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SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Lefcort MUA Chiropractic, P.C. 2011 ? Present

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Bayside Physical Therapy, Chiropractic and Acupuncture PLLC. 2009 ? Present

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Dr. Lawrence J. Lefcort, Bayside, New York, 1981-1995

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in this State of New York, License # x2565, 1980 ? Present

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part 1, 1980

Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York College of Chiropractic, Old Brookville, New York, 1980

Undergraduate Studies in Chiropractic Pre-Requisites, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1973-1976

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase coding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast magnetic properties of metals
and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
and Biomechanical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of chiropractic
Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols. Normal Anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and
desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of
New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for
Chiropractic. Academy of Chiropractic Post- Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015.

MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulges. Herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in
etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University New York at
buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy
of chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to
ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. New York Chiropractic Council, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York,
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of
Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015

MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of
manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal root and spinal cord insult as sequel. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New
York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic,
Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015


MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of
MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration. ACCME Joint
Sponsorship with the State University of New York at buffalo and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of
Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY 2015.

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges. MRI slices. T1, T2, STIR axial stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar
degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered, vertebrate, Schmorl’s nodes and herniations. Central
canal and cauda equine compromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic
Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniation, MRI slices, views T1, T2, STIR axial, Stacking FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar
herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebra, Schmorl’s nodes and herniations. Morphology of
lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions,
extrusions, sequestrations, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equine compromise interpretation with
management. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic
Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of
cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrae, Schmorl’s codes and herniations.
Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management, ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic
Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI interpretations of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar
herniations. With co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebra, Schmorl’s nodes and herniations. Morphology of
lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations and management. ACCME
Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York
State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Interpretations of Cervical Herniations, MRI slices, views T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar
herniations. With co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebra, Schomorl’s nodes and herniations. Morphology of
lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal ompromise interpretation with management. ACCME Joint
Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State
Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spin and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views T1, T2, STIR Axial,
FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal canal stenosis. Modic type 3 changes, central herniations,
extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from and orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic,
neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine prospective. ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic
Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2015

Primary Spine Care, Neurophysiological central and peripheral nervous systems, mechanisms of pain with integrated higher cortical functions of the
thalamus, cingulated, amygdale, pre-fontal, motor and sensory cortexes. Trauma and chronic pain care effecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors and
proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification, Texas Chiropractic College, NYS Department of
Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic
Licensing Boards, Islandia, NY, 2015

Primary Spine Care with Interdisciplinary Collaborative Care, Triage of patients based upon MRI findings of disc herniation, disc bulge, protrusion,
extrusion or sequestrations and spinal cord or nerve root negative sequella, clinical findings of neuro-compressive pathologies and neurodiagnostic
findings of EMG-NCV, SSEP, VEP, BARE, VEP and V-ENG findings. Texas Chiropractic College, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic,
Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic. Academy of Chiropractic recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing
Boards, Islandia, NY, 2015.

MRI Interpretation of Spinal Cord, Spinal Disc and Spinal Canal Disorders, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged and sequestered
discs and spinal stenosis and sequella of ligamentous hypertrophy, congenital malformations, spinal cord pathology. Clinical necessity and
contraindications. Robert Peyster MD, DABR, CAQNR, Neuroradiologist, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department
of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York 2009

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition, Clinically coordinating spinal pathology with neurological and functional
sequela including stating and gait, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sleep and arousal disorders, paroxysmal disorders, radiculopathic disorders and central
nervous system disorders. CMCS Post Doctoral, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

MRI Interpretation of Herniated Disc and Spinal Cord and Root Encroachment, MRI interpretation of herniated, protruded, extruded, bulged, and sequestered
discs and their relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and the clinical correlation to spinal adjustments, manual spinal therapy and joint
mobilization. Magdy Shady MD, Neurosurgeon, Neuro-Trauma Surgery, CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of
Education, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

MRI Normal Anatomy & Protocols, Spinal anatomy of all MRI views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient, stacking and STIR sequences of imaging. Advanced
protocols of MRI examination with multiple sequences to create concurrent diagnostic findings. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council,
New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Robert Peyster MD, DABR-NR, Neuroradiologist, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

MRI Disc & Spinal Cord and Spinal Canal Pathology, MRI interpretation of spinal disc pathologies as a result of trauma and degenerative factors and
resultant neurological compromise. Spinal cord and spinal canal pathologies and space occupying lesion interpretation. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New
York Chiropractic Council, New York State Neuroradiologies, Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

Accident Reconstruction and Ensuing Bodily Injury, Understanding the forces involved in crashes and the transference of those forces from the bullet car to
the target car. Quantifying those forces to determine bodily injury and calculating speed, distance, time and drag factors in determining causality and
direction of forces. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York. Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic,
Ronkonkoma, New York, 2009

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical
findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic
Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating
the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate
diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education
Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to
the target car. This includes G’s of force, newtons, gravity, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the
movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division,
New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patients, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications,
bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, X-Ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York
Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato
Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG)
interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State
Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to
accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. CMCS Post
Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island,
New York 2008

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to
the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in
both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for
Chiropractic, Long Island, New York, 2008

HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance, Privacy issues as they relate to the chiropractic patient. New York State Chiropractic Association, Levittown, New York,
2003

Certification in Insurance Consultation, New York State Chiropractic Association, Uncasville, Connecticut, 2003

Certification in Chiropractic Rehabilitation level One, American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, Bergen, New Jersey, 2003

Certification in Independent Forensic Chiropractic Medical Examination, National University of Health Sciences, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2002

Impairment Rating and Disability Determination for the Forensic Examiner, Impairment ratings using AMA Guides 5th Edition. National University
of Health Sciences, Mouth Pleasant, South Carolina, 2002

MRI/CT Update 2002, Updates on how to evaluate films and make corresponding diagnoses. Neuro Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002

Certification in Workers Compensation, State of New York Workers Compensation Board, New York, New York, 1984

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

New York State Chiropractic Association, Member, 1982 – Present