Albert Simoncelli DC, CCST, PC
9034 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV, 89117
Phone: 702-256-8686
Fax: 702-256-2206
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http://www.MountainWestChiropractic.com

  http://www.LasVegasSpineandRehab.com

 

PRACTICE INFORMATION

Director/ Founder, Mountain West Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV 1991-Present

Partner, Mountain West Chiropractic Aliante, N. Las Vegas, NV  2011-Present

Partner, Mountain West Chiropractic, Green Valley, NV 2001-2010

Partner, Mountain West Chiropractic of Simmons Marketplace, N. Las Vegas, NV  2005-2010

Chiropractor, Port Washington, NY  1990-1991

Associate Chiropractor, Hoffman Chiropractic Office, Oyster Bay, NY  1988-1990

 

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

Doctorate of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1988

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Nevada, License #B-458, 1991-Present

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of New York, License # X005640, 1988-Present

National Board of Chiropractic, Part I, 1987

National Board of Chiropractic, Part II, 1987

National Board of Chiropractic, Part III, 1987

 

EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY

Atkin Winner & Sherrod Attorneys at Law, June 17, 2013.

 

CONTINUING POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

Connective Tissue Spinal Disc Permanent Pathology, Primary Spine Care, Herniated, bulged, protruded and extruded discs, etiology and morphology. Age-dating disc pathology inclusive of Modic changes, piezoelectric effect, Wolff’s Law and radicular clinical presentation, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017

Connective Tissue Pathology and Research, Primary Spine Care, Utilization in spinal models considering the opioid abuse and various spinal models in contemporary health care. Care paths for mechanical spine pain and the evidence for conservative chiropractic care, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017

Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Lesions and Spine Care, Primary Spine Care, Mechanoreceptor, proprioceptor, nociceptor innervation and control of the spinal system with central nervous system action and interaction. The integration of the pain processing network and the HPA Axis (hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary) with the chiropractic spinal adjustment, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017

Ethics, Documentation and Research, Primary Spine Care, Maintaining ethical Interprofessional relationships based upon an evidenced based practice inclusive of triage, diagnostics and reporting. Creating thorough documentation that reflects your complete findings encompassing descriptive ICD-10 codes and concludes the presence or absence of pathology. Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Texas Chiropractic College, 2017

Accident Reconstruction: Terms, Concepts and Definitions, The forces in physics that prevail in accidents to cause bodily injury. Quantifying the force coefficients of vehicle mass and force vectors that can be translated to the occupant and subsequently cause serious injury. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016

Accident Reconstruction: Causality, Bodily Injury, Negative Acceleration Forces, Crumple Zones and Critical Documentation, Factors that cause negative acceleration to zero and the subsequent forces created for the vehicle that get translated to the occupant. Understanding critical documentation of hospitals, ambulance reports, doctors and the legal profession in reconstructing an accident. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016

Accident Reconstruction: Skid Marks, Time, Distance, Velocity, Speed Formulas and Road Surfaces, The mathematical calculations necessary utilizing time, distance, speed, coefficients of friction and acceleration in reconstructing an accident. The application of the critical documentation acquired from an accident site. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016

Accident Reconstruction: Research, Causality and Bodily InjuryDelta V issues correlated to injury and mortality, side impact crashes and severity of injuries, event data recorder reports correlated to injury, frontal impact kinematics, crash injury metrics with many variables and inquiries related to head restraints. Texas Chiropractic College, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2016

MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering - Primary Spine Care, Correlating spinal biomechanics secondary to trauma and MRI findings inclusive of herniation, bulging, protruded and extruded discs. Correlating co-efficient of forces translated form the bullet vehicle to the target vehicle to the occupant in determining causality of bodily injury, Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

Evidenced Based Interprofessional Collaboration - Primary Spine Care, Chiropractic as Primary spine care based upon the literature conclusions and the documentation requirements to support those conclusions in an ethical collaborative environment inclusive of hospitals, emergency rooms, primary care medical doctors and medical specialists. Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

Contemporary Literature Review of the Chiropractic Adjusting Mechanisms - Primary Spine Care, The latest scientific evidence of the effects of the chiropractic spinal adjustment on the central nervous system, both upper and lower motor neurons. A comparative analysis of chiropractic vs. other modalities and therapies, Academy of Chiropractic, PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing boards, Texas Chiropractic College, Las Vegas NV, 2015

Healthy Aging Seminar: Improved health, peak performance, nutrition and state of the art technology that are tailor made for the chiropractic scope of practice. Northwestern Health Sciences University, October 18-19, 2014, Scottsdale, AZ

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Principles and Application: Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Cartesian System, Cervical Pathobiomechnics, Lumbar Pathobiomechnics, Spinal Biomechanics in Trauma, and Engineering and Organizational Analysis. Online Distance Learning, University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Science. December 2014

The Role of the Chiropractor in the Legal Process, University of Western States Online, December 2014.

Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Principles and Application, Integrating spinal biomechanics and Pathobiomechnics through digitized analysis. The comparison of organized versus disorganized compensation with regional and global compensation. Advanced analysis and integration of Pathobiomechnics as sequela to trauma in clinical practice and documentation. PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

Evidenced Based Practice, Integrating indexed peer reviewed research as evidence into clinical practice related to trauma and the creation of a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

Integrating Clinical Findings in Admissible Documentation, Combining clinical, radiographic, electrodiagnostic and MRI findings to conclude a diagnosis and reporting accurately through admissible documentation. Diagnosis includes head, spine and disc pathology as sequela to trauma, PACE Recognized by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensure Boards, Las Vegas NV 2013

Modules 1-6 December 2012

MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols

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 sequella, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration., ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease 

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniation, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniation. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniation. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniation, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniation are defined and illustrated. 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs

MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniation, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniation. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniation. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniation, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, and focal and broad based herniation are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management., ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, 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 herniation. 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs

MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniation, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniation. With the comorbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl's nodes and herniation. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniation, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniation are defined and illustrated. 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, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

Virtual Grand Rounds

MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine 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 spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniation, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective., ACCME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2012

Erchonia Tour d’ Laser - Cold Laser Therapy

Seminar Syllabus:  Acute Trauma, Cranial Nerve Up, Regulation, Extremity Conditions, Chronic Low Back Pain, Wellness Protocols,  Sports Injuries, Cervical & Whiplash Conditions. Instructed by Dr. Jeff Spencer, DC, CCSP Northwestern Health Sciences University 12/08/2012

Nutrition 220-223 CE Course: NV14-104dc Online Learning Course: (UBCC-PP,DC): 3: 12/31/2012

Rehab 101-117CE Course: NV14-101dc Online Learning Course: (UBCC-PP,DC): 2: 12/29/2012

Physical Therapy 101-104CE Course: NV14-102dc Online Learning Course: (UBCC-PP,DC): 1: 12/29/2012

Impairment Ratings 101-106CE Course: NV14-107dc Online Learning Course: (UBCC-PP,DC): 3: 12/29/2012

Scoliosis 2010 Series-Part I;  Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, October 2-3, 2010

Scoliosis 2010 Series-Part II; Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, November 6-7, 2010

Scoliosis Workshop-Part III; Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, December 4, 2010

Achieved Standard Doctor Status for Clear Scoliosis Institute; Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX, November 2011

Achieved Proficiency in Protocols for Scoliosis Treatment, Clear Institute, Certified for Advanced Treatment, 2012-2013

Advanced Scoliosis Seminar, Clear Institute, September 22, 2012, Hoover, AL

NCA Annual Seminar/Convention Seminar;  Medicare, Las Vegas, NV, Sept 17-19, 2010

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 NY 2009

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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

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, newton’s, gravity, energy, 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 Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, 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 NY, 2009

Neurodiagnostics 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, NY, 2009

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 State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2009

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, and neuropathology, 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, NY, 2009

Certified in CLEAR Scoliosis Treatment, Completed the CLEAR Scoliosis Lecture Seminars, (Parts I & II), passed the Written Scoliosis Exam, completed Basic Scoliosis Workshop and the  Scoliosis Case Study, passed the Practical Scoliosis Exam and Spend 5 days in an Intensive Care Clinic Training under an Intensive Care doctor

Chiropractic Certification in Spinal Trauma (CCST), Ten-module 120 hour program designed to increase expertise and improve clinical outcomes in spinal trauma cases through more thorough, confident case management and enhanced communication with patients and other professionals. Successful completion of the seminar modules and final examination leads to credentialing for the Chiropractic Certification in Spinal Trauma (C.C.S.T.), Las Vegas, NV and Dallas, TX, 1995

Certification in Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP), completed all modules of Chiropractic Biophysics, including a written examination and completion of case study,  Life University, Marietta, GA, 2006

Chiropractic Biophysics Case Management/Advanced Scoliosis, science and art of understanding, evaluating and management of scoliosis deformities in adolescents and adults, Life University,  Chicago, IL; November 22-23, 2008

Chiropractic Biophysics Drop Table Adjusting, the science and art of spinal posture and lower extremity disorder, and objective postural assessment and measurement, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO, April 2-3, 2006

Principles of Nutrition, On-line Continuing Education, Nutrition 201-212, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, December 31, 2005

The New Era in Whiplash and Spinal Trauma, Part 1, Life Chiropractic College West, San Jose, CA, December 7-8, 2002

Radiology/MRI Imaging Techniques, Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2002

Clinical Red Flags, Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV,  June 15, 2001

Sexual Harassment, Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, June 28, 2000

Record Keeping, Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, June 28, 2000

Copes Scoliosis Treatment Recovery System, Level 2, Parker College of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV, 1999

Nevada Laws and Rules and Regulations, Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, June 12, 1999

Copes Scoliosis Treatment Recovery System, Level 1, Parker College of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV, February 7-8, 1998                                                                                                                   

International Chiropractors Association Membership Convention, Life Chiropractic College West, Costa Mesa, CA, February 21-22, 1998

National Conference on Chiropractic and Pediatrics, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV  September 19-21, 1997

National Subluxation Conference, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Tempe, AZ, 1996

Chiropractic Biophysics Neurology of Posture and Systemic Health, provides a current education in posture related to systemic health and types of proprioceptors, Life University, Las Vegas, NV, 1995

Chiropractic Biophysics Structural Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine, the science and art of lumbar spine disorders as it relates to spinal manipulation therapy and structural correction of sagittal lumbar lordosis, Level 5, Life University, San Jose CA, July 9-10, 1994

Chiropractic Biophysics Mirror Image Drop Table Adjusting, the science and art of addressing leg length inequality and orthotic intervention: Las Vegas, NV,  April 23-24, 1994

Chiropractic Biophysics Structural Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine, cervical spine disorders as it relates to spinal manipulation therapy and structural correction of sagittal cervical lordosis, November 20-21,1993

National Conference on Chiropractic and Pediatrics, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Palm Springs, CA, October 1-3, 1993

Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP) Basics of Chiropractic Biophysics, course taught radiographic and postural protocols and procedures, Las Vegas, NV, April 11-12, 1992

National Conference on Chiropractic and Pediatrics, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Las Vegas, NV, November 15-17,1991

 

TEACHING/CONSULTING

Extended Faculty Member, Supervisor for Intern Preceptorship Program, Palmer Chiropractic Clinics/Capstone Programs, 2005-Present

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/HONORS

Founding member Las Vegas Spine and Rehab, 2015

Featured in “Doctors of the Desert”, Las Vegas Women’s Magazine, Fall 2014

Featured in “Doctors of the Desert”, Las Vegas Women’s Magazine, Fall 2012

International Chiropractic Association, member, 1987-Present

ICA, Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics, founding member, 1993-Present

International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, member, 1993-Present

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, member, 1995

International Scoliosis Research Center, member, 1993-1994

International Chiropractic Council on Chiropractic Philosophy, founding member, 2002

Ambassador of Life Chiropractic College West, Present

Council on Chiropractic Philosophy, founding member, 2003-present

Distinguished Fellow of Chiropractic Biophysics, Life University, Marietta, GA, 2006

Nevada Chiropractic Association; 2007-Present

Recognized by Cleveland Chiropractic College for 20 Years of Service, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, MO, 1988-2008