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

 

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

 

  • 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 sequella 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 sequella 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

 

     

 

 

 

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

     

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

 
 

Impairment Ratings 101-106 CE 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

·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

·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, November 15-17,1991

 

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

 

  • 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
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic: On-line Continuing Education, Nutrition 201-212, Principles of Nutrition, 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                                                                                                                                 

 

  • 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

 

TEACHING/CONSULTING

 

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

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/HONORS

 

  • 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