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Fibromyalgia”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA June 27, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Headaches”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA July 25, 2012
  • “Focus Health Seminar Series tm” “Psoriasis”- Center for Nutrition and Wellness, Pennsburg, PA August 22, 2012
  • Chiropractic and Nutrition: Perfect Partners Standard Process of PA
  • Focus Health Seminar Series “ Avoiding Alzheimer’s”  Pennsburg Family Diner, Pennsburg, PA January 14, 2015
  • Infinity Thrive Seminar Building a Thriving Practice February 21, 2015
  • TT.F.N.A. Introductory Seminar Pittsburgh, PA December 13,2014
  • T.F.N.A. Basic Nutrition Protocols Middletown, PA January 17, 2015
  • Trans America Insurance Company “Health and Wellness Guidelines” March 6, 2015

Post-Graduate Studies                                                                                                         

January 9, 1988                         Mus/Skel Soft Tissue Injuries                                                    

February 6, 1988                       Chiropractic Orthopedics Exam I                                                           

March 12, 1988                          Chiropractic Orthopedics Exam II                                            

April 23, 1988                            Jurisprudence & Reporting                                                      

May 14, 1988                            Impairment Rating/Disability Evaluation I                                            

June 4, 1988                             Impairment Rating/Disability Evaluation II                                   

July 9, 1988                              Neurological Diagnosis 1                                                          

August 13, 1988                        Neurological Diagnosis 2                                                          

September 19, 1988                  Physical & Lab Diagnosis                                                          

October 22, 1988                       Cervical Strains & Sprains                                                          

January 14, 1989                       Cervical Disc, Trauma, Cord & Cervicobrachial Disorders            

February 11, 1989                      Strains & Sprains                                                                     

March 4, 1989                           Disc & Internal Derangements                                                    

April 1, 1989                              Lumbar Degeneration & Anomalies                                             

May 13, 1989                            Shoulder and Arm                                                                  

June 10, 1989                            Hip, Thigh & Knee                                                                   

July 8, 1989                              Exercise & Extremity Supports                                                

August 12, 1989                        Peripheral Vascular Diseases                                                   

September 9, 1989                    Central Nervous System:  Trauma, Toxins & Emergency States   

October 14, 1989                       Central Nervous System:  Infections, Tumors, Demyelinating

                                                            Conditions & Congenital Defects                                            

November 11, 1989                   Normal Variation, Anomalies & Trauma                                      

January 13, 1990                       Arthritic, Metabolic, Endocrine, Nutritional & Vascular Disorders  

February 19, 1990                      Trauma, Infections & Tumors                                                     

March 10, 1990                          Fractures                                                                                  

April 7, 1990                              Upper Extremity Fractures, Dibloc, Cast                                   

May 12, 1990                            Rheumatology                                                                         

November 15, 1990                   Clinical Guidelines and Indications for MRI                                 

December 1, 1990                     Review of Chiropractic Orthopedics                                          

January 10, 1991                       MRI Imaging and the Clinical Manifestations for Chiropractic       

Post-Graduate Studies (Cont’d.)

May 30, 1992                            Advanced Principles in Extremity Adjusting                               

May 31, 1992                            Advanced Principles in Extremity Adjusting                              

August 15, 1992                        Practical Rehabilitation in the Chiropractic Office                                 

August 16, 1992                        Practical Rehabilitation in the Chiropractic Office                                 

August 28, 1992                        Changing Horizons in Chiropractic                                            

November 7 – 8, 1992                Radiology:  Imaging Protocols of Trauma II                              

April 30, 1994                            Chiropractic and Managed Health Care                                    

May 1, 1994                              Chiropractic and managed Health Care                                   

August 19, 1994                        The Second National Symposium on the Comparison of

                                                            Chiropractic Treatment Procedures                          

August 20, 1994                        The Second National Symposium on the Comparison of

                                                            Chiropractic Treatment Procedures                             

August 21, 1994                        The Second National Symposium on the Comparison of

                                                            Chiropractic Treatment Procedures                                 

October 1, 1994                                    Activator Methods                                                                 

October 2, 1994                                    Activator Methods                                                         

April 13 – 14, 1996                     Chiropractic Nutritional Diplomat “Fats, Carbohydrates

                                                            and Proteins”                                                   

May 2, 1996                              Chiropractic Nutrition Diplomats “Nutrition in Clinical Practice” 

July 13 – 14, 1996                     “Advanced Principles in Upper Extremity Adjusting”                   

August 1, 1996                          Clinical Applications of MRI                                                     

February 21, 1997                      Applied Physiotherapy                                                            

February 28, 1997                      Nutrition and Lifestyle Modification                                           

March 16, 1997                          Myofascial Pain Syndromes of the Low Back, Pelvis and Hip      

March 1 – 5, 1998                      Integrating Chiropractic Practice                                               

March 14 – 15, 1998                  Functional Capacity Assessment                                            

May 30 – 31, 1998                     NIMMO Tonus Technique                                                     

June 13 – 14, 1998                    Validating Chiropractic                                                          

November 21 – 22, 1998            Geriatrics in Chiropractic                                                       

October 22, 1999                       Practical Nutritional from A to Z                                                

October 23, 1999                       Update on Lumbar Spine Radiology                                        

October 24, 1999                       Diagnostic Imaging of the Shoulder                                        

March 6 – 11, 2000                    Common Chiropractic Case Management1                             

May 13 – 14, 2000                     How to Clone a Successful Holistic Healthcare Practice           

                                                            Boston, MA (Dr. Brimhall)

August 18, 2001                        The Clinical Application of Herbs & Nutrition in Chiropractic

                                                            Practice                                                                     

January 26 – 27, 2002                Whiplash and Brain Traumatology 2002 (Module I)                     

May 18 – 19, 2002                     Whiplash and Brain Traumatology 2002 (Module II)                     

October 17, 2002                       HIPAA Privacy “Preparing for Mandatory Compliance”                

October 19 – 20, 2002               Whiplash and Brain Traumatology 2002 (Module III)                  

June 28, 2003                            Substantiation of Care Through Documentation

                                                            and Examination Procedures                                        

May 10, 2006                            (Tele-seminar) “Uterine Fibroids and Menorrhagia”                    

June 3 – 4, 2006                        “Scientific and Philosophical Validation of  Chiropractic            

June 14, 2006                            (Tele-seminar) “Breast Cancer Care and Prevention

                                                            & Complimentary Holistic Care                                 

July 12, 2006                             (Tele-seminar) “Endometriosis                                                               

July 15 – 16, 2006                     Inflammation, the Silent Epidemic”                                                     

August 9, 2006                          (Tele-seminar) “Osteoporosis”                           

September 13, 2006                  Fibrocystic Breast Disease

September 16 – 17, 2006           Wellness Nutrition and Natural Health                                    

September 30 – Oct. 1, 2006      Nutritional Response Testing                                                   

November 2006                         The Innate State of Mind:  Emotional Hygiene                          

March 22 – 25, 2007                  Intermediate Nutritional Response Testing

April 11, 2007                            (Tele-Seminar) Bioidentical Hormones and the

                                                   Truth About Progesterone

May 9, 2007                               (Tele-Seminar) Thyroid Health Update

July 11 2007                              (Tele-Seminar) Fertility Focus Part 1

June 23-24, 2007                       Synergistic Therapeutics                                                                 12

August 8, 2007                          (Tele-Seminar) Fertility Focus Part 2

                                                    Miscarriage Investigation and Management    

August 11,2007                         “The Fundamentals of Nutritional Health”                       

September 12, 2007                   (Tele-Seminar) Preparation For Birthing & Breastfeeding

September 15-16 2007               Integrative Holistic Medicine Seminar                                        

October 10, 2007                        (Tele-Seminar) Heavy & Painful Periods

November 14, 2007                    (Tele-Seminar) Vaginitis & Candida Infections

December 12, 2007                    (Tele-Seminar) Incontinence and Urinary Tract Infections

February 16-17 2008                   Clinical Applications of Heart Rate Variability Analysis

February 21 2009                        Iodine Insufficiency and Nationwide Health Crisis

February 21 2009                        Environmental Influence on Women’s Health

February 21  2009                       The Rhythm of Healing

April 17-18 2010                        Mastering Thyroid

June 24-25 2011                          Standard Process Beyond Fundamentals: Focus on Key Clinical Imbalances

April 21-22, 2012                       Completed 12 Hours of Continuing Education with the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association   

June 22, 2012                            Completed 8 hours of The Latest in Imaging for the Chiropractic office with the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association’s 2012 Annual Convention

June 23, 2012                            Technique and Adjusting                                                        

June 23, 2012                            Building your Technique Skills in your Office                          

January 26 2013                        Health, Peak Performance, Healing, and Longevity Seminar     

March 1, 2013                            The Role of Nutrition Genomics in the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

March 1, 2013                            Clinicians, Heal and Celebrate Yourselves

March 1, 2013                            Anxiety and Insomnia in Women: The Fearsome Twosome

March 1, 2013                            Nutritional Immunology

March 2, 2013                            Autoimmune Disease: Leaving the Era of Reaction and Entering the New Proactive Era of Prediction

March 2, 2013                            What is PCOS and Why Talk About It?

March 2,2013                             Effectiveness of Chiropractic in an Oncology Setting

April 2, 2013                               Principles of Nutritional Support for Major Body Systems

November  22, 2013                   How to build a thiriving nutritional practice

April 6, 2013                               Principles of Nutritional Support for Major Body Systems                     

June 1 & 2 2013                         Doctor Of The Future            

August 24 & 25 2013                  Successfully Integrating Laser

March 29, 2014                          The Essentials of Managing a Thiriving Nutrition Practice

August 16 & 17 2014                  Chiropractic and Nutrition: Perfect Partners Standard Process of PA

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