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DR. DANIEL P. HILLIS, DC, DABCI
Natural Medicine and Diagnostics
Chiropractic Physician
Board Certified Chiropractic Internist
Board Certified Addictions and Compulsive Disorders
Clinical Director: Pain Relief Center, PA

840 Anchor Rode Dr
Naples, Florida 34103
239-597-3929

CURRICULUM VITAE

Bachelor of Science Degree

City University of New York, The City College - February 1973


Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

Columbia Institute of Chiropractic - September 1976


Dean’s List Certificate, Columbia Institute of Chiropractic

April 1976


National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Certified

May 1, 1976


Internship Certificate, Columbia Institute of Chiropractic

September 1976


Licensed to practice Chiropractic in the State of New Jersey

November 17, 1976


Member Northern New Jersey Chiropractic Society

Through 1996


Member New Jersey Chiropractic Society

Executive Circle: 1996; Associate Member: 1997

The International Academy of Nutritional Consultants

Charter Member: 1980

Member of American Chiropractic Association

1996


American Academy of Nutritional Consultants

Elected to Membership 1977

Member the Council on Nutrition of the American Chiropractic Association

1977, 1978

Annual Technique Training Program of the Sacro Occipital Research Society International

Extensive training in Advanced Spinal Technique, Viscero-Somatic Reflex Analysis and Treatment, and Craniofacial Manipulation

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1987 Omaha, NE

Advanced Certification Sacro Occipital Research Society International

1987


Instructors Program Sacro Occipital Teaching Organization

1976, 1987


Applied Kinesiological Training Seminars

With Drs. George Goodheart, Walthers, Blaich, Rodriquez, et al.

Over 250 hours, 1975 thru 1995

Extensive training in Professional Muscle Testing for structural, visceral and cranial analysis and treatment.


Permanent Medical Impairment Examination and Credible Medical Fact Finding – Medical Management Consultants, Inc.

July 1994


Certified in Hospital Privileges and Protocols by New York Chiropractic College

Post Graduate Division; September 25, 1994


Completed New York Chiropractic College Post-graduate Program with Board Eligible Status as a Chiropractic Neurologist

February 1992 to October 1995

Board Eligible – Chiropractic Neurology

Licensed to Practice Chiropractic in the State of Florida, March, 1995

American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologies

Certificate of Completion: Nerve Conduction Studies and Somatosensory Evoked

Potential Testing – M. Aldrick, Ph. D. (19 ACE credits) – December 1995

Continuing Chiropractic Education: Comprehensive Chiropractic Managed Care

Self – Assessment Program

Certificate of Completion – Healthcare Education Associates 10-21-95

Manipulation Under Anesthesia training course conducted by New York Chiropractic College

Saddlebrook Surgical Center – course work completed April 29, 1996, Practical Proctorship – Partial Completion – 1996, Center for Postgraduate & Continuing Education

Certificate of Proficiency in Managed Care & Utilization Review

New York Chiropractic College Center

Foe Postgraduate & Continuing Education – Completed April 20, 1996

Electrodiagnosis for Chiropractic Orthopedics

New York Chiropractic College Postgraduate – Completed September, 1996

Electrodiagnosis for Chiropractic Neurology

New York Chiropractic College Postgraduate – Completed October, 1996

Whiplash 1996: The Master’s Certification Program (with Dr. Arthur Croft)

Spine Research Institute of San Diego – Completed November 1996

Stress To The Human Skeleton: A Chiropractic and MRI Imaging Prospective, and Intensive Educational Seminar

Presented by Terry R. Yochum, D.C., DACBR; March 11, 1997

Impairment Rating and the Law Certificate-Postgraduate

Instructor Stanley S. Kaplan, D.C. DABCO; April 5, 6, 1997

Worker’s Compensation Healthcare Provider Training Course Certificate for the State of Florida

April 6, 1997

American Chiropractic Association Council on Neurology – Membership

May 5, 1997


Florida Chiropractic Association Convention – continuing education credits

1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011


Nutritional Seminar by Dr. John Brimhall

September 9th and 10th, 2000 Tampa, FL


Nutritional Implications in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Seminar

Presentation by Lynn Toohey, Ph. D.; November 4, 2000 West Palm Beach, FL

The International Academy of Clinical Neurology – Accepted as a member; March 1, 2001

Nutritional Seminar by Dr. John Brimhall

September 7th, 8th, 9th, 2001 West Palm Beach, FL

Contact Reflex Analysis

Instructor Dick Versendaal, D.C.

Postgraduate studies provided by Texas Chiropractic College; October 6th and 7th, 2001

Effective Nutritional and Herbal Strategies

Presented by Herbalist Kerry Bone of Australia and Michael Dobbins, D.C.

Postgraduates Studies Division of Texas Chiropractic College; March 9th and 10th, 2002


Nutritional Endocrinology

Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph. D.

The Institute for Functional Medicine; January 26, 2002

The Institute for Functional Medicine – 9th International Symposium on Functional Medicine – “Disorders of the Brain: Emerging therapies and Complex Neurologic and Psychiatric Conditions”

Presenters included Jeffrey S. Brand, Ph.D., Robert H. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., David Perlmutter, M.D., Sydney Baker, M.D., Mary Megson, M.D., and the pioneer founder of Orthomolecular Nutrition, Abram Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D.

May 26th through 29th, 2002 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


Neuro Science – A New Direction in the Treatment of Neurotransmitter Diseases

Presented by Martin Hinz, M.D. and Gottfried Kellerman, Ph.D.; September 21st and 22nd, 2002

NeuroEmotional Technique, Basic and Advanced Training, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; May 2003

Nutrigenomic Modulation of Inflammatory Disorders: Arthralgias, Coronary Heart Disease, PMS-and Menopause-Associated Inflammation

Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D., The Institute for Functional Medicine; February 21, 2004 – Orlando, FL


Understanding the Origins & Applying Advanced Nutritional Strategies For Autoimmune Diseases

Presented by Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D., The Institute for Functional Medicine; March 25, 2006 – Orlando, FL


Certificate of Completion: Neurotransmitters & Brain

Presented by Dr.Datis Kharrazian, DC, DHSc, MS

Accredited Bridgeport University

December 5 & 6, 2009 – Fort Lauderdale, FL


Assessing & Addressing the Neuro-Endo_Immune SuperSystem

Presented through Neuroscience, Inc. by Chitra Bhatka, M.D.,

And Sirid Kellerman, PhD, Cytokines, Neurotransmitters, Lymes,

ADHD, Immune System Lymphocyte Subset

Orlando, FL June 4, 2011


Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry

Advanced Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL

Accredited Bridgeport University

September 7, 2012

The Brain’s Development & Aging

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL

Accredited Bridgeport University

May 5, 2012


Perimenopause & Andropause

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL

Accredited Bridgeport University July 14, 2012

Clinical Applications of Neurotransmitter Testing in Behavioral Disorders

and Addiction, Biomarker-driven treatment decisions

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Stuller, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist with

Subspecialty in Adult Psychiatry and Addictions

Sponsered by Neuroscience, Inc.

Nov 10, 2012, Tampa, FL


Neuroendocrine and Immune Response to Toxic Exposures

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Fort Lauderdale, FL

Accredited Bridgeport University

February 2, 2013


The Brain’s Regulatory Systems

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy—Tampa, FL

Accredited Bridgeport University March 16, 2013


Eating Disorders and Self-harm Behavior in Adolescents

Presented by Dr. Dena Cabrera, PsyD., CEDS

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

April 19, 2013, West Palm Beach, FL

Internal Disorders

Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI

Initial module in Diplomate Program for Board Certification in Internal Disorders

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

April 20-21, 2013


Gluten and Leaky Gut

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Shane Steadman, DC, DACNB

Accredited Bridgeport University

May 18, 2013, Tampa, FL


Evaluating the Internal Disorders Patient & Care Plans

Board Certification Training Module

Presented by Dr. Deliliah Anderson, DC, DABCI, DACBN

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

June 1, 2, 2013 Orlando, FL


The Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connecton

Literature Review and Clinical Applications

Presented by Dr. Steven Noseworthy, DC, DACNB

Accredited Bridgeport University

June 8, 2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Internal Disorders/Advanced Blood Chemistry Evaluations

Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

June 23, 24, 2013 Orlando, FL


Internal Disorders: Comprehensive Exam Procedures for Internal Medicine

Presented by Dr Ben Bowers, DC, DABCI

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

July 13, 14, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Trauma and Eating Disorders

Presented by Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

July 19, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Gastrointestinal Upper & Lower

Presented by Dr. Delilah Anderson, DC, DABCN, DABCI

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

August 3, 4, 2013 Orlando, Florida


American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition – 11 Certification Hours

Presented by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,

Integrative and Complementary Academic Medicine Programs

August 25, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Functional Endocrinology – Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders and the Diobesity Epidemic

Presented by Designs by Health, Inc.

September 21, 2013 Tampa, Florida


Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders Seen Most Commonly with Eating Disorders

Presented by Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

September 27, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida

Internal Disorders: Blood Interpretation Workshop

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

November 16-17, 2013 Orlando, Florida

Understanding Suicidal and Parasuicidal Behavior

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

December 6, 2013 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Immune Function and Autoimmune Disease

Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI & Dr. Ben Bowers, DC, DABCI

December 14-15, 2013 Orlando, Florida


Internal Disorders: Endocrinology

Presented by Dr. Brandon Lundell DC, DABCI

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

January 3-5, 2014 Orlando, Florida

Complex Treatment for the Complex Client: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Presented by Gayle Brooks, PhD

January 24, 2014 West Palm Beach, Florida


Internal Disorders: Infectious Disease, Emergency Disorders &

Advanced Diagnosis

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

February 1-2, 2014 Orlando, Florida


Internal Disorders/Additional Blood Tests/Tumor Markers

Presented by Dr. William Kleber, DC, DABCI

Accredited by National University of Health Sciences

October 19, 20, 2013

Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Techniques

Presented by Ali Hall, J.D.

Accredited by American College of Addictionology and Life University

November 14-15, 2015 Marietta, GA


Private Practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey

1977 to 1993


Private Practice in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

1993 to 1996


Private Practice in Naples, Florida

1997 to present


Member Florida Chiropractic Association

1997 to present


Diplomate of the American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders (DACACD)

Board Certification Specialty Training Program completed on March 3, 2013

Accredited Life University, Marietta, GA

Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI)

Board Certification Specialty Training Program completed on April 26, 2016

National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL

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